DeepTech Summit @ Google Silicon Valley
DeepTech Summit @ Google Silicon Valley
Google SF • January 11 at 1:00PM
Deep technology is increasingly becoming a major component of the Silicon Valley ecosystem. Founded on scientific discovery or engineering innovation, DeepTech is creating new opportunities in multiple markets. With the potential for incredible returns, this is an opportune time for investors to support these innovative companies in the life sciences, energy, clean technology, computer sciences, materials, and chemical sectors.
Over 100 of China and Silicon Valley’s leading DeepTech experts will gather on January 11 for F50’s first exclusive DeepTech Summit. Guests will collaborate on the future state of DeepTech in Silicon Valley and discuss the latest market trends. 20 of the most impactful Series A and B DeepTech companies will speak on their engineering innovations. The conference will conclude with a networking reception for an evening of insightful discussion.
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Bob Xu is on the Midas list of top 100 Venture Capital investors in the world. A legend of Chinese partnership, he spent 10 years changing the landscape of Chinese angel investment. He was the first investor of Jumei, LightInTheBox, and Jiayuan.
Li Zhaohui was the director of over $5.5B investments from Tencent in 2015. He’s responsible for Tencent’s global investment in sectors such as entertainment, social media, O2O, FinTech, automotive, education, and healthcare.
A serial entrepreneur with three successful exits. He founded Qunar and brought it from zero to over $10B valuation. He founded Zebra Investment in 2016.
Gao Xiang is an early investor of 91.com and Tudou. He used two years to bring the fund from zero to a tier-1 fund in China.
Kai Fai Fund
Cai Mingpo invested in 91 assistant which was acquired by Baidu. In 10 years, he grew Kai Fai Fund into a global platform covering Europe, China, and U.S. to help international enterprises grow across continents.
Gao Ling Capital
From Huaping to Gao Ling, Cao Wei has 12+ years of investment experience in consumer products and retail. He was heavily involved in the investment of Ijovo, Haiziwang, Intime Retail, and Huiyuan Juice.
Xi Cao manages 8 funds with a total value of about $2.5 billion USD funds plus more than 4 billion RMB funds. He has a strong investment portfolio including Douyu TV, Yingxiong, and UniMedia.
Ninebot is the world’s largest company in short transportation with a $1B valuation company.
Mengxi Zhang founded the business analytics department in LinkedIn. He returned to China to build a great company in big data analytics field.
Founder & CEO
Little Red Book
Little Red Book is the number 1 fastest growing social commerce APP with over 17 million registered users.
Bai Ya founded Youzan to help provide merchants with better Wechat experiences. The company is now valued at over 2B RMB.
Most famous entrepreneurial professor in China.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
WALTER DE BROUWER
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.
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.
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).
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.
President & COO
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.
SVP Global Brand and Marketing & CMO
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.