Silicon Valley Innovation Center Global Enterpreneur Program

 

 

Program Description

An intensive educational program for startup entrepreneurs will provide three weeks of full immersion into practical aspects of startup development. Leading experts from Silicon Valley will share their knowledge and expertise on development and selection of successful strategies, solid marketing positioning, sales funnel development, raising necessary funding, IP rights protection, HR management, and many other critical areas of developing a new business.

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Program Highlights

Intensive expert mentorship

Recognized speakers, investors, and industry experts will share their expertise, knowledge and experience on practical aspects of startup development.

innovation landscape

Visit startups, corporations, and centers of innovation comprising the ecosystem of Silicon Valley, and learn what it takes to build a successful business.

Full immersion

Learn practical business approaches of building an agile company, going from prototype to a product, finding the right go-to-market strategy, developing a monetization strategy, and turning your idea into a scalable business.

Financing strategies

Learn practical skills for getting sufficient funding from venture capitalists, developing sound financial models, deciding on post-financing management strategies, selecting correct exit mechanisms, and taking your business to a profitable level.

Pitch practice

Prepare, practice, and perfect your startup pitch with the help of our experiences mentors, VCs, and other experts who have successfully pitched their business idea to investors.

Networking opportunities

Expand your professional network with invaluable networking opportunities with industry experts, VCs, company CEOs, and startup founders in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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What You Will Learn

How to develop your idea into a viable business

Our mentors will help you formulate the idea and teach you skills to develop a business plan, build a prototype, attract the right talent, and turn the idea into a successful business.

What tech companies and VCs are interested in

Find out what tech giants and venture funds are looking for when evaluating startup investment opportunities.

How to evaluate market size and opportunity

Learn about methodologies for evaluating market size and opportunity, market research, customer development, B2B and B2C models, and development of competitive advantage.

How to set up a company and raise funding

Learn about early stage investing criteria, determining the legal structure of your business, find out about mistakes to avoid when registering your business. Practice your skills for pitching your idea to potential investors.

"Thank you to the Silicon Valley Innovation Center for hosting Kazakhstan’s top startups and organizing a high quality accelerator program for them. It was very informative and useful. The program provides new entrepreneurs with a large variety of hands on workshops, presentations and open discussions, mentorship, and practical training on technical, business and fundraising topics. SVIC is an excellent place to exchange ideas and expand your network."

Bahit Tuleev Managing Director, NATD

Client Success Story: Startup Camp: Incubation and Acceleration of Innovative Projects

Silicon Valley Innovation Center recently organized a three-week startup camp for the Kazakh winners of the KazINNO competition held by the National Agency for Technological Development for innovative projects in the spheres of IT, biotech, energy and agriculture. They took part in the program of accelerated development and incubation of innovative projects over the period from October 26 through November 15, 2014.

 
 

What Is Included in The Program

Participation in the summer program;
Visa support (official invitation for B1/B2 visas);
Transfers (during the entire program: airport, hotels, company visits);
Accompaniment during the program;
Lunches ( Mon-Fri);
Program Completion Certificate.

 

 

Who Should Attend:

Entrepreneurs searching for a scalable business model
Startup entrepreneurs in early development stage
Established startups and companies looking to diversify their business
 
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Companies Participated in Past Programs

Intel
Intel
Google
Google
Microsoft
Microsoft
500 Startups
500 Startups
Airbnb
Airbnb
Twitter
Twitter
Blackbox
Blackbox
Intuit
Intuit
Venrock
Venrock
Berkley Research
Berkley Researc
Plug&Play
Plug&Play
Onset Capital Partners
Onset Capital P

Past program speakers

Fadi Bishara
Founder and CEO of Blackbox
Fadi Bishara
Jonathan Baer
Managing Partner Threshold Ventures
Jonathan Baer
Ken Singer
Managing Director of the CET) at UC Berkeley
Ken Singer
Rick Rasmussen
Managing Director at Concordia Ventures
Rick Rasmussen
Scott Mauvais
Director, Technology & Civic Innovation at Microsoft
Scott Mauvais
Steve Goldberg
Partner at Venrock, Board Director at SV Forum
Steve Goldberg

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+1 (650) 274 0214
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San Mateo, CA 94402

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