F50 Global Capital Summit 2020 Spring Invites Global Investors for Elevating HealthTech Innovation


The 5th F50 Global Capital Summit® (GCS) Spring 2020 on June 16-17, with the theme Elevating HealthTech Innovation opens for speaker nomination.

F50 Summit is one of the Bay Area’s flagship events for the startup venture ecosystem and has attracted many leaders in the startup venture system in the past. GCS Spring 2020 will be co-hosted by the F50 Elevate Accelerator, and the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Community.  GCS finds and connects the next generation of world-changing tech innovators with strategic partners to power their long-term impact. F50 especially focuses on creating partnerships that will help to improve human lives within the Healthtech, Agtech, sustainability areas.

F50 Summit Spring 2020 will include 60+ speaking sessions, 500 attendees from world-leading corporations, a large one-day investor summit, and many closed-door entrepreneur roundtable discussions ,and executive briefing designed for corporate executives. We expect leaders from all over the world to attend the event.

Features (Activities?) of the summit:

  • Keynote and thought leader presentation & insightful panels
  • Global Capital Insight Ranking Report
  • F50 Global Awards
  • Executive Briefing
  • Speaker & VIP Reception
  • Roundtable discussions
  • F50 Elevate Connect Lounge (Demo Tables)
  • Intensive Bootcamps (by Bootup Ventures)

Topics including:

  • Investment 
    • Investment trends in Healthtech
    • Early stage opportunities for Angels and seed investors (?)
    • Global impact by Venture Investing?)
    • Altruism and Capitalism?
  • Convergence of Technology in Health
    • The Smarter Medical Devices
    • Innovative Medicines 
    • Future of Surgeries
    • Future Virus outbreak prevention and responding
    • Aging and longevity
    • Food tech and innovation
    • DeepTech for Health
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Sustainability cross-border

Many industry leaders will host and participate in the closed-door roundtable discussions. We are looking for leaders in the startup venture ecosystem who could bring great insight to our audience at this event.

More information can be found online. Here is the speaker  registration / nomination form.

Benefits of Speaking at GCS

The GCS presentations and sessions will be featured in the following ways: 

  • Each session will be video-recorded and uploaded to F50’s YouTube channel
  • Selected sessions will be transcribed and posted on SVE.io
  • Interviews and articles will be distributed by 200+ media contacts
  • F50’s social media channels and newsletters (LinkedIn, Twitter, Meetup etc. with over 50K subscribers) and F50’s private network of corporates, VCs, and angels
  • SVE.io and other associated entrepreneur and developer communities, with over 100,000 subscribers
  • F50’s global media partner network, with over 1M impressions worldwide

Past F50 Speakers:

Investors (VC, Corporate Ventures, PE)

Aaref Hilaly, Partner, Sequoia Capital

Adam Goldberg, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Amit Shah, Partner at Artiman Ventures

Benjamin Ling, General Partner, Khosla Ventures

Blake Masters, Principal, Thiel Capital

Camille Samuels, Partner, Venrock

Christopher Schaepe, Co-founder, Lightspeed Ventures

Dave Munichiello, General Partner, Google Ventures

David Cao, Managing Partner, F50 Ventures & F50 Elevate

David Chao, Co-Founder & General Partner, DCM Ventures

David Zilberman, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Ethan Kurzweil, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Grant Allen, Managing Director, ABB Technology Ventures

Guy Kawasaki, Co-Founder, Garage Technology Ventures

Hans Tung, Partner, GGV Capital

Hilary Gosher, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners

Ibrahim Ajami, Head of Venture Capital, Mubadala Capital

Jacques Benkoski, Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Chief Investment Officer, University California, Office of President

James Hardiman, Partner, Data Collective

Kiyosaki Kumazawa, Hitachi

Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director, GE Ventures, Healthcare

Lu Zhang, Fusion Capital

Mark Siegel, Managing Director, Menlo Ventures

Paul Holland, General Partner, Foundation Capital

Peter Hebert, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lux Capital

Phil Sanderson, Managing Director, IDG Ventures

Ramneek Gupta, Managing Director & Co-head, Global Venture Investing at Citi Ventures

Rishi Garg, Partner, Mayfield

Robert Mittendorf, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Roy Bahat, Head of Bloomberg Beta

Saeed Amidi, Founder, Plug & Play

Scott Frederick, Partner, NEA

Shawn Carolan, Partner, Menlo Ventures

Steve Mitzenmacher, VP Corporate Development, NetApp

Tatyana Mamut, Amazon, SalesForce, Sapphire Ventures

Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates

Vanessa Larco, Partner, NEA

Vijay Pande, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz


Blaise Zerega, Editor in Chief, VentureBeat

Gene Teare, Head of Content, Crunchbase

Josh Constine, Editor-at-Large, TechCrunch

Kate O’Keeffe, Reporter, Wall Street Journal

Rebecca Fannin, Forbes Contributor, Founder, Silicon Dragon

Tom Giles, Executive Editor, Global Technology, Bloomberg

Influencers (Professors, leaders)

Baron Davis, Angel Investor, Former NBA Star

Caroline Winnett, Executive Director, Berkeley Skydeck

Daniel Burnett, Professor at UCSF, Founder / CEO Theranova

Daniel Kraft, Chair of Medicine, Singularity Exponential

Duncan Logan, Founder & CEO, Rocketspace

Franklin Urteaga, Former Whitehouse Advisor

Jeremy Hillman, Head of Global Communications & Strategy, The World Bank

Keith Krach, Chairman, DocuSign

Myron Scholes, Professor, Stanford GSB, Economic Nobel Prize Winner

Ron Zaidman, MBA, MTCM, President & CEO, Five Branches University

Roy Geva Glasberg, Founder & Global Manager, Google Global Accelerator

Stafford Matthews, Partner, Dentons

Steve Stevanovich, Board of Governors, U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory

Uli K. Chettipally, MD., MPH Physician Kaiser Permanente

Vitaly Vanshelboim, COO, UNOPS

Follow up on Twitter @theF50 and LinkedIn to join the conversation using tag #F50Summit

About the Global Capital Summit (GCS) 

The Global Capital Summit® (GCS) is organized by F50, Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs. GCS finds and connects the next generation of world-changing tech innovations with partnerships to power their long-term impact. The summit will feature 20+ extraordinary products and innovations, and over 700 attendees from world-leading corporations and the global investment ecosystem. The attendees are corporate executives, Angel investors, VCs, and a group of high-potential local founders.

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