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GlobalSF Events

 

GlobalSF Reception

March 15th, 2019

The Market Square Food Hall

1355 Market Street, San Francisco

The GlobalSF Reception is the premier networking event of the year bringing together the largest and most diverse ecosystem of policy and business leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Featuring live performances and local restaurants that reflect the San Francisco Bay Area’s global community, our reception convenes our network of thought leaders, innovators, international consulates and businesses as we celebrate our first year as GlobalSF.

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GlobalSF Futures Series

GlobalSF Futures are half-day events curated by GlobalSF staff and partners. We bring together industry leaders from around the globe to discuss future-focused, industry-specific topics to foster learning, inspiration, innovation, and investment.

Events convene industry experts from San Francisco and around the world who offer their deep expertise in international business and insights on the future of the global economy.

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GlobalSF Roadshows

Our Roadshows provide the opportunity to leverage our global network to explore emerging and dynamic markets. Attendees have access to forums, pitch sessions, curated matchmaking, and site visits to network with industry leaders and institutional investors.

ChinaSF Roadshow | March 18 - 22 | Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou

Our 3rd Annual ChinaSF Roadshow will focus on Resiliency and Quality of Life.

SFAsia Roadshow | March 25 - 27 | Taipei, Taichung

Our 1st Annual SFAsia Roadshow will focus on: Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and Advanced Manufacturing.

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Upcoming Events 2019

 

January 9

GlobalSF Futures: Global Health Tech Startup Pitch Session & Networking

GlobalSF and its initiatives – ChinaSF, LatinSF, and SFAsia – in partnership with DLA Piper, The Israeli Economic Mission, and the Israeli Export Institute will host global digital health startups for a pitch session and workshop to leverage thought leadership, create investment opportunities, and catalyze partnerships.


February 28

GlobalSF Futures: The Future of Food Part I - Food Innovations

GlobalSF brings together global partners from government, academia, and the startup ecosystem to for a two-part series exploring The Future of Food: Part I Food Innovation + Part II AgTech Innovators.

Part I of The Future of Food series will spotlight food innovation with potential to reinvent our global food system as well as solutions to major challenges facing the food industry including food as medicine, healthy communities, and food technologies.

A panel discussion in partnership with Terra Accelerator and The Market will be followed by a product showcase.


March 15

The Market Square Food Hall at 1355 Market Street

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GlobalSF Annual Reception

The GlobalSF Reception is the premier networking event of the year bringing together the largest and most diverse ecosystem of policy and business leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Featuring live performances and local restaurants that reflect the San Francisco Bay Area’s global community, our reception convenes our network of thought leaders, innovators, international consulates and businesses as we celebrate our first year as GlobalSF.


March 18 - 22

ChinaSF Roadshow 2019 | Beijing, Chengdu, and Guangzhou

GlobalSF presents our annual ChinaSF Roadshow providing companies the opportunity to leverage our global network to explore emerging and dynamic markets. Attendees have access to forums, pitch sessions, curated matchmaking, and site visits to network with industry leaders and institutional investors.

Our 3rd Annual ChinaSF Roadshow will focus on Resiliency and Quality of Life.


March 25 - 27

SFAsia Roadshow 2019 | Taipei and Taichung

GlobalSF presents our SFAsia Roadshow providing companies the opportunity to leverage our global network to explore new and exciting markets. Attendees have access to forums, pitch sessions, curated matchmaking, and site visits to network with industry leaders and institutional investors.

Our 1st Annual SFAsia Roadshow will focus on: Cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), and Advanced Manufacturing.


April

GlobalSF Futures: The Funding Landscape for Women Led Startups

GlobalSF Futures presents a dialogue on the current and future funding landscape for women entrepreneurs and in venture capital. Speakers address a range of company stages from early to hyper-growth in exploring:

  • What are the opportunities to accelerate funding for women leaders?

  • What are the numbers on female funders and founders?

  • Where are new resources and funding opportunities emerging?


April

Innovation Pitch Competition 2019

ChinaSF along with Chinese and local government and partners co-host a series of pitch competitions. The competition is a national-level program designed to connect U.S. based investors with Chinese investors and corporate partners.


May

LatinSF Annual Reception

GlobalSF is proud to spotlight the rich heritage and culture of Latin America during our LatinSF Annual Reception. Join us for a night fun, friends, food, and dancing where we will feature local musicians, restaurants, and businesses. Get to know our LatinSF network at the most exciting event of the year.


May

LatinSF Roadshow

GlobalSF, through its regional initiatives, is able to host many engaging events such as our Roadshows. Our Roadshows provide companies with the opportunity to leverage our global network to explore new and exciting markets. Companies will have the opportunity to meet foreign companies while featuring their company on the global stage.


July

GlobalSF Futures: The Future of Food Part II: AgTech Innovators

GlobalSF brings together global partners from government, academia, and the startup ecosystem to for a two-part series exploring The Future of Food: Part I AgTech Innovators + Part II Food Innovation.

Part II of The Future of Food series will explore the future of AgTech: Which regions are spearheading the future of agriculture technology? What opportunities are on the horizon as humans learn to adapt to a warming world?


September

GlobalSF Roadshow

GlobalSF, through its regional initiatives, is able to host many engaging events such as our Roadshows. Our Roadshows provide companies with the opportunity to leverage our global network to explore new and exciting markets. Companies will have the opportunity to meet foreign companies while featuring their company on the global stage.


October

GlobalSF Futures: Future Resilient Cities

The San Francisco Bay Area offers enormous opportunity to catalyze and develop solutions to drive inclusive economic growth and resilient cities. Speakers from government, academia, and the business community will discuss long-term solutions to shaping the future of the SF Bay Area.