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Gavin Newsom: Angry Birds for Democracy

Wed, Feb 27 2013 - 6:30pm

Gavin Newsom: Angry Birds for Democracy

Lieutenant Governor of California; Author, Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government

In conversation with Adam Lashinsky, Senior Editor at Large, Fortune Magazine

Anyone with an iPhone can publish, purchase, invest and entertain with the touch of a button – and now it’s time for government to get in the game. Read more »

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The Algorithm for Love

Thu, Feb 14 2013 - 6:30pm

Sam Yagan, CEO, OkCupid & Match.com
In conversation with Joy Nordenstrom, Matchmaker and Founder, Joy of Romance
Beth Spotswood, Culture Blogger, SFGate.com - Emcee Read more »

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Craft to Table: A Two Part Event with Restaurants State Bird Provisions and Bar Tartine

Wed, Feb 13 2013 - 6:30pm

Craft to Table: A Two-Part Event with Restaurants State Bird Provisions and Bar Tartine

Stuart Brioza, Chef and Owner, State Bird Provisions
Nicole Krasinski, Pastry Chef and Owner, State Bird Provisions
Nicolaus Balla, Executive Chef, Bar Tartine
Cortney Burns, Production Manager, Bar Tartine
Sara Deseran, Deputy Editor, San Francisco Magazine; Co-founder, Chefs Feed – Moderator Read more »

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John Mackey: A Whole-istic Approach to Capitalism

Tue, Jan 22 2013 - 6:30pm

John Mackey: A Whole-istic Approach to Capitalism

This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below.

John Mackey, CEO, Co-founder, Whole Foods Market; Co-author, Conscious Capitalism

Iconic CEO and co-founder Mackey is known for his all-natural approach to a mega chain of grocery stores, Whole Foods. Read more »

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Y Combinator:The Secret in this Incubator's Sauce

Thu, Jan 10 2013 - 6:30pm

Y Combinator: The Secret in This Incubator’s Sauce 

This program is sold out

Harj Taggar, Partner, Y Combinator
Joe Gebbia, CPO and Co-founder, Airbnb
Steve Huffman, Co-founder, Hipmunk and Reddit
Jude Gomila, Co-founder, Heyzap
Randall Stross, Author, The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's Most Exclusive School for Startups - Moderator

Companies like Heyzap, Airbnb, Hipmunk, Reddit and Read more »

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Joanne Weir: Hot Out of the Oven

Wed, Dec 12 2012 - 6:30pm

Joanne Weir: Hot Out of the Oven

Chef and Owner, Copita Tequileria y Comida; Host, "Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence"; Author, Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence; James Beard Award Winner for Best Cookbook, 2005

In conversation with Gary Danko, Chef and Principal, Restaurant Gary Danko; James Beard Award Winner for “Best Chef-California, 1995” and “Best New Restaurant, 2000” Read more »

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30 Years Under the Influence: St. George's Tale of Liquid Courage

Fri, Nov 30 2012 - 7:30pm

30 Years Under the Influence: St. George’s Tale of Liquid Courage

Jörg Rupf, Founder, St. George Spirits
Lance Winters, Master Distiller, St. George Spirits
Dave Smith, Distiller, St. George Spirits
Bob Klein, Proprietor, Oliveto Restaurant - Moderator

When Jörg Rupf founded St. George Spirits in 1982, he was a lone wolf making elegant eaux de vie in a wine cooler world. Read more »

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Tim Ferriss: The 4-Hour Movement

Wed, Nov 28 2012 - 6:30pm

Tim Ferriss: The 4-Hour Movement

This event is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist here. Tickets are still available to see Ferris speak in Palo Alto on November 29. Read more »

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Is Tech Hurting SF?

Thu, Nov 15 2012 - 6:30pm

Is Tech Hurting SF?

This program is cancelled

David Talbot, Founder, Salon; Author; Journalist, San Francisco magazine
Additional panelists TBA

Some call San Francisco the new Silicon Valley, and we can understand why. Its unique urban landscape, diverse population and progressive culture appeal to entrepreneurs the world over. Read more »

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Water: Innovating for the Essential Resource

Wed, Nov 7 2012 - 6:30pm

Water: Innovating for the Essential Resource

Jake Norton, Co-founder and Lead Climber, Challenge 21
Evan Thomas, Assistant Professor and Director, The SWEET Lab; Executive Vice President, Manna Energy Limited
Jon Rose, Professional Surfer; Founder, Waves for Water
Peter Gleick, Water Expert; Co-founder and President, Pacific Institute; MacArthur Fellow
Jason Mark, Editor, Earth Island Journal - Moderator Read more »

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