Silicon Valley Innovation Academy

Are you an idea person, a disrupter, a person who wants to change the world? Are you inspired by the culture of Silicon Valley? Welcome to the Silicon Valley Innovation Academy!

Your Summer in Silicon Valley

Summer Session is inviting passionate students to experience Silicon Valley in a way that only Stanford University can offer. Join students from around the world who want to be a part of the Stanford footprint on Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley Innovation Academy (SVIA) will provide an unforgettable adventure into the pulse of cutting edge startups and technologies.

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An Innovative History

From the Palo Alto garage that in 1939 started Hewlett-Packard and the introduction of the electron linear accelerator prototype in 1947 to the first web server in the U.S. and the invention of Google and Yahoo, Stanford University has been inspiring creative exploration and invention in Silicon Valley, and now around the world.  Learn more about Stanford and Silicon Valley in “The Rise of Silicon Valley.”