Launch: Silicon Valley – Apply Now – Deadline April 10

Launch: Silicon Valley
Application Deadline: April 10, 2014
Event: May 20, Microsoft Campus, Mountain View

For the last eight years, Launch: Silicon Valley has been a premier product launch platform for startups from around the world. Presented by SVForum, the event provides the next generation of emerging technology companies with the opportunity to present their products to, and network with, an audience of over 500 of Silicon Valley¹s top VCs, Angels, corporate executives, prospective customers and partners, bloggers and media.

Companies like Kongregate (acquired by GameStop), Bugcrowd, Onfarm, Triggit, Intelen, Jaxtr, Origami, Yodio, Truemors (acquired by NowPublic), Data Robotics, E3 Clean Technologies, TenCube (acquired by McAfee), Appbackr and over 200 other startups have leveraged Launch: Silicon Valley to launch their products, raising over $200 million in venture capital, securing customers and partners along the way.

This year’s Launch: Silicon Valley will have a special World Cup Tech Challenge edition. Selected applicants qualify to one of the five available launch spots within each of six different tech categories:
– Digital Media
– HealthTech
– FinTech
– Next Gen Technology
– EdTech
– Enterprise Software

Startups that apply must have a product or service available as of May 20th, 2014, but not introduced in the Global marketplace for more than a few months prior to the event. Executive Summaries will be evaluated by a board of judges within the different tech categories.

The qualified startups within the different tech categories will be invited to attend Launch: Silicon Valley, to demo in the expo hall and present on stage for 4-minutes, followed by 5 minutes of Q&A and constructive feedback, from a panel of top Silicon Valley investors. The startup most likely to succeed will be selected by votes from the panel, audience as well as points from the online voting, in each of the six groups. The winners will take home great prizes sponsored by the sponsors as well as one-on-one meetings with VCs and corporate executives.

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SOURCE: Garage Technology Ventures