Silicon Valley: 21 Sep – 15 Oct

This time round, I have spent an inordinate amount of time out in the field, meeting countless startups and VCs. Although it was too long to be away from my loved ones, my job gives me an excuse to meet all sorts of cool startups and catch a glimpse of what they’re up to.

Here’s the complete list:

  1. BayNote
  2. Altor Networks
  3. Arcot Systems
  4. Mocana
  5. Cittio
  6. Aeroscout
  7. Radarsync
  8. plaYce
  9. Dyyno – major disruption, one to watch
  10. Playspan
  11. CrunchyRoll – I like these guys
  12. WikInvest
  13. Punch Entertainment
  14. Livescribe
  15. Provade
  16. Vsee
  17. Shattered Reality Interactive – interesting model/approach…
  18. Arrowspan
  19. Dilithium Networks – the CEO’s poise, calm and composure is something for me to watch and learn
  20. Virtual Logix
  21. Intelliden
  22. ViVu
  23. Krillion
  24. AllMyData
  25. Palamida
  26. Inigral
  27. Heysan
  28. WireCache – really hit it off with these chaps as if we were old pals
  29. Flock
  30. Qik
  31. IGG – omg China rocks!
  32. Serious Business
  33. Zoosk
  34. NextLabs
  35. Moblyng
  36. Jivox
  37. Moxsie
  38. Panterra Networks
  39. MiNo Wireless – awesome product, been wanting to see this in the market for a while now
  40. Amobee
  41. Airplay Networks
  42. NebuAd
  43. PureWave Networks
  44. RingCentral
  45. i2we
  46. RockYou
  47. Emotive Communications – I like what they’re doing, one to watch for the future
  48. Eqal
  49. United Sample
  50. Toucan Global
  51. EventBrite
  52. WooMedia – cool CEO, respct
  53. Packaged Business Solutions International – flower power!

Non-startups I met included:

  1. Lightspeed Venture Partners
  2. Mayfield Fund
  3. DE Shaw – the Venture Capital arm
  4. Morgan Lewis – law firm that represents many startups

About James Chan

James Chan is an entrepreneur, investor, geek, photographer and husband/father based out of Singapore. Apart from frequent travels to Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia for work, James can also be found online via his trusty 15" Retina MacBook Pro or iPhone 6+.