Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Moscone Center, Room 134

San Francisco, CA


Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF). A two day startup conference that includes a one day startup/investor forum and a one day research forum.

Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF)
Program Agenda 

DAY 1 – Tuesday, July 14 / Startups and Investments

11:00 - 11:15 am  Opening

11:15 - 12:45 pm  Startup Pitch - Group A                                                     (8 min pitch)

12:45 - 2:00 pm  Lunch / Innovation Village tour

  2:00 - 3:30 pm  Startup Pitch- Group B                                                     (8 min pitch)

  3:30 - 4:30 pm  Investor Panel

            4:30 pm  Closing Remarks & Awards

  4:30 - 5:00 pm Innovation Village Tour 



DAY 2 – Wednesday, July 15 / Research and Innovations 

11:00-11:15 am    Opening Remarks

11:15 - 12:45 pm    Advanced Research I

12:45 - 2:00 pm  Lunch / Innovation Village tour

  2:00 - 3:30 pm  Advanced Research II

  3:30 - 4:30 pm  INNOVATE Keynote

             4:30 pm  Closing Remarks

  4:30 - 6:00 pm  INNOVATE Reception @  Innovation Village

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Tony Chao, Applied Ventures

Sean Doyle, Intel Capital

Matt Freeman, Micron Ventures

Steve Hahn, Dow Chemical Company

Ted Hirose, TEL Venture Capital

Dong-su Kim, Samsung Venture Investment Co.

Pulakesh Mukherjee, BASF Venture Capital

"As a result of the discussions, we now have the right contacts within semiconductor makers in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The caliber of both the companies selected and the industry/investor attendees were impressive. We also made contact with new investors and industry players and successfully used the publicity from our SIF participation to secure business from companies attending SEMICON West."— Sensor Analytics

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  • Entrepreneurs engaged in silicon innovation
  • Early/ 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 industry

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General Session—No charge

SEMICON West registration required


Turn-key options for the Innovation Village Kiosks and Pods Include:

  • Dedicated 5'X10' exhibit space, customized graphic panel, company identification sign (kiosk only), demo station, 500w power outlet, chair, wastebasket, common area standard carpet and cleaning. 
  • One-on-one meeting opportunities with qualified investors and partners in the exclusive networking reception immediately after the conference
  • Opportunity to showcase your ideas in the Investor Pitch Session during the SIF Conference and in the Innovation Village


For more information on exhibiting, please contact:  

Bridgett Horton

Email: bhorton@semi.org

Tel: 1.408.943.6945

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