• Silicon Valley Funding Summit 2020 Agenda

    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 - 11:00 am Session 1
    TECH & INVESTING TRENDS FOR CONSUMER, ENTERPRISE APPS, DEVICES AND PLATFORMS

    1. 101 Islands LLC, Founder, Sunmeet Jolly
    2. Archimedes Controls, CEO, Wenli Yu
    3. Asymmetrical Alpha, GP, Ryan Baird
    4. Denso Investment Manager, (Corporate Ventures) Donna Taylor
    5. DNA Partners, Managing Director, Joe Jasin,
    6. Fosun International, Senior Investment Director, Eddy Chiang
    7. Fundpire, Investor, Gena Vazquez
    8. Healthcare Angels, Managing Director, Mary Jo Potter
    9. Komatsu-X , Managing Director , Masatoshi Ueno
    10. Mahindra Partners , Director, US Venture Investments & Partnerships, Sridharan Amit
    11. Phaenomena West Capital, Partner ,Cindy Wang
    12. RTL Management ,CEO , Robson Longwell
    13. Samsung Director, Richard Chun
    14. Startup Ignition, Managing Partner , John Richards
    15. Volvo Group, Venture Capital Investment Director, Dan Tram

     

    11:15 am - 12:30 pm Session 2
    STRATEGIES FOR STARTUPS TO DO DEALS WITH SILICON VALLEY: ATTRACTING FUNDING FROM VCs , ANGELS AND CORPORATE PARTNERS
    1. 101 Islands LLC, Founder, Sunmeet Jolly
    2. Archimedes Controls, CEO, Wenli Yu
    3. Awake VC , General Partner , Amit Rathore
    4. Exemplar Capital, Investment Banker ,Wesley King
    5. Fosun International, Senior Investment Director, Eddy Chiang
    6. GE Appliances, Innovation Manager ,Yaping Cheng
    7. Opus Investment Advisors, President , James Heczko
    8. Presidio Ventures Inc., Principal ,Yumi Yoshizawa
    9. Samsung Director, Open Innovation, Ramon Alvarez
    10. Tencent , Innovation Lab ,Kevin Lau
    11. TheFabric Head, Product and Market Ashutosh Pande
    12. Vostoc Ventures, Partner, Sergey Vostrikov
    13. Waymo, Product Manager, Vasily Starostenko
    14. Yardy Ventures, Partner, Alice Zhang

     

    12:30 - 1:00 pm INVESTOR DEMO SHOWCASE (SHOWCASE STAYS OPEN TO 5pm)

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

    1:00 - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch
    At least one investor seated at each table with startups.

     

    2:00 - 3:30 pm Session 3
    RAISING FUNDING FROM GLOBAL INVESTORS OUTSIDE OF SILICON VALLEY: LOS ANGELES, OTHER US REGIONS, CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA, EUROPE, ASIA

     

    1. Cambridge Innovation Center, Managing Director, Stas Gayshan
    2. Elmcore , CEO, Felix Danci
    3. Faith, Advisory, Sho Izaki
    4. Fosun International, Senior Investment Director, Eddy Chiang
    5. Mahindra Partners , Director, US Venture Investments & Partnerships, Sridharan Amit
    6. RedBridge Capital, President , Cervantes Lee
    7. Scalator Ventures Inc , Partner, Dr Hermann Schindler
    8. SOSV, Investor / Global Mentor, Alan Clayton
    9. Startup Ignition, Partner, Tyler Richards
    10. TekStart, President, Howard Pakosh
    11. Samsung Director, Open Innovation, Ramon Alvarez

     

    3:30 - 4:30 INVESTOR DEMO SHOWCASE and HAPPY HOUR

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

     

    INVESTOR LIST:
    1. 101 Islands LLC, Founder, Sunmeet Jolly
    2. Action Spot, Managing Director, Investments Avery Lu
    3. Andelan Ventures, Partner, Jeff Allen
    4. Angelus Funding, LLC, Founding Managing, Member Stephan Reckie
    5. Archimedes Controls, CEO, Wenli Yu
    6. Asymmetrical Alpha, GP, Ryan Baird
    7. Awake VC , General Partner , Amit Rathore
    8. BHG, Managing Partner, Michael Gurevich
    9. Cambridge Innovation Center, Managing Director, Stas Gayshan
    10. Denso Investment Manager, (Corporate Ventures) Donna Taylor
    11. DNA Partners, Managing Director, Joe Jasin,
    12. Elmcore ,CEO F,elix Danciu
    13. Exemplar Capital, Investment Banker ,Wesley King
    14. Faith, Advisory, sho izaki
    15. Fosun International, Senior Investment Director, Eddy Chiang
    16. Fundpire, Investor, Gena Vazquez
    17. GE Appliances, Innovation Manager ,Yaping Cheng
    18. Healthcare Angels, Managing Director ,Mary Jo Poter
    19. Komatsu-X , Managing Director , Masatoshi Ueno
    20. Mahindra Partners , Director, US Venture Investments & Partnerships, Sridharan Amit
    21. MBITA.org , President , TONY LIVOTI
    22. Opus Investment Advisors, President ,James Heczko
    23. Phaenomena West Capital, Partner ,Cindy Wang
    24. Presidio Ventures Inc., Principal ,Yumi Yoshizawa
    25. RedBridge Capital, President ,Cervantes Lee
    26. RTL Management ,CEO , Robson Longwell
    27. Samsung Director, Richard Chun
    28. Samsung Director, Open Innovation, Ramon Alvarez
    29. Scalator Ventures Inc , Partner, Dr Hermann Schindler
    30. SOSV, Investor / Global Mentor, Alan Clayton
    31. Startup Ignition, Managing Partner , John Richards
    32. Startup Ignition,Partner, Tyler Richards
    33. TekStart ,President, Howard Pakosh
    34. Tencent ,Innovation Lab ,Kevin Lau
    35. TheFabric Head, Product and Market Ashutosh Pande
    36. Volvo Group, Venture Capital Investment Director, Dan Tram
    37. Vostoc Ventures, Partner, Sergey Vostrikov
    38. Waymo, Product Manager, Vasily Starostenko
    39. Yardy Ventures, Partner, Alice Zhang