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#rejuvenation day 31 at Big Basin Redwood Park #svepnd

Saturday of 8/23 is my 31day of my rejuvenation project. I planed an entrepreneur hiking event to Big Basin to celerbrate. Big Basin is a special place for me. At jan 1st 2014, i decided to go to Big Basin’s Berry Falls when i start I start my next startup.  I made it at Spring. […]

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F50 is hiring: the co-investment platform for fundable founders raising $1-3M

F50 is taking things to a different level this season, we’re doubling down on YOU, the founders of Silicon Valley. Even if your startup isn’t ready for the $1-3M round, we’ll help you to get ready. So many awesome new programs to roll out.. and that means we need a lot of help! F50 website: […]

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Groopie, Inc. Won the August Pitch Demo Day Followed by iSmartAlarm, Inc. and Flow State Media

Originally posted on Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups:
Last Saturday SVE’s monthly startup contest Pitch Demo Day was successfully hosted at InnoSpring. We got a great turnout of 150 around people showing up! 7 selected startups pitched in front of a judge panel consists of 4 investors. Everyone enjoyed the event! Winner’s Intro Groopie, Inc: Groopie…

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Grand Canyon Of Yellow Stone – Yellow Stone Recap

Yellow stone is the greatest national park. The only regret is that I havent been there earlier.Here are some pictures of Grand Canyon from my summar trip.

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#rejuvenation# day 24 : 16Miles biking

#rejuvenation# day 24 part II: 16Miles round trip biking to Mountain  view, partially on Caltrain. Origonal plan was only 9miles, but I missed on train so have to bike all the way. But so far very good. No regret 

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#rejuvenation# plank around the world

My #rejuvenation# project started one month ago when I was in Yellow Stone Park. Now it has become one of my most important parts of my life. Here are few pictures of my plank to look back SFO Plank at Shanghai Plank at Beijing Plank at XA

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Thinknum Raises $1M Seed Round To Give Financial Analysts Better Tools

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Thinknum, a financial tech startup that develops tools for analysts, announced today that it has raised $1 million in seed funding led by Pejman Mar Ventures (an investment firm that has also seeded companies like Dropbox, Zoosk, and Lending Club), with participation from Signature Capital; Green Visor Capital; 500 Startups; 645…

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F50 Startup Brainwave Link Raised 2M from Elon Musk & Google Venture

Brainwave Link, a fresh startup developing technology to connect human using brainwave, announced 2M angel investment from several well known investors, one day after its selected as one of F50 Season I Startup.   Brainwave Link, which has not been publicized anywhere yet, was founded by X-Googler Principle Engineer, Facebook Marketing Director, and Stanford Alumni. […]

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80 Miles Founder Biking Challenge – 3/29 SF Bay #SVSocial

Looking for a challenge in your life as founder? Do something you never thought you will be doing? Take the 80 miles biking challenge at 3/29! I have done it once which never thought I would. Now I would like to do it again. So join me, challenge ourselves! Bring you startup heart, biking from heart […]

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Meet Dan Galpin from Google @ 3/12 Entrepreneur Mixer – Mountain View #svesocial

Dan Galpin, an Android Developer Advocate from Google will give a lightning talk at the upcoming SVE Entrepreneur mixer event at Wed March 12 at Sports page. Are you looking for co-founders, partners, core team members for your start-up / mobile / app start-up? You are welcome to post your needs as comments to this event page (No spam […]

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Analyzing Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital’s Investment Syndicates

(CBInsights) In venture capital, network centrality is an important driver of VC performance.  In short, better networked VCs have better fund performance.  This is not networking in the “I have 500+ contacts on LinkedIn” sense but means being networked with other high quality investors to share dealflow, syndicate deals, etc. Since VCs often syndicate their […]

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Meetup offered Automatic dues extension to all organizers

Meetup CEO announced automatic dues extension to all organizers today. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Scott Heiferman <outage@meetup.com> Date: Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 12:17 PM Subject: Meetup Organizers: Automatic dues extension Hello Meetup Organizers, First and foremost, we’re happy to report that Meetup is up, running, and stable. We’ve issued a 7 day credit […]

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Yahoo Buys Social Data Visualization Firm Vizify, Will Shut It Down

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Today Vizify announced that Yahoo has acquired it, adding yet another small company to the purple acquisition machine. Vizify helped its users better visualize and graph their social lives in the format of a personal website of sorts. Vizify, a company founded in 2011, had raised $1.46 million in its life. Given…

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Led By Ex-Google Play Marketing Chief, Unspoken Tales Aims To Bring Hardcore, Story-Driven Games To Tablets

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
A team of gaming veterans, including founder Patrick Mork, former global marketing director for Google Play, are coming together to form a new company called Unspoken Tales, which aims to bring story-driven, action role-playing games for the hardcore gamer to tablet computers. To be clear, these games would sit at the…

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Meetup.com is back, “data is secure”, said Scott Heiferman CEO of meetup

Meetup.com is back online after a lasting new type of DDoS attack, see techcrunch   Just received email from Scott Heiferman, the CEO of meetup few minute ago, all the data are secure!  I am so glad meetup is back online. ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Scott Heiferman <outage@meetup.com> Meetup Organizers around the world, You […]

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Made it: Berry Creek Falls at its climax, in the rain today #svesocial

I bet most of my friends nenver saw Berry Creek Falls, in its climax! Took me 5.5hours round trip to day 2/3 time inthe rain to view the most beautiful falls near SV:  at Big Basin redwood park. Here are some pictures took today. And, herw is me. Join me next time! I made a […]

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SVE Big Basin Hiking Communication: Twitter #svesocial & Google+

Lets use twitter #svesocial and Google+ community to communicate for the Big Basin Hiking tomorrow, since Meetup.com is still down.   I would like to highlight few things for our tomorrow hiking event: 1 We will keep the event tomorrow 2 Please arrive in before 9AM for both group A and B If weather condition is […]

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Founder Challenge: Berry Creek Falls – 11 miles hiking #svesocial @bigbasin Redwood Forest

Originally posted on Silicon Valley Startups:
Please join me, challenging yourself like never before with one the most beautiful nature near Silicon Valley: 7 hours hiking event to see the most beautiful falls within 1 hour of driving distance from SV: Berry Creek Falls at Big Basin Redwood Forest. You can only see this fall after…

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