Founder World 2021

Emower extraordinary founders 

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Founder World 2021 is the new 2nd annual SVE Demo Global 2021) on Nov 18 – Dec 6, from Austin, Silicon Valley, and globally online. The event is hosted by the SVE (Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs),together with F50 Elevate (Austin), Raising the Round (SV), and supported by a group of communities worldwide.

SVE Demo Global went online in March, 2020. First SVE Demo 2020  had  attracted 60K youtube views since early 2020. The 2020 Grand winner AgriBody was acquired by Global Clean Energy Holdings in 2021, PhableCare raised $15M in 2021.  For the past decade, as the oldest and largest grassroot pitching meetup in Silicon Valley, SVE Demo honored around 60 monthly winners over the past 10 years, including several F50 Ventures Portfolio companies Oculii (Recently raised $50M), Invi (Acquired by Google), GummiCube (ASO SAAS), and many more..

At 2015, SVE, Google Developers, and F50 hosted the first Founder World in SF, attracting 8300 registered attendees. Now we are combining the efforts of Founder World and SVE Demo Global to power great founders in our community in a bigger way.

Starting Nov 18 2021, packed with Pitch Camp, Keynote / Presentations, Founder Camp, and about 30 finalist startups will join the finale demo in five tracks, with live pitches, featured startup presentations,  to win one of the spots as Founder World Startup Of Year title. etc.  Here is the schedule outline A group of judges composed of global leaders, top-tier investors, VCs, and successful entrepreneurs will select the 10 winners. The 10 winners will be invited to 2 month online mentoring session, and a roadshow in Silicon Valley and SXSW in Austin Texas. The event is free to the founders.


Founder World | SVE Past Speakers

  • Adam Draper, Funding Partner Boost VC
  • Adam Goldburg, LightSpeed Ventures
  • Bill Reichert, Pegasus Ventures
  • Blake Masters, Co-Author of Zero to One & President of The Thiel Foundation
  • Doug Renert, Co-founder and Partner, Tandem Capital
  • Duncan Davidson, Managing Partner, Bullpen Capital
  • Duncan Logan, Founder & CEO Rocket Space
  • Guy Kawasaki, Founding Partner, Garage Technology Ventures
  • Jack Abraham, Founder at New Company
  • Jason Calacanis, Founder of Launch
  • Jermaine Dupri, Multi Grammy Award Winning Producer/ Songwriter
  • Josh Elman, Partner, Greylock
  • Josh Tetrick, CEO of Hampton Creek
  • Keith Teare, Accelerated Digital Ventures
  • Kris Gale, Founder of Clover Health
  • Louay Eldada, CEO and Co-founder, Quanergy
  • Max Ventilla, Founder of Alt School
  • Paul Holland, Partner, Foundation Capital
  • Paul Singh, Tie Angels
  • Peter Herbet, Lux Capital
  • Purnima Kochikar, Director, Google Play
  • Sam Liang, Otter AI
  • Sam Santhosh, Founder and CEO Medgenome Labs
  • Scott Armanini, Angel Investor
  • Tim Draper, Founder Draper University | Draper Associate
  • Water Brouwer, Doc.AI / ShareCare (IPO 2021)
  • William Santana Li, Chairman and CEO, Knightscope, Inc. ($500M startup)
  • Yvonne Darlene Cagle, M.D. NASA, Astronaut, U.S. Air Force

Here is the speaker  / judge form (To submit your information): founderworld/sve/speaker-nomination/

Past  Sponsors

  • Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Walmart, Yahoo, Samsong
  • Perkins and Coie,  Dentons, Haynes and Boones,
  • GSB Labs, Hacker Dojo,  RocketSpace, WeWork
  • 100+ more

