GABA Stammtisch Alameda
Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lincoln Avenue, Alameda
Join us for GABA's monthly casual get-together in the East Bay and enjoy some of Speisekammer's delicious German
dishes, beers and even the famous tart Applewine from the Frankfurt Area, while meeting old and new friends.
Please register, so we can reserve a table for the right number of people, free to attend.
We are looking forward to see you there!
Opportunities in Big Data
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Shoreline court, South San Francisco
Do you Want to be a Big Data Scientist? Then join us for this exciting event where a panel of Big Data pioneers and Data Scientists will discuss
use cases for data analytics, technologies they use to support Big Data initiatives, the expertise they leverage to realize incredible value in
data that has never been possible before.
Financial Outlook 2014
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Consulate General, 1960 Jackson Street
(at Gough), San Francisco
GABA and the German Consulate present this opportunity to meet leading corporate fund managers from Europe and the U.S. who will share their views
of next year's overall financial climate and funding for international technology companies. Don't miss this unique networking experience and the
opportunity to share invaluable knowledge, learn key strategies for success, and enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere at the Consulate.
GABA Stammtisch San Francisco
Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Triptych bar/restaurant/art gallery, 1155
Folsom Street, San Francisco
Please join us on every second Wednesday of the month for our San Francisco GABA Stammtisch and enjoy mingling and networking with
friends or colleagues. Street parking is available. The Civic Center BART Station is 3 blocks away. It should be easy to spot us
in the main room when you enter. No RSVP needed. Willkommen!
SoCal - Year End & Holiday Celebration
Friday, Dec 13, 2013
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
BSH Experience &
Design Center, 17911 Von Karman,
Suite 100, Irvine
Mark your calendar to join all your GABA friends from LA through San Diego to celebrate the holiday season with a fun and exquisite culinary
experience by private chefs who will wow your taste-buds. Start the evening with our champagne reception and silent auction. We will keep you
entertained while we all enjoy a pleasantly light evening among the German American community!
GABA Stammtisch South Bay
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Esther's German Bakery and Café,
987 N San Antonio Rd,
Los Altos, CA 94022
Come to mingle and network in the very casual environment of our traditional Stammtisch at Esther's German Bakery every month.
In the winter you will find us indoors, in the summer in the Biergarten to the back of the restaurant - a little German flag will guide you.
Apart from the dainty German dishes, Esther also serves great German beer on draft and invites the GABA Stammtisch guests to a free
dessert with your meal. No RSVP needed. Willkommen!
GABA Stammtisch Sacramento
Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
9900 Greenback Lane,
Folsom, CA 95630
Please join us for GABA's new monthly casual get-together in Folsom. We have a regular group every third Thursday of the month at
Suedwerk. They brew German style beers including a Munich style lager, Pilsner and Hefeweizen. Please RSVP to
email@example.com so we can reserve a table for the right number of people. We are looking forward to see you there!
GABA's online event calendar for more information and to register!
SVOD - Silicon Valley Open Doors (SVOD) Conference
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013, 8AM - Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013, 5PM
Computer History Museum, 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View
SVOD conference features an eclectic mix of the most creative, forward-thinking, and insightful industry speakers and over 60 investor judges from
top angel and VC funds for SVOD startup DEMO. Come celebrate winter with SVOD: pitch your company, evaluate your peers, attend our new programs,
play a bunch of exciting business games with prizes at the end, and attend a special FREE TOUR for startup founders. A special 25% discount for
GABA members to Silicon Valley Open Doors Investment Conference (#SVOD)! For registration and further information please go to the
Founders Space - Annual 2014 Venture Forecast by Founders Space
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013, 6PM - 8PM
Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton, 379 Lytton Avenue, Palo Alto
Find out what the top VC firms are looking for when it comes to
investing in 2014.
Presenters include Jon Soberg of Blumberg Capital, Dave Feinleib known
as "VCDave" for his popular blog and investment career, Steve Hoffman
cofounder of Founders Space, and a Mystery VC Guest Speaker who will
be announced soon! Panel Moderated by Scott Gray, CEO of Nearcast.
We'll have plenty of food and beverages. A special 25% discount for
GABA members, please use code 25percent. For registration and further information please go to the
New and Renewing Members
BASF Venture Capital America, Inc.
Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie
E&M Mayock & Associates
For more information on how to become a GABA Member, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
our website to sign up online.
Bank of the West offers new
credit card for expats with no credit history
Each year, thousands of people arrive in the United States with work visas. Yet, upon arrival, many learn for the first time that they lack the
US credit history that is crucial to establishing their financial footing. Bank of the West now offers unsecured credit cards to new immigrants.
For more information please contact: email@example.com or 415-866-4909.
GAIS Winterfest 2013
Please join GAIS on Saturday, December 7, from 2:00 - 5:00pm and bring your family and friends to celebrate
a wonderful afternoon full of holiday activities. This year's Winterfest will feature a Holiday Bazaar, café, baked goodies, delicious food
and beverages, hand-made arts and crafts, a visit from Santa, a raffle to win a Christmas tree and much more. The school music bands and singers will
provide wonderful festive music to get you into the holiday spirit. Admission is free - parking will be available. For more information please see
GISSV is hosting theGerman Holiday Market at Mountain View City
On Saturday Dec.
14th, Civic Center Plaza will be transformed into a European village bustling with merchants, food, entertainment and plenty of fun
for the whole family. Complete your holiday shopping at the local artisans' booths filled with unique handmade gifts, while enjoying the traditional
delights of the season, including Glühwein (mulled spiced wine) and hot cider, roasted nuts, and other delicious savory and sweet
items. For more information take a look at the program.
Meridian Finance Group named
as Broker of the Year
Export-Import Bank of the U.S. has named GABA member
Meridian Finance Group its 2013 "Broker of the Year" and is recognized as the most active EX-IM Bank Insurance Broker. Exporting is one of the bright
spots in the economy right now and Meridian is helping hundreds of exporters to expand their international sales. For information call Meridian
Finance Group at 310-260-2130, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.meridianfinance.com.
VP Engineering - Networking/Location Based Solutions (San Jose / SouthBay)
YES Partners is recruiting for a VP Engineering - Networking for their client. The company provides location based solutions. It creates great
customer experiences delivered by really cool technology. It is a Software-as-a-Service model that uses proprietary technology in a device smaller
than a deck of cards. It can be delivered without the need to connect to the internet. The Founder is a consummate visionary, serial entrepreneur
and inventor with a dynamic career distinguished by a consistent track-record of success in the start-up, development and leadership of early stage
companies. Click here for a detailed job description.
Goethe-Institut San Francisco
Holiday Art Bazaar, Film and Party
Friday, Dec 06, 2013
3:00 PM bazaar; 6:30 PM film; 7:30 PM party
Goethe-Institut San Francisco,
530 Bush Street,
Join them as they celebrate the holiday season with a big party. Enjoy spiced cider, Lebkuchen and Stollen, dance to cool music, meet and mingle
with local artists at their bazaar. And watch the brand new film "Planet Goethe" - a documentary about 60 years of German language learning
around the world by Maren Niemeyer. Free Admission! For more information click here.