07/08/2014 -6:00 pm

Location: Moscone Center

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Strategic Investors to Connect with Startups at Silicon Innovation Forum

Held in conjunction with SEMICON West

Investors Connect with StartupsThe Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF) sets the stage for strategic investors and key decision makers to connect with new and emerging early stage companies looking for support in developing the future of microelectronics. An interactive investor pitch session offers the opportunity to present directly to a panel of top investors.

Bob Metcalfe, professor of Innovation and Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin and an internet pioneer who co-invented Ethernet, will be the keynote speaker.

Coordinated by SEMI, SIF is organized by leading strategic investment groups in the global semiconductor industry including: Applied Ventures, Intel Capital, Micron Ventures, Dow Chemical, TEL Venture Capital, Samsung Venture Investment, and BASF Venture Capital.

Attendees to the Silicon Innovation Forum will include entrepreneurs engaged in silicon innovation, early- to mid-stage growth companies with novel capabilities, investment professionals from the angel, venture, corporate and institutional communities, R&D, purchasing, supply chain managers and manufacturing senior executives from the microelectronics industries.

The Silicon Innovation Forum will be held Tuesday July 8 from 9:15 – 6:00pm in room 134 of the Moscone Center. Following is a snapshot of the program agenda:

  • “Investor Pitch” Session: Unique semi-private period for SIF exhibitors and investors only; SIF showcase exhibitors will have the opportunity to present directly to a panel of top investors.
  • General Session: Open to all SEMICON West 2014 attendees. Includes the keynote by Metcalfe on Innovating with Startups; a Strategic Investor Panel; and “Game-Changer Presentations.”
  • Innovation Showcase and Reception: An exclusive networking session for investors and SIF exhibitors; registration is required for qualified investors and partners for a fee.

For information on exhibiting at the Silicon Innovation Forum (#SiliconSIF) held at SEMICON West 2014, contact Ray Morgan, SEMI Americas at rmorgan@semi.org or visit www.semiconwest.org/sif.