September 21st AgendaThe Cycle of Innovation: Is this the peak?
Paul Holland, Partner, Foundation Capital
David Chao, Co-Founder & General Partner, DCM Ventures
Kate O’Keefe, Reporter, Wall Street Journal (Moderator)
Early Stage Investment in DeepTech
David Xu, Founder, Angel Camp
Amit Shah, Partner, Artiman Ventures
Shahin Farshchi, Partner, Lux Capital
Peter Su, Partner, Dentons
Rebecca Fannin, Founder, Silicon Dragon (Moderator)
Emerging New Forces on Sand Hill
Jun Li, General Partner, Wisemont Capital
Andrew Chung, Founder & Managing Partner, 1955 Capital
Susan Hobbs, Partner, CrunchFund
Gené Teare, Head of Content, Crunchbase (Moderator)
Global Impact: How Venture Capital helps startups benefiting over 1 Billion people
Mark Minivich, Venture Partner & Head of Advisory Board, GVA Capital
Jeremy Hillman, Head of Global Communications & Strategy, The World Bank
Steve Stevanovich, Member of the Board of Governors, Argonne National Labs
Katie Roof, Senior Writer, TechCrunch (Moderator)
Corporate Innovation through Venture Investment
Charles Fan, CTO, Cheetah Mobile
Grant Allen, Managing Director, ABB Technology Ventures
Steve Mitzenmacher, VP Corporate Development, NetApp
Kiyotak Kumazawa, Hitachi
Jinpei Li, Partner, LightFusion Capital (Moderator)
Current Technology Innovation for the Future
Rishi Garg, Partner, Mayfield
Nick Raynes, Film Producer, Director
Ramneek Gupta, Managing Director & Co-head, Global Venture Investing at Citi Ventures
Steven Chen, Lenovo
Diana Ding, CEO & Founder, DingDingTV (Moderator)
What’s next for IPOs and M&A?
Joydeep Bhattacharyya, Partner, Canaan Partners
Jon Sakoda, Partner, NEA
Jack Jia, Partner, GSR Ventures
John Doricko, Managing Partner, LightFusion Capital (Moderator)
September 20th Agenda *Note: Private, invitation-onlyCross Boarder Investor Forum Location: Stanford University
Connie Sheng, Founding Managing Partner, Nautilus Venture Partners
Jun Li, Founding Partner, Wisemont Capital
Jinpei, Partner, LightFusion Capital
F50 Connect Founder Summit Location: F50
Richard Howe, Chairman, Inuvo
David Cao, Founder & CEO, F50
Tong Weiliang, Founding Partner, Phoenix Tree Capital Partners
Bruce Ge, CEO, Jobs 2 Careers
John Doricko, LightFusion Capital, Managing Partner
Benny Ye, CEO, Homaer Finance
D-Wave designs and manufactures quantum computing and superconducting electronics. It offers D-Wave One system, a computing system that is designed for industrial problems encountered by Fortune 500 companies, government, and academia. The company also provides customer support, site preparation, site installation, training packages, and on-site engineer support services. D-Wave Systems Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Burnaby, Canada. The company has additional offices and R&D facilities in Palo Alto, California.
Zipline builds products that improve access to healthcare and saves lives. Zipline created Zip, a small robot airplane designed for a high level of safety, using many of the same approaches as commercial airliners. It can carry vaccines, medicine, or blood.
XTI Aircraft Company was founded in 2012 to transform flight for the commercial marketplace, ultimately bringing a family of vertical takeoff planes to market. With its eXtended Technology and Innovation, the TriFan 600 is the world’s first vertical takeoff airplane. XTI is founded in a culture of customer-focused problem solving to meet the evolving needs of modern travelers and promises to change flight and personal freedom and mobility by air travel forever.
Boom Technology is making supersonic passenger travel into reality by making a supersonic airliner. Supersonic flight has existed for 70 years, but until now, it hasn’t been efficient enough for routine travel. Boom’s airliner enables fares 75% lower than Concorde, about the same price as today’s business class tickets. This advance in efficiency is made possible by a breakthrough aerodynamic design, state-of-the-art engines, and advanced composites.
AeroFarms is on a mission to transform agriculture by building and operating environmentally responsible farms throughout the world to enable local production at scale and nourish our communities with safe, nutritious, and delicious food. AeroFarms is the commercial leader in indoor farming. They grow without sun or soil in a fully-controlled indoor environment. They have optimized their patented aeroponic growing system for faster harvest cycles, predictable results, superior food safety and less environmental impact.
Fisker Inc. is an American automaker based in California USA, revolutionizing the development of electric vehicles with game changing battery solutions. Developing unique, high-performance, electric vehicles with new game-changing battery technology, their mission is to bring to life the next generation of electric vehicles to meet the challenges of range and cost.
Rescale offers a software platform and hardware infrastructure for companies to perform scientific and engineering simulation. Rescale’s mission is to provide a highly powerful simulation platform that empowers the world’s engineers and scientists to develop the most innovative products and perform groundbreaking research and development..
Knightscope is developing an autonomous technology platform that fuses robotics, predictive analytics and collaborative social engagement to predict and prevent crime. Deployment of the platform will empower public and private sectors to proactively build stronger, safer communities, ultimately saving money and lives.
Apeel Sciences creates edible products from natural plant extracts that allow organic and conventional growers to reduce reliance on pesticides, increase produce quality, and provide superior shelf life. Apeel Sciences is committed to being a technological and environmental leader in the agricultural industry, enabling widespread, positive impacts through the development of high-performance pre- and post-harvest products and processes that conserve our precious natural resources and safeguard the Earth’s delicate ecological balance.
The Global Capital Summit is a premier gathering in where the most forward-thinking global investors meet Silicon Valley’s leading venture capitalists to connect with and learn from the next generation of world-changing … Continue Reading D-Wave,Rescale,XTI,ZipLine, Boom,EverString, Fabric Genomics, Knightscope,Apeel Sciences @ Global Capital Summit
Raj Singh is a long-time mobile entrepreneur, writer, advisor and investor. Presently, Raj is Co-Founder and CEO of Lentil AI working on meeting productivity. Previously, Raj Co-Founded Tempo AI (acquired … Continue Reading Raj Singh, Lentil Al, Interviewed by Anu Nigam
SC Moatti, founding partner of Mighty Capital SC Moatti is a technology visionary, entrepreneur, and investor. She is the founding partner of Mighty Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and … Continue Reading SC Moatti, Mighty Capital
About Jason Calacanis (From http://calacanis.com/about/): 1. Inside.com: The fastest, easiest, and most fun way to stay in the loop on all the world’s news. 2. I angel invest in 2-3 … Continue Reading Jason Calacanis – The Book of Angel
Sam is the CEO/Founder of AISense Inc, based in Los Altos, California. Funded by Horizons Ventures (DeepMind, Waze, Zoom, Facebook), Tim Draper, David Cheriton (Stanford Professor Billionaire, the first … Continue Reading AI Sense Sam Liang
Paul helps take start-up companies from zero to $100M quickly. Professionally, Paul’s favorite place to be is “inside the tornado” of a fast growing, dynamic start-up. He has helped … Continue Reading Paul Holland Foundation Capital
Walter De Brouwer is the founder and CEO of the Palo-Alto based computational linguistics company doc.ai. Doc.ai is building a robo-doctor, via medical dialog systems for personalized healthcare, a conversational … Continue Reading Walter De Brouwer, Founder of doc.ai, Scanadu
Adam then partnered up with Brayton Williams and to change the face of global startup mentorship. The focus of Boost VC on future technology development stems from Adam Draper’s dream to create an Iron Man suit.
Startup Talk: Blockchain & ICO: Bubble or GoldmineOctober 25, 2017 at 12:30 am – 3:30 amPalo Alto Private (Palo Alto Private, Palo Alto, CA)Startup Tea Talk will invite a panel of investors and founders to discuss the opportunities ad trend related block chain. To RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fintech-startup-talk-blockchain-ico-bubble-or-goldmine-tickets-36805441065 Speakers: • Duncan Davidson Bullpen Capital • Star Wang , early BTC and ETH adopter; Blockchain developer; ICO investor, invested in Filecoin, Tezos, 0x, BAT, • Chance Du, Founding Partner Coefficient Ventures • Justin Sun, …
Intellectual Property Demystified : Patents and Trademarks 101October 26, 2017 at 1:00 am – 4:00 amSofia University (1059 East Meadow Circle, Palo Alto, CA)SVE is pleased to have Buchalter (http://www.buchalter.com/) law firm provide a practical and insightful workshop on this pertinent topic is vital to every startup’s commercial success. This no-charge educational seminar is open to all founders, entrepreneurs, dreamers and doers. Complementary food and drinks will be provided. This is an interactive discussion, so be ready to…
Founder Bootcamp #2: Raising Money for Startups ( 5 sessions)October 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm – 12:30 amPalo Alto Private (Palo Alto Private, Palo Alto, CA)Founder Bootcamp This Bootcamp is a series of three full day intense workshop followed by mentoring support and an exclusive review of fund raising needs of startups, from legal structure, to pitch workshops. Key Benefits • Learn the fundraising process • Understand the legal structure of funding raising • Practice pitching Who Should Attend This…
Founder Hiking MonthlyOctober 28, 2017 at 3:30 pm – 6:45 pmWunderlich County Park, San Mateo County (Wunderlich County Park, San Mateo County, San Mateo County , CA)Join this social hiking event with SVE! == Be well prepared! This hiking is not for people who rarely exercise. Its between medium to difficulty. Making sure the difficulty level of the event IS NOT beyond the limits of your health & conditioning. Water – plenty of water (2 litres or more on a hot…
Let's team up to help NAPA and SONOMA (a FREE match-up event)November 4, 2017 at 2:00 am – 5:00 amHello San Francisco Bay Area - Let's team up to help Napa and Sonoma. Nothing can compensate for the loss borne by the families affected by fire, but we can give them hope and help them rebuild their lives. This event is primarily intended to help (a) VOLUNTEERS and DONORS of San Francisco Bay Area…