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.
Tatyana Kanzaveli is a seasoned entrepreneur, thinker, leader, mentor, advisor, and investor. She held senior executive roles at large enterprises and startups. She also has experience in B2B and B2C areas. She was featured on the White House Science and Technology Blog, launched Open Health Network at the First White House Demo Day. Tatyana spoke [...] The […]
Dr. Poorya Sabounchi is the Co-founder and COO of ixlayer, a health data company for biopharma, health systems, and clinical labs in the field of genomics. ixlayer is at the center of the revolution in connecting patients to their data but successfully doing it by working with the existing stakeholders themselves. Previously Poorya was part [...] The post Dr […]
Lu Zhang is currently the founder and managing partner in Fusion Fund. She is a World Economic Forum – Young Global Leader (Class of 2018). She has also garnered other accolades including the Featured Honoree in VC of Forbes 30 Under 30 (2017), Silicon Valley Women of Influence (2018), Town & Country 50 Modern Swans – [...] The post Lu Zhang appeared fir […]
Dr. Prathamesh Prabhudesai is a medical doctor and alumnus of Georgia Tech’s Biodesign program. He is a strong advocate of value-based design and cost-efficient solutions for today’s healthcare problems. Prathamesh is currently working as an EIR for F50 while building partnerships for his medical device startup, safeBVM. The post Dr. Prathamesh Prabhudesai a […]
Uli K. Chettipally, MD., MPH. is a pioneer at the intersection of artificial intelligence and healthcare. He is the co-founder and CTO of Kaiser Permanente’s CREST Network. Using real-time data at Kaiser Permanente’s 21 medical centers in Northern California, CREST interfaces with Epic EHR to deliver analytic solutions to physicians and improve patient outco […]
Sean Randolph is Senior Director of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, where he served as President & CEO from 1998-2015. In this capacity, he also provides executive management to the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium (BASIC). Dr. Randolph previously served as director of international trade for the State of California (1994–98), where he […]
20+ yrs of telecom professional with wide experience in start-ups and market creation. Worked with leading MNCs and Indian Companies to create new markets and acquire significant market share in a short span of time. Believes in creating value for customers through innovation and collaboration. Develops passionate teams, with clear objectives and career goal […]
Keith Teare is a Founder and Executive Chairman at Accelerated Digital Ventures Ltd – A UK based global investment company focused on startups at all stages. He was previously founder at the Palo Alto incubator, Archimedes Labs. Archimedes was the original incubator for TechCrunch and since 2011 has invested, accelerated or incubated many Silicon Valley [... […]
David Cao is a pioneer and passionate leader of the venture capital ecosystem in Silicon Valley. David founded Silicon Valley’s largest entrepreneur community SVE. He founded several large developer communities including Silicon Valley Developer Network (SVDN), Silicon Valley Android Developers. He is also serving or served as an advisor for DocuSign, Ehous […]
Dr. Amit Saha is a Research Engineer at Stanford University School of Medicine and focuses his research on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Dr. Saha has several years of experience in vascular bioengineering, with an emphasis on microfluidic platforms. His area of interest is HealthTech and AgTech. The post Amit Sah […]
#SVEMixer: match your cofounder, CTO, Partner, Advisor @ ZoomJune 3, 2020 at 12:00 am – 2:00 amOnline eventLooking for your cofounder, CTO, Partner, Advisor, Investor? or core team members? Join The monthly SVE Mixer, online on Zoom, and also on Linkedin group and telegram. You can post on meetup message board or SVE Linkedin group:https://www.meetup.com/sventrepreneurs/messages/boards/Linkedin Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1812781/ Join the conversionTag: #SVE If you are hiring, post on Linkedin and tag SVE Linkedin,…
Elevating HealthTech Innovation - F50 Global Capital Summit Spring 2020June 16, 2020 at 3:00 pm – June 18, 2020 at 2:00 amOnline eventThe fifth annual F50 Global Capital Summit® Spring theme is "Elevating HealthTech Innovation ". This summit is hosted by F50, co-hosted by F50 Elevate, Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Community SVE. The summit home: http://f50.io/summitTicket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/f50-global-capital-summit-2020-elevating-health-wellness-innovation-tickets-95766832173Use SVE-MEMBER to get 30% discount code on top of super early bird! Branding and startup services: http://f50.io/elevate/startup-services/ F50 Summit finds and…
#SVE Demo Global Edition | #F50 Global Capital SummiJune 16, 2020 at 11:30 pm – 1:00 amOnline event#SVE Demo Global is the SVE Demo event on a global stage @ F50's Global Capital Summit.The winners of the recently SVE Demo monthly event will be invited to demo (fee waived) Event home: http://sve.io/sve/demoThis demo is on zoom. Zoom id is visible to registered attendees. This demo event is part of the F50 Global…
SVE Hiking Monthly @ Stanford DishJune 28, 2020 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 4 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 2020 Open MeetingJuly 7, 2020 at 11:30 pm – 12:30 amDear Community members, I would like to call for an organizer meeting and explore the options and events to serve the community better. In 2020, we are enhancing our presence online with Linkedin and Youtube.Join us on linkedin:Linkedin page:https://www.linkedin.com/company/silicon-valley-entrepreneurs-&-startups/SVE Linkedin group:https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1812781/ The SVEDemo March on linkedin (Will be on youtube as well):https://www.linkedin.com/events/svedemomarch/ Fill in the…