Silicon Valley Innovation & Global Opportunities

Palo Alto, CA • April 6 at 9:00AM

Over 200 leading investors from China and Silicon Valley will gather for the Global Capital Summit 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 Thursday, April 6 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 VIP networking reception for an evening of insightful discussion and networking.

SPEAKERS

HILARY GOSHER

Insight Venture Partners
Managing Director

Hilary Gosher is an expert in growing and scaling global technology and software companies, and an active participant in the New York city start-up community. Hilary is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. Hilary leads Insight Onsite, the firm’s team of operations and growth experts who help drive scale and growth at Insight’s portfolio companies. Hilary founded this team in 2000 and has worked with more than 100 software and Internet companies, advising on strategy, sales, marketing and M&A.

XIANGJUN GUO

China Investment Corporation
Executive Vice President & CIO

CIC is a sovereign wealth fund responsible for managing part of the People’s Republic of China’s foreign exchange reserves with over US$740 billion AUM. Mr. Guo Xiangjun is Executive Vice President of CIC. Immediately prior to this, he was the Chief Risk Officer of CIC, the Head and Managing Director of CIC’s Risk Management Department.

ADAM GOLDBERG

Lightspeed Venture Partners
Partner

Adam focuses primarily on investments in enterprise infrastructure, big data/analytics, datacenter technologies, and artificial intelligence. At age 13, Adam enrolled as a full-time student at UC Berkeley, where he studied pure and applied mathematics and conducted research in number theory and machine learning. Prior to Lightspeed, he was an early product manager at Rubrik (a Lightspeed portfolio company) where he launched a product line.

CONNIE CHAN

Andreessen Horowitz
Partner

Connie is a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz where she focuses on finding great entrepreneurs with big ideas in consumer tech. Previously, Connie led business development and marketing efforts for HP Palm in China. At Palm, she also launched the App Catalog, developer portal and the Facebook application for webOS.

JAGDEEP BACHHER

UCOP
CIO

Jagdeep Singh Bachher is responsible for managing the UC pension, endowment, short-term, and total-return investment pools. Before joining the UC system, Bachher was an executive vice president of venture and innovation for one of Canada’s largest and most diversified investment fund managers. He was with Alberta Investment Management Corp (AIMCo), based in Edmonton since 2009.

HANS TUNG

GGV Capital
Managing Partner

Hans Tung joined GGV Capital in 2013 as a managing partner to focus on consumer mobile internet, cross-border ecommerce, IoT, and mobile social communication investments in both China and the U.S. Hans was one of the earliest investors in, and a former board member of, Xiaomi.

SCOTT NOLAN

Founders Fund
Partner

Scott Nolan is a Partner at Founders Fund, where he focuses on investments in technology-driven companies across sectors including energy, biotechnology, aerospace, healthcare and advanced manufacturing. Scott is a board member at CollectiveHealth, Tachyus, Tribogenics and two other companies currently in stealth mode.

CHRIS EVDEMON

Sinovation Ventures
Partner

Chris has been “hands on” his entire career around his entrepreneurial and angel investment projects. Earlier in his career, he was a Managing Partner at Eastern Bell Venture Capital and also served as the CEO of ICDL Asia Pacific, an organization in the computer skills certification sector with operations in 25 Asian countries which he helped turnaround and relocate to Singapore.

DR. ASHBY MONK

Stanford University, Global Project Center, Executive Director
Australian Super, Senior Advisor

Dr. Ashby Monk is the Executive and Research Director of the Stanford Global Projects Center. He was named by aiCIO magazine as one of the most influential academics in the institutional investing world. His research and writing has been featured in The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Institutional Investor, Reuters, Forbes, and on National Public Radio among a variety of other media.

BRAD BAO

LimeBike
Co-Founder & Chairman

LimeBike is a dock-less bike share system, aims to revolutionize urban mobility and solve the first and last mile transportation challenges.

DR. LARRY ZHANG

China Investment Corporation
Senior Managing Director

Larry Zhang is managing director and head of public equity for China Investment Corp., where he is responsible for investments in the global public equity market. Before joining CIC, Zhang was a partner and head of the global equity team at GSA Capital.

