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.
https://www.sealchain.io/ Runner-Up, SEAL Chain is a finance public chain focusing on financial assets transactions and is dedicated to achieving the highest security level. Our vision is to build a self-sufficient machine finance system based on blockchain and AI technology. The initial applications are being rolled out in the areas of ABS, inclusive financ […]
Equiti Games is creating the world’s first open, universal secondary market for digital games, to restore the multi-billion market that has been lost during the transition from physical to digital games. Through blockchain technology and smart contracts, we are restoring true ownership rights and empowering both creators and consumers by revolutionizing the […]
Panel @ Global Community Leadership Summit of Founder World by: Jim Steele F50 Ventures Chris McCann Crypto Weekly Gale Emerson Crypto Musical / Asia Crypto Today Eric Lee Googler Blockchain Community Nick Mancini CryptoSyndicate
NEW YORK-Knightscope, Inc., developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, is celebrating the opening of its first Knightscope Showroom in New York City. Located at 501 Lexington Avenue (at 47th Street) in the heart of midtown Manhattan conveniently near Grand Central Station, the Knightscope Showroom is a […]
The largest community Conference Founder World, has attracted over 2000 blockchain developers, founders, community leaders at the largest community conference hosted by F50, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs, US-China Blockchain Association, and Blockchain Founder Club at Sep 7-8 at Draper University & Palace of Fine Arts. The Global Community Leadership Summ […]
Founder World conference, the largest community conference hosted by Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs, F50 and couple other communities, announced that New York based Equiti Games supported by StarFish won the Founder World Championship. SEAL from China and Yesbit from Canada won the second and third place. Over 2000 developers, founders, and investors attended […]
Please join 200+ investors and RSVP Today Please join us at Founder World along with 200+ investors, 200+ media outlets, thousands of developers and entrepreneurs, and the most impressive Top 20 startups (Just announced!) at the Founder World Championship startup competition. The main event is September 8th, and is only four days away! During the Founder Wor […]
PALO ALTO, CA – Sep 4, 2018 – Founder World, the largest community blockchain conference, today announced the Top 20 Blockchain Startups as the finalists for its Founder World Championship startup competition. The Top 20 list are from the United States, Canada, and China. The Founder World Championship Committee, together with a group of community […]
Mars Finance, the creator of one of China’s largest blockchain and cryptocurrency news networks, hosted its first US-based conference in Silicon Valley California yesterday, the Mars Blockchain Summit, co-hosted by F50, bringing together the top talent from China and around the world in the first global Blockchain leadership dialogue between China and the US […]
Founder Hiking Monthly @ Stanford DishSeptember 23, 2018 at 3:45 pm – 6:15 pmStanford Dish Alpine Entrance (2-8 Piers Ln, Portola Valley, CA 94028)Join this social hiking event with SVE! Stanford Dish, estimated 5.5 miles for the round trip. Agenda:8:45AM Arrive9:00AM Introductions9:10AM Start hiking10:00AM Elevator pitches near Dish.11:15AM End hiking This hiking is not for people who rarely exercise - it's medium difficulty. Making sure it's NOT beyond the limits of your health & conditioning.Hiking boots – or…
Blockchain Hacker NightOctober 2, 2018 at 10:30 pm – 12:30 amHacker Night for Blockchain Developers Presented by:SVDN - Silicon Valley Developer NetworkSilicon Valley Entrepreneurs & StartupsSVE.ioSponsor by:F50More
Blockchain Party: Developer + Entrepreneur + Investor Mixer and Happy HourOctober 3, 2018 at 12:30 am – 3:30 amSports Page (1431 Plymouth St, Mountain View, CA 94043)Blockchain Party time! F50 is happy to partner with this meetup for a community party! Click the link below to LEARN-YOUR-BEST-MATCHES:(https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYkQePvjLkbxTEAtPdoXst-oUf5ZTlpDKTEOf7L_fPyb1Jug/viewform) -------------- Interested in presenting, sponsoring, or volunteer for the meetup? Click here:https://goo.gl/forms/wZMyz6xNsg6ZA5173 --------------
Demo Night at WerqwiseOctober 5, 2018 at 1:00 am – 4:00 amWERQWISE (149 Montgomery Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA, USA 94104)Open to all teams starting now!
Tech Startup Fest : BLOCKCHAIN @ GoogleOctober 16, 2018 at 11:30 pm – 4:00 amGoogle Building PLY2 (1550 Plymouth Street, Mountain View, CA, USA 94043)It's a FREE community-oriented event. Registration is a must. Register below to speak / sponsor / exhibit / attend / network or to just make social connections at the event: REGISTER-TO-ATTEND-OR-SPEAK-OR-LEARN-YOUR-BEST-MATCHES(https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeyZrDvpyhim7iDzjB7GKbUlt5OzujEe5fYELIgmp7oQXInw/viewform) (