The importance of contacts in Silicon Valley
To get your business idea known by the players in the sector, contacts are essential both in Silicon Valley and elsewhere in the world. It is recommended to attend all possible events held aimed at start ups. But in Palo Alto networking becomes routine, you can even approach the Coupa Cafe and try to talk (for 30 seconds) with an investor who is in the premises. If you get his full attention, you will propbably be able to arrange a meeting with the investor.