Promoting leadership, community, and entrepreneurship in technology
CSPA [Chinese Software Professionals Association], is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization in the San Francisco Bay Area.
CSPA is powered by a group of enthusiastic Silicon Valley tech professionals, dedicated to promoting leadership, community and entrepreneurship in technology.
We host forums and events to connect members to partners, service providers and investors, enabling a network of resources and knowledge exchange.
CSPA was founded in 1988, originally consisting mostly of Chinese-American software engineers who drew inspiration from exchanging ideas and industry perspectives.
Over the years, CSPA has grown into a diverse organization focused around energizing events that promote leadership, community and entrepreneurship.
CSPA now has over 4,000 members from all walks of the tech industry, including entrepreneurs, executives, investors, aspiring entrepreneurs and tech professionals.
CSPA organizes a variety of events throughout the year, including presentations by industry thought leaders, panel discussions on hot topics like emerging technology trends, funding, entrepreneurship, etc.
We also host mixer event that designed to give members networking opportunity in informal setting.
Recently we launched the @Venture Series — an unique program focuses on helping entrepreneurs building successful business. Highlights include hosting DEMO Day to bridge together startups and investors.