Call for deeptech & healthtech startup nomination: Deeptech Summit 2018 wants America’s sexiest tech innovations

F50’s new flagship tech event for investors Silicon Valley DeepTech Summit 2018  is calling for Deeptech (Blockchain, Robotic/AI, New Material, Energy, transportation, etc.) & HealthTech (Life Science, BioTech, Digital Health, Integrated Medicine, medical devices, etc.) startup nomination / application to present.

F50 would like to invite you to be part of F50’s second annual Silicon Valley Deeptech Summit 2018, which is set to become F50’s flagship tech event for investors.  We are searching for amazing startup founders to speak at on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, in Palo Alto.  DTS is established as the leading investor conference in Silicon Valley featuring most innovative technology companies.

F50 finds and connects the next generation world-changing tech companies with global capital & partnerships to power their long-term impact. The summit will feature around 35 extraordinary startups, with 300+ attendees from the venture capital and global investment ecosystem, including select VC executives, influential long-term investors, corporate ventures and corporate executives, asset management companies, and a group of high potential local CEOs.

DeepTech Summit is shaping up to be an extraordinary event, and we would love to have you be part of it. Speakers can be submitted at: If you have any questions, we would be happy to schedule a call with you. Find more details below.

The speaking for growing / late stage startup founders entails a 10-minute presentation or a 15 minutes fireside chat for growing stage startups. The founder can select an investor or media person to moderate the fireside chat. We also have 5minutes demo session for pre-A startups.

Some of the Past Companies:

  • OSHUA KRALL, Co-Founder & CTO, Boom

  • KEITH KRACH, Chairman of the Board, DocuSign


  • HENRIK FISKER, Chairman & CEO, Fisker

  • KEENAN WYROBEK, Founder, Zipline



  • JAMES ROGERS, Ph.D., Science Director & CEO, Apeel Sciences


  • CHARLES SILVER, CEO & Co-Founder, Mission Bio

  • MARTIN REESE, Ph.D., Founder, President, and CEO, Fabric Genomics

  • MATT ANGLE, CEO, Paradromics

  • QIRONG HO, Co-Founder, Petuum

  • WEI LUO, COO, DeepMap

  • DENNIS MORTENSEN, Founder and CEO,

  • NIKHIL R. JAIN, CEO & Co-Founder, ObEN

  • NIKOLAY DAVIDOV, Co-Founder, Cherry Labs

  • ABRAHAM HEIFETS, Founder & CEO, Atomwise

  • ROBIN BORDOLI, CEO, CrowdFlower

  • ANDY BYRNE, CEO, Clari

  • SYED HODA, CMO, Sightmachine

  • PETER LEE, CEO, RapidMiner

  • JAMES HARDIMAN, Partner, Data Collective

  • SCOTT PHOENIX, Co-Founder, Vicarious

  • ADAM CHEYER, Co-Founder, Viv Labs



Date: Tuesday, January 16

Location: Palo Alto, CA (exact location to be provided)

Time:  9:00am – 5:30pm – Presentations

6:00pm – 8:00pm – VIP & Speaker Reception


I look forward to having your participation at this significant and popular conference.




David Cao

Founder & CEO F50

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Preliminary Agenda:

Morning Session: DeepTech

Sectors: Green Energy/New Material/Robotic/AI/Blockchain

  • 8:00AM Registration

  • 9:00AM Opening/Keynote/Fireside Chat (Multiple)/Panel

  • 11:30AM Demo Session

  • 12:30PM Lunch & Networking Reception


Afternoon Session: HealthTech

Sectors: BioTech/Life Science/Medical Device/Digital Health

  • 1:30PM Keynote/Fireside Chat/Panel

  • 3:00PM Demo Session

  • 4:00PM Fireside Chat

  • 5:00PM Closing & Networking

6:30PM Speaker & VIP Reception (By invitation only)


About F50:

​​F50, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, identifies the most promising technology companies in North America by leveraging its investor network, corporate partners, and industry experts. F50 supports the growth of these companies with venture capital financing and global market development, together with its cross-border network of VC, PE, corporate, and strategic investors.