March 6th - 7th, 2019

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport | Burlingame, CA

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures



Agenda

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

6:00pm

Cocktail Reception

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

8:00am

Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:50am

Welcome Remarks

9:00am

The Changing Venture World: What can we expect for the next 24 months?

Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom D

9:50am

Break

10:00am

Company Presentations – Round I

Track I:    Life Sciences/Healthcare (Ballroom E)
Track II:   Technology (Ballroom D)
Track III:  Clean-tech (Ballroom A)
Track IV:  Seed Pitchfest (Ballroom C)

11:00am

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:40am

Company Presentations – Round II

Track I:    Life Sciences/Healthcare (Ballroom E)
Track II:   Technology (Ballroom D)
Track III:  Clean-tech (Ballroom A)
Track IV:  Fin-tech (Ballroom B)
Track V:   Seed Pitchfest (Ballroom C)

12:50pm

Lunch & Networking

1:00pm

RAISING ANGEL MONEY – INFO & INSIGHTS FROM SEASOND INVESTORS

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom E

1:50pm

Company Presentations – Round III

Track I:    Life Sciences/Healthcare  (Ballroom E)
Track II:   Technology  (Ballroom D)
Track III:  Clean-tech  (Ballroom A)
Track IV:  Seed Pitchfest  (Ballroom C)
Track V:   FinTech  (Ballroom B)
Track VI:   Ed-tech (Bayside Suite)

Fundable Deals: Making VCs Sit Up And Take Notice

Ideas are all well and good, but in order to attract capital they will need to be packaged and presented in a way that will entice investors and of course a SOLID business model. This panel will discuss the skills required to make a highly effective pitch that will attract potential financiers and the types of deals investors want.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom D

Energizing The Flow Of Clean-Tech Deals

This session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom E

  • Moderator:


  • Linda Molnar
    Program Director of America's Seed Fund
    National Science Foundation

  • Panelists:


  • Wade Bitaraf
    Founder, Energy & Sustainability
    Plug and Play Ventures

  • Edouard Bulteau
    Principal
    Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures

  • Daniel Carter
    Investment Director
    Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures US

  • Anup Jacob
    Co-Founder & Managing Director
    Activate Capital Partners

  • Matt Jones
    Managing Director
    Solvay Ventures

  • Praveen Sahay
    Co-founder and Managing Director
    WAVE Equity Partners

  • Shirley Speakman
    Partner
    Cycle Capital Management

ABCs On Ed-Tech Innovation & Funding

Ed-tech Investors will take center stage to grade the Ed-tech sector and share insights on the trends they’re seeing.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom A

3:00pm

CONCURRENT PANELS:

3:50pm

Networking & Refreshment Break

Negotiating The Term Sheet

Entrepreneurs who don’t prepare well for term-sheet negotiations may find themselves locked into an uncomfortable relationship with their VC for years to come. Whether you’re looking for a first round or follow-on funding, attend this panel to learn what you should know about negotiating term sheets.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom E

Raising Strategic/Corporate Venture Funding: What You Need To Know

With a new flowering of startup innovation, many giants of industry have decided to enter or re-enter the world of VC. This session will explore the value-added investment approach of Corporate VCs and how it yields important dividends that are “beyond the bottom line,” both for the investor and for the startup.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom D

Banking On Fin-Tech Innovation

Join top-tier VCs to discuss the rise of fintech, the integration of groundbreaking technologies within financial services, and the future of digital finance.

Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom A

4:30pm

CONCURRENT PANELS:

5:20pm

Awards & Closing Remarks

5:30pm

Summit Adjourns

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