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Meet AltSchool CEO Max Ventilla at the SVIEF Tech Night

Venue: Hall D, Santa Clara Convention Center
Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm, September 29th, 2017
SVIEF Special Promotion: Tech Night of 3 People (No dinner) now $69 only! ($23 per person, Originally $149)
SVIEF Tech Night is honored to host Max Ventilla, Founder and CEO of AltSchool. As a public benefit corporation and a Certified B Corporation, AltSchool’s mission is to enable all children to reach their potential. Its world-class educators work in partnership with engineers and designers to build an education technology platform within AltSchool’s network of lab schools. The goal is to enable every teacher to offer each child a personalized, whole child education that fosters student agency. Headquartered in San Francisco, AltSchool operates schools in California and New York. It’s backed by Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s donor-advised fund at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and many other key investors.
Max will present as our Keynote Speaker from 8:15pm-8:25pm. He will also join the Fireside Chat with MK, Investor of UpHonest Capital scheduled form 8:25pm-8:35pm.
Max is a serial entrepreneur and founder and CEO of AltSchool. Most recently, he was part of the founding team of Google+ and served as the Head of Personalization across Google products. He also founded Krypteian Systems (acquired in 2001) and the social search company Aardvark (acquired in 2010). Max earned a bachelor’s degree in Math and Physics and an MBA from Yale University.
MK is a product manager turned investor at UpHonest Capital, the continuation of WeiFund, a US-China cross-boarder angel fund with strong connections in both countries. Prior to UpHonest Capital, MK held an investment role in New Horizon Fund, a China-based PE/VC fund for the past three years, overseeing all investment and related activities in Silicon Valley.
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7 Topic-Oriented Submmits

The two-day forum features 6 interesting summits where industry leaders will discuss some of the most trending topics including AI, Autonomous Driving, New Media, Education, etc.

  1. Silicon Valley Smart Future Summit 
With the development of Artificial Intelligence technology, the imagined future is gradually becoming a reality. Intelligent technology and smart devices are now everywhere in our daily lives. The wave of AI has swept across all industries including Transportation, Education, Finance, Retail and Healthcare. The Smart Future Summit brings together industry pioneers and experts from both China and the U.S. to explore the possibility of AI and Smart Future.
  1. China-US New Media Summit 
In recent years, innovative forms of media are developing at an unprecedented speed. At the same time, traditional media is struggling to combat the stagnant growth. While traditional media outlets are facing both challenges and opportunities, what are some solutions and innovations to accelerate the transition? The New Media Summit has invited experts to answer your questions and to explore media trends in China and in the U.S.
  1. Silicon Valley Innovation & Investment Summit
 During 2016, there were 412 cases of oversea merging and acquisition by Chinese investors, 81 more than that in 2015. Cross border investments have brought benefits to China and the U.S., fueling the technology development and economic growth for both countries. The Silicon Valley Innovation & Investment Summit invites renowned investors and venture partners to share their investment insights, and find out the next Unicorn together.
  1. Next Car Summit
Autonomous Vehicle is one of the most anticipated trends in 2017. Many global technology tycoons such as Google, Facebook, or Nvidia have stepped feet on real roads to test out driverless cars and relevant technologies. At the same time, competition is fierce due to hundreds of rising startup companies such as, Nauto. At SVIEF Next Car Summit, we will discuss face-to-face with top AV teams in the world and listen to their perspectives on the future of AV/Connected Cars.
  1. U.S.- China Education Innovation Summit
Technology breakthroughs and connected devices have changed the education environment. Educators have adopted and applied technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality for innovative education in different ways. These technologies bring entirely different experience to classrooms and help students to learn more effectively and efficiently. The Education Innovation Summit brings together educators all over the world to discuss the opportunities and challenges in the era of internet.
  1. Silicon Valley Developer Summit

The Silicon Valley Developer Summit is a technically oriented summit for developers from different industries to discuss and exchange technical achievements and solve technology difficulties collaboratively. Each year,  we attract hundreds of software engineers from Google, Tesla, Facebook, Snapchat, etc. Our goal is to provide a platform for effective collaboration and knowledge sharing.

  1. China Medical Innovation Summit

SVIEF hosts the Medical Innovation Summit as a way to bring together all stakeholders in healthcare to build the relationships and ignite the technologies that will advance patient care. Join us as we highlight the technologies, discuss the opportunities, and navigate the future challenges of this exciting new market.

Past Highlights
Each year, SVIEF attracts over 10,000 engineers, scholars, entrepreneurs and investors to Silicon Valley. Some of the Keynote Speakers at our past events include Bill Clinton, the 42nd U.S. President, Steve Wozniak, Co-founder of Apple Inc., Shoucheng Zhang, Professor of Physics at Stanford, etc.

