Startup Fire New Year Party

Thanks to everyone who came to this wonderful event! Attendees included entrepreneurs from many start-ups and also supporters who work in large companies like Google and Uber. A big thanks also to our volunteers who brought food and helped set up and tear down!

Venue sponsored by Rocket Camps in Los Altos.

Check out more photos and videos from this event on Facebook!

3 tips for growing your startups

We are thrilled to announce that we will invite Ms. Sylvia Flores, who is Founder & CEO of Manos Accelerator. She will give a talk about 3 important tips for growing your startups from her experiences as a successful accelerator in Silicon Valley.

Manos Accelerator is a mentorship-driven accelerator program that provides “hands-on” education, business resources, infrastructure, capital, and guidance for promising Latino-led startup companies, moving them towards a fast track to success.


Special speaker

Dr. Gregory K. Tanaka, Ph.D, MBA, JD
Author, Angel, Social ActivistFormerly a law school associate dean and acting dean, Gregory K. Tanaka is an author, social activist and angel investor in Silicon Valley. Dr Tanaka holds from Williams College, an MBA from Harvard, a JD from Georgetown, and PhDs in education and anthropology from UCLA. Currently a Visiting Distinguished Fellow at Instituto McLaren de Pedagogia Critica y Educacion Popular, he teaches at the University of San Francisco and Pacific Oaks College in San Jose. His forthcoming book is entitled, “Systemic Collapse and Renewal: A Narrative Account of How Race and Capital Came to Destroy Meaning and Civility in America and Foreshadow the Coming Economic Depression” (March, 2018).

Startup Fire New Year Party in Silicon Valley