Silicon Valley Bank Trek

Texas A&M University is proud to be a partner for the Silicon Valley Bank Trek. This year’s Silicon Valley Bank Trek took place from January 3-6, 2017.  Check back soon for application dates for the upcoming program.

Purpose: SVB Trek strives to champion the next generation of innovators. Silicon Valley Bank has partnered with university advisers and tech industry leaders to create a unique opportunity for student innovators.

What: To champion the next generation of innovators, Silicon Valley Bank partners with university advisors, tech industry leaders and luminaries to create a unique opportunity for trailblazing students. The SVB Trek gives them an insider’s view of the innovative, sector-focused life in Silicon Valley.  This program is boosted with immersive learning experiences and one-on-one engagements.  Over the four day event in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley, students will build a network of peers and advisors and gain insights and advice to propel them to the next stage of their career development. There will also be customized, one-on-one meetings between each student and an entrepreneur, VC, or a SVB executive, based on student preferences. The SVB Trek 2017 will provide students with an immersive learning experience and discussion platform to help them move their bold ideas forward.

Who: Students are carefully selected for the SVB Trek based on two factors: their aptitude to be future leaders in the tech industry and their desire to advance their career development.

Partners: Texas A&M is one of 15 prestigious universities chosen for the SVB Trek, which also include:

  • Brown University
  • Cornell University
  • Harvard University
  • Ohio State University
  • Stanford University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Monterrey
  • University of Notre Dame
  • The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Southern California
  • The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas

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