Our past keynote speakers
2017. 9. 28  |  14:00 - 21:30
2017. 9. 29  |  09:30 - 17:30
SVIEF Tech Expo - Be Orginal

The 2017 SVIEF Expo is expected to be one of the largest comprehensive technology exhibition in the North America. We will select top 150 projects to participate in the exhibition. This year we provide two types of booths for companies—Innovation Booth and Standard Booth. For more information,

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Start-up Roadshow Booth
Start-up Roadshow Booth is perfect for small or start-up business to demo their concept, prototype, and project, as well as promote image and brand. It provides a high-tech style exhibition stage for you to connect with potential clients, partners, and VCs.


  • One (1) 8’ high back wall drape
  • One (1) 30’’ round cocktail table with black cover
  • Two (2) padded chairs
  • One (1) waste basket
  • One (1) waste basket
  • Electricity

NOT Including:

  • Internet
  • Pull-up Banners
  • Shipping and Handling of additional materials
Standard Booth

Standard Booth is ideal for companies to recruit talent, display product, promote company image, etc. All the booths are set-up by must-pass hall to main stage hall, so the exhibitors will be expecting a whole-day non-stop flow of audience and participants. It is a great platform to explore possibilities with clients, partners, and business development opportunities.


  • One (1) 8’ high back wall drape
  • Two (2) 3’ high side rail drape
  • One (1) 6’ skirted table
  • Two (2) padded chairs
  • One (1) waste basket
  • One (1) 7’’ x 44’’ Exhibitor ID sign
  • Electricity

NOT Including:

  • Internet
  • Pull-up Banners
  • Shipping and Handling of additional materials

1. 8’*10’ Standard booth: $2,000 Apply here

  • Complimentary one year enterprise membership of SVIEF Executive Club (Value of $3,000)
  • Three comp Exhibitor Passes (Access to the daytime events, plus all day coffee and lunch box in exhibitor lounge)
  • Opportunity to offer your customers and prospects complimentary registration to SVIEF 2017 (up to 20 comp afternoon passes)
  • Complimentary listings in both the online and print versions of the Official SVIEF 2017 marketing materials
  • Promotion in SVIEF mobile App: Exhibitor listing, promoted posts, pushing notifications, lead scanning, etc.
  • Use of the SVIEF logo in your SVIEF-related marketing and exhibit promotions

2. 6’*6’ Startup Booth:$500 Apply here

  • Complimentary one year individual membership of SVIEF Executive Club (Value of $1,000)
  • Three comp Exhibitor Passes (Access to the daytime events, plus all day coffee and lunch box in executive lounge)
  • Opportunity to offer your customers and prospects complimentary registration to SVIEF 2016(up to 20 comp afternoon passes)
  • Complimentary listings in both the online and print versions of the Official SVIEF 2017 marketing materials
  • Use of the SVIEF logo in your SVIEF-related marketing and exhibit promotion

2017. 9. 28  |  14:00 - 18:00
2017. 9. 29  |  09:30 - 18:00

SVIEF Star Startup Competion

If you are an entrepreneur and are passionate about your product/service, you may find the SVIEF-Star as your perfect stage. Organized by SVIEF, the annual SVIEF-Star Startup Competition gives your venture the opportunity to become the next Unicorn. Bring your inventions and show your passion to the world on the 7th SVEIF-Startup Competition Stage. 


2016 SVIEF Star Startup competition

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2017. 9. 29   |  13:30 - 17:00

Business Visits - Explore Market Opportunities

SVIEF Entrepreneurs Club also plans and organizes business trip to help you make meaningful connections with Silicon Valley Top 500 firms. Besides lodging and traveling itinerary, we also arrange close door meetings and interview sessions with management teams of Fortune 500 companies including Google, Intel, LinkedIn. During recent years, our business has extended to outside of the Bay Area to metropolitan cities including Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, etc.


The "Oscar" of Technology - Annual Award Ceremony

We are also excited to celebrate the success of men and women who have made prominent contributions to the economic and technological development of the society. At the 7th SVIEF Innovation Award Ceremony, we will announce the winner of SVIEF Global Technology Innovation Award, Top 10 CEO, Top 30 Innovation Awards, Top Cross-border Investor Award and the Internet Celebrity Award. The Award Ceremony is invite-only and will be held on the evening of September 28th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

SVIEF 2016 TOP30 Innovation Award Ceremony review

Applications for the 7th SVIEF Innovation Award, please visit:

2017.9.28   |  18:30 - 21:00

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