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December 06, 2014 12:00AM - 6:00PM —

SoCal Innovation Forum (SIF). Breathe Local, Think Global.

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To register, please visit: Use "PYFRIEND" for a discount! The SoCal Innovation Forum (SIF) is an annual signature event held by PlusYoou in Southern California. The event aims at integrating the entrepreneurial resources in both China and the United States by partnering with leading incubators, converging top-notch startups, gathering venture capitals and building in-depth innovative summit. This year, PlusYoou is expecting more than 600attendees including more than 100 successful investors and charismatic entrepreneurs.

SIF 2013 Highlights

  • 400+ attendees included 80+ successful investors and entrepreneurs participated;
  • 20+ startup teams presented innovative projects in demo session;
  • Half of the winner teams raised over $1 million angel investments;
  • 60+ CEOs from China shared insights with local entrepreneurs
  • 20+ industry leaders discussed trending topics and provided practical suggestions for entrepreneurs

About PlusYoou

PlusYoou is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization that provides services in human resource, technical support, funding, consulting and public relations to local startups. After observing the blooming of the local startup community and enhanced interaction of the US and China markets, PlusYoou comes up with the theme of 2014 SIF "Breathe Local, Think Global". To register, please visit: Use "PYFRIEND" for a discount!     What To Expect 4 topics panel discussions Panel discussions on topics of big data, healthcare/wearable devices, gaming and entertainment 50+ Investors from top Chinese entrepreneurial organizations Over 50 investors from top Chinese entrepreneurial organizations such as Great Wall Club and Fei Ma Lv will be attending 10 top-notch Startup teams Two demo sessions with 10 top-notch startup teams from different industries in Southern California 600+ entrepreneurs, investors and young professionals Networking opportunity with more than 600 entrepreneurs, investors and young professionals from Southern California, Silicon Valley and China Experience effective networking powered by Big Data technique Applying Big Data thinkings, your interests and needs upon SIF will be collected through our system, and your seat on the event day will be arranged accordingly. Get ready to dive in conversations with your seating neighbors and build connections! Special gifts sponsored by star startups Startups such as Bezalel, Acton, Gesso, etc. will bring out their most popular products to share with the audiences and pay back to the community Speakers More than 20 industry leaders, entrepreneurs and investors from China and the U.S. share insights on startup ecosystem and investment opportunities in both countries.Confirmed speakers partially include: Andy Wilson CEO and founder of, founder of Momentum Ventures Ron Miller CEO and partner of StartEngine Bin Zhao CTO of YY. Inc. (NASDAQ: YY) Michael Zhang CEO of ZQGame Inc. Alyse Killeen Investor at March Capital Partners Lingyun Gu Co-founder and CRO of Turbo Financial Group Schedule 06 December 2014 09:00-09:30am Opening Remarks 09:30-10:00am Keynote Speech 10:10-11:00am Panel #1: Breath Local, Think Global 11:10-12:10pm Startup Demo Session I 12:10-01:40pm Lunch 01:40-02:20pm Panel #2: Investor Talk 02:30-03:20pm Panel #3: Disrupted changes in healthcare. Panel #4: What's the next big thing in gaming 03:30-04:20pm Panel #5: Hollywood going digital Panel #6: How to make the most out of Big Data 04:30-05:30pm Startup Demo Session II PlusYoou is an LA-based nonprofit organization, which is committed to bridging entrepreneurship resources between U.S. and China. Since 2011, PlusYoou has organized 30+ entrepreneurial events and helped SoCal startups raise over $5 million angel investment. PlusYoou launched its +U Project in June 2014, the first nonprofit incubator program in the Chinese community of Southern California. Strategic Partners Legal Sponsor Silver Sponsors Invited Investors Media Support
  • Saturday — December 06, 2014
    12:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Pasadena Convention Center
    300 E Green St
    Pasadena, CA 91101
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Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 91101

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December 06, 2014 12:00AM - 6:00PM —

SoCal Innovation Forum (SIF). Breathe Local, Think Global.

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