6th Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The 6th Annual Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation brings together Silicon Valley business and City leaders, assistance organizations, and entrepreneurs to encourage business growth in Silicon Valley. Workshops cover a wide range of topics with simultaneous translation in Spanish and Vietnamese to expand access to the event even further.
8:00 - 8:30 Registration, Networking, and Exhibits
8:30 - 9:30 Welcome and Keynotes
Mayor Liccardo –City of San Jose
Damien Hooper-Campbell – Chief Diversity Officer at eBay
Trami Cron – Owner, Chopsticks Alley
9:30 - 10:00 Break Networking and Exhibits
10:00 - 12:15 Workshops (subject to change)
Thông dịch qua tiếng Tây Ban Nha và tiếng Việt
Traducción de Talleres a Español y Vietnamita
Access to Capital - Explore funding options for starting and taking an existing small business to the next level with speakers from: Wells Fargo, Small Business Development Center, Silicon Valley, Kiva and Meriwest
Real Estate Basics for Small Business - Understand how to get the best deal to help your business thrive
Selling Services and Products to Government and Large Companies - Discover how to make the leap to selling to big customers
Social Media and Branding - Expand your business by attracting new customers and clients
Manufacturing: From Garage to Giant - Find ways to take your company from small to large by protecting your Intellectual Property and leveraging the local manufacturing ecosystem.
Restaurant Permitting - Avoid common restauranteur mistakes and take advantage of programs from the City of San Jose and County of Santa Clara to get up and running faster.
Library Resources for Startups - Leverage resources at your local library or online to plan or expand your business
12:15 - 12:30 Break Networking and Exhibits
12:30 - 1:30 Bonus Sessions
Recent Changes to Business Regulations - Find out more about: Business Tax, Minimum Wage and Opportunity to Work
Validated Parking is available to attendees parking below City Hall (enter from 6th St.) or at the 4th St. Garage at the corner of San Fernando and 4th St. Attendees are also encouraged to use public transit.