DR. MYRON SCHOLES

Professor of Finance, Stanford GSB
1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Myron Scholes is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, and co-originator of the Black-Scholes options pricing model. Scholes was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1997 for his new method of determining the value of derivatives. Scholes is currently the Chairman of the Board of Economic Advisers of Stamos Partners.

MIKE ABBOTT

KPCB
General Partner

Mike Abbott joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2011 and focuses on investments in the firm’s digital practice, helping entrepreneurs in the social, mobile and cloud computing sectors rapidly scale teams and ventures. Mike serves as an expert resource on enterprise infrastructure, cloud computing and “big data.” He also helps entrepreneurs win the race for talent in a hyper-competitive recruitment environment.

EDMOND FONG

UCOP
Managing Director

Fong holds a BS in economics from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

JOHN MANNES

TechCrunch
Writer

John Mannes writes about machine learning and AI for TechCrunch. He maintains a longstanding interest in the venture capital funding landscape and the ways in which it incentivizes macro innovation. His work has also been featured in The Washington Post and Education Week.

VANESSA LARCO

NEA
Partner

Vanessa Larco joined NEA as a Partner in 2016 and focuses on enterprise and consumer investing. Prior to joining NEA, she was the Director of Product Management for web and mobile apps at Box where she worked on building the next generation of productivity apps. Her passion for design and analytics stems from her experience in the gaming industry, which includes leading the Speech Recognition Experience team at Xbox Kinect, and building and running a top grossing gaming studio at Disney Social.

MATT BENCKE

Mighty AI
Founder & CEO

Matt is an entrepreneur and operations leader who drives new business and product strategies. He has accrued strong successes across technology, business development, design, e-commerce and manufacturing in his 20+ year career. His passion is attracting great talent, fostering a meaningful team culture and taking performance to new levels. He has created, advised, led and grown businesses ranging from several millions to several billions in annual revenue.

MURRAY NEWLANDS

Forbes
Contributor

Murray Newlands FRSA is an entrepreneur, investor, business advisor and speaker. He is founder of Chattypeople.com a Chabot builder and Sighted.com an online invoicing company based in Palo Alto. Newlands is also an adviser to the Draper Nexus Network of Things Fund that invests in IOT companies. Newlands is the author of “Online Marketing: A User’s Manual” published by John Wiley & Sons. He contributes to Forbes and Entrepreneur.com.

NATHAN SANDERS

TCV
General Partner & Head of Investor Relations

Nathan joined TCV in 2014, bringing a combination of investment, technology, and management experience to his role as General Partner and Head of Investor Relations. Nathan leads TCV’s engagement with Limited Partners and spearheads the Firm’s strategy and execution around raising capital.

ETHAN KURZWEIL

Bessemer Venture Partners
Partner

Ethan focuses on investments in consumer technologies and developer platforms. He is particularly excited about consumer video start-ups and companies “developerizing the enterprise,” his phrase for companies that provide non-technical business users with powerful tools and potential impact without requiring them to code.

IBRAHIM AJAMI

Mubadala Capital
Head of Venture Capital

Mr. Ibrahim Ajami serves as the Executive Director and Member of Board of Directors at Mubadala Technology. Mr. Ajami is responsible for overseeing Mubadala’s interests in the advanced technology sector. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer at Mubadala Technology since 2008.

CHARLES C. COMEY

Morrison & Foerster LLP
Partner

Charles Comey is an M&A and corporate finance partner in the firm’s Palo Alto office. Mr. Comey’s practice experience includes working on the ground in China and Japan for 16 years. He advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, and joint ventures and strategic alliances in the technology, consumer and life sciences sectors.

MARWAN FORZLEY

Align Commerce
Co-Founder & CEO

Align Commerce is a global payment company that offers solutions enabling small businesses to send and receive payments in local currency. Using blockchain as a payment rail, the company eliminates the need for intermediary banks, therefore reducing costs for small- and medium-sized businesses.

