Palo Alto, CA • April 6 at 9:30AM

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 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.

AGENDA

9:30am
Check-in & Networking
10:00am
Welcome Remarks by F50
David Cao, Founder & CEO, F50
10:10am
Keynote
Qikai Liu, Founding Partner, Fosun Tonghao Capital
10:25am
Presentations
Medgenome Labs Presentation
Sam Santhosh, Chairman & CEO
Docent Health Presentation
Paul Roscoe, Co-Founder & CEO
11:25am
Cross-Border Investment
Speakers:
Chris Evdemon, Partner, Sinovation Ventures
Connie Chan, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Weguang Chen, Partner, Bluerun Ventures China
12:00pm
Lunch Break
1:00pm
Keynote: Back to the Future
Dick Kramlich, Chairman & Co-Founder, NEA
1:15pm
Investment Panel
Speakers:
Camille Samuels, Partner, Venrock
Robert Mittendorff, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
Hilary Gosher, Managing Director, Insight Partners
1:50pm
Presentations
Branch International Presentation
Matt Flannery, Founder & CEO
RealtyShares Presentation
Nav Athwal, CEO
2:10pm
Late Stage Investments
Moderator:
David Cao, Founding Partner, F50 Ventures
Speakers:
Cynthia Zhang, Managing Director, China Asset Management Capital
Helen Chan, President, China Equity
2:45pm
Presentations
Embroker Presentation
Matt Miller, Founder & CEO
Align Commerce Presentation
Marwan Forzley, Founder & CEO
3:10pm
Mergers & Acquisitions
Moderator:
Brewer Stone, Managing Director, Pacific Crest Securities
Speakers:
Free Wu, Former EVP, Tencent
Neil Bai, GoerTek
3:40pm
Presentations
Mighty AI Presentation
Matthew Bencke, Co-Founder & CEO
Within Presentation
Drew Larner, COO
4:15pm
Artificial Intelligence Panel
Speakers:
Adam Goldberg, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Scott Frederick, Partner, NEA
Prakash Nanduri, Co-Founder & CEO, Paxata
4:50pm
Fireside Chat: Placemeter
Alexandre Winter, Founder & CEO, Placemeter
Vanessa Larco, Partner, NEA
5:05pm
Clarifai Presentation
Matthew Zeiler, Founder & CEO
5:15pm
Investment Trends and Opportunities in 2017
Speakers:
Mike Abbott, General Partner, KPCB
Arjun Sethi, Partner, Social Capital
Jacques Benkoski, Partner, U.S. Venture Partners
Ben Ling, Partner, Khosla Ventures
Ethan Kurzweil, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
5:50pm
Closing Remarks by F50
Martin Stroka, Co-Founder, F50
6:00pm
Event Concludes
6:00pm
VIP Networking Reception (VIP Pass required for entry.)
8:00pm
VIP Networking Reception Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

FEATURED COMPANIES

SPEAKERS

RICHARD KRAMLICH

NEA
Chairman & Co-founder

Dick is Co-Founder of NEA and is currently Chairman of the NEA Management Company. He was Managing General Partner of the firm through NEA VII when he turned the reins over to Peter Barris and became a General Partner. During the 20 years Dick was the Managing General Partner of NEA, the partnership achieved top quartile returns for its Limited Partners.

QIKAI LIU

Fosun Tonghao
Founding Partner

Fosun Tonghao is the investment arm of Fosun Group, the largest privately-held conglomerate in China that is the owner and investor of many public and private companies across various industries, such as: healthcare, biotech, healthcare, insurance, steel, asset management, and real estate. Fosun Tonghao invests in early stage startups – angel, seed, pre-A and Series A rounds – in healthcare, technology, media, and telecommunications industries. Fosun was ranked No. 81 among Fortune (China)’s top 500 enterprises of China.

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.

BEN LING

Khosla Ventures
Partner

Ben is an investment partner at Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on consumer, Internet, mobile, marketplace, SaaS and consumer health businesses. Since joining the firm, he’s led investments in Academia.edu, Canary, HackerRank and Tapingo, among many others.

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, a Silicon Valley based technology venture capital firm. Since joining Andreessen Horowitz in 2011, Connie has been working closely with startups, and spearheaded the firm’s Asia network helping companies navigate Asia opportunities. Connie’s writing has sparked new debate about innovation in China, and her writing on WeChat won a Sidney award in 2015.

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.

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.

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 SHOBE

Mighty AI
Co-Founder

Mighty AI delivers the human insights artificial intelligence (AI) engines need to see, hear, talk, and “think” like humans.Notable investors include ntel Capital, GV, Accenture Technology Ventures, Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group and New Enterprise Associates.

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.

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).

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.

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.

DR. ROBERT MITTENDORFF

Norwest Venture Partners
Partner

Robert focuses on investing capital in venture and growth opportunities in the healthcare sector, including digital health and healthcare IT, technology enabled healthcare services, medical devices, diagnostics, and specialty pharma. He currently serves on the boards of analyticsMD, iCardiac, and TigerText, and is a board observer at Talkspace.

MATTHEW FLANNERY

Branch International
Co-Founder and CEO

Branch eliminates the challenges of getting a loan by using the data on your phone to create a credit score. They use technology to dramatically reduce the cost of delivering financial services in emerging markets. Their Series A round was led by Andreessen Horowitz; Khosla Impact Fund and Formation 8 also participated.

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.

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.

MATTHEW ZEILER

Clarifai
Founder & CEO

Clarifai provides advanced image recognition systems for customers to detect near-duplicates and visual searches. Notable investors include Menlo Ventures and Union Square Ventures.

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.

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