MEDIA ALERT: Tech Titans and Military Veterans Unite for VetsinTech’s Annual Gala

 An Evening Where Silicon Valley’s Magic is Put to Work to Propel Veterans’ Futures in Tech

SAN FRANCISCO , Oct. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ —


Silicon Valley’s top tech luminaries and military veterans will join forces at VetsinTech’s annual Gala fundraiser. Now in its 9th year, the pre-holiday Veterans Day event draws A-list sponsors and guests for a night of inspiration for veterans transitioning to civilian life and recognition to some of the many people, companies and organizations that support their aspirations and journey. VetsinTech’s (ViT) event packs in a full evening of high-powered networking, fundraising and awards to salute our veterans’ service and accelerate their future in tech. Don’t miss sharing this timely event with your viewers so they can see a glimpse of Silicon Valley’s unique ecosystem on display. Media are invited to attend and cover VetsinTech’s Gala.


George Ploss, Master of Ceremonies, Head of NetSuite Accelerator
Franco Finn, Golden State Warriors Hype Man and ViT Champion
Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Katherine Webster, CEO of VetsinTech


Friday, November 3, 2023


Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Seated Dinner and Program: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cocktails with Veterans Afterparty: 9:00pm-11:00pm


With more than 250,000 military veterans transitioning into civilian careers annually, the need to support their journey is broad. An astounding 80% of vets embark on their next chapter without a job or defined path. As a bridge for veterans pursuing tech careers, VetsinTech connects them to Silicon Valley’s enviable, aspirational ecosystem. Funds raised power VetsinTech’s pillars focused on technology education, employment and entrepreneurship.

Silent auction
Professional auctioneer running live auction
Awards ceremony honoring outstanding achievements
Hundreds of local vets attending gala
VIP Technology executives & sponsors in attendance

Adobe Foundation, Amazon, AT&T, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Resilience and Uber.

Host Committee
Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies 
Larry Baer, CEO, San Francisco Giants
Ron Conway, Silicon Valley Super Angel Investor
Nancy Pelosi, Speaker Emeritus of the House (Honorary)

Event Host
VetsinTech based in San Francisco, CA

Media Contact:              
Carmen Hughes
Ignite X


SOURCE VetsinTech