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F50 Event Business is hiring: Conference Manager and Marketing Specialist for upcoming conferences


F50 Event Business Unit is hiring! Conference Program Manager & two event marketing specialists: Marketing Web Design & Social Media (Three positions)

F50’s event business unit produces some of Silicon Valley’s most influential investor events. Event BU is seeking three full time resources:

  • Conference Manager / Producer
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Social Media Marketing Specialist

We are looking for people who are energetic and passionate in events / conference in startup venture ecosystem. If you are a self-driven and super energetic individual in the event producing or marketing space and want to pave a new way to make a big impact on the startup venture ecosystem, then this opportunity is for you!

  • Location: Palo Alto on Page Mill Road. Next to Stanford.
  • Start: Immediately.
  • Type: Full time staff
  • Level:  Entry to mid level

F50 Produces couple following conferences:

Conference Program Manager / Coordinator

A core team member driving F50’s conference and summit.

F50 also sponsor or partner with community events including Blockchain Developer Hackathon etc.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage F50 upcoming Summit / conference including budgeting, timeline, and content planning.
  • Drive and maintain relationship with executives participating in the programs,Manage communication between roughly hundreds of tier 1 venture capitals and founders.
  • Develop multiple event timelines leading up to event to insure all deadlines are met for all team members.
  • Propose and manage event budget to prevent overspending.Liaison between the venue, catering team, A/V and other logistical related communication needed.
  • Oversee event registration website (Eventbrite) to ensure quality attendees.
  • Curate interesting VC content/theme then identify speakers to speak at the Summits.
  • Assistant private receptions for top tier investors leaders globally and China.

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience working with high class investment related events or large conference
  • Great communication skills, able to work individually as well as leading team members.
  • Candidates must have strong organizational skills and be extremely detail-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with quality results
  • Candidate must demonstrate a high level of computer “efficiency.” Google Drive and social media must be second nature.
  • Consistent desire to go the extra mile and do more than what is asked, never less
  • Understand the startup environment,Prior experience with a startup company is a plus
  • Strong understanding of startup system and venture investment is a plus

Marketing and Web Development Specialist

You are a detail-oriented self-starter who will work closely with our core team members to drive the event homepage design and development of future F50 conferences or summit events. You will also work on content curation, marketing analytics, social media efforts, and partner outreach for these conferences.


  • Conference Event website design and development for our upcoming large conference/summit.
  • Banner, logo, basic graphic design for marketing materials, stage
  • Curation of event content with other team members.
  • Drive creating and executing strategic marketing plans.
  • Partner outreach and engagement.
  • Curate content for newsletters and blog updates.
  • Monitor our social media pages and answer community questions.


  • A massive amount of energy, a great attitude, creative problem solving skills, unstoppable drive to take ownership, and the maturity to commit to finishing projects.
  • Strong interest in entrepreneurship and events.
  • Basic understanding of Blockchain and Crypto space
  • Familiarity with Silicon Valley startups and investors and a general understanding of the investment process.
  • Should possess strong technical skills.
  • Should be a strategic thinker with an analytical mind.
  • Should have the ability to build relationships and work with founders, investors and partners.
  • Should have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Social Media Marketing Specialist

As a social media specialist, you will drive the social media marketing to increase our conference/event awareness on key social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube and WordPress. You will share useful content that generates awareness, and connect like-minded individuals in search of careers, and in the recruitment industry. We’re looking for a tech-savvy energetic individual who has a passion and knack for micro-blogging and creating mutually beneficial relationships. You will research opportunities to enhance our social media activities and our company presence online in a meaningful way.


  • Help identify opportunities that will promote growth on social media sites.
  • Execute social marketing campaigns, including marketing/new concepts, community-building efforts and promotions.
  • Establish new social media relationships and maintain existing ones by proactively engaging in discussions surrounding our content, events, and brand.
  • Listen to and monitor all social media outlets: pages, sites, blogs, etc. on a daily basis and post/respond on particular topics and respond to other posts/comments.
  • Engagement with communities in Meetup, Google+ and build our following based on valuable content and mutual sharing.
  • Assist in Press Release process.
  • Work closely with the Web team to ensure we’re fully leveraging the website for maximum impact/results.


  • Eat, sleep and breathe social media personally and professionally.
  • 1 to 2 years of professional experience using Facebook, Twitter, blogs and Linkedin or YouTube for a business or organization to support social media campaigns that engage with audience members.
  • Familiar with Meetup Groups and Facebook Groups.
  • Familiar with influencers in Blockchain and Crypto space
  • Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and/or marketing.
  • Exceptional creative writing and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work individually on a project or in a small team environment.
  • Able to interact with many people and multiple interruptions while staying on task.
  • Strong computer and technology skills.

Email to join@f50 with a resume, availability to start and to interview, expectations, cover letter, and contact information.