CAMILLE SAMUELS

Venrock
Partner

Cami Samuels joined Venrock in 2014 and focuses on healthcare with an emphasis on biotech, medical devices, and consumer health. Prior to Venrock, Cami was a Managing Director at Versant Ventures for a decade where she led investments in Achaogen (AKAO), Kythera (KYTH), Novacardia (acquired by Merck), and ParAllele (acquired by Affymetrix), among others. She was also a board observer at several companies including Genomic Health (GHDX), Fluidigm (FLDM), and Syrrx (acquired by Takeda).

KRIS GALE

Clover Health
CTO

Kris Gale is a recognized leader in building and scaling engineering teams and was part of the founding engineering team at Yammer. During his six years there as vice president of engineering, he helped grow Yammer’s engineering organization from three people to over 200. Kris also spearheaded the platform’s direction and ensured its ability to scale, culminating in its acquisition by Microsoft in 2012.

TERRY FANCHER

Stockbridge Capital Group
Executive Managing Director

Terry Fancher is the founding principal of Stockbridge and head of Stockbridge’s opportunity fund business. He is responsible for supervising the investment activities of Stockbridge’s three commingled real estate opportunity funds which, together with related co-investment vehicles, have over $2.6 billion in capital commitments, principally from major public pension funds.

JACQUES BENKOSKI

US Venture Partners
Partner

An international businessman, Jacques was born in Belgium, educated in Israel and the U.S., held executive positions in Europe and the U.S. prior to moving permanently to the Bay Area more than 15 years ago. Jacques sees himself as an innovator-creator. He likes to roll up his sleeves and get to work helping companies grow. Sharpening business strategies, brainstorming for new ideas and polishing execution plans is what Jacques enjoys the most and ultimately what led him to USVP.

JUI TAN

BlueRun China
General Partner

Jui Tan is a General Partner with BlueRun China. He joined the firm in March 2001. He focuses on communications, software and semiconductor investments. Jui has 15 years of experience managing international investments and operations.

SAM SANTHOSH

Medgenome Labs
CEO

MedGenome’s state-of-the-art NGS platforms generate high quality sequencing data from gene panels, exomes, whole genomes and transcriptomes. They recently closed their Series B round from Zodius Capital and Sequoia Capital.

SCOTT FREDERICK

NEA
Development Partner and Head of Federal

Scott leads business development and corporate development initiatives across NEA’s portfolio. He also heads the firm’s Federal government initiatives. In these roles he works closely with NEA’s portfolio companies, providing tactical and strategic advice and connecting them to companies, thought leaders, regulators, government officials and policy influencers to help drive growth and optimize outcomes. He likes to describe his role as connecting people, companies and ideas.

DREW LARNER

Within
COO

Within is the premier destination for innovative, entertaining, and informative story-based virtual reality. We bring together the best immersive experiences from the world’s finest VR creators—from gripping tales set in worlds of pure imagination to documentaries taking you further inside the news than ever before.

MARK MILIAN

Bloomberg
Technology Editor

Mark Milian is a technology editor at Bloomberg in San Francisco leading coverage of venture capital and startups. Before that, he was a tech writer for CNN and the Los Angeles Times. He’s the author of “Letters to Steve: Inside the E-Mail Inbox of Apple’s Steve Jobs,” published in 2011.

MATT MILLER

Embroker
Founder and CEO

Embroker is a tech driven commercial insurance company that’s radically improving how businesses buy and manage coverage. By leveraging a free online technology platform, data, and the expertise of a team of experienced commercial brokers, Embroker delivers better outcomes. Their Series A round was led by Canaan Partners.

PAUL ROSCOE

Docent Health
Co-Founder and CEO

Docent Health’s platform combines analytics with workflow automation to allow health systems to personalize experience journeys that integrate digital and human interactions while gathering data and measuring results to identify the most impactful events.

PRAKASH NANDURI

Paxata
CEO & Co-Founder

Paxata provides analyst-centric data preparation experience powered by a set of technologies designed from the ground up for data integration, semantic enrichment, collaboration and governance.

NAVJOT ATHWAL

RealtyShares
CEO & Co-Founder

RealtyShares is an online crowdfunding platform for real estate investments. The company allows investors to browse through investment opportunities, review investment details and make investments.

