***JUNE 9th 2018 - Silicon Valley YouthTech DayA wonderful opportunity for SV startup teams to hear from industry leaders and Silicon Valley executives, upcoming technology trends and hear innovative business plans at this 3rd annual youth focused conference***NEW THIS YEAR: Wildcard winner. Display your project and judge(s) will award the best project. Use of banners/project description displays/ videos/ website/prototype will help the wild card team winFREE event - RSVP to attend- Panel 1: Industry executives panel- Panel 2: Women in Technology panel- Panel 3: Young entrepreneurs panel- Panel 4: Silicon Valley elected leaders panel***Startup Pitch Fest grand finale : Chosen Youth entrepreneurs from all the locations of Silicon Valley Coders Club pitch in front of a VC panel of judges and compete for best prototype/project - winner gets seed money for their startupThis is an opportunity for students to hear Silicon Valley tech leaders, senior executives from the industry chat with the successful entrepreneur students
*********OUR CHARTER********** Engage and excite students about launching their very own unique startup, develop a business plan, execute a project plan towards a working prototype. - No per-requisite is required, just a creative inquisitive mind and a desire to learn- Geared towards middle school and high school students- There is no charge to attend any of the locations; Over two thousand students trained, and over hundred startup projects launched
**********ABOUT THE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS BOOTCAMP*************WHO CAN ATTEND: For middle school and high school students. Organized by Silicon Valley Coders || www.SiliconValleyCoders.org || Facebook.com/groups/SiliconValleyCodersFounder: Shivaum Kumar, Saratoga High Schoolhttp://www.SiliconValleyCoders.org/start-up-boot-campFor email subscription: http://groups.google.com/group/SiliconValleySTEAMTwitter handle: @ValleyCodersOverview deck: http://www.slideshare.net/shivaum/who-are-we-silicon-valley-young-coders-club-81075398Want to volunteer? Email shivaum1<at>gmail.com
******** WHAT YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN**************Students ages 10–17 will become motivated about technology while developing computer science fundamentals and learning about how to launch their own startup. - What does it take to take a startup idea and turn it into a business plan- Magically transform business plans into a prototype/almost finished products. Mentors will help in areas such as User Interface design, Coding/programing, building business plans, filing patents, finding funding sources etc. Weekly presentation / status updates. - Startup teaming and collaboration: Opportunity for teams to huddle and continue the collaborative effort, present the prototype status, identify areas they need help- Get feedback on the startup projects: Mentors / Industry experts will present on specific topics as needed- Create other learning opportunities based on the new skillsStart building your online profile. We encourage every current and past participating student to put together a linkedin profile. We hear many of our students getting internships, some even getting calls from recruiters based on their projectAttach this organization to your LinkedIn profile Silicon Valley Coders Club https://www.linkedin.com/company/6465672/Put your title as Entrepreneur, Organization as Silicon Valley Coders Club (you will need to find the exact organization, yes we are listed in LinkedIn)And put your team name, a description of your project in the details section
************LOCATIONS****************************************WHEN: Varies with each locationRSVP : http://tinyurl.com/startupBootCamp4Kids WHERE: (Spring 2017) Many locations to pick from #1 Saratoga = Instructor: Subra Chandramouli Gopal IyerWHEN: Every Sunday at 3pm, First class January 21stWHERE: Joan Pisani Community Center #2 Livermore Startup bootcamp (Instructor: Reena Gupta)WHEN: Every Sunday at 4:30pm, Starts TBDWHERE: Switch office, 1911 2nd Street, Livermore CA#3 San Jose Startup bootcamp @TBD Library Instructor: TBDWHEN: Saturday 3pm-4pm Starts TBDWHERE: San Jose TBD Branch Library#4 Charlotte NC Startup bootcamp (Instructors Vipul Shah, Naresh Arora)WHEN: Every Sunday. Starts Jan 21st, 1:15pm-2:30pm WHERE: Hindu Temple Senior Citizen Room in Vihar Hall, 7400 City View Dr., Charlotte, NC 28212#5 Milpitas Startup bootcamp (Instructor Priya Rajpal, Sarita Agrarwal) WHEN: Every Sunday at 10:30AM, Starts Jan 21stWHERE: Shirdi Sai Parivar 1221 California Cir, Milpitas, CA 95035You need to have a family id with Shirdi Sai Parivar firstname.lastname@example.org#6 Los Altos/ LA Hills Startup bootcamp = Instructor: Swati SinhaSubscribe to this google group https://groups.google.com/group/startuplosaltos/WHEN: Every Sunday, 4pm-5pm Starts Jan 28thWHERE: First Republic Bank 400 South San Antonio Road, Los Altos (Entrance Lyell street)#7 Union City Startup Bootcamp - Instructor Uday VyawahareWHEN: Every Saturday at 10AM-11AM. starts February 3thWHERE: James Logan High