Blockchain Founder Club (Beta) announced to connect the entrepreneurs in the blockchain community

The Founder Club now has a new name: Blockchain Founder Club (Beta). To embrace the booming for blockchain and cypto startups, the Blockchain Founder Club will focus on startups founders and developers in these sector for the foreseeable future. This is a great step to have a sector focused founder community.
The community plan to host following events:
Blockchain Demo Night Monthly
Blockchain Technology Meetup
Private Demo
Founder Bootcamp
Social Events
The Blockchain Founder Club is still in its beta version. To accomplish these goals, The community is looking for couple helpers:
1 One full time community manager / leader
This person can serve as my partner or my assistant depend on experience level. Need to be super energetic, self motivated, and passionate (and at lest basic understanding) to blockchain and crypto space.
2 Contributors
2-3 lead event organizer (Volunteer) for the community. to drive some of the community events.
email join@sve.io if you are interested.
And here are more ways to be part of the Blockchain Founder Club Community (Beta)
For those founders who are not involved in Blockchain, SVE meetup will cover SF for non blockchain related events (Health Tech, etc)
The Blockchain Founder Club will be officially launched after the team is assembled.

Silicon Valley Blockchain Week by SVE together with SVInsights, F50, 500 Startups



We’re bringing world class thought leaders together to present and share ideas on blockchain compliance and investment. This is NOT your typical blockchain event, it’s a deep dive into the current and future state of blockchain regulations along with a unique perspective from traditional venture capital.
20% Off Discount Code: SYNERGYSUPEREARLY
Here’s a look at the first round of speakers!


*Agenda is subject to change.
Reserve Your Spot!
20% Off Discount Code: SYNERGYSUPEREARLY

Blockchain Developer Hackathon Announced by a Group of Silicon Valley Communities


A group of Silicon Valley organizations teamed up announced the Silicon Valley Blockchain Hackathon at June 22-24 today Hackathon is brought you by Silicon Valley Developer Network to together with a group of organizations:

The Hackathon expects to bring over 200 attendees including developers, founders, and business analyst.  Here are some of the latest update from the organizers:

1 Prize for the winner

A $2M investment

We have sponsors who had informally agreed to put together a $2M crypto investment into the winne.  Hope we can get legal paperwork done soon for formal announcement

B Present at F50’ Synergy Blockchain Summit

F50 as strategic partner of this event will give marketing and BD support, and invite the winner to present to hundreds of investors in

2 Location / Venue

We have a tentative venue in Santa Clara. But if you somewhere closer to Palo Alto, please send to our way

3 Team

We have assembled a team of volunteers and couple partners for the hackathon and welcome new hands:   https://goo.gl/forms/YNpV1A8uX1bBxSLy1

4 Sponsor

Our team is working with couple sponsors including public chains, tool companies, startups in blockchain space for cover the cost of the event. If we have enough sponsor, we will increase the prize to the winner.


5 RSVP now is open:


Please use “I-SUPPORT” for 30% of of earlier bird discount ending next week

More upcoming community events:

Blockchain Demo Night June 7 (SV)

SF Blockchain Demo June 19

Blockchain Demo Night July 12

AI + Blockchain = Intelligence + Privacy, Archer Software @ Global Capital Summit 2018


Virgil Zhang, CEO & Founder, Archer Software Corporation

Moderator: Martin Chen, Managing Partner, G.D.V Capital

F50’s Synergy Blockchain Summit to connect two camps of investors


Join us at the Synergy Blockchain Summit, a fusion of traditional venture capital and blockchain investment. Meet VCs, Investors, Thought Leaders, and Select Entrepreneurs as we learn from industry experts about the future of Blockchain investment and token economy compliance.

The Summit will feature over 50 global leaders from the top law firms, CPA’s, and VC’s in the investment ecosystem, along with extraordinary Blockchain companies. Join 250+ attendees from the venture capital and global investment community, including select VC executives, influential long-term investors, corporate ventures and corporate executives, asset management companies, and a group of high potential local CEOs.

Synergy Themes

The key themes surrounding the Synergy Blockchain Summit include:

Compliance: Tax Law, Patents & Privacy, Utility Tokens – Crowdfunding Legislation, Security Tokens – Equity Act, and The Structure of a Crypto Fund.

Hybrid Investment – Tokens & Equity: Case Studies, and Prospective Studies

The Future50 Report on Blockchain VCs: Market Trends, and Top Blockchain Investor Ceremony

Emerging Blockchain Startup Presentations




Global Capital Summit Featuring 300+ Global Investors, LAST CHANCE for Early Bird Ticket