JOHN RAMPTON

Entrepreneur
Senior Contributor

John was recently named #2 on Top 50 Online Influencers in the World by Entrepreneur Magazine as well as a blogging expert by Forbes. Time Magazine recognized John as a motivations speaker that helps people find a “Sense of Meaning” in their lives. He currently advises several companies in the bay area.

ALEXANDRE WINTER

Placemeter
Co-Founder & CEO

Transforms live video into structured data about pedestrian, bike and vehicle traffic. It uses public video feeds and computer vision algorithms to create a real time data layer about places, streets and neighborhoods. They were recently acquired by Netgear.

ARJUN SETHI

Social Capital
Partner

Arjun Sethi is Partner at Social Capital. Social Capital specializes in technology startups, with $1.2B AUM.

DAVID CAO

F50 Ventures
Founding Partner

David is a pioneer, believer, and a passionate leader of entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. He has founded several companies in the valley and also created Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs & Startups, the world’s largest entrepreneur community, Silicon Valley Android Developers, the largest Android F2F community, and a variety of other grassroot communities in Silicon Valley.

BREWER STONE

Pacific Crest Securities
Managing Director

Lead Pacific Crest’s efforts to support and advise global clients, with an emphasis on Asia and other key emerging markets. Focus on advising technology growth companies on M&A, private financings, IPOs and global strategy across internet and digital media, clean energy, fintech, communications, IT services, and software.

RYAN CHEUNG

Heyi Ventures
Managing Partner

Ryan previously served as the Vice President of Finance and interim Chief Financial Officer at Youku Tudou Inc,. He is also the Managing Partner of Youku Global Media Fund, a Beijing and Silicon Valley cross-border discovery fund which focuses on frontier media technology including virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence.

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.

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 currently CEO of Noah US LLC and a Partner of Gopher Asset Management/ PE Subsidiary of Noah Holdings ( Noah:NYSE) focusing on both FoF and Direct Investment in US. The AUM under Gopher is over US$16B.

ALI DIAB

Collective Health
Co-Founder & CEO

As Collective Health’s CEO, Ali brings more than 15 years of technology startup and executive management experience to the company. Ali also brings a strong personal motivation to improve the quality and cost of company-sponsored health care after experiencing a major health problem while employed at a growing technology company.

ABHISHEK SHARMA

Nexus Venture Partners
Investor

Abhishek is passionate about working with mission-driven founders who are aiming to build transformational companies in technology and healthcare. Abhishek has been an entrepreneur and business builder prior to joining Nexus. He co-founded HelloIntern.com, a marketplace for internship search. Most recently, he worked with eBay on partnerships with marketing technology startups.

PETER HEBERT

Lux Capital
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Peter co-founded Lux Capital with the idea that in order to have the biggest impact on the future, one should support the most scientifically and technologically ambitious ventures. In 2003, Peter led the spin-off of Lux Research. As its founding CEO, he helped build Lux Research into the leading emerging-technology research firm.

LUCAS MATNEY

TechCrunch
Writer

Lucas Matney is a Writer at TechCrunch covering all of the startups and major players in the virtual/augmented reality space. He’s particularly interested in startups tackling input and optics on the VR/AR hardware side as well as UI/UX design and mapping on the software side. He’s also a big fan of headphones/home audio and random well-designed gadgets.

ALEXANDER RUSLI

Indosat Ooredoo
President Director and CEO

Alexander Rusli, assumed the role of President Director and CEO of Indosat in November 2012 after serving as an Independent Commissioner since January 2010. Before November 2012, Mr. Rusli was a Managing Director in Northstar Pacific, a private equity fund which focuses on Indonesian and Southeast Asian opportunities. Prior to his role in Northstar Pacific, Mr. Rusli served the Government of Indonesia for nine years.

