Women's Tech Trek
Join an intimate group of forward-thinking women and immerse yourself in Silicon Valley. Gain insight and inspiration from the region's innovators, and connect with a group of other like-minded women you can rely on. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions, and complete the Application Form by hitting the button below.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the week look like
You will arrive during the weekend and will have time to rest and/or sight see. On Sunday we will go for a bike ride across the Golden Gate Bridge and return by ferry, this optional activity is followed by a Welcome Dinner in North Beach - the Italian neighborhood of San Francisco. The program runs Monday - Friday and is focused on 4 pillar topics: Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital, The Future of Technology, Diversity & Inclusion, and From Holland to the Valley. We will meet 3 or more experienced entrepreneurs and professionals every day, and allow time for reflection. Each day ends when the last session concludes. The program culminates in a Closing Reception with invited guests from the San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurial community. Travel dates are Saturday September 7th - Saturday September 14th.
Who is the organizer of this trip
The San Francisco-based host and organizer is (LinkedIn) Oliver Binkhorst. Oliver has over 15 years experience in business development in Europe, Asia, and the US, and is a recruiter/advisor to emerging and growth-stage companies. In addition he is the initiator of DutchTechSF. During the program he will be joined by (LinkedIn) Nathalie d'Adelhart Toorop of Adelhart Tours & Events.
What is DutchTechSF
DutchTechSF [DTSF] is a semi-closed network of Dutch-American entrepreneurs, executives, and venture capital investors, primarily based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our collective experience spans all aspects of growing successful companies - from the formative stage to management of multi-billion dollar enterprises: (Het Financieele Dagblad) Silicon Valley heeft eindelijk zijn Hollandse Club.
Eligibility & Fit
This program is ideally suited for curious Founders, CEOs, Executives, and VPs, of established enterprises and organizations, or businesses with 10 or more employees. Entry- to mid-level professionals are also welcome and encouraged to apply. A dynamic group of no more than 15 participants will be selected.
The full fee to participate is €4,500. Register before June 1st 2019 for the early adopters’ fee of €4,250. As of June 1st, the full fee will apply. Your participation is confirmed when payment has been received. Keep in mind that you need a valid ESTA visa to enter the United States.
Your registration includes full access to the trip, company visits, Talks, limousine bus transportation, meals as provided, one-day bike rental and ferry crossing, and a 7-night stay in a 4-star TripAdvisor-rated hotel based on single occupancy. Airfare is not included; you are responsible to book your own travel arrangements.
When is it
Travel dates are Saturday, September 7th - Saturday, September 14th.
Can I bring an additional team member
You can bring up to one additional team member or friend at a 10% discount (additional referrals will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are not eligible for discount).
If I have a question that’s not answered in this FAQ, who can I contact
For general and registration questions please contact us. To learn more about Women's Tech Trek, please take a look at pictures and review the microsite.