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.
Connect with a large network of investors & select entrepreneurs before your next venture or expansion? F50 is looking for a few amazing people to join our Residence Program as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) or Investor in Residence (IIR) on a part-time basis, in HealthTech and DeepTech field The main responsibilities will be searching and […]
More than ever, F50 and our communities would like to invite you to join some activities we are organizing to connect great founders with global capital and partnerships in HealthTech space (Life Sciences, BioTech, Digital Health, Integrated Medicine, etc.). Here are few of the upcoming events: #SVEDemo Oct 30 (& Dec): largest community demo event […] […]
Over 300 of the leading HealthTech & DeepTech investors/startup founders will gather on, January 10, 2019 for F50’s exclusive DeepTech Summit™ for investors in the fourth year. We ask your help to nominate great startups or speakers on HealthTech (Life Science, BioTech, Digital Health, Integrated Medicine, Medical Devices, etc.), DeepTech (Blockchain, Ro […]
At F50’s Global Capital Insider Reception hosted on Oct 3rd in Palo Alto, we spoke with the Founder World Championship winner, Tony Caputo about how Equiti Games, a blockchain-powered distribution and licensing network, is creating a secondary market for digital games and revolutionizing digital game distribution. Quotes: “The $100B+ gaming market is growing […]
Mike Xu – CEO / Founder, Grubmarket Moderator: David Cao, Founder and CEO, F50 Mike is the Founder and CEO of GrubMarket. Mike founded GrubMarket from zero to one from his garage, and built this company from zero revenue to annual revenue of $120 million, within 4 years. Before GrubMarket, Mike is an established software […]
F50 is inviting our top contributors to join us at Global Capital Insider. We are expecting 60 guests to attend this exclusive dinner reception, in partnership with Grub Market. Some of our past speakers of Global Capital Summit will also be invited. RSVP Global Capital Insider (GCI, Beta) GCI is F50’s private member network of investors includes leading inf […]
Knightscope has just unveiled its most advanced physical security platform to date. The company revealed its 4th generation K5 autonomous security robot and 6th generation Knightscope Security Operations Center (KSOC) at GSX (Global Security Exchange) conference and expo in Las Vegas. The 4th generation K5 robot has been rebuilt from the ground up with a sop […]
As HYSTA’s signature event, the conference brings together established and emerging industry leaders, scientists and experts, global company executives, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists from Silicon Valley and China. This year, with the theme “The Crossroad of Innovation and Globalization”, it will be focusing on effective strategies for well-protected […]
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SVE Founder Hiking Monthly @ Stanford DishNovember 25, 2018 at 4:45 pm – 7:15 pmStanford Dish Alpine Entrance (2-8 Piers Ln, Portola Valley, CA 94028)Join this social hiking event with SVE. Especially people who would like to get involved in SVE! Stanford Dish, estimated 5.5 miles for the round trip. Agenda:8:45 AM Arrive9:00 AM Introductions9:15 AM Start hiking10:00 AM Elevator pitches near Dish.11:15 AM End hiking This hiking is not for people who rarely exercise - it's medium difficulty.…
#SVEMixer @ Palo Alto: Developer + Entrepreneur + InvestorDecember 5, 2018 at 12:30 am – 3:30 amAntonio's Nut House (321 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306)The monthly SVE Mixer & Happy Hour at first Tuesday now have a new home: Antonio's Nut House at Palo Alto. The SVE Mixer is co-hosted with:SVESilicon Valley Developer NetworkSVTeahouse Together with Silicon valley Entrepreneurs, we make Start-up's fun with pool, darts, ping pong, beer, friendship and much more. Tag: #SVEMixerWe reserved a private area…
Tech Startup Fest - HealthTech and DeepTechDecember 12, 2018 at 12:00 am – 4:00 amSilicon Valley - South Bay (To Be Determined, Sunnyvale, CA)Join the the largest community startup event in Silicon Valley / SF Network with founders, investors and professionals. Event brought you by:Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & StartupsSilicon Valley Developer NetworkSVE.ioSVTeaHouse Hashtag: #SVEDemo Demo your product: https://goo.gl/forms/p0nz4VCQkqml8Yps2Sponsor our event: https://goo.gl/forms/PjfNAUeiU1NGS0Nu2Nominate an investor / speaker:https://goo.gl/forms/GtKz2YlinTRLJU5W2 Agenda Draft4PM Doors Open4:30 PM WelcomeWelcome: Matthew Lewis4:35 SPEAKERS & PRESENTERScoming soon@ Volunteer…
SVE Founder Hiking Monthly @ Stanford DishDecember 23, 2018 at 4:45 pm – 7:15 pmStanford Dish Alpine Entrance (2-8 Piers Ln, Portola Valley, CA 94028)Join this social hiking event with SVE. Especially people who would like to get involved in SVE! Stanford Dish, estimated 5.5 miles for the round trip. Agenda:8:45 AM Arrive9:00 AM Introductions9:15 AM Start hiking10:00 AM Elevator pitches near Dish.11:15 AM End hiking This hiking is not for people who rarely exercise - it's medium difficulty.…
Tech Startup Fest - HealthTech and DeepTechJanuary 9, 2019 at 12:00 am – 4:00 amJoin the the largest community startup event in Silicon Valley / SF Network with founders, investors and professionals. Event brought you by:Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & StartupsSilicon Valley Developer NetworkSVE.ioSVTeaHouse Hashtag: #SVEDemo Demo your product: https://goo.gl/forms/p0nz4VCQkqml8Yps2Sponsor our event: https://goo.gl/forms/PjfNAUeiU1NGS0Nu2Nominate an investor / speaker:https://goo.gl/forms/GtKz2YlinTRLJU5W2 Agenda Draft4PM Doors Open4:30 PM WelcomeWelcome: Matthew Lewis4:35 SPEAKERS & PRESENTERScoming soon@ Volunteer…