SVASE, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, in conjunction with Cambridge West Ventures, a new seed fund in Silicon Valley, is looking to find passionate entrepreneurial teams with big ideas and a need for seed capital to enable them to answer some of the critical Big Questions about their Markets and Business Models, to enable them to be ready to secure additional funding within 4 â€“ 6 months.
Through this announcement, and in conjunction with the Program Chairs of the regular SVASE schedule, such as Jai Kumar at the VC Breakfast Club, Dana Schultz at the East Bay Series, and Chad Salinas at First Impressions, weâ€™re looking to connect with Winning Startups, which will each be eligible for: - Up to $50,000 in seed venture capital in return for a modest stake in the company - Deferred legal costs up to $15,000 from leading Silicon Valley law firms to set up the company structure without the legal time bombs that can stop startups in their tracks. - Access to MicroSoft BizSpark Program for development software. - Access to SUN Startup Essentials for development hardware & software. - Complementary access to all SVASE events for 6 months. - Opportunity to base a startup in great offices in downtown Redwood City (6 months free). - Introduction to leading Silicon Valley banks. - Advice on developing IP strategy and managing your IP portfolio. - The chance to meet and learn from a wide range of VCs, Angels, veteran entrepreneurs, technologists, marketeers, corporate executives, bloggers and press. - Introductions to potential investors. - Coaching on product strategy and development process.
Redwood City, CA