This year, not only will 30 exciting startups launch their products in front of an audience of VCs, Angels, Corporate Executives, Bloggers, Press & TV Cameras, we’ve added a range of lively, informative discussions, fireside chats and keynotes to bring you up to date perspectives on hot topics.* A lively discussion on The Changing Face of Venture Capital, with guests John O’Farrell of Andreessen Horowitz; Jeff Clavier, angels investor, and founder of SoftTech VC; Bill Reichert, entrepreneur and Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures.* Fireside chat with Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor, California on how innovation, entrepreneurs and venture funding in Silicon Valley are impacting the growth of California & the USA. June 3 Update Press Release at http://prn.to/kc3ir7* An opinionated, passionate discussion on should startups aim to Sell Fast, or Grow Big, with guests Michael Cerda, entrepreneur and VP Technology, MySpace; Tien Tzuo, Founder & CEO, Zuora (Launch: Silicon Valley Alum); Glenn Soloman, Partner at GGV Capital.* Fireside chat with Dan’l Lewin, corporate vice president for Strategic and Emerging Business Development, Microsoft on the impact of innovation and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley, the USA, and around the world.* Lunch time Keynote from Scott Case, CEO of Startup America, on the role of Startup America in stimulating entrepreneurship in the USA.* Closing Keynote from Guy Kawasaki, author, and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, on his views on entrepreneurs and startups, and his new book Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions In its 6th year, Launch: Silicon Valley is now firmly established as the premier product launch platform for startups in Silicon Valley, and from countries around the world. The event, co-presented by SVASE, Garage Technology Ventures and Microsoft, provides the next generation of emerging technology companies with the opportunity to pitch their products to, and network with, an audience of Silicon Valley’s top VCs, Angels, corporate business development executives, prospective customers and partners, bloggers and media.During the past 5 years, appbackr, BLADE, Data Robotics, Dayak, d.light.design, fix8, Industrial Origami, Jaxtr, JungleCents, Kongregate (acquired by GameStop), MyShape, Smaato, tenCube (acquired by McAfee), Triggit, Trooval, Truemors (acquired by NowPublic), uTest, Vizibility, Yodio, Zuora, and over 100 other startups leveraged SVASE’s annual Launch: Silicon Valley event, to launch their products, raising over $130MM in venture capital, securing customers and partners along the way.Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 is designed to uncover and showcase products and services from the most exciting of the newest startups in information technology, mobility, digital media, next generation internet, life sciences and clean energy. As in previous years, Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 will feature new companies that are ready for launch, but are not yet well known. These are companies that have a product or service available (as of June 7, 2011), but have not been out in the marketplace for more than a few months.Up to 30 of the most interesting companies will be invited to leverage Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 as the springboard to launch their product or service, and to network with the audience of Silicon Valley’s top movers and shakers at the Pre-L:SV Event Party on the evening of June 6, as well as at the event itself on June 7.