Founder World, formerly known as SVE Demo Global, went online in March, 2020.Our first SVE Demo 2020 had attracted 60K YouTubeviews 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 grassroots pitching meetup in Silicon Valley, SVE Demo, now Founder World, has honored around 60 monthly winners, including several F50 Ventures portfolio companies such as Oculii (recently raised $50M), invi Messenger (acquired by Google),GummiCube (ASO SAAS), and many more.
In 2015, SVE, Google Developers, and F50 co-hosted the first Founder World in San Francisco, attracting 8,300 registered attendees. Now we are combining the efforts of Founder World and SVE Demo Global to power great founders in our community.
Starting Nov 19, 2021, Founder World will be packed with a pitch camp, keynote speakers, presentations, live startup pitches and Founder Camp. Additionally, about 20 startup finalists will compete in the final live pitch event in five tracks to win the title of Founder World Startup Of the Year.
A group of judges composed of global leaders, top-tier investors, VCs, and successful entrepreneurs will select 10 winners. The 10 winners will be invited to a 2-month online mentoring session, and a roadshow in Silicon Valley and at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The event is free to the founders.