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 CapitalF50 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.
We are creating a new class of neuroprotective medicine building on the natural link between human health and the microbiome. Bloom Science is a platform biotechnology company discovering and developing revolutionary new drugs targeting the gut-brain axis for the treatment and modification of diseases with high unmet need in neurology, immunology and oncolog […]
Verb Surgical, along with physicians and administrators, is creating the future of surgery. A future with improved patient outcomes, better information and greater hospital efficiency around the world. Our mission is to "democratize surgery" globally. Verbs are known to connect someone who does with something that needs doing. In the future, our ac […]
Doctor On Demand Doctor On Demand is the next-generation video telemedicine company, offering on-demand and scheduled visits with US-licensed healthcare providers via any smartphone, tablet, or computer. With solutions for employers, health plans, retail clinics, and health systems, Doctor On Demand is redefining the industry with: - Top-rated customer exper […]
GrubMarket's mission is to conveniently make fresh & healthy food accessible to everyone. We firmly believe that you, your family, and your friends should always have the opportunity to eat well, and that price should never be a barrier between you and healthy, delicious, and freshly-harvested food. GrubMarket is committed to providing you with the […]
Preventing memory loss is possible. Neurotrack uses clinically proven science to help you assess and improve your memory over time. Neurotrack is an innovative digital health company on a mission to transform the assessment and prevention of memory loss and related diseases like Alzheimer's. Founded in 2012, Neurotrack has successfully built and is depl […]
Molekule, a science and clean technology company, aims to change the way the world breathes with the next generation of air purification technology. Molekule's patented technology completely destroys pollutants in the air including bacteria, mold, airborne chemicals (VOCs), and other airborne allergens by shining a low energy blacklight on a specially d […]
Potrero Medical is a predictive health company that is developing the next generation of smart sensors and artificial intelligence. Currently, Potrero is focused on commercializing Accuryn® Monitoring System, a critical care monitoring system that measures urine output, core body temperature, and intra-abdominal pressure. The post Potrero Medical appeared fi […]
Medinas Health is a fast, easy and safe way for healthcare organizations of all types to resell their surplus medical equipment and supplies and optimize their clinical asset disposition programs. The post Medinas Health appeared first on F50.
Founded in 2010, Lygos is providing biotechnology solutions for today’s renewable chemical challenges. We engineer microbes to convert sugars into high-value, industrial chemicals, targeting compounds where biological production is cost-advantaged over petrochemical production. We're solving some of the world's biggest environmental, energy, and ch […]
SVE Demo Night - #SVEDemo | SVE.ioJuly 25, 2019 at 11:00 pm – 1:00 amUniversity of East-West Medicine (595 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale, CA 94085)#SVEDemo, the largest community demo event in Silicon Valley / SF Network with founders, Angels, corporate, investors and professionals. Join the SVE Demo Night to battle with 30+ teams in one day! Cash prize, media packages, and F50 Summit tickets are available for all winners. Hundreds of investors are invited to the event!------------------------------------------ Startup applications…
SVE Hiking Monthly @ Stanford DishJuly 28, 2019 at 3:45 pm – 6:15 pm2673 Alpine Rd (2673 Alpine Rd, Portola Valley, CA 94028)Join this social hiking event with SVE (Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs). It's an ideal way to practice your pitch, make new connections and get some fresh air. We'll hike approximately 5 miles round trip. Here's our agenda: 8:45 AM - Arrive9:00 AM - Introductions9:15 AM - Start hiking10:00 AM - Pitching (near the Stanford Dish)11:15 AM…
SVE Volunteer / Organizer Open Meeting before Demo NightJuly 30, 2019 at 11:30 pm – 1:30 am1530 Page Mill Rd (1530 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA, USA 94304)Dear Founders, I would like to call for an organizer meeting and explore the options and events to serve the community better. Fill in the form and come to this meeting if you are interested i play important role in SVE: Event organizers / volunteers (http://goo.gl/forms/dw32Uv3uRM) If you have fill up the form before, and…
SVE Demo Night @ Google - #SVEDemo | SVE.ioJuly 31, 2019 at 12:30 am – 3:30 amGoogle Building TC6 (815 11th Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089)As early-stage fundraising has become more difficult than ever, SVE and F50 Elevate will help you break through this problem. SVEDemo is the largest community demo event in Silicon Valley/SF. Its network includes founders, Angels, corporate, investors and professionals. Come join us on July 30th at Google for SVEDemo Night: F50 Elevate Accelerator Program. Startup…
#SVEMixer: match your cofounder, CTO, Partner, Advisor @ Palo AltoAugust 7, 2019 at 12:30 am – 3:30 amAntonio's Nut House (321 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306)Looking for your cofounder, CTO, Partner, Advisor, Investor? or core team members? Join The monthly SVE Mixer & Happy Hour. The monthly SVE Mixer & Happy Hour at first Tuesday now have a new home: Antonio's Nut House at Palo Alto. List your opening to Startup Job Board (Alpha) for free: http://sve.io/jobStartup Job Board is…