16th Founder Showcase: May 12th, 2015


The Founder Showcase is Silicon Valley’s leading international seed-stage startup event, gathering global technology founders and investors to hear from top experts, and help launch new companies to greatness.

The 16th edition of the Founder Showcase is scheduled for Tuesday, May 12th at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View, and Pre-Sale Tickets are now available!.

The event will feature talks from leading startup entrepreneurs and investors, as well as a series of educational workshops for early-stage founders (TBA). Guests will also see an entertaining Pitch Competition featuring 6 promising seed-stage companies, and enjoy appetizers and drinks in a networking hall full of other hot startups demoing their wares.

Pre-Sale Tickets are available until March 6th, so get your tickets or table today.

Are you a seed-stage startup looking for exposure? Through the Demo Table and Crowdpitch Competition, anyone who attends the Founder Showcase has a chance to pitch onstage!

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Keynote Speakers


The Founder Showcase gets the top figures in Silicon Valley to discuss pressing topics in startups and venture capital. Past speakers include Elon Musk, David Sacks, Keith Rabois, Chris Dixon, Mark Suster, Kevin Rose, Naval Ravikant, Jason Calacanis, Phil Libin, and many more.

The Keynote Speaker for the 15th Founder Showcase will be announced shortly.
 

Pitch Judges


Leading venture capitalists and angel investors participate in a judging panel onstage to review, and provide feedback for startups at the Founder Showcase event.

Judges for the 15th Founder Showcase will be announced shortly. To see a past past judging panel, see our last event page.
 

Agenda


The agenda for the 15th Founder Showcase is being finalized. See the Agenda for the previous Founder Showcase event here.
 
Sample Agenda:

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Welcoming Reception
3:00pm – 3:15pm: Opening Remarks by the Emcee, Adeo Ressi
3:15pm – 4:00pm: Main Pitch Competition: Round 1 Pitches & Voting
4:00pm – 4:45pm: Main Pitch Competition: Round 2 Pitches & Voting
4:45pm – 5:00pm: Showcase Showdown and Grand Prize Winner
5:00pm – 6:30pm: Intermission Reception with Appetizers and Drinks
6:30pm – 7:00pm: Expert Pitch Feedback, with the Audience Choice & CrowdPitch Award Winners
7:00pm – 7:45pm: Keynote Speaker 1: TBA…
7:45pm – 8:30pm: Keynote Speaker 2: TBA…
8:30pm – 9:00pm: Conclusion
 

Tickets & Demo Tables


Tickets and Demo Tables are very limited and sell out quickly, so please RSVP today. Through the Demo Table and Crowdpitch Competition, anyone who attends the Founder Showcase has a chance to pitch onstage!

 

Venue


Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus
1065 La Avenida, Building 1
Mountain View, CA, 94043
Free parking available

Contact Us with any questions.

 

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