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Friday, January 25
 

10:10am

Compère Welcome - Investors & Startups Stage
Speakers
avatar for Jeroen Vanhoutte,11.2 Capital

Jeroen Vanhoutte,11.2 Capital

Principal, 11.2 Capital
Jeroen is passionate about technological paradigm shifts, especially smart hardware, robotics, quantum computing, and new space technologies. Before joining 11.2 Capital, he worked on deals across the investment value chain: traditional private equity at Sofina, search funds at NextGen... Read More →


Friday January 25, 2019 10:10am - 10:20am
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

10:20am

Playing for Keeps: High Stakes vs Low Stakes
The history of AI is one of boom-bust cycles. Are we nearing an AI winter? I think the answer is both yes and no: yes for what I call high stakes AI, and no for low-stakes AI. I'll share our perspective as both practitioners and investors in AI driven companies.

Speakers
avatar for Ilya Kirnos, Signalfire

Ilya Kirnos, Signalfire

Managing Director & CTO, Signalfire
Prior to co-founding SignalFire, Ilya was a Software Engineer at Google (2004-2012). During his time at Google, Ilya held several technical leadership positions. He was a Technical Lead for Gmail Ads and was responsible for predicting consumer purchase intent and consumer Gmail monetization... Read More →


Friday January 25, 2019 10:20am - 10:45am
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

10:45am

Quick Pitch 
Quick Pitch is your chance as a startup to present or demo your work, with 3 minutes to pitch and 2 minutes for Q&A. Time is short so come prepared! You are welcome to bring a laptop to present (HDMI connection available). Email hello@re-work.co to register your presentation spot in advance to the event. From the 24th January, please register your interest with a member of the RE•WORK team.

Friday January 25, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

1:20pm

Investing in Startups Panel – Part 1 : Current landscape and the Do’s & Don’ts for Entrepreneurs
Speakers
avatar for Ashish Aggarwal, Grishin Robotics

Ashish Aggarwal, Grishin Robotics

Principal, Grishin Robotics
Ashish invests in early-stage companies in Robotics, Connected hardware, AI/ML, and consumer sector at Grishin Robotics. Before that, Ashish led strategic corporate acquisitions, investments, and divestitures for Opera Software where he oversaw transactions worth hundreds of millions... Read More →
avatar for Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital

Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital

General Partner, Foundation Capital
Ashu Garg is a General Partner at Foundation Capital, focusing on startups in enterprise software, marketing technology (MarTech), AI-enabled business applications, data platforms, data center infrastructure, and online video. Before joining Foundation Capital in 2008, Ashu was the... Read More →
avatar for Albert Wang, Qualcomm Ventures

Albert Wang, Qualcomm Ventures

Director, Qualcomm Ventures
Albert Wang is a Director at Qualcomm Ventures. His current investment areas are mobile, cloud, internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI). Albert led the investments and currently serves as a board observer for AnyVision, AttackIQ, Avalanche Technology, BlueStacks... Read More →
avatar for Chris Neumann, Commonwealth Ventures

Chris Neumann, Commonwealth Ventures

Early-Stage Investor, Commonwealth Ventures
Chris Neumann is an early-stage investor who works with enterprise software companies in the US, Canada, and the UK.  Chris was formerly a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, where he launched the 500 Startups Data Track, a specialized program focused on accelerating enterprise data... Read More →


Friday January 25, 2019 1:20pm - 1:50pm
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

1:50pm

Investing in Startups Panel – Part 2 : Moonshot Ideas and Applications That Excite a VC 
Speakers
avatar for Veronica Mittal, Trifecta Capital

Veronica Mittal, Trifecta Capital

Founder & Managing Director, Trifecta Capital
Veronica previously apprenticed in venture at S-Cubed Capital under Mark Stevens, former Managing Partner at Sequoia Capital. While at S-Cubed, Veronica sourced deals in Secret, Second Spectrum and Embark (acq. by APPL). She served attended board meetings for Elemental Technologies... Read More →
avatar for Upal Basu, NGP Capital