FEATURED COMPANIES

AGENDA

9:00am
Check-in & Networking
9:30am
Welcome Remarks by F50
David Cao, Founder & CEO, F50
9:40am
Fireside Chat with Fosun Kinzon Capital
Ying Wang, Managing Director, Fosun Kinzon Capital
9:55am
Presentations
Fireside Chat with Clover Health
Kris Gale, CTO, Clover Health
Abhishek Sharma, Investor, Nexus Venture Partners
Medgenome Labs Presentation
Sam Santhosh, Chairman & CEO
Docent Health Presentation
Goeff McHugh, CCO
Fireside Chat with Collective Health
Ali Diab, Co-Founder & CEO, Collective Health
Scott Nolan, Partner, Founders Fund
RealtyShares Presentation
Nav Athwal, CEO
Embroker Presentation
Matt Miller, Founder & CEO
Veem Presentation
Marwan Forzley, Founder & CEO
Fireside Chat with LimeBike
Brad Bao, Co-Founder & Chairman, LimeBike
11:30am
Silicon Valley Investment
Moderator:
Mark Milian, Technology Editor, Bloomberg
Speakers:
Camille Samuels, Partner, Venrock
Hilary Gosher, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
Jacques Benkoski, Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
12:00pm
Cross-Border Investment
Moderator:
Murray Newlands, Contributor, Forbes
Speakers:
Chris Evdemon, Partner, Sinovation Ventures
Connie Chan, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Jui Tian, General Partner, Bluerun Ventures China
Ryan Cheung, Managing Partner, Heyi Ventures/Alibaba Media & Entertainment Fund
12:30pm
Fireside Chat with HYSTA & Seven Seas Partners
David Chen, Chairman, HYSTA
Jack Xu, Founding Managing Partner, Seven Seas Partners
12:45pm
Lunch Break
1:20pm
Fireside Chat
Moderator:
Eric Newcomer, Startup and Venture Capital Reporter. Bloomberg
Speakers:
Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Peter Herbert, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lux Capital
1:40pm
Presentations
Mighty AI Presentation
Matthew Bencke, Co-Founder & CEO
Within Presentation
Drew Larner, COO, Within
Lucas Matney, Writer, TechCrunch
Fireside Chat: Placemeter
Alexandre Winter, Founder & CEO, Placemeter
Vanessa Larco, Partner, NEA
2:35pm
AI Trends and Investments in 2017
Moderator:
John Mannes, Writer, TechCrunch
Speakers:
Adam Goldberg, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Scott Frederick, Partner, NEA
Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder & CEO, Paxata
3:05pm
Fireside Chat
Dr. Myron Scholes, Professor of Finance, Stanford GSB & 1997 Nobel Laureate in Economics
Jagdeep Bachher, CIO, UCOP
3:20pm
Cross-Border Real Estate <> Technology Investment Opportunities
Moderator:
Peter Su, Partner, Dentons
Speakers:
Qimin Wu, CEO, E-House Capital
Terry Fancher, Executive Managing Director, Stockbridge Capital Group
Dr. Ashby Monk, Executive Director, Stanford Global Projects Center & Senior Adviser, Australian Super
3:50pm
Late Stage Investments & Global Exit
Moderator:
Brewer Stone, Managing Director, Pacific Crest Securities
Speakers:
Elise Huang, Partner, Gopher Asset Management
Alexander Rusli, CEO, Indosat Ooredoo
Chuck Comey, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
4:20pm
Investment Trends and Opportunities in 2017
Moderator:
John Rampton, Senior Contributor, Entrepreneur
Speakers:
Mike Abbott, General Partner, KPCB
Arjun Sethi, Partner, Social Capital
Ethan Kurzweil, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Nathan Sanders, Partner, TCV
4:50pm
Keynote
Bing Jiang, CEO, Goertek
5:05pm
Long-Term Investment Perspective on Technology Innovation & VC
Speakers:
Dr. Larry Zhang, Senior Managing Director, China Investment Corporation
Ibrahim Ajami, Head of Venture Capital, Mubadala Capital
Edmond Fong, Managing Director, University of California, Office of President
Sundhiraj Sharma, Director, Khazanah Nasional
5:35pm
Keynote
Xiangjun Guo, Executive Vice President & CIO, China Investment Corporation
6:05pm
Closing Remarks by F50
Martin Stroka, Co-Founder, F50
6:00pm
Event Concludes
6:00pm
VIP Networking Reception (VIP Admission required for entry)
8:00pm
VIP Networking Reception Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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