Explore the most well-known tech hub in the United States:
San Francisco, Stanford, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Mountain View and more
San Francisco and the Silicon Valley are the hubs where the most successful startups have originated from. The technological communities based in San Francisco & Silicon Valley are enormous, extremely vibrant and very diverse, which are further supported by an extended marketing and sales tech landscape to help grow their reach and their reputability. The overall area of San Francisco is estimated to be 46 square miles, and the small size makes it beneficial for businesses to pay visit to a large number of multinational tech companies based in the city.
Silicon Valley Learning Journey – Corporate Tours
From Jan 2012 to May 2018, Silicon Valley has accumulated more than $128 billions of venture capital funds, has attracted the best tech-minds across the world to showcase their talent, and has established top-notch accelerators and incubators. More than 5,228 founders have contributed with their efforts and resources in the establishment of more than 3,033 organizations in Silicon Valley. The new market incumbents have access to a multitude of investors including angel groups, accelerators, syndicates and venture capitals, which provide different funding types: Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C & Angel. In sum, San Francisco & the Silicon Valley have the most-profitable and most vibrant venture capital scene and the largest and most diverse startup communities in the world!
San Francisco & Silicon Valley are additionally known for their top universities and research labs (especially Stanford and Cal Berkeley), which are the pioneers in terms of technological advancements and entrepreneurial mindset. This offers a network of professionals that would be beyond ready to assist businesses in their digital transformation. Silicon Valley is also of course home to leading tech companies including Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, Apple, Twitter, Airbnb, Salesforce and many more. These companies are widely acclaimed for their startup stories, and they have become pioneers in the applications of artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, robotics, machine learning and much more.
A glimpse of our Partner Network in the Silicon Valley
How does a schedule of an Executive Learning Journey look like?
In the past two decades we have organised customised Silicon Valley Tours for Board Members, Chairman, CEOs, Chief Digital Officers and other C-level Executives from a variety of industries. The typical size of our customised programs are between 5 and 20 participants.
We have worked with companies in the media and publishing industry, ICT and technology industry, healthcare and Pharma industry, education, manufacturing, investors and family-owned businesses as well as oil and gas industry and energy industry. As an example for a client in the alternative energy industry we organised educational programs focusing on Solar Power and Electric Car such as Tesla Motors, NIO, Faraday Future. We visited leading companies to learn about new technologies such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities, Future of Mobility, Industrial Internet of Things, Future of Banking and Money such as Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Mining, Bitcoin Wallets, Crypto Exchanges, initial coin offerings (ICOs) also called as Token Generation Events (TGE) and the disruptive power of Blockchain Technology.
A Silicon Valley Tour for C-level Managers can be organised from two days up to one week. The most common format is 4-5 days (Sunday till Friday) filled with 40+ agenda points plus one additional workshop day for the group on Saturday. The tour covers San Francisco city and the Silicon Valley including Stanford, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Cupertino etc.
We not only set up the curated agenda, but also we take care about all logistics such as airport pickups, hotel and accommodation, transport in the Bay Area, lunches, private dinners and security check-ins at the Company visits. The group will be guided by one or two members of our Senior Team.