Program Outline

Nov 18 – Dec 6

Founder World  2021 program

  • Pitching Camp  (All attendees) : Nov 18-20
  • Finale Demo (5 tracks, 30 finalists) : Dec 1 – 3
  • Community Leader Summit : Dec 1
  • Founder Bootcamp (Offline, finalist only) @ Lost Ridge Ranch: Dec 4-5
  • Award ceremony: Dec 6
  • Mentorship (Winners only)
  • Roadshow Silicon Valley (Feb, 2022, 10 winners)
  • Roadshow SXSW @ Austin  (March 2022)

Five Tracks @ Finale

  • HealthTech
  • Ag & FoodTech  
  • Property Tech 
  • Sustainability  
  • General (All others, FinTech, DeepTech  etc)

Content format for  each tech track

  • Keynote & Welcome Remark
  • Speakers & Presentation 
  • Startup Pitch and Demo (4minutes each, plus Q&A)
  • Judge  Feedback & Roundtable
  • Winner Announcement (One winner from each category)

Founder Camp: Dec 4-5

Award for each category (TBC)

  • FounderWorld Startup of Year 2021 title (Official Winners)
    • 10 Startups will win the title  & trophy
  • Other category of award 
    • For founders
      • Best Pitch
      • Most Potential Founders
      • Best Women Founder
      • Best Founder – Founder’s Choice:  by popular vote (TBC)
  • For Startups
    • Best Social Impact Startup
    • Best Texas Startup
    • Best International Startup
    • Best Startup – Founder’s Choice:  by popular vote (TBC)

Prizes for Startup of Year winners (TBC, T&C applies):

  • Roadshow @ Silicon Valley
  • Roadshow in SXSW @ Austin
  • Special Marketing & Mentoring Package by FoudnerWorld  & F50 ($$ value, no cost to founder, T&C applies)
  • $100K investment rights (T&C apply)
  • Prize from our partners and sponsors (Coming soon)

Note: (Travel & lodging cost not included)

For Finalists (All presenters)


About Founder

Founder World is the one of largest community-based public event dedicated to developers and founders.

HQ in Austin, grew up in Silicon Valley, our vision is to bring world-class founders, developers, community leaders, investors and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, Austin and around the globe to engage with industry experts, network with potential partners, and see groundbreaking companies that will build our future.

Thousands of founders, developers, community leaders, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and around the globe will gather to engage with industry experts, network with potential partners, and see groundbreaking companies that will define our future. Each of our past conferences, demo nights and summits have been well received by the Silicon Valley community and beyond.

FounderWorld Award is the pillar of Founder World. Over 500 startups will enter to compete for the final 10 spots, as FounderWorld Startup of Year 2021, gaining premiere exposure to 100+ global media outlets and 1,000+ investors from our global network. 

YouTube channel: Youtube./c/FunderWorld


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Fonder World | SVE Demo Global History


About SVE – SIlicon Valley Entrepreneur and Startups

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs (SVE) is the largest grassroots movement of founders and developers in the Bay Area since 2008.  Now with 80,000+ members on meetup and linkedin, we have multiple meetups every month:

  • SVE Demo: the largest and oldest community monthly & Annual pitching event.
  • SVE Mixer: finding co-founders, CTO, partners, and core team members
  • Hiking
  • SVE Talk: insightful talk with rising stars, successful founders, and investors
  • Founder Bootcamp

About F50 Ventures

Austin based venture fund. 


Silicon Valley based Pitch training company. 

More details, coming soon……..





SVE Demo Global 2020

Fanale: Oct 27

Startup of 2020 (Judge Voting)

Vote Now on Youtube Entrepreneur’s choice (SVE Community Voting)

For the first time, we are organizing a SVE Demo Global 2020 startup competition including 3 SVE Demo events as part of F50 Global Capital Summit Fall 2020

SVE Demo is the largest and oldest monthly pitching event in Silicon Valley for over 10 years. SVE Demo Global 2020 is the global version of the demo meetup.

SVE Demo is the largest and oldest monthly pitching event in Silicon Valley for over 10 years. SVE Demo Global 2020 is the global version of the demo meetup.



