On April 12, 2018, The Silicon Valley Forum hosted the annual Women in Tech Festival 2018: The League of Extraordinary Women. The event was attended together by both remarkable women and men alike. Some of the attendees included but not limited to were those such as Purnima Kochikar, director of Google Play application and games, Bill Reichert, Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, and Christine Herron, Director at Intel Capital, along with over 500 attendees participating in the event.
The annual Women in Tech Festival started in 2015 focusing on women working in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. Through various platforms such as round tables, workshops, and offline networks, the event provides attendees the ability to exchange a share experiences in the industry. Guest speakers invited each year includes entrepreneurs, CEOs, executives, and investors as well as a startup pitches to encourage women to those looking to invest or raise capital all while gaining exposure.
United Innovation Services had in-depth exchanges with internationally renowned companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Mercer, Accenture; negotiating the possible collaboration and partnerships while promoting cross-border program by UIS. The promotions of the Cross-Border program, bringing talent and projects to China were carried out by advertising the three major services of United Innovation Services; Science Parks, Incubator, and venture capital.
During the event, the UIS reached potential partners and clients. As a result several companies have asked United Innovation Services to help guide and assist their entry into the Chinese market.