Take your Startup to the Valley for 48 Hours

by Rob Lewis | Startups

If you're a Canadian startup interested in learning more about Silicon Valley, check out the C100's upcoming 48hrs In the Valley event and be sure to apply to participate before April 29th.

On May 18-20th, the C100 will host 20 promising Canadian technology companies for a fun and intense 48 hours in Silicon Valley. This C100 Spring Mentoring event is designed to help Canadian entrepreneurs connect with the advice, resources and networks they need to grow their businesses.

Companies will participate in exclusive mentoring sessions with C100 Charter Members, visit executives at top technology companies including Cisco, EA and Microsoft, and immerse themselves in the culture and energy of Silicon Valley. High-potential Canadian entrepreneurs running software, digital media and clean technology companies are invited to apply online.

To qualify, companies must:

  • Be substantially Canadian in leadership, employees or location
  • Have a product/service with users/customers
  • Be in a position to expand its business in the U.S. and internationally
  • Be willing to cover its own expenses (flights, hotel, some meals)
  • Be endorsed by a C100 Charter Member or a C100 Seed Partner
  • Apply online

Participating companies will need to complete a Mentoring Deck, which will be presented at the C100 Mentoring session (template will be provided). During the business development sessions, companies must come prepared to give a three minute pitch presentation, which could also be used for the optional EXPO session.

Selected companies will be notified May 6th and each company may send two executives to participate.

San Francisco, California, United States

C100 is a non-profit, member-driven organization dedicated to supporting Canadian technology entrepreneurship and investment. C100 is comprised of a select group of Canadians based primarily in Silicon Valley, including executives of leading technology companies, experienced startup entrepreneurs and venture capital investors. C100 members are passionate about leveraging their collective... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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