Vote Now on SVE Youtube:

SVE Entrepreneur’s Choice 2020

Vote now by “like” the video on SVE youtube.

The startups who has the maximal number of likes by Oct 27th 11 AM will be the winner of SVE Entrepreneur’s Choice 2020″

List of startups 

SVE Demo Global 2020 Agtech Track

InSight Labs

InSight combines spectroscopy, chemo metrics and AI to power real-time food quality analysis applications for the food processing industry.

Omni Bev

Omni is the world’s first authentic Ready to drink Vietnamese cold brew coffee made with real Vietnamese beans.

 Pumpkin Organics 

Pumpkin Organics is redefining baby food based on the nutritional science of the First 1,000 Days.  They are on a mission to change the way we feed our kids, and to contribute to a healthy, happy and high-performing next generation around the world. 

Akorn Technology

Smart multi-functional food coatings that double the shelf life and enhance safety, quality, nutrition and taste of fresh produce.

Agribody Technologies

Agribody Technologies Inc. (ATI) Expands Global Food Security by Significantly Increasing Crop Yields and Extending Shelf Life Using Patented Gene Technology.

Automated Fruit Scouting

AFS’s proprietary Fruit Recognition System starts with a deep learning classifier trained on young fruit, then automatically trains itself as the fruit grow throughout the season. AFS’s solution applies to any fruit, vegetable, nut, or berry.

Avirtech Technologies

Avirtech provides crop intelligence including plantation control systems for monitoring site conditions through aerial and ground information. 

SVE Demo Global 2020 General Track


Epilert’s bracelet is a smart epilepsy monitoring device using 5 biosensors along with machine learning to offer the finest technology to detect and predict epilepsy seizures, and immediately alert caregivers.


Rubens is the big data-driven quality and provenance intelligence system for the fresh food supply chain.


Hidrent helps firefighters supplement their incomes during their 20 off-duty days each month by connecting them with people and businesses looking for safe, trustworthy and reliable handyman-type services.

SVE Demo Global 2020 India track


To become the pioneer in the field of non-academic & creative learning by being the leader in, range, quality of coaches and state of the art technology.

Kaze Living

Kaze Living is an NCR-based Farm-to-Fork venture that brings clean, pesticide-free, locally produced food to consumers’ doorsteps.


They help farmers protect crops, reduce input cost and increase crop quality and quantity. It’s next gen agriculture right on their mobile. is owned by E Online Tutors Inc, a company incorporated in the state of Georgia, USA.SVE Demo Global 2020 Oct 6th
BotzeeBotzee increases efficiencies and eliminates workplace injuries within hospitals by handling physically demanding and repetitive tasks.
  Athena Music & Wellness Therapy,Athena Music & Wellness Therapy is a mental wellness solutions provider, harnessing the power of music to help individuals with a myriad of challenges from autism to Alzheimer’s, and from addiction to depression. We specialize in clinical music therapy treatment, therapist education, mental wellness, and content licensing.
WatchRxWatchRx offers a smartwatch solution for seniors that provides visual medication reminders with name, dosage, and image with voice instructions, text messaging, phone calls, and collects vitalsLike your favorite Startups Now!

See you at SVE Demo Global 2020 Finale on Oct 27th

On Oct 27th. One Startup will be selected as “Startup of the Year” by the judging Panel. The winner will be promoted through our social network and have access to lots of our events.
Past Winners from SVE Demo Global from each sector will attend and present!Past Winners: Umeheal Ltd and Dokat Inc. View their great pitching videos down below.

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Process Detail

Startup of Month August – Umeheal


Entrepreneur’s Choice July (Popular vote)

by Like the video on youtube

Join us on July 22 9AM for the live session with Judges!


Check out our recent SVE Demo Global on June 16 at F50 Global Capital Summit on Youtube

Investor Talk on SVE Yotuube

SVE Demo hosted demo events in Google, Microsoft, Draper University in 2019.


Find some of the demos on SVE Youtbue channel


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