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Strategic Investors to Connect with Startups at Silicon Innovation Forum
San Francisco, CA — Connecting inventors with investors is a key topic to be covered at The Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF) which will take place during Semicon West. Here, strategic investors and key decision makers will be able 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. The SIF is scheduled for Tuesday July 8 from 9:15am to 6:00pm in room 134 of the Moscone Center.

It will be started by the Forum's keynote speaker Robert "Bob" Metcalfe, professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

The program agenda includes:

"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.

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.


Contact: Ray Morgan, SEMI Americas 408-943-7047 E-mail: or Web:

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