PIA, founded by Pia Øien Cohler, recently opened at 414 Jackson Street in San Francisco with a party attended by Dr. Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg, Nicole Systrom, Alison Pincus, and other tech industry notables and leading tastemakers.
Festivities continued throughout the area, celebrating the contributions civic leader, painter, and legendary singer, Tony Bennett has made.
The February 1st opening of the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay was recently celebrated with a spectacular black tie event with more than 950 guests. The Champions Gala featured appearances by Tim McGraw, Kevin Spacey, the Oakland East Bay Symphony conducted by Michael Morgan, Vocal Rush, Alizma Violon Trio, and Tyia Wilson. During the event, angel investor and philanthropist Ron Conway announced a $40 million donation from himself, wife Gayle and sons Ronny, Topher and Danny, to help fund the new outpatient medical building at the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
The new Zynga headquarters in San Francisco recently opened its doors for Fortune Magazine to celebrate the 2011 Fortune 40 Under 40 list, which highlights business's hottest rising stars under 40 years of age.
The X Prize Foundation recently hosted its 2011 gala at the Regency Theater in San Francisco, bringing together an eclectic mix of international entrepreneurs, philanthropists and celebrities for an evening that raised $2.7 million for the Foundation's bold vision for the future.