Join us at Global Capital Summit – Spring 2018. Prices will increase by next Monday, April 30th! This is your LAST CHANCE to get an additional 20% off the Early Bird tickets with code “F50NETWORK”.
Featured Guest List
  • Ling Gan, SF Holding, Deputy GM
  • Pramod Gosavi, VMware, Corporate Investments
  • Tracy Wang, ZZ Ventures, CEO
  • Allen Yang, Red Harp Corporation, CEO
  • Houman Haghighi, Qualcomm Ventures, Head of Business Development
  • Patrick Berbon, China Materialia VC fund, Managing Partner
  • Laura Collins, BDO USA LLP, Director
  • Cynthia Carrillo, Greater Sacramento Economic Council, Regional Director, Bay Area
  • Shirley Deng, Tencent, Business Development Manager
  • Sabya Das, Moneta Ventures, Partner
  • Jeff Chien, Plug and Play Tech Center, Head of China Partnership
  • Ludovic Copere, Sony Innovation Fund, Director
  • Mike Xu, Fosun Capital, Managing Director
  • Rose Gong, Fosun Capital, Managing Director
  • Hao Chen, DL Capitals, investor
  • Dmitry Alimov, Frontier Ventures, Founder
  • Norm Gitis, Lymo Ventures, Managing Partner
  • Steve Bernardez, ONSET Ventures, Partner
  • Wanlin Wang, Bibox, Co-Founder
  • Laird Cagan, RocketSpace Capital, Managing Partner
  • Helen Liang PhD, FoundersX Ventures, Managing Partner
  • Ann Shin, D.Ed, Fenoxvc, General Partner
  • Elise Huang, Gopher Asset, Managing Partner
  • Alfred Chu, DIR Ventures, Partner
  • Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics, Managing Director
  • Zhen Fang, Jupai Investment, Executive President-U.S Branch
  • Elaine Mo, Ascend Capital Partners, Vice President
  • Tim Kazurayama, Presidio Ventures, INC., Sr. Director
  • Robin Li, GGV Capital, GGV Capital
  • Benjamin Xu, XCapital Management, Managing Partner
  • Alexis Ji, Illumina ventures, Partner
  • Henry Wong, Garage TechVentures, Managing Director
  • Bill Liao, BDO USA LLP, Partner, China Desk Lead
  • Zhen Cao, JD Capital, JLab, Investment Director
  • Walter Liu, MediaTek Ventures, Investment Director
  • David Chen, HYSTA, Chairman
  • Gordon Wan, Zenity Ventures, Investment Director
  • Michael Novikov, Knowledge investments, knowledge investor
  • Robbi Magnuson, EFD Corp., President
  • Stefon Crawford, General Motors Ventures, VC Analyst
  • Gregory Castle, Anorak Ventures, Managing Partner
  • Radu B. Rusu, Fyusion, CEO
  • George Chen, Nautilus Venture Partners, Principal
  • Shuo Zhang, AuGC BioFund, Managing Partner
  • Regina Leung, Bay Angels, Executive Director Health Tech
  • Jun Hou, Fosun, Managing Director
  • Ben Shih, Icon Ventures, Partner
  • Yi Zhao, Westlake Ventures, CEO
  • Sylvia Chen, CyberPulse Limited, VP of Finance
  • Garrett Vygantas, OSF Healthcare Ventures, OSF Healthcare Ventures
  • Eric Ball, Impact Venture Capital, General Partner
  • Sean Jiam, NetApp, Inc., Senior Director, Corporate Development
  • Carol Mao, Fusion Fund, Vice President
  • Brett Brown, Xsolla Capital, Managing Partner
  • Eve Muradyan, Xsolla Capital, Director of Strategic Engagement
  • Ephraim Lindenbaum, Advance Ventures, Managing Director
  • Matt Cook, Braveship Media, Founder and CEO
  • Vadim Tarasov, Satellite Capital, Managing Partner
  • Bill Wang, 360, President, Overseas Gaming
  • Amy Gu, Hemi Ventures, Managing Partner
  • James Zhang, Shanda Group, Executive Director
  • Jeff Heely, MainBrace Capital, Founder
  • Danil Kislinskiy, IBConsulter, Founder
  • Lisa Gao, China Mobile Tech USA, President
  • Tony Ng, Mandra Capital, VC
  • David Austin, Machine.VC, Managing Director
  • Hermann Liu, Andra Capital, Managing Partner
  • Jasmine Zhang, Westlake Ventures, General Manager of Westlake Accelerator
  • Derek Acree, Finova Financial, Chief Legal Officer
  • Chenxu Zhang, Peakview Capital, Senior Investment Manager
  • Vivian Ling, Dragon solutions, CEO
  • Harper Gu, Apple Inc., SRE
  • Ekta Dang, Intel Capital, General Partner
  • Tai Hsia, XY Ventures, Managing Director
  • David Collier, Presidio Partners, Managing Director
  • Anshul Agarwal, Mitsui Investments, Director
  • Keyan Li, NewDo Venture, General Partner
  • Lake Dai, LDV Partners, Managing Director
  • Henry Fan, Crossvine Ventures, Managing Partners
  • Larry Chao, Ricoh Innovations Corporation, Head of Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development
  • Brewer Stone, Nfluence Partners, Partner
  • Jack Jia, GSR Ