Silicon Valley Tour
Join us for an amazing 8 days journey to the heart of entrepreneurship – Silicon Valley!
Khazar Ventures tour is an intense 10 day of immersion in the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. This is an investor and corporate-focused travel to California. During our tour we will visit various tech companies from Twitter to Linkedin, Venture capital firms and investors, incubators/accelerators, universities and various angel/startup communities and networking events. The program offers an interaction with major stakeholders to look for prospective investments and apply the experience of Silicon Valley in Azerbaijan. We are going to meet and learn from entrepreneurs, investors, managers, tech gurus.
Date: 27th September
What are the goals?
- Education – learn and acquire skills from top professionals in tech industry
- Vision – don’t just be bind by your region. Think global!
- Understanding – why is Silicon Valley so successful? Can it be replicated? How I apply the experience of Silicon Valley in my country?
- Inspiration – start and launch something great after the tour
- Amazing network – you will make exceptional and valuable contacts. In one way or other, that will help in your future investments
What is going to happen?
Visiting offices – Paypal, VENTURE BEAT (tech media), Apple, Facebook, Google, Uber, Twitter, ALmaz Capital, Sequoia, SVOD, Oracle, Linkedin, Evernote, Ernst and Young, Startup Grind
Plug & Play, 500 startups, YCombinator, Runway, TechStars, Founderspace, AngelPad, Founder Institute
UP Global (startup weekend)
Plug & Play
Meeting our local stars
Garib Mehdiyev, Tural Badirkhanli, Fuad Malikov, Ismail Orujov, Tatiana Kanzaveli, Nasser Sagheb and many others
Peter Patischev, Steve Hoffman, Nathan Schor, Alexandra Johnson, John Beadle and many others
California Academy of Sciences
Apple Company Store — http://www.apple.com/companystore/
http://www.techshop.ws/ – tba
Visiting Universities and lectures –
Berkeley, Stanford and Draper University
Amazing events in Palo Alto, Mountain View and San Francisco
Meeting outstanding investors and startups and sharing their path to success
Estimated dates: 5th through 14th July. The date and the program might slightly change.
|1||Baku Departure 04:30 AM Arrival San Francisco 12:50 PM – City Tour Cultural tour of San Francisco,Networking event/dinner|
|2||MicrosoftMTC = Microsoft Technology Center – 2 story facility where they show off their latest tech and research to VIPs, just like us.Pivot LabsStartup Grind event|
|3||Meeting up with a http://dfj.com/ partner (one of the biggest VCs) + Draper UniversityErnst and Young (innovation & startups)Networking dinner|
|5||PalantirSAPStanford UniversityPlug and Play|
|7||500 startupsCalifornia Academy of SciencesDinner with the local Azeri people who have achieved success in tech and investments|
|8||Venture BeatComputer History MuseumBarclays Ventures|
|9||FacebookBerkeley UniversityProduct Marketing and Marketing Innovation session delivered by TelerikTech Stars|
|10||Morning running session SF departure 15:00 PM, Baku (+1) 20:00 PM|
1st option – 5500 USD. What is included? Basically everything but visa
- 10 day full program in Silicon Valley
- Air Tickets
- Hotel Costs (separate room)
- Breakfast and major dinners or lunches
- All transportation/logistics
2nd option – 5000 USD. This also includes everything above mentioned but shared room at a hotel.
For any confirmed reference you get up to 10% cash per person or up to 20% discount if you join our tour
Email: [email protected]
Still Thinking?! Apply and join an amazing tour now!
Deadline for applications: June 10th!!!