Silicon Valley Tech Tour
The Silicon Valley Tech Tour is a unique one-day experience. Designed for those who come to Silicon Valley to learn about new technologies, it also offers unparalleled access to the Valley's "secret sauce": disruptive startups.
On this tour you’ll visit the most innovative companies operating today in Silicon Valley and get hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies. Getting up to speed on the major trends in the fields of Internet of Things, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Drones and Robotics comes as standard.
Join the Tech Tour and meet the founders and CEOs who are transforming industries. Hear insider stories of their greatest successes and failures.
- One-day experience
- Runs every Friday
At Silicon Valley Innovation Center our mission is to help global businesses accelerate transformation. Through our unique innovation tours, executive immersion programs, corporate strategy sessions, startup showcases and executive conferences we can connect your organization to some of the most exciting technology companies and startups Silicon Valley has to offer.
Our customers include Fortune 500 companies, board directors of multi-billion dollar corporations, corporate executives, business owners and government leaders from Silicon Valley and beyond.
A unique Silicon Valley experience you'll never forget!
Discover powerful new ideas about the future of your industry by interacting with like-minded participants, speakers and Silicon Valley insiders.
Tap into the wealth of experience Silicon Valley has to offer. Experience disruptive new technologies and find out how they’ll effect your business.
Learn from real-life stories of success and failure from local innovators, startups and entrepreneurs.
See technology demos and test new products first-hand. Be first to try out the latest innovations. Witness the future today.
What's Included in the tour?
(Agenda is subject to change without notice)
09:00 am - 10:00 am
“The future of business” and Q&A by innovation strategist of Silicon Valley Innovation Center at Silicon Valley Innovation Center.
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tesla Model X test drive and Oculus Rift / Microsoft Hololens tryouts.
There are 3 main features of Tesla that we will show to highlight “autonomous” driving.
– Autopilot (Car will follow other cars, stop itself if car stops in front of it, follow the lane even with turns, and etc. )
– Auto parking (Car can park itself automatically both parallel and perpendicular).
– Auto summon (Car can move few yards back and forth by its own / no driver inside.)
A test drive will take place in a parking lot and city streets next to our office in San Mateo (We are located in a quiet business district, with the minimal traffic, and this makes this experience easy and stress-free.)
Your participants will be behind driving wheel during autopilot mode. One of our representatives will be present in the car all the time to advise.
Every participant who is willing to test drive Tesla should have a driving license valid for driving in US. (I.e. valid for renting cars in US).
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Guided tour of Stanford University
Stanford University gave rise to Silicon Valley as we know it today. It has been one of the most successful universities when it comes to educating leaders, spinning off new ventures, and commercializing university research.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Visit to B8ta store (and discussion with an expert, www.b8ta.com)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Google Headquarters and Googleplex
Mountain View, CA.
Guided tour of Googleplex, Android Garden, and Google Merchandise store. Hear insightful facts about unique Google‘s work culture. And expert from Silicon Valley Innovation Center will tell you about how this legendary company is changing the world of business with big data, autonomous vehicles, and artificial intelligence.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Apple visitors center
One of our representative (SVIC) can explain Apple history and culture, as well as highlight 4 areas to explore at Visitor’s Center.
MEET DISRUPTIVE STARTUPS
(These companies participated in previous programs. List of companies and hands-on experiences is subject to change without notice)
Featured hands-on experiences
Tesla Model X
Experience first hand the autopilot, auto parking and auto summon features of the Tesla Model X, all while sitting behind the wheel.
Immerse yourself in virtual reality with the Oculus Rift VR. The comfortable headset features adjustable straps and balanced weight so you can game or watch your favorite movies.
Tour was fantastic
Projects Manager at York Region, Canada
Completely different experience
Director at MEMScom Technology, Malaysia
Took away unique insights
COO, Talent International, Australia
Very intense and informative
Section Head Mobile Application and Digital Magazine, Indonesia
More tour details
|Where we'll be|
This tour takes place at locations across the southern San Francisco Bay area. It starts and ends at Silicon Valley Innovation Center at 1850 Gateway Drive, Suite 150, San Mateo, CA.
Innovation, disruption, transformation; that’s the heart of Silicon Valley. On this tour you’ll meet the men and women working daily to redefine industries through technology. Artificial intelligence, robotics, internet of things; whatever your interest we’re sure you’ll come away inspired by everything you’ve seen and heard.
|What you'll learn|
Silicon Valley isn’t just a location, it’s a culture. On this tour you’ll breath it all in alongside the creators, visionaries and engineers who make it happen. Hear their stories of success and failure, try out the latest technologies and find out what the future is going to look like.
Before purchasing tickets, please carefully review your event.
A full refund will be issued on any innovation tour tickets provided you let us know of your wish to cancel at least 15 days prior to the tour start date.
We’ll contact you and issue a full refund automatically, including all fees, in the unlikely event that a tour or experience is cancelled by the host company.
To officially request a cancellation of your experience or event, please contact us.
Know before you book
There are 20 spots available on this tour.
All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along.