1185 Design is an award-winning graphic design agency based in Palo Alto, California. Our team consists of 30 creative professionals with expertise in design, brand strategy and electronic media. Our passion is pushing the creative boundaries to effectively articulate the visions of our clients within a broad array of applications-including corporate identity, online, collateral, and packaging design. Our clients range from start-ups to the Fortune 100 in technology, finance, institutions, and biotech. Our culture is one of collaboration that includes multidisciplinary teams working with our clients to create a framework on which to build memorable brands.
ALWAYSON, the Insider Network
is transforming the communication business with its online blogging network, establishing it as a leader in the Open Media revolution. Borrowing from the underground blogging and social networking traditions, ALWAYSON was launched in 2003. Today, the annual ALWAYSON STANFORD SUMMIT, ONHOLLYWOOD and ONMEDIA events, quarterly print “blogozine” and online services encourage direct collaboration between the global thought leaders and technology insiders. No other media brand has dared allow such openness amongst its readers and event participants.
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
The Anita Borg Institute provides resources and programs to help industry, academia, and government recruit, retain, and develop women leaders in high-tech fields, resulting in higher levels of technological innovation. ABI programs serve high-tech women by creating a community and providing tools to help them develop their careers. ABI is a not-for-profit 501© 3 charitable organization.
Since 1989, Anne has operated as a “Rent-a-VP of Corporate Communications”, working with more than 36 premier Silicon Valley start-ups, including Rambus, S3, Marvell, Shutterfly, nVIDIA, ONI, and Inph. In this role, Anne develops the corporate story, brand position, message platform, communications plan and budget. Anne then assembles a team of experts or works with the company’s internal team to produce a program that drives results. Anne also works with VC firms and their portfolio companies to develop funding presentations. Prior to starting her own company, Anne managed Communications and IR at Adaptec and was responsible for the 186 and 286 product launches at Intel.
BayBio is Northern California’s life sciences association, supporting the life sciences community through advocacy, networking and outreach programs.
BayBio is the voice of the world’s oldest, largest and most productive life sciences cluster. It serves Northern California’s 1,300+ life sciences companies. Our members include organizations engaged in or supportive of research, development, and commercialization of medical and biotechnologies, diagnostics, and research tools for human, agricultural and industrial applications.
Northern California is seen as a model for other clusters, having grown from one revolutionary technology into an important pillar in Northern California’s economy. Built by the founders of biotechnology, BayBio was established in 1990 by a consortium of universities, public officials, educators and life sciences executives to foster a regional climate that nourishes the industry’s life cycle.
BayBio serves its members through representatives in South San Francisco, Emeryville and Sacramento, and through coalition partners in Washington, DC.
With a qualified directory of more than 2,000 Venture Capital and Mid-Market/LBO private equity firms, BoogarLists is an excellent place for entrepreneurs to begin their search for investment capital. Whether starting a new company or striving to take an early stage company to the next level, CEO’s and CFO’s will invariably want to seek out new sources of capital or other financial services. BoogarLists provides an extensive directory of financial, operations and marketing services, as well as a comprehensive directory of conferences and associations, across the technology, media and communications industries.
Edelman is the world’s largest independent PR firm, with 53 wholly owned offices, more than 3,600 employees and dozens of affiliates around the world. Edelman Silicon Valley sets the standard for the public relations industry with its breakthrough work for clients on the leading edge of technology innovation. Serving as a hub for Edelman’s global technology practice, Edelman Silicon Valley offers the client-focused approach of a boutique agency combined with the scale and scope of a leading global firm. The office supports the communication needs of top technology companies in a variety of industries, including broadband networking, mobile computing, digital lifestyle, consumer technology, clean/green technology, enterprise software, security, semiconductors and wireless telecommunications.
FORA.tv is the leading online destination for intelligent video programs on the people, issues, and ideas changing the world. FORA.tv presents free and fee-based viewing of the web’s largest collection of videos drawn from live events, lectures, interviews, and debates going on all the time at top universities, public forums, think tanks and conferences. FORA.tv helps hundreds of organizations including the Aspen Institute, New York Public Library, and Wired reach passionate and engaged audiences with video programs on the most interesting issues within politics, business, technology, science, and culture, and the environment. FORA.tv has been named a Top 50 Web Site by TIME, and a Top Education Site by The Telegraph.
