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  • The Global Chamber® San Francisco is pleased to announce its latest Collaborator: GSVlabs (GSV), GSV is a global innovation center based in Silicon Valley that accelerates startups and connects corporations to exponential technologies, business models, and entrepreneurs. It's 72k square-foot facility houses over 170+ startups and partners. A global innovation platform, GSVlabs works with individuals, startups, and corporate partners to accelerate their growth and is focused on key technology verticals, including Big Data, Sustainability, Education Technology (EdTech), Entertainment & Mobile. GSVlabs also houses three accelerators including ReBoot Career Accelerator for Women, Core Labs Game Accelerator, and GSVlabs' Pioneer Accelerator with Google Developers Launchpad. The GCSF and GSV plan to collaboration via cross promotion / marketing initiatives, to explore joint development of programs, and to provide discounts, benefits, or value added services as available for respective organizations' constituents. Warm welcome to GSVlabs to the Global Chamber community!

     

     

  • The Global Chamber® San Francisco is proud to announce its latest Envoy: Angela Martin!  Angela currently works as the West Regional Sales Executive for Blue Marble covering Northern California and Pacific Northwest. Angela joined Blue Marble in 2015 after a 15 year career at ADP.  During her 15 year tenure at ADP, she held 9 different roles ranging from Human Resources, HCM Sales, BPO Sales, Sales Leadership and a myriad of other responsibilities.  Angela’s expertise in HCM and Global payroll has been leveraged by some of the most recognized Silicon Valley companies in the Bay Area. Warm welcome to Angela! 

  • The Global Chamber® San Francisco (GCSF) along with NordicsGoSoCap, the Institute for Evolutionary Leadership, and Saybrook University will co-host a day of training and dialogue for an international group of social entrepreneurs, investors, and political leaders. We will gather in the heart of Downtown Oakland to build collaborative relationships and enhance our capacity to navigate complex relationships between money and meaning, local issues and global challenges, interdependence and conflicting interests, beaconing possibilities and dictatorship of the past. Our special focus will be on fostering cross-border communication & collaboration while keeping social / environmental impact strategies highly relevant to local context. Morning coffee & lunch will be offered on site; after the event there will be an opportunity to join our Nordic guests for an optional walk in Downtown & Uptown Oakland. For more information on the event and details on Global Chamber® member special discounts, please contact GCSF Envoy and event coordinator, Tatiana Vekovishcheva at t.vekovishcheva@globalchamber.org. Space is strictly limited, so register now!

  • The Global Chamber® San Francisco is proud to be an official Partner of the China Social Innovation Form, which will be held on September 10, 2016 at the Impact Hub in San Francisco, CA.

    The China Social Innovation Forum puts a special focus on how the U.S. and global leaders can choose the most effective paths for their sustainable social impact in China. The event focuses on knowledge sharing across borders and sectors, through sustainable-solution focused panels and open space sessions on key issues in adapting practices from the U.S and elsewhere to China.

    It will help those in the U.S and other countries support social innovation more effectively in China, and also foster a culture of philanthropy, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and sharing economy, and eventually lead to building an impact economy in China.

    For more information and agenda, please visit HERE.

  • The Global Chamber® San Francisco (GCSF) is pleased to announce its latest official Collaborators: Startups Greater Asia & Silicon Vikings!

     

    Startups Greater Asia (SGA) is a Silicon Valley-based networking hub and knowledge exchange for entrepreneurs, investors, and business professionals doing business between Silicon Valley and Asia. SGA collects and curates the knowledge and experiences of successful entrepreneurs, professionals, and active investors to share with the community via SGA events and its newsletters and marketing channels. 

     

    Silicon Vikings is a 30,000+ network headquartered in Silicon Valley with nodes throughout the Nordic and Baltic region including Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Oslo, Reykjavik, Riga, Stockholm, Tallinn, and Vilnius. Silicon Vikings focuses on Nordic and Baltic innovation and entrepreneurship.

     

    Under the newly formed collaborations, the GCSF plans to separately work with both organizations to develop / co-host new programs, engage in cross promotion activities and to provide value added services and benefits to respective organizations' constituents. Warm welcome to Startups Greater Asia and Silicon Vikings!