School, Address: 1800 H Street, Union City, CA (Room 501)RSVP : http://tinyurl.com/startupBootCamp4Kids
*********** BREAKOUT OF THE SEMESTER LONG LEARNING. DETAILS******THREE MODULES (only for Spring semester, January through May)Module 1, Entrepreneurship 101. Demonstrates what it takes to turn an idea into a business planStudents will learn the skills needed to turn their passion into a business opportunity. Students will create a business plan and learn how to pitchModule 2, Self learning, mentor supported, team oriented product developmentProduct Development. Mentoring based collaborative teamwork coding/development of that business plan into a prototype/product. A variety of tiers of coaches/mentoring to enhance the self-learning experienceModule 3 (Spring only) Silicon Valley Youth Technology Day (see details below) - showcase your working prototype, perhaps get funding. Top teams from each location present to winSelected startup teams (the best prototypes from each location) present their final project at the annual Silicon Valley Tech Day typically held in June, with a team winning the start up seed funding of at least $1,000.Silicon Valley Annual Tech Day: By the end of the course, students will have built successful business plans and product prototypes. They might have the opportunity to pitch at the Silicon Valley Coder’s Club Annual Tech Day. Local Venture Capitalists will judge these pitches for a chance to win funding to make turn these students' business into reality****Here is the the week by week agenda for the Entrepreneurship BootcampModule 1: Entrepreneurship 101Session 1 What is creativity? What sparked Facebook, Google, and others? What is my passion?Session 2 Behavior traits for a successful entrepreneurSession 3 Turning your passion into a business opportunityDo what you love and create a new future. Can my passion create money? Is money needed? What is the business opportunity?Session 4 Steps needed for your startup: 1,2,3 GO!Learn the possibilities of what a startup can generate.Make the world better, get acquired, initial public offering (IPO), etc.How do you price your product? How do you plan your first and second year of operation?Session 5 Financials of the business opportunitySession 6 Presentation skills, successful pitches, and what ideas got funded Showcasing the pitch templateSession 7 Filing your patent, patent gotchas, successes and failuresThe day to hand your business plans for evaluation to the instructorInstructor will pick the top 12 business plans from the class and invite the student to present to a panel of Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists and entrepreneurs.Session 8 Tweaking business plans and getting it presentation-readySession 9 Twelve teams pitch to a panel of VCs / Silicon Valley entrepreneurs with one emerging as the top startup idea.Session 10 Development overview****Module 2 : Product Development. (Self learning, team oriented, the start up way)NOTE: We may not have time to build a prototype during the Fall session. But teams are very much encouragedWeekly sessions will magically transform business plans into almost finished products. Mentors will help established teams with areas such as User Interface design, Coding/programing, building business plans, filing patents, finding funding sources etc. Weekly presentation / status updates by project teams will provide an opportunity to get feedback from the mentors. Please read FAQ for Module 2 here http://www.siliconvalleycoders.org/faq.html***Module 3: Silicon Valley Annual Tech DayHeld once a year in June.Where: Seven Trees Branch Library Community Center, 3590 Cas Dr, San Jose, CA 95111When: May 26th, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PMAt this event students will have an opportunity to hear from Silicon Valley Industry Executives, Women in Technology Executives, Young Entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley, and Tech Policy Leaders/ Elected Officials of Silicon Valley.Every team will get to showcase their product as part of the demo time at the beginning of the day. At the Startup Pitch Fest grand finale, the top 2 teams (selected by their instructors) from every location of Young Coders Club will pitch in front of a panel of Venture Capitalist judges and compete for best prototype/project. The winning team will receive startup seed funding.A wonderful opportunity for the startup teams to hear from industry leaders and Silicon Valley executives, upcoming technology trends and hear innovative business plans at this 3rd annual youth focused conferenceKeynote speaker: Mayor Sam Liccardo (San Jose)- Panel 1: Industry executives panel- Panel 2: Women in Technology panel- Panel 3: Young entrepreneurs panel- Panel 4: Silicon Valley elected leaders panel- Panel 5: Startup Pitch Fest grand finale : Chosen Youth entrepreneurs from all the locations of Silicon Valley Coders Club pitch in front of a VC panel of judges and compete for best prototype/project - winner gets seed money for their startup
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