Where Telecom Meets Innovation

Our Mission

The Telecom Council introduces startups and innovation to global telcos, telecom vendors and communications investors who are dedicated to partnering with new companies, investing in new technologies, and exploring new market opportunities.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings listed below are open to the public. For complete details of past and future public and private member-only meetings and events, see our calendar.
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11th Annual Innovation Showcase

May 13-14, 2021

Join Telecom Council members, telcos representing over 3B customers across 40 countries and the vendors and investors that support innovation across the communications industry to review the companies selected for the Innovation Showcase Class of 2021, covering a broad range of technology, including 5G, Cloud, Edge, Open WiFi, AR, consumer engagement and more! Demo Day includes pitches, demos, a telco roundtable discussion, online exhibits and the option to use Telecom Council's MatchMaker service. 

IoT Forum on TeleHealth

July 15, 2021 8:30-11:00am PT

IoT Forum meetings introduce Telecom Council members to curated startups and relevant innovations working in one segment of IoT. This month we learn about the upcoming technologies and opportunities in telehealth, mHealth, and fitness from some market leaders and startups working in this segment. 

Get Involved

Through regular meetings in-person in Silicon Valley and online for remote attendees, curated introductions, in-person and online demos, live and stored startup presentations, and corporate matchmaking, with the occasional marketing opportunity mixed in, everyone from global telcos and T1 telecom vendors to seed-funded startups can get involved.