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Dominating Your Industry Through Thought Leadership SEO

Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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In a world where there's a new social media trend every year, how do entrepreneurs know where to invest their time and money when it comes to marketing?   The most effective platform is probably the most obvious one: Google. 

Almost every purchase you make passes through Google in some way. Whether it's shopping for  a new cell phone, checking out a new restaurant or buying infrastructure for your business, the first thing you do is conduct a search on Google. Thus, knowing how to be on the other side of the equation - having your website show up at the top of the list when people are doing research online -should be a key part of your customer acquisition strategy.

Evan Bailyn, bestselling author of  the book Outsmarting Google,  will discuss the following:

-A simple, practical strategy for obtaining new sales through Google search - one you can put into action today 

-Google's search algorithm demystified

-An explanation of how social media and Google search currently interact, and how the "social search" landscape will be changing in the coming three to five years

and more!

Evan has worked with hundreds of clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.  He approaches SEO with a clear focus on ROI rather than just traffic acquisition, exposure or other metrics that do not ultimately maximize the return on investment to the business organization. At the same time, his core philosophy comes from a place of doing right by clients and creating a more positive brand perception for their companies.


Value to Attendees: 

Attendees will walk away with a clear, definitive understanding of how search engine optimization (SEO) works in  2014 -  as well as perspective on how  SEO will be changing in the coming years.  Attendees  will learn how to launch proven, effective SEO campaigns immediately.



6:00 pm to 7:00 pm  Check In, Food, Networking Reception

7:00 pm to  8:30 pm  Presentation, Q & A

8:30 pm to  9:30 pm  More Q & A, Raffle,  More Networking




About Our Speaker:


Evan Bailyn is an internet entrepreneur and the bestselling author of three books on SEO and social media. He is primarily known as an expert on thought leadership marketing, having used his ability to attract online visitors to build and sell five businesses -  including one of the largest children’s websites on the Internet.

Currently, Evan offers marketing services through his company, First Page Sage. Under Evan’s tutelage, clients have launched and scaled  multi-million dollar businesses, become New York Times bestselling authors, clinched national sports awards, and won key elections as candidates for public office. 

 As the founder of The Evan Bailyn Foundation, he helps to promote emotional awareness in children and adults. 

Evan has been interviewed on ABC and Fox News,  and has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.  He is a frequent keynote speaker, delivering over 40 speeches per year to CEOs and industry leaders.




ReliableCoders is a local app studio with expertise in creative design, mobile apps, IOT and wearable tech. With our strong engineering team paired with our creative design team, we help clients bring their ideas to reality. 






ProtoHack is the exclusive code-free hackathon for designers and business people.

ProtoHack exists to show “non-coders” that they too can create something amazing from nothing. This event will empower you with the tools, knowledge and community to help you bring your idea to life and communicate it visually through prototyping.

In order to attend, you must register and pay here:


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No coding is required. Instead you will leverage prototyping tools, drag and drop editors, mockups, wireframes and anything else you can think of to VISUALLY demo your idea on stage. (The organizers have put together the best tools for non-coders, so don’t fret if you’ve never prototyped.) 

At the end, you or your team will present on stage to a panel of judges consisting of developers and investors to get feedback on the technical challenges of building your idea and to see if its fundable. 

When: Saturday, August 23 from 9:30AM to 10PM 

Where: Galvanize, 543 Howard St San Francisco, CA 94105 


To save 20%,  use promo code:


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For all your startup HR and payroll needs, contact:

Jesse Freese



For a free consultation, mention that you are an Idea to IPO member

How much is your startup worth?  Ask Jeff Faust at Berger Lewis.



Hire the Best Freelancers

Describe Your Job & Get Proposals Today! 

Questions on how Elance works?

