Silicon Valley in Your Pocket
Your Startup Accelerator, Your Place, Your Pace
About Silicon Valley in Your Pocket
Silicon Valley in Your Pocket is a virtual startup founder community that helps you build your company (wherever you are in the world) with acceleration curriculum, coaching from accredited Silicon Valley investors & successful founders, & a comprehensive, personalized “investor-readiness” assessment.
We don’t have an industry focus. We have fashion, manufacturing, tech, artificial intelligence, B2B, B2C and many other types of startups that are members of our online global founder community. The core focus of our initial eight modules is on the foundational elements that any startup needs - establishing a proper, fundable entity and banking relationship; a clearly articulated problem statement; a market validated viable, scalable solution; a defensible, competitive differentiator; a sustainable, profitable business model; a plausible go to market strategy; an achievable 3 year financial forecast; and, of course, a strong team and group of advisors who can execute the plan.
Our virtual acceleration program is the perfect complement to your startup, whether it is at the idea stage, has launched or is somewhere in between. Our program helps startups in key areas like incorporation, competitive analysis, go-to-market strategy, finance & KPIs, online deal rooms and pitch preparation. The complete list of the eight foundational modules include:
Module 1 - Introduction to Silicon Valley in Your Pocket
Module 2 - Establishing Yourself in the Market
Module 3 - Your Competitive Landscape
Module 4 - Your Go-to-Market Strategy
Module 5 - Finance & KPIs
Module 6 - Fundraising & Pilot Partnership Strategies
Module 7 - Leadership & Corporate Governance
Module 8 - 7 Tips for 7 Minute Pitches
We can track & report your company’s "vital signs" for viability & investability. Our proprietary "investor-readiness" framework (a score out of 100) provides a roadmap to empower startups to pursue the strategies to best make them investable. By focusing on the 9 vital signs startups need to be attractive to experienced angel investors & VCs, we equip founders to make sure they are building viable, sustainable, scalable, investable businesses. And, once you are ready, as determined by your progress & maturity of your investor readiness, we can work with you on making the appropriate introductions to our vast network of prospective investors, partners, clients, service providers & more. You can even submit your pitch video for feedback & a score.