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FASHION BUSINESS SERIES: Why San Francisco? Fashion Founder Stories + Local Resources

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Why San Francisco? Fashion Founder Stories + Local Resources

If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere. But why make it in New York when you can make it in San Francisco? This special presentation will seek to answer that question by moderating a panel of prominent San Francisco based fashion founders who will tell you why they founded their companies in the city by the bay.


  1. Andy Pandharikar / VP, Innovation / Myntra /
  2. Mira Picket / Owner / Mira Mira /
  3. Myriam Joire / Product Evangelist /
  4. Rakesh Tondon / CEO / LeTote /
  5. Ryan E. Long Esq. [Moderator] / Long & Associates /



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Fashion+TechSF 4th Year Anniversary [Recap]

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Fashion+TechSF 4th Year Anniversary. FASHION+TECHSF is the longest running monthly workshop and the “original” event series in the San Francisco Bay Area focused synergistically on building, promoting and educating the vibrant community of fashion and technology. Our mission is to create educational, economic development, social and business opportunities for the fashion and technology industries. From it’s inception in February 2010, FASHION+TECHSF has become the leading network for all things fashion and technology in the San Francisco Bay Area… We have expanded to Silicon ValleyNew York and Los Angeles under Fashion Tech Media LLC… We connect VC’s, innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, app developers, bloggers, startups, job seekers, business professionals, students, investors, change agents, and numerous enthusiastic companies, schools, groups and individuals to valuable resources. We share our vision of a world-class fashion and technology industry that is innovative, disruptive and uniquely San Francisco. JOIN OUR MEETUP!

Fashion+TechSF 4th Year Anniversary #FTSF4YA #FashionTechSF


Celebrate Fashion+TechSF 4th Year Anniversary ‪#‎FTSF4YA‬‪#‎FashionTechSF‬ w/ us on Jan. 29th at General Assembly — FEATURING : Anubha Design / Cortexica / Dhanya Gutta / Elephanti / Fashion Bloggers Connect / Fashion Finder / Future Tech Wear / GPop / infrastructure Upgrade / Ines Bauden / Katie Campbell / Law on The Runway / Makeup by Jake / Mimoona / NV Blue / Raf9 / Runnur / SF Fashion Lab / Stylend / The Nifty / VXNSTA and more….RSVP HERE! 

Retail Tech Forum on “Consumer Innovation and Defining the Brand Experience”

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SFFAMA, Retail Tech Summit and General Assembly invite you to an up-to-the-minute holiday panel discussion on “Consumer Innovation and Defining the Brand Experience” with industry thought leaders from SAP, Levi Strauss & Co, Betabrand, AvenueCode, Iron Creative and the Retail Design Institute on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 at 6PM

Fashion, retail, brands, technology, innovation – what does it all mean for consumers, companies and startups? San Francisco is home to iconic brands, leaders in technology and innovation, the best creative professional demographic and the most developed startup economy in the world – Retail Tech Forum is working towards the synergistic interaction of established companies and startups in retail as a catalyst for new paradigms in innovation and the development of the innovation eco-system for retail technology in SF.

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Thoughts from San Francisco Fashion Week ® 2013 – Retail Tech Panel

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[ Article Written by: Kenneth Leung

At the San Francisco Fashion Week this week I was priveleged to be part of the Retail Tech Panel on retail, technology, and fashion.  Moderated by Matt Cooke head of User Experience at Iron Creative, the panel included:

We covered a wide range of subjects on retail, stores, technologies, fashion and Silicon Valley.  Here is some of the highlights.  The meeting was very free form and there was a lot of interactions and unstaged questions.  I am going with what I remembered and some of the pre-arranged questions:

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