Contact Paiman Vahdati, City Manager, Silicon Valley at:


Menlo Technologies specializes in software engineering services specifically in the areas of: Cloud, Web, localization and Mobile application development. We work closely with our clients to capture requirements, organize development plans, execute and test applications for a wide variety of industries. Our clients range from start-up entrepreneurs to FORTUNE 500 companies. We’ve assisted some of the world's most admired companies such as: Apple, HP, LinkedIn, First Republic Bank and Equilar. What sets us apart from the others is our ability to: 

• Mitigate complexities 
• Capture accurate requirements 
• Assign the right people for your project 
• Apply Agile Development Methodologies 
• Perform Quality Assurance 
• Keep your cost under control 
• Communicate clearly and often

Call Brian Phelps for a free consultation

 (831) 332 1559








Arent Fox LLP, founded in 1942, is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. As a result of guiding principles centered on first-rate legal work and exceptional service, the firm has earned its reputation for providing clients with the counsel they need to meet critical challenges in their “world.”

Complex problems require interdisciplinary solutions and should be approached with a practical perspective and managed with maximum efficiency. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, Arent Fox provides strategic legal counsel to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations and start-ups, to trade associations and foreign governments.

Our practice breadth, geographical reach, and industry knowledge combine to provide clients with business-oriented legal advice designed to ensure they achieve their commercial goals. Through decades of service, our attorneys have understood that hard work and talent are just a starting point for being considered a premier law firm, a distinction that Arent Fox has earned from The American Lawyer, Chambers USA, and Legal 500.

As one of the most diverse general practice law firms in the country, Arent Fox has roots in government service, a focus on legal excellence, and a commitment to the administration of justice stretching back 70 years. Our lawyers have consistently distinguished themselves as leaders in pro bono representation, while many continue to play prominent roles in public service.

Arent Fox is proud of its reputation for understanding our clients’ business, their industry, and their world.

Imran Khaliq


San Francisco



Practice Teams

Complex Litigation

Intellectual Property


Areas of Focus

Post-Grant Proceedings 

Practice Areas

Imran Khaliq is a partner in the San Francisco office of Arent Fox LLP where he is a member of the firm’s Complex Litigation and Intellectual Property practices. Imran has litigated and obtained patents for clients in several technical areas, such as software, semiconductors, mobile devices, cloud and Internet technologies, medical devices and biotechnology.  He has experience in courts throughout the US, including federal and state courts in California, Texas, New York, Florida and Nevada. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB) and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.

Client Work

In addition to IP dispute resolution, Imran’s practice includes assisting clients with the development and procurement of intellectual property assets, licensing and technology contracting, handing post-grant proceedings, such as reexaminations and inter-partes review, performing non-infringement and invalidity analysis, drafting freedom to operate opinions, and conducting IP due diligence for clients in connection with financing, mergers and acquisitions. 

Previous Work

Imran was previously a partner of a global law firm’s Silicon Valley office. Prior to that, he was an associate at an international law firm, and Imran also held a judicial externship in the Northern District Court of California, under the auspices of Chief Judge Hon. James Ware (Ret.). He also served in a number of roles while attending the USF School of Law, including research fellow at the McCarthy Institute of Intellectual Property. Before attending law school, Imran was a neuroscience researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles.


University of San Francisco School of Law, JD, 2004 (with honors in Intellectual Property) 
University of California at Los Angeles, BS, Neuroscience, 2000

Life Beyond the Law

Imran is a competitive USTA 4.5 level tennis player, and enjoys running, swimming, camping and exploring foods, arts and culture in the Bay Area.

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169 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

Entrepreneurship permeates the culture of Silicon Valley -- the innovation capital of the world. Taking a startup from idea to IPO has taken on mythical proportions in Silicon Valley. Many dream the dream, with hopes of launching the "next big thing".

We are a community of entrepreneurs, technologists, academics, financial professionals, business writers, venture capitalists, investors, attorneys, consultants, and corporate executives.

We meet regularly to share resources, exchange ideas, and network. We participate in both on-line and off-line events.

Our events feature expert speakers, networking opportunities, collaboration, community, and fellowship.

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