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, Net:Work, Green:Net and Structure:Data; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides insider access to expert analysis on emerging technology markets.
Keiretsu Forum is the world's largest angel investor network with over 900 accredited investor members throughout 21 chapters on three continents. Since Keiretsu Forum's founding in 2000, its members have invested over $180m in 200 companies in technology, consumer products, healthcare/life sciences, real estate and other segments with high growth potential. Forum members collaborate in the due diligence, but make individual investment decisions, with rounds in the range of $250k-$2m. Keiretsu Forum's community is strengthened through education on angel investing, as well as charitable giving. Forum members have donated over $1m to 107 non-profit organizations.
Metro Audio-Visual Productions, Inc
Metro Audio Visual Productions is a full service production company specializing in corporate audio visual support. With decades of experience, an extensive inventory, and clients around the world, Metro is a trusted partner in supporting corporate events of all sizes. Clinical meetings, incentive meetings, corporate presentations, awards shows, or streaming an event, they have the talent and equipment to support the show. Based in Northern California, and an office in Orlando, their focus is on supporting customers’ presentations and events worldwide.
NetLine Corporation is the industry's premier B2B lead generation provider with the most comprehensive lifecycle platform, integrating e-mail, internet, social media, and mobile. Based on innovative processes and technology, NetLine’s solutions deliver improved sales performance from generating demand, accelerating leads, qualifying prospects, to appointment setting. With the largest B2B content syndication distribution network, NetLine’s clients include Adobe, Arrow, Google, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, VeriSign, SAP and Symantec. Founded in 1994 as the first lead generation services provider for magazine publishers (TradePub.com), NetLine parlayed its strength in demand generation and marketing automation into today's successful customer acquisition platform.
SVASE, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs
SVASE, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit association in Northern California dedicated exclusively to helping early stage entrepreneurs across all technology sectors build successful companies.
Founded by a group of software engineers in 1995 and growing steadily ever since in spite of general economic downturns, SVASE hosts 10-15 events each month, attended by 400-600 technology executives and press. Our weekly emailing reaches over 10,000 executives, making ours one of the largest, most powerful opt-in lists in the Valley. With our web based services, including "24 Hour Networking," the online "SVASE Yellow Pages," the unique, searchable "Startup Reference Guide," and our partnership with VC Experts, SVASE is able to help constituents build their businesses around the clock and around the world.
ZDNet, Where Technology Means Business
is a comprehensive guide for decision makers building shortlists for their IT priorities. Business professionals in charge of technology rely on ZDNet to deliver deep insight into IT planning, vendor consideration, and product selection. The site offers daily news, white papers, Webcasts, editorial analysis, peer feedback, and ongoing research.
Zeno Group is the marketing communications agency committed to helping clients make the most of the new realities of audience engagement and the evolving role of PR. Zeno employs more than 90 professionals in offices based in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Dallas and Toronto. The firm specializes in marketing consumer, health and technology brands. Representative clients include: Allstate Foundation, AstraZeneca, Bausch + Lomb, Kia Motors America, Life Technologies, Lipton, Mobio, Nature’s Path, Pizza Hut, Q-Cells, Redbox, Seattle’s Best Coffee (Starbucks), Sears, Scott’s Miracle Gro, Unilever, VeriFone, Webtrends, Wise Window and ZeaChem. Zeno Group was named 2011 Agency of the Year by PRWeek and 2011 Creative Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report. Zeno Group is a member of the Daniel J Edelman Company. Please visit us at zenogroup.com and follow us @zenogroup.
With its headquarters in Silicon Valley, USA, ZINFI Technologies Inc was founded by channel veterans to become a leader in integrated marketing in the information technology (IT) channel. Known for its world-class capabilities in integrated marketing and professional-services, ZINFI enables its customers to drive more demand at a lower cost with predictable ROI.
ZINFI helps technology vendors and their channel partners achieve profitable growth rapidly and affordably by automating their demand generation processes globally. Technology vendors can grow their revenue and increase their market reach by leveraging ZINFI's integrated demand generation platform. This automation platform enables end-user lead management, partner recruitment, training, installed base and new prospect marketing, deal registration, fulfillment and renewal management through the channel. IT solution providers can also use ZINFI's business process automation platform to drive more demand from their region to grow their businesses profitably. ZINFI's integrated demand generation platform comprises technologies, automated processes and a global services delivery platform.