5th Annual Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Pitch Competition & Benefit Gala
Saturday, October 21st 2017
6:30pm Dinner & Pitch Competition
9:30pm Benefit Gala
The Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Startup PITCH COMPETITION takes place from 6:30-9:30pm. During an elegant DINNER, we will watch some of San Francisco's sharpest innovators pitch their ideas to a panel of judges comprised of notable VC's and Entrepreneurs, and an audience of potential investors. The winner of the Competition will be announced onstage at Midnight, during the black-tie gala.
Immediately following dinner, join us for the stylish black-tie, Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Benefit GALA; a fun dress up event (formal attire, black tie optional) featuring world class DJs & performers, live entertainment, and over 800 of San Francisco's finest young professionals celebrating good people & good times for a great cause. Winner of our Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Startup Pitch competition will be announced live on stage at midnight.
Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Pitch Competition & Gala 2016
SATURDAY AUGUST 13, 2016
FAIRMONT HOTEL, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
6:30PM PITCH COMPETITION AND DINNER
9:30PM HC GRAND FINALE GALA
This is it! Our 4th Annual Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Pitch Competition and Benefit Gala, a fun dress up event featuring world class DJ's & performers, live entertainment, and over 800 of San Francisco's finest young professionals celebrating good people & good times for a great cause. Winner of our Mr|Ms Silicon Valley Startup Pitch competition will be announced live on stage at midnight.
*Please note that Gala tickets are good for admission to the Gala ONLY, not for the dinner and pitch competition that takes place from 6:30p-9:30p prior to the Gala.
*VIP tickets get access to VIP area with the judges, contestants, winners & more.
Previous winners have gone on to join Y Combinator, raise multimillion dollar rounds, pitched on ABC's SharkTank and receive unprecedented investments from all 5 sharks, win the MaiTai Extreme Tech Challenge Pitch Competition on Necker Island (Richard Branson’s private island), and more!
100% of net proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to support local clinical trials and research to find a cure for blood cancer.
Formal Attire please, black tie optional.
DJ's playing top40, EDM, mashup & more.
21+ only, cash bar please.
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Meet the 2016 Contestants!
Meet the 2016 Judges
Don't miss out on a night of dancing, DJs, photobooths, guest performances, body art, demos, and the announcement of the 2015 Mr/Ms Silicon Valley Winner!
100% of net proceeds raised from the event go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to support local clinical trials and research to find a cure for blood cancer.
Thanks to our sponsors:
2014 Winner: Abtin Rostamian, Loup
Completed +$1.5 million dollar seed round post competition
2014 Runner-up: Steve Mock, Metric Insights
Completed +$2 million dollar seed round post competition
2013 Winner: Lona Alia Duncan, Stylelend
Accepted into Y Combinator post competition
2013 Runner-up: Charles Michael Yim, Breathometer
First contestant to raise an unprecedented $1 million dollars on SharkTank from all sharks