Monday, May 1st

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9:00am - 1:00pm

Women's Network Event

Keynote Address from Leah Busque - Founder of TaskRabbit and Panel Discussion with Claire Lee, Managing Director @ SVB (Moderator); Elizabeth Gore, Entrepreneur in Residence @ Dell (Panelist); Sarah Heck, Head of Stripe Atlas & Obama's entrepreneurship expert @ the White House (Panelist)
*Attendance limited to women Endeavor Entrepreneurs, Board Members, and mentors. RSVP required.


11:00am - 1:00pm

Registration Open & Lunch

Registration: Ballroom Foyer
Lunch: Ocean Lawn


Activities +

Discover the Future of Driving with Endeavor

Tesla cordially invites you to an exclusive event co-hosted with Endeavor. You'll have the opportunity to experience why Tesla's award winning Model S and Model X, now with Autopilot safety and convenience features, are an evolution in automobile engineering. We'll also show the ease of charging a Tesla, it's revolutionary safety systems, and how electric vehicles fit seamlessly into your lifestyle.Limited appointments are available exclusively for Endeavor Retreat guests. *Please RSVP HERE to ensure your entry.

1:00 - 2:30pm

Welcome +


2:30 - 3:30pm

Community Welcome Sessions +

Endeavor entrepreneur Communities will meet in different sessions to share best practices and discuss challenges within their industries.

  • Agriculture

    Miramar III

  • Commerce: Retail & Consumer Tech

    Fireplace Room

  • Data, Marketing, & Media

    Miramar I Room

  • Education

    Pacifica Room

  • Enterprise Software & Services

    Observatory Room

  • Finance

    Montara Room

  • Food & Beverage

    Miramar III Room

  • Healthcare

    Miramar II Room

  • Smart City & Industry

    Miramontes Room

    How Silicon Valley Became Silicon Valley +

Lili Torok, Endeavor Insight

Endeavor Insight is Endeavor's research arm - it's mission is to study how entrepreneurs succeed around the world, and how they build networks to benefit their communities.The biggest global hub for tech entrepreneurship - Silicon Valley - was born in a vacuum. We will look into this fascinating transition, the entrepreneurs behind it, and how they changed the U.S. economy.This session goes back to the original problem: what happens in a local economy when a small group of entrepreneurs achieves extraordinary success.


2:30 - 4:30pm

Optional Excursions +

  • Spa Day at the Ritz

Treat yourself to a relaxing afternoon and choose from an array of divine spa services offered by the Ritz: Facials, massages, manicures/pedicures, or even the Ritz’ Coastal Lavendar Experience.

*You must make an appointment. Please reach out to to book. Make sure to mention Endeavor to receive a 10% discount on all regularly priced treatments.

  • Half Moon Brewing Company Tour & Tasting

Over the last 17 years, James Costa, current Brewmaster of Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, has worked with some of Northern California's most notable craft breweries. He was Bear Republic's first Assistant Brewer, and during his time there James soaked up as much as he could about the brewing process, including aiding in the production of their now famous flagship beer, Racer 5. Come with Endeavor on this Brewery Tour to learn how the Half Moon Bay coast’s finest beers end up in your glass.

*Space is limited. Please email to sign up. Please remember you must be 21+ and don’t forget to bring your ID.

3:30 - 4:30pm

Coffee Break

Startup Fundraising Playbook: The Do’s & Don’ts of Raising Capital
Ariel Poler

Miramontes Room


Building a Billion Dollar Brand
Kara Goldin, Hint Water

Fireplace Room

4:30 - 6:00pm

Mainstage +


6:00 - 7:00pm


7:00 - 10:00pm

Welcome Reception Hosted by EY

Ocean Lawn