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Global Capital Summit 2016 2018-03-04T21:18:50+00:00

Palo Alto, CA • October 26 at 9:00AM

Over 200 leading investors from China and Silicon Valley will gather for the Global Capital Summit, an invite-only event about the future of cross-border investment in venture capital. Attendees will learn about market trends from the most innovative series A & B tech companies in Silicon Valley, while also gaining insights and tactics from world-class investors. With an exclusive guest list, investors will have a chance to make significant connections with public company executives, rising star CEOs, fund of funds, and asset management companies.

On Wednesday, October 26 from 9:00am-5:30pm in Palo Alto, the Global Capital Summit will feature a full day of presentations from Series A & B companies, fireside chats with industry experts, and investment panels with global venture capitalists. The conference will conclude with a networking reception for an evening of insightful discussion and networking.

AGENDA

8:30am
Check-in & Networking

9:00am
Welcome Remarks by F50

David Cao, Founder & CEO, F50

9:10am
Tech and Entertainment Investment Opportunities in China

Zehui Liu, Managing Director, Legend Capital

9:25am
Fintech: Current State of Affairs and New Opportunities

Alexander Prokhorov, Partner, FinSight Ventures
Daniel Bin, CEO and Co-Founder, Monk Financials

9:35am
Presentations

Tradeshift Presentation
John Eng, SVP Global Brand and Marketing & CMO

Quantiacs Presentation
Martin Froehler, CEO

10:00am
Chinese Tech Industry Trends and Its Impact on Sino-US Investment in Silicon Valley

Rhea Liu, Editor, Tencent

10:15am
Presentations

The Robo-Doctor Will See You Now
Walter De Brouwer, CEO, Doc.AI

Sano Intelligence
Ashwin Pushpala, Founder & CEO

Smart Biochips: Towards Precision Medicine
Dr. Igor Ivanov, President & COO, Angstrom Biotechnologies

10:50am
Fireside Chat: Cross-Border Investment and Acceleration
Linda Lu, President, HanHai Investment
Trista Wang, Tencent
11:05am
Panel: What China-Based VCs Look For When Investing In U.S. Companies
Moderator:Peter Su, Partner, Dentons
Speakers:

Richard Gu, Managing Director, Chengwei Capital
Jason Kei, Founding and Managing Partner, Launcher Capital
Yi Pin Ng, Managing Partner, Yunqi Partners
Jonathan Qiu, Managing Partner, Sky9Capital

11:45am
Lunch Break

1:00pm
Google's Approach to Building a Global Startup Program

Roy Geva Glasberg, Founder & Global Manager, Google Global Accelerator

1:20pm
Presentations

Nano Global
Steve Papermaster, Chairman & Co-CEO

Simplifying Travel with AI and Chatbots
Swapnil Shinde, Co-Founder & CEO, Mezi

1:45pm
Fireside Chat
Speakers:
Steve Lau, Founder & Managing Partner, Eagle Fund
Diana Ding, Founder & President, Silicon Valley Innovation Channel

2:00pm
Presentations

Carbon Robotics

Rosanna Myers, CEO

Orbital Insight

Kevin O'Brien, CBO

2:25pm
Tipping Towards One Cent Energy

Carl Page, Anthropocene Institute, Founder

2:40pm
Panel: Cross-Border Investment: Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities
Moderator:Josh Constine, Editor-At-Large, TechCrunch
Panelists:

Elise Huang, Partner, Gopher Asset Management
Bill Reichert, Managing Partner, Garage Technology Ventures
Jeromy Xue, Founding Partner & Managing Director, TusPark Ventures

3:20pm
Closing Remarks

Martin Stroka, Co-Founder, F50

3:30pm
Networking Reception
5:30pm
Networking Reception Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

SPEAKERS

CARL PAGE

Anthropocene Institute
Founder

Carl Page is Founder of Anthropocene Institute, and focuses on One Cent clean safe energy, especially from innovative solar and nuclear. Prior, he co-founded eGroups, an early social networking company acquired by Yahoo groups in 2000 when it had 14 million users. He started a handheld video player company, ZVUE. He developed software for Microsoft and Mentor Graphics.

ROSANNA MYERS

Carbon Robotics
CEO

Rosanna is the CEO of Carbon Robotics, a company that combines machine intelligence with ultra low-cost hardware to make advanced automation plug-and-play. The team has won numerous awards for their breakthroughs in robotics, including being named one the Top 50 most influential robotics companies in the world by the Robotics Business Review.

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ZEHUI LIU

Legend Capital
Managing Director

Mr. Liu has nearly two decade’s professional experience in the financial sector. Prior to Legend Capital, Mr. Liu worked with several international financial institutions including Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Daiwa SMBC, etc., when he participated in some high-profile financing and IPOs such as Bank of China, China Cosco, China Coal Energy, Master Kong, Uni President, Airbus, Siemens, etc.

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JOSH CONSTINE

TechCrunch
Editor-At-Large

Josh Constine is a technology journalist who specializes in deep analysis of social products. He is currently an Editor-At-Large for TechCrunch. Josh Constine is an experienced public speaker, and has done on-stage inteviews with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung, and Senator Cory Booker.

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JONATHAN QIU

Managing Partner
Sky9Capital

Jonathan is a Managing Director of Sky9 Capital. He is both a seasoned venture capitalist and an experienced technology entrepreneur and executive. Previously, Jonathan was Managing Director and Head of the Investment Committee of Decent Capital, a seed-stage venture fund founded by Tencent co-founder Jason Zeng. Under Jonathan’s leadership, Decent became a top ranked seed fund in China in 2015 by Zero2IPO and China Ventures.

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JEROMY XUE

TusPark Ventures
Managing Director

Mr. Xue is Founding Partner and serves as Managing Director of TusPark Ventures. Prior to founding TusPark Ventures, Mr. Xue worked for China State Information Center and IBM China, and was co-founder of three companies in the U.S. and China.

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STEVE PAPERMASTER

Nano Global
Chairman and CEO

Steve Papermaster is a distinguished and highly successful technology entrepreneur, international business leader, author, and public policy expert. Mr. Papermaster is a past recipient of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst & Young, and has served as a national judge and represented the United States as the judge’s chairman for the World Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

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DIANA DING

Ding Ding TV
Founder and CEO

Silicon Valley media entrepreneur. Asian American Hero. Founder & CEO of Silicon Valley Innovation Channel — Ding Ding TV, content and connection for global entrepreneurs. Award-winning and innovative Program Director, radio and television personality. Co-founder and CEO of Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Festival and Silicon Valley Food & Art Festival. Host and producer of <​Innovation Dialog>, interview 500+ world leading Innovators. 20+ years of management experience in High tech and media companies.

STEVE LAU

Eagle Fund
Founder

Steve Lau is an entrepreneur, angel investor and Founder of Eagle Fund with 20-year of experience in trade, investment and telecommunications. Steve is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of China Fortune Holdings Limited (0110.HK) that acquired the first national distributorship of Nokia mobile phones in China. Steve is a Director of the New Asia College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chairman of Hubei Huangshi Strontium Mining Co. Ltd., Chairman of Hunan Zhangjiajie Samantha Resort & Spa, and Director of Beijing V2 Technology Limited.

ROY GEVA GLASBERG

Google Global Accelerator
Founder & Global Manager

Founder, Global Manager of Google Global Accelerator (Bangalore, Sao Paulo, Jakarta, Mexico City). Previously Head of Campus TLV, Developer Relations lead Israel and Europe @ Google, Director business development at LivePerson, Head of Business Development and Business Solutions @ Microsoft Israel, Senior consultant @ Deloitte and @ HayGroup.

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ELISE HUANG

Gopher Asset Management
Partner

Elise has over 20 years of Venture Capital and private equity investment experience in the US and Asia. Elise is a currently a Partner of Gopher Asset/ PE Subsidiary of Noah Holdings ( Noah:NYSE) focusing on both FoF and Direct Investment in US. The AUM under Gopher is over US$15B.

RICHARD GU

Chengwei Capital
Managing Director

Richard Gu has over 20 years of accomplishments in Software and Software-related Services, General Management, Sales and Business Development, and M&A.
Richard is partner with Chengwei Capital (成为资本), focusing on investment opportunities in Big Data, Cloud, and Mobile. Chengwei is the only evergreen fund in China, focusing on driving long term value creation for our portfolio companies.

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ASHWIN PUSHPALA

Sano Intelligence
Founder and CEO

Before founding Sano, Ashwin was on the founding team of medical device company SinuSys, and he previously spent time at Bain Capital, where he invested in technology and semiconductor companies. Inspired by his parents’ work in the life science and semiconductor industries, Ashwin received a dual Bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering and Economics and a Master’s in Bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

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PETER SU

Dentons
Partner

Pete’s practice concentrates on intellectual property counseling, technology-based litigation and technology licensing for US, Asian and European clients. Ingrained in the Silicon Valley ecosystem for more than 15 years, he counsels startups and multinationals to protect and litigate companies’ intellectual property through patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights.

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ALEXANDER PROKHOROV

Finsight Ventures
Partner

Alexander Prokhorov is a partner at FinSight. He began his career in financial advisory group at Ernst & Young in New York, and has worked for two multi-billion dollar family offices focusing on global private equity and venture capital investments. That experience has enabled him to acquire all the necessary skills to pick out potentially world changing start-ups.

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LINDA LU

HanHai Investment
President

Hanhai Investment Inc. is a business incubator with three locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. Each of our branches focuses on specific technology sectors, which include mobile, IoT, big data/cloud, clean energy, biotechnology, healthcare etc.

WALTER DE BROUWER

Doc.AI
CEO

Walter De Brouwer holds a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from the Catholic University of Tilburg, Netherlands; M.Eng, BS:Computational Linguistics NLP (University of Ghent). In 2011 he came to live in Silicon Valley to start Scanadu Inc. venture-backed mHealth consumer company (Mountain View). In 2016 he founded a new AI company, doc.ai, in Palo Alto, CA.

SWAPNIL SHINDE

Mezi
Co-Founder and CEO

Swapnil Shinde is CEO and Cofounder at Mezi. He a product entrepreneur with more than 15 years of experience in the tech industry. He previously cofounded Dhingana, a music startup that was acquired by Rdio. At Rdio, he served as the VP of Product for international markets.

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RHEA LIU

China Tech Insights
Founding Member and Analyst

Rhea Liu is a founding member and analyst at China Tech Insights, an English online media and research brand under Tencent Online Media Gruop. She covers fields including venture investments, entrepreneurship and innovations in China and dedicates to delivering the Chinese message to the West. She holds a master degree in Mass Communication from Boston University.

JASON KEI

Launcher Capital
Founding and Managing Partner

The Launcher Corporation is propelling commerce’s development through its innovative online platform, the first of its kind in China and likely worldwide. As a subsidiary of China Science and Merchants Capital Management Group, the nation’s first yuan-equity investment company, Launcher currently manages 10 billion yuan ($1.57 billion).

KEVIN O'BRIEN

Orbital Insight
Chief Business Officer

Kevin E. O’Brien has been working at the intersection of financial services and high technology for more than 20 years. A seasoned serial entrepreneur, O’Brien’s expertise is in identifying and commercializing specialty data, analytic, and software solutions for businesses across multiple sectors.

BILL REICHERT

Garage Technology Ventures
Managing Director

Bill Reichert has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Since joining Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies.

YI PIN NG

Yunqi Partners
Managing Partner

Prior to founding Yunqi Partners, Yi Pin was a partner at GGV Capital. He was with GGV for over 10 years of which 4 years was in GGV’s Silicon Valley office.
Yi Pin has extensive experience in successfully investing in smart device / mobile technology, advance manufacturing, and TMT sector.

TRISTA WANG

Director of BD
Tencent

IGOR IVANOV

President & COO
Angstrom Biotechnologies

Igor Ivanov, President and COO of Angstrom Biotechnologies Inc, technology executive with over 30 years experience, taking electronics material technologies from R&D to high volume product manufacturing. As founder, CEO and CTO organized, run and exited Blue29 Inc., a nanotechnology company. Igor Ivanov received his M.S. in Chemistry and PhD in Physics from St. Petersburg State University in St. Petersburg, Russia. He holds over 50 patents and has published over 100 papers.

JOHN ENG

SVP Global Brand and Marketing & CMO
Tradeshift

MARTIN FROEHLER

CEO
Quantiacs

Starting with US stocks in high school, continuing through his mathematics education in Europe, and culminating as head of a private quantitative research firm in Zurich, Martin has over 20 years experience with the markets. As a manager and teacher of new Quants, Martin realized that anybody could become a great Quant and has set out to make that possible.

DANNY BIN

Founder and CEO
Monk

Danny is the Founder and CEO of Monk, a mobile platform aiming to provide financial security by enabling social circles to save, borrow and lend together. Prior to Monk, Danny was the technical Co-founder of Jurispect, an enterprise legal intelligence SaaS platform. Danny’s entrepreneurial career started at the age of 17 when he founded his first E-Commerce auction site selling textbooks.

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