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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 04:30PM

@Venture PITCHING & DEMO Day is back!  It’ll be bigger and bolder than before!

We will be selecting 10 promising startups to pitch and showcase their ventures, with focus on mobile, social media, cloud, wearables, e-commerce, big data, and IoTs. Application instructions below. The winner's prize worth $7,500*!

@Venture promises to continue its reputation as one of the best Pitching & DEMO events in town; you will meet face-to-face with key Silicon Valley investors and get invaluable advice/lessons from our notable panel judges. We have helped bridge...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:30PM

Who will create the next big idea? It could be you. Peter Thiel is a Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur who invested in hundreds of startups, including Facebook, Space X, and Spotify. Hear Thiel discuss what’s behind the Zero to One philosophy and becoming successful and unique in today’s business world.

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Peter Thiel, Co-founder, PayPal; Author, Zero to One: Notes...

Thursday, October 02, 2014 - 06:15PM

Everyday millions of people use Google to email, work, search, network and shop. What started as a research project by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin has expanded to become a company well known for its unique philosophy, culture and innovative spirit. From wearable devices to self-driving cars, Google continues to push the boundaries of what is possible with technology. Join Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg as they reflect on the opportunities and challenges facing the company and the lessons they have learned along the way.


Friday, October 03, 2014 - 07:30PM

"Computing has transformed all our lives, but the processes and culture which produce software remain largely opaque, alien, unknown...Whenever I tell one of my fellow authors that I supported myself through the writing of my first novel by working as a programmer and a computer consultant, I evoke a response that mixes bemusement, bafflement, and a touch of awe, as if I'd just said that I could levitate...Many programmers, on the other hand, regard themselves as artists."
-Vikram Chandra, "Geek Sublime"-

We’re thrilled to see Vikram Chandra’s...

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 - 05:30PM

Event Overview

ITLG welcomes you to join us and our Chairman Dr. Craig R. Barrett for a VIP evening of networking on October 8th at the Stanford Faculty Club. We will be joined by our prestigious Silicon Valley 50 – the top Irish & Irish American technology leaders in Silicon Valley. The highlight of the evening will be our renowned Annual Gala Dinner now in its 7th year, where we will announce the winners of the ITLG/Irish Times Silicon Valley Global Awards. We...

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:00AM

“In the next 40 years, farmers will have to grow as much food as they have in the last 10,000 years - combined.”
-Norman Borlaug-

SVG Partners present THRIVE ACCELERATOR - with Forbes

10 Companies. 8 Weeks. Up to $5 Million Funding. YOUR SOLUTION DEPLOYED IN A TOP AG...

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:30AM

For entrepreneurs, a great chance to apply--for everyone else, a great event to attend! 

This season, founders are getting funded with investments of $500k-3 million for their startups!  F50: Season 2 is designed specifically for ambitious startup founders to meet qualified investors who are ready to  invest now. Startups that are raising $500k-3 million, have a rockstar team, and previous investor funding can apply here for funding opportunities. Get your startup...

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:00AM

4 World-Class Keynotes. 8 interactive expert sessions. Lean Marketing Workshop. Networking with Amazing People. 

Are you looking for low-cost and high impact strategies to drive revenue for your organization? Join a community of data-driven and innovative marketers who will learn the advanced techniques of rapid growth and digital marketing best practices in just one day.Startup Marketing Conference is the ONLY digital and lean marketing education event for startups and...

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 08:30AM

The Manos Angel Network and the Angel Resource Institute are partnering to deliver to all angel investors, including seasoned and aspiring angels a complete overview of the angel investing process at the Manos Angel Network One Day Conference.

Venture capital is giving less money to startups and making fewer seed-stage investments. And, less than 1% of venture-backed companies are founded by Latinos. More angels and...