Palo Alto

Oct 15-16

The F50 Global Capital Summit® (GCS) is Silicon Valley’s largest mainstream international investor conference and this year’s theme is “Impact One Billion Lives”. Over two days and multiple stages, the Summit includes 100+ speakers, 60+ speaking sessions, and hundreds of attendees from world-leading corporations, Join us at this elite gathering!

Featured Speakers

Ronald Kohanski

Health Scientist Administrator, Division of Aging Biology, National Institute on Aging, NIH

Dixon Doll

Co-Founder, General Partner at Impact VC

Dr. Patrick Carroll

CMO, HIMS/HERS; Former Group Vice President/Chief Medical Officer at Walgreens

David Cao

Managing Partner, F50 Ventures & F50 Elevate

Daniel Kraft

Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience, Singularity University, Founder & Chair, Exponential Medicine

Ranveer Chandra

Chief Scientist, Microsoft Azure Global

Global Capital Summit is Silicon Valley’s Investor Meeting Ground

The 4th annual Global Capital Summit (GCS) brings to the investor community a select group of industry leaders, domain experts and key players in an exclusive two-day forum. Keynote speakers include and Ronald Kohanski, Ph.D. Deputy Director of the NIH’s National Institute on Aging, Amy Pressman, Co-Founder, Medallia and Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist, Microsoft Azure Global, along with speakers and attendees from Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, and Cisco as well as leading venture capitalists, angels, scientists, and innovators.

In addition to the outstanding session content, GCS includes multiple opportunities for in-depth interactions such as Speed Dating, Deep-Dive Roundtables and the F50 Elevate VIP Lounge. The first day ends with a very special evening of Cabernet Wine Tasting with Oakville East Winery and First Annual F50 Global Awards program.



NEW! Special Events

F50 is proud to introduce its first annual Global Awards program.  The winners will be announced on October 15 in a splendid evening with fine cuisine and great speakers. 

  •  The F50 Mike Loftus Award for Excellence in Service to the Venture Ecosystem

F50 is tremendously pleased to present a very special award named after F50 Founder Mike Loftus, a serial founder, advisor, mentor, teacher and investor whose boundless enthusiasm and commitment to the venture ecosystem have inspired and sustained thousands of entrepreneurs and startups over his long and storied career. 

  • The F50 Global Award for Impact in HealthTech Innovation

The second award presented at GCS reflects F50’s focus on HealthTech, MedTech, and BioTech as the sector leading to great new services, devices, drugs and processes that will improve and prolong lives around the globe.

F50 GCS invites to enjoy a very special Wine Tasting with Oakville East Winery, known for its outstanding cabernets and red varietals. This special event will provide investors and founders a chance to unwind after a jam-packed day of sessions and networking. Oakville East Wines makes luxury Cabernet Sauvignon wine that reveals the exceptional spirit of the “Magic Mountain”.

NEW! Additional Investor Interactions

The Main Stage content is fast-paced and covers a wide range of topics in concise presentations, which are great for getting comprehensive overviews. However, key topics merit more time to delve into critical questions. New this year, GCS includes Deep-Dive Roundtables that will include our illustrious Main Stage featured speakers and domain experts, along with sector-oriented venture capitalists and angels.

An exciting addition to GCS is the F50E Elevate Stage, a room devoted to the specific needs of outstanding startups. In this room, panels of investors and domain experts will address the biggest challenges and opportunities faced by top young companies working on HealthTech, AgTech, DeepTech, and FinTech.

Browse the Connect Lounge for the Latest Innovations and Hottest Startups

The GCS Connect Lounge is the ideal place for leading investors to interact one-on-one with outstanding companies. Also, see these companies present on the Main Stage!

With limited tables in the lounge, this select set of exhibitors will showcase their technologies to over 300 investors, experts, and industry leaders.

What Comes With A Demo Table Package?

Two full days to exhibit with a cocktail table, 2 GCS passes, short pitch to the GCS audience and access to F50’s network (120,000+ Bay Area F50 subscribers) – all for just $2100 (if you purchase before September 15th).

Sign up at the Summit for very brief interactions with your choice of select GCS speakers, VCs, angel investors, corporate executives, and domain experts.


(alphabetize by last name)
– Global Capital Summit Program Committee Members

Michael Fox

SVP, Green Prosperity Group

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Debby Hindus

Partner, F50; Principal, Startup Illusions Advisory Service

Jinbo Liu

President, NetEase USA

Mike Loftus

Partner, F50

Vish Mishra

Member of the Advisory Board, Clearstone Venture

Erin Rand

COO at Plastic Bank; Advisor at Quarrio

R. Sean Randolph, PhD

Senior Director, Bay Area Council Economic Institute

John Ricci

Managing Director, US Angels

Roger Royse

Partner, Royse Law Firm

Matthew Schulz

Partner, Dentons US LLP

Paul Spiegel

Founder & CEO, LIBERTAS Biomedical

Kumar Sripadam

Chairman, TiE Angels

Amy Yotopoulos

Gerontologist, Stanford

Mark Yu

Co-founder & Chairman, Abimmune Biopharma, Inc.


Sponsor Opportunities

GCS includes an exhibit area for our sponsors to promote their brand and interact with clients, service providers and potential investors.






Strategic Partners


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



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