Startup SIG

IEEE Silicon Valley Startup Special Interest Group

IEEE Silicon Valley Startup Special Interest Group (SIG) aims to foster a network of experienced and budding entrepreneurs to share ideas & best practices, and collaborate on startup opportunities. IEEE Silicon Valley Startup SIG was founded by Joseph Wei, Chair-Emeritus of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (SCV) and Consumer Technology Society-SCV, a serial entrepreneur, startup coach / mentor with experience in corporate venture and in running his own startup incubator.

Mission of IEEE Silicon Valley Startup SIG:

  • Create a network for SCV members and non-members to collaborate on startup opportunities
  • Provide training / workshops on entrepreneurship, founding and growing a successful startup
  • Demonstrate the values of IEEE membership, resources and network in supporting startups

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Upcoming events on Startup/Entrepreneurship:

     
6/17/2021   12 – 1:30 pm PDT “A Renaissance in IP Asset Management: Building A Better Mousetrap” – a fireside chat with David Van Wie and Stan Hanks of Aventurine Capital Group, LLC Capital Group, LLC on IP asset management Register
     

 

   

2020 Startup Pitch Event

12/3/2020 4:00-6:00pm PST IEEE Startup Pitch – Innovations amid COVID-19  
       

Past webinars on Startup/Entrepreneurship:

5/27/2021 8 Best Practices  of Product Realization, by Mike Keer of PRG Video
4/20/2021 Cracking deep tech investments, grants and go to market, by Jing Ge of Vectors Angel Video
3/10/2021 Introduction to VC Financing: How to Conduct Your Series Seed/A Financing, by Jason Putnam Gordon of Polsinelli LLP Video
11/17/2020 Start Your New Venture Correctly: An Intro to Entity Formation for Venture-Backed Companies, by Jason Putnam Gordon of Polsinelli LLP Video
10/22/2020 SBIR & Non-dilutive Grant Funding – Inspiralia Video
8/13/2020 Finding Co-Founders and Building Teams in an Early Stage Startup, by Tom Kosnik, FoundersX Video
6/24/2020 Hardware Entrepreneurship – Insights from successful hardware entrepreneurs – Kurt Petersen, Peter Rodriguez, Sridhar Solur, and Joseph Wei (moderator) Video
     

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