True innovation is about finding new and better ways to solve tough, real-world problems that span industries - from agriculture to chemical manufacturing and healthcare. Hear directly from the technologists unlocking the power of technology to solve these problems with their customers.
We’ll explore the venture capital industry: from the rise of Sand Hill Road to incubators and accelerators, equity crowdfunding platforms, and different models of venture capital. Hear from individuals who are at the forefront of the venture capital industry as investors, technologists, and entrepreneurs.
The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most culturally diverse regions in the country. 60% of successful tech companies in the US were founded by 1st or 2nd generation immigrants, some notable Dutch successes include Veritas Software, Palo Alto Networks, and Synopsys among others. Today we’ll meet with Dutch professionals and company founders who upended their lives and ventured out West.
The lack of workforce diversity and unconscious bias is a systemic problem in Silicon Valley. Today we’ll meet with women advocates and leaders, and learn about their approaches to tackling diversity in Tech. At the end of the day, we’ll meet for a Closing Reception with invited guests from the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial community.