Who We Are

Silicon Foundry is an innovation advisory platform that partners with select leading global corporations, while also serving as an unbiased resource for the entire startup and investment community. We provide our Member organizations a curated flow of strategic insights, targeted connectivity, physical presence and actionable business opportunities, delivered by a dedicated and expert team that is deeply embedded in the Silicon Valley ecosystem and beyond.

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Our Platform

We build bridges between leading corporations, startups, investors and industry influencers by connecting the dots and delivering highly-targeted introductions, private bespoke experiences that bring together visionary people who are creating new technologies, platforms or paradigms of thought that will fundamentally change the way we live, work and play in the years to come.

For Corporates

We act as trusted and embedded day-to-day advisors, as you navigate the technology ecosystem as your trusted on the ground partner, providing unique insights, strategic deal flow and connectivity to the key players across the landscape.

For Entrepreneurs

At no cost, we support identifying and building meaningful relationships with C-suite decision makers – at the right times and levels – for impactful customer, partnership, investment or exit opportunities.

For Investors

We expand your network reach of relevant corporate decision makers / strategic investors, bring value to your portfolio companies (all free of charge) by surfacing and accelerating their global business development efforts.

For Advisors

We align and collaborate with other trusted advisory partners to Global 2000 companies looking to support their strategic agendas and tap the power of the external innovation universe and solutions from emerging companies.

Our Method

Obtain unique access

We serve as a partner and frontline extension of our Members’ teams. Leveraging our network, we deliver highly-targeted connectivity, intelligence and deal flow to unlock tangible business opportunities – from strategic partnerships, to investments, spin outs and acquisitions.

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Discover by design

We serve as Members’ peripheral vision driving discovery through ongoing curated introductions and custom experiences that both expose Members to over the horizon technologies and models and connect  them directly to the entrepreneurs and startups that are relevant in the context of their businesses today.

Discover by design

We serve as Members’ peripheral vision driving discovery through ongoing curated introductions and custom experiences that both expose Members to over the horizon technologies and models and connect them directly to the entrepreneurs and startups that are relevant in the context of their businesses today.

Cut through the noise

We help Members zero in on only the most relevant and impactful opportunities by filtering the expansive technology landscape using the same intensive process that venture capitalists use to evaluate deals.

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Our Experiences

We provide inspiration and engineer strategic connectivity across the ecosystem through exclusive curated events and briefings with top founders, executives, investors and industry thought leaders.

Membership

Our Members include a diverse set of the world’s leading corporations across a wide range of industries, from entertainment to retail, telecommunications to transportation, and beyond.

“Silicon Foundry helps us navigate the noise across the Valley by providing targeted market intelligence and trend analyses, startup-specific insights, collaboration support, and a stream of impactful, high-level introductions for our senior executives.”
Jin Lim, Corporate Vice Presidents

Our Community

We provide Members a place to call home in the heart of Silicon Valley through our dynamic executive co-working hub. The hub is engineered to encourage the collision of people and ideas through Member-to-Member collaboration and unique programming that brings Members together with other key founders, senior executives, investors, influencers, academics and industry thought leaders.

Our Team

Our team of global professionals is dedicated to serving our Members’ strategic and business development interests and priorities. Our singular mission is to build trusted bridges, as well as to facilitate impactful connections and engagements, across our Members and the innovation landscape. We accomplish this by leveraging our authentic and expansive ties and decades of collective startup, corporate, investment and advisory experience. Complementing our full-time team are our active cohort of Network Advisors – across industries and geographies – as well as the reach and relationships provided by strategic partners that are deeply embedded across the ecosystem. We’re rapidly growing our team of professionals and are currently hiring across the Partner and Associate levels.