• 2019 AGENDA & Speakers

    8:00 - 9:30 am Registration

    All startups pitch for total of 6 minutes (4 minutes pitch and 2 minutes q/a) to panel of investors and audience members

     

    9:30 - 10:55 am Session 1
    TECH & INVESTING TRENDS FOR CONSUMER, ENTERPRISE APPS, DEVICES AND PLATFORMS INCLUDING BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTO

    • Moderator: Ultrafund, Ann Shin, Founder
    • SONY Corporate Alliances and Investments, Europe, Tony Seeff
    • Bay Angels, Managing Partner, Jordan Wahbeh
    • Mahindra Partners, Director, US Venture Investments & Partnerships, Amit Sridharan
    • 7 Gate Ventures, General Partner, Alireza Rahnema
    • Startup Ignition, Managing Partner, John Richards
    • Chainfund Capital, Partner, Elvina Kamalova
    • FM Ventures, Managing Director, Adam Grill
    • Andra Capital, Vice President, Anthony Gillaizeau
    • Angelus Funding, Jerome Wong, Managing Member

    STARTUPS PITCHING
    6 minutes total : 4 for pitch, 2 for q&a

    11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 2
    STRATEGIES TO ATTRACT FUNDING FOR STARTUPS FROM VC & ANGELS FOR DOING DEALS WITH SILICON VALLEY and OTHER REGIONS

    Panel followed by startups pitching

    • Moderator: Jordan Wahbeh, Managing Director, Bay Angels
    • Bund Capital, Partner, Howie Fan
    • Fundpire, Angel Investor, Gena Vazquez
    • Ricci Global, Nick Ricci, Founder
    • Andelan Ventures, Partner, Jeff Allen
    • Jon Staenberg, Angel
    • SOSV, Investor, Alan Clayton
    • Angelus Funding, Stephan Reckie, Managing Member
    • Ultrafund, Partner, Ann Shin
    • EF Hutton, Managing Director, Angel Investor, Bao Tran
    • Sergey Vostrikov, Vostoc Capital
    • Global Capital Group, Norman Gross
    • Expon Capital, Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz, Partner

    SPONSOR :
    Fanverse (15 minutes)

    CoinGenius (10 minutes)
     

    STARTUPS PITCHING

    6 minutes total : 4 for pitch, 2 for q&a

    12:30 - 1:00 pm INVESTOR DEMO SHOWCASE

    All startups presenting ( am or pm) meet with investors in the Demo Showcase.

     

    12:15 - 5:30 pm DEMO SHOWCASE OPEN

    1:00 - 1:45 pm Networking Lunch
    At least one investor seated at each table with startups.

     

    1:45 - 3:30 pm Session 3
    RAISING FUNDING FROM GLOBAL INVESTORS: NEW YORK, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, CHINA, EUROPE, OTHER REGIONS

     

    • Moderator: Inventus Law, Angel, Anil Advani
    • Don Upson, Government Consultant
    • Angel Investor, Shantanu Surpure
    • FM Ventures, Managing Director, Adam Grill
    • Nordic Eye, Managing Partner, Richard Sussman
    • BlueWater Angels Network, Executive Director, Ken Kousky
    • Cap Stack West, CEO, Ken Hubbard
    • TekStart LLC, Managing Partner, Howard Pakosh
    • Scalator Ventures, Herman Schindler, Founder
    • Angel Investor, Aji Pila (judge only)
    • Elmcore, CEO, Felix Danciu
    • Allstate, Director Strategic Ventures, Tarik Galijasevic
    • Faith Future Fund, Executive Director, Sho Izaki
    • Angel investor, Gary Starr
    • Gilbert Reveillon, Angel
    EUROPEAN STARTUPS PITCHING
    6 minutes total : 4 for pitch, 2 for q&a

     

    3:45 - 5:15 INVESTOR DEMO SHOWCASE and HAPPY HOUR
    HOSTED BY COINGENIUS

    All startups presenting ( morning or afternoon) will meet with investors only in the Demo Showcase.
    Also open to attendees.

     

    5:10 - 5:30 EUROPEAN AMERICAN PITCH AWARDS

    Presented by Don Upson, CES Government, Founder & Chairman of Government Business Executive Forum with United Airlines and Cirque du Soleil
     
    5:30-7:30 VIP INVESTOR DINNER
    Invite only for investors hosted by Inventus Law

     

     

     

     

     
     
     
     

    INVESTORS ATTENDING 2019

    View list of speakers below. Startups can pitch investors on venture forum; have private meetings for 30 minutes in exclusive investor reception in Demo Showcase; network with investors over lunch.
    All investors directly invest in startups or manage funds such as: accredited investors; angels; VCs; corporate; accelerators; incubators.

    • Allstate, Director Strategic Ventures, Tarik Galijasevic 
    • Andra Capital, Vice President, Anthony Gillaizeau
    •  Andelan Ventures, Partner, Jeff Allen
    • Angel Investor, Gary Starr
    • Angel Investor, Shantanu Supure
    • Angel, Jon Staenberg
    • Angelus Funding, Stephan Reckie, Managing Member 
    • Angelus Funding, Jerome Wong, Managing Member
    • Bay Angels, Managing Partner, Jordan Wahbeh
    • BlueWater Angels Network, Kenneth Kousky, Executive Director
    • Bund Capital, Partner, Howie Fan
    • CapStack West, CEO, Ken Hubbard
    • Chainfund Capital, Partner, Elvina Kamalova
    • EF Hutton, Managing Director, Angel Investor, Bao Tran
    • Elmcore, CEO, Felix Danciu
    • Expon Capital, Partner, Rodrigo Sepulveda Schulz
    • Faith Future Fund, Executive Council, Sho Izaki
    • FM Ventures, Managing Director, Adam Grill
    • Fundpire, Angel Investor, Gena Vazquez
    • Global Capital Group, Managing Member, Norman Gross
    • Inventus Law, Partner, Anil Advani
    • Angel Investor, Aji Pila
    • Mahindra Partners, Director, US Venture Investments & Partnerships, Amit Sridharan
    • Nordic Eye, Managing Partner, Richard Sussman
    • Ricci Global, Nick Ricci, Founder
    • Scalator Ventures, Dr. Hermann Schindler, Managing Partner
    • SOSV, Investor, Alan Clayton
    • SONY, SONY Corporate Alliances, Tony Seeff
    • Startup Ignition, Managing Partner, John Richards
    • TekStart LLC, Managing Partner, Howard Pakosh
    • Texas Instruments, Director CTO Office, Ralf Muenster (attending only not on panel)
    • TheFabric, Head Product and Marketing, Ashutosh Pande
    • Ultrafund, Partner, Ann Shin
    • 7 Gate Ventures, General Partner, Alireza Rahnema
    • Vostoc Ventures, Sergey Vostrikov