The F50 Global Capital Summit® is one of the most sought after events for VCs, Angels, LPs, Family Offices, Corporate Ventures, Successful Entrepreneurs, Investors and industry leaders, connecting the next generation of world-changing innovators with strategic partners to power their growth. The event will be hosted online and the content will be featured on F50 and SVE Youtube Channels, Clubhouse, and our social media channel.

For the first time, the Spring summit of 2021 will be hosted in Austin— virtually connecting American’s two largest economies: Texas Startup Venture Ecosystem and F50’s stronghold of Silicon Valley, as well as startup venture leaders around the world.

F50 Global Committee Members


  • Keynote and thought leader presentation & insightful panels
  • Global Insights Ranking Report
  • Speaker & VIP Networking
  • Executive Roundtable discussions
  • F50 Global Capital Summit™ – Austin 2021 Summary
  • Three stages

    • F50 Global Insights Stage (Main Investor Stage)
    • SVE – Elevate Startup Stage
    • Executive Roundtable (Clubhouse) @DavidCao01


  • Three forums:

      • Austin (Texas) Investment Forum
      • Angel Investment in Texas
      • Global Investors in Texas
      • Silicon Valley Post Pandemic Investment Forum
      • The rise of Family Office
      • The long term perspective
      • Post Pandemic Investment: investing remotely
      • Global Investment

  • Tetch Tracks

    • HealthTech
    • FinTech
    • Property Tech
    • DeepTech
    • Food/AgTech
    • Remote Tech
  • Texas Startup Showcase
  • Entrepreneur Talk
  • International Tracks

    • India
    • China
    • Europe

2021 Keynote Speakers

2020 Keynote Speakers

New Speakers

Srinath Birur

Srinath Birur

Srinath Birur, Start-up Mentor, SpringUp Capital

  • SpringUp Capital is a Micro-VC fund and Scale-Up Accelerator; focusing on spotting, funding, mentoring and scaling start-ups. Supported by strong accelerator program, SpringUp enables start-ups across the world to find market to scale. Mission: We scale early stage technology companies to rapidly grow their business and expand globally by providing international mentoring, global eco-system of accelerators & funding. Spring Up Capital is supported by global investment, global accelerator programs and technology start-up ecosystem; who will enable global technology companies to grow their business by providing expertise, ecosystem and capital for the growth. SpringUp Capital has MOU signed across universities; global incubators and accelerators to facilitate exchange program of start-ups. Differentiators and Approach We help startups to attain global scale, through SpringUp’s Accelerator Program; and help startups to grow to India, APAC, Europe and North American markets. Partner Team: A global partner team; with decades of PE, VC and Business Growth experience ready to help. Engaged Execution Approach: Spring Up team will be part of the business execution, making those business connections, spending time in defining growth strategy, traveling with you to introduce to other incubators and acting as a bouncing board for product innovation.
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Andrew Romans

Andrew Romans, CEO and General Partner of 7BC Venture Capital and former founder of Rubicon Venture Capital

  • 7BC Venture Capital is a venture capital fund exclusively focused on investing in and supporting artificial intelligence (AI), FinTech, software infrastructure and ITC startups. Our mission is to leverage the power of capital, our network and technology to back teams disrupting industries and solving global problems through a more digitized and automated global economy. We additionally invest up to 30% of our capital into general ITC startups and follow on rounds for the best Rubicon Venture Capital portfolio companies.
Vikram Gupta

Vikram Gupta

Vikram Gupta, Founder and Managing Partner, IvyCap Ventures

Fengshu Yang

Fengshu Yang

Fengshu Yang, entrepreneur and investor, founder of US Yang LLC, Fengshui Properties LLC, and Gamble and Yang Enterprise, LLC.

Bill Xiong

Bill Xiong

Bill Xiong, Founder, LF Net

Vivia Forrest

Vivia Forrest

Vivia Forrest, China Gathering, SXSW

  • SXSW Conference & Festivals | SXSW Online March 16-20, 2021 Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.
Wen Zhang

Wen Zhang

Wen Zhang, Entrepreneur, Podcast Host

W. Vincent Xiang

W. Vincent Xiang

W. Vincent Xiang, PhD, MBA, Managing Partner, Founder, 7G BioVentures

Stephanie Campbell

Stephanie Campbell

Stephanie Campbell, General Partner, The Artemis Fund

  • The Artemis Fund is an early-stage venture fund investing in female-led technology companies. The Fund seeks to move the needle on access to capital for female founders. We invest in high growth, high-impact, technology companies led by women across the US.
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Krishna Srinivasan

Krishna Srinivasan, General Partner, Liveoak Venture Parnters

  • LiveOak Venture Partners is an Austin-based, early-stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs who use disruptive technologies and business models to challenge the status quo. While many of their investments begin at the seed stage, LiveOak is a full life-cycle investor focused on technology and technology-driven service companies primary based in Texas. For over a decade, the Founders of LiveOak have helped entrepreneurs create industry-leading companies, such as Spatial Wireless (acquired by Alcatel-Lucent), Navini Networks (acquired by Cisco Systems), LifeSize Technologies (acquired by Logitech) and Mavenir Systems (NYSE:MVNR). Visit for more information.
Jerry Wang

Jerry Wang

Jerry Wang, Haitou Global, CEO

Jan Ryan

Jan Ryan

Jan Ryan, Exec Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The University of Texas at Austin

Lisa Besserman

Lisa Besserman

Lisa Besserman, Managing Director, EXPA VC

  • Expa is where the best startups find support and funding to scale. Collectively, we’ve launched dozens of companies, supported 50+ founders, and reached hundreds of millions of users. Our community of builders includes the founders and leaders of Uber, Virgin Galactic, Twitter, Current, and more.

Past Speakers

Investor Network

Past Partners

Past Attendee Demographics

F50 summits have always been about connecting investors to game-changing founders, startups and technologies, and providing insight on the latest trends from the key players in the startup world. Get your brand in front of 700+ attendees from the top names in the venture capital ecosystem, such as Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Menlo Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and more.


67% Investors


8% Global Thought Leaders


21% Highly Selected Growth Stage Founders


4% Established Unicorns



82% VC executives


10% Corporate Ventures


8% Long-Term Investors



23% Managing Partner


46% Partner


23% CEO/Founder


8% Other