Upal Basu, NGP Capital

Partner, NGP Capital
Upal has worked in the mobile and software technology industry for over 20 years. At NGP Capital, Upal leads the global Connected Enterprise investing theme, where he focuses on mobile enterprise and Internet of Things investments. In addition he is responsible for managing NGP’s... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Lu, Spike Ventures

Catherine Lu, Spike Ventures

Principal, Spike Ventures
Catherine is an entrepreneur-turned-investor. She is currently a Principal at Spike Ventures, a VC firm that invests in Stanford alum-led companies. Previously, she was Director of Product at NEA-backed Datavisor, an enterprise company offering an unsupervised machine learning fraud... Read More →
avatar for Ajay Singh, Samsung NEXT Ventures

Ajay Singh, Samsung NEXT Ventures

Director, Samsung NEXT Ventures
Ajay Singh is a Director at Samsung NEXT Ventures. Based in Silicon Valley, Ajay focuses on early stage investments in software and services, particularly in artificial intelligence and emerging tech areas such as augmented reality and virtual reality. Ajay has over 12 years of investment... Read More →


Friday January 25, 2019 1:50pm - 2:20pm
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

2:20pm

Meet the Investors 
Speakers
avatar for Vijay Reddy, Intel Capital

Vijay Reddy, Intel Capital

Investment Director, Intel Capital
Vijay Reddy leads investments in Artificial Intelligence platforms and applications. Vijay is a board observer and/or has responsibility for several portfolio companies including Matroid, MightyAI, AEYE, Avaamo, Foghorn, Zumigo, Paperspace, Cognitive Scale etc. Previously Vijay sourced... Read More →
avatar for Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital

Ashu Garg, Foundation Capital

General Partner, Foundation Capital
Ashu Garg is a General Partner at Foundation Capital, focusing on startups in enterprise software, marketing technology (MarTech), AI-enabled business applications, data platforms, data center infrastructure, and online video. Before joining Foundation Capital in 2008, Ashu was the... Read More →
avatar for Upal Basu, NGP Capital

Upal Basu, NGP Capital

Partner, NGP Capital
Upal has worked in the mobile and software technology industry for over 20 years. At NGP Capital, Upal leads the global Connected Enterprise investing theme, where he focuses on mobile enterprise and Internet of Things investments. In addition he is responsible for managing NGP’s... Read More →
avatar for Catherine Lu, Spike Ventures

Catherine Lu, Spike Ventures

Principal, Spike Ventures
Catherine is an entrepreneur-turned-investor. She is currently a Principal at Spike Ventures, a VC firm that invests in Stanford alum-led companies. Previously, she was Director of Product at NEA-backed Datavisor, an enterprise company offering an unsupervised machine learning fraud... Read More →
avatar for Ajay Singh, Samsung NEXT Ventures

Ajay Singh, Samsung NEXT Ventures

Director, Samsung NEXT Ventures
Ajay Singh is a Director at Samsung NEXT Ventures. Based in Silicon Valley, Ajay focuses on early stage investments in software and services, particularly in artificial intelligence and emerging tech areas such as augmented reality and virtual reality. Ajay has over 12 years of investment... Read More →
avatar for Albert Wang, Qualcomm Ventures

Albert Wang, Qualcomm Ventures

Director, Qualcomm Ventures
Albert Wang is a Director at Qualcomm Ventures. His current investment areas are mobile, cloud, internet of things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI). Albert led the investments and currently serves as a board observer for AnyVision, AttackIQ, Avalanche Technology, BlueStacks... Read More →
avatar for Chris Neumann, Commonwealth Ventures

Chris Neumann, Commonwealth Ventures

Early-Stage Investor, Commonwealth Ventures
Chris Neumann is an early-stage investor who works with enterprise software companies in the US, Canada, and the UK.  Chris was formerly a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, where he launched the 500 Startups Data Track, a specialized program focused on accelerating enterprise data... Read More →


Friday January 25, 2019 2:20pm - 3:00pm
Pacific B-C Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA