Silicon Valley Robotics brings startups together with cofounders, mentors, programs, facilities and funding to accelerate their growth.

Accelerator Programs

For Silicon Valley Robotics members

Our accelerator program is free for Silicon Valley Robotics Members. Step 1. Check the SVR calendar and sign up for a Thursday night pitch workshop and startup evaluation. Step 2. We match you with a mentor(s). Step 3. Attend our regular investor showcases (optional).

SUMMER SESSION from June 25 to August 25 will be a STUDY GROUP on Thursday nights for the free Venture Deals online course with Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson from Techstars and Kauffman Fellows.

For other robotics and hardware startups

You are welcome to join the startup program on a 'pay as you go' basis. It's $75 per workshop session for non SVR members, or $50 if you're a Circuit Launch member. The Office Hours part of the program is only available to SVR or Circuit Launch members. Seriously, join up already! It's the best startup facility in the whole of Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay. 

Custom programs

Let us customize our curricula for you. Whether it's a 3 hour workshop, a one week bootcamp or spread over a 3 month period. 

We know how to grow robot and hardware startups, and Circuit Launch provides all the space, equipment and expertise you need. 

Curriculum covered in workshops and with mentors:

  • Getting Started
  • Co-founders
  • Fundraising
  • Fundraising Docs
  • Legal & Finance
  • Researching Competitive Landscape
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • Customer Development
  • Enterprise vs Consumer
  • Ideation Stages
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • People & Culture
  • Measure What Matters
  • Staying Alive
  • Competition
  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain
  • Market Channels
  • Sales & Marketing
  • PR
  • Quality Assurance
  • Later Stages
  • Hardware
  • Standards
  • Robotics
  • Sensors
  • Comm Tech
  • Medical Devices
  • Food Grade
  • Safety Standards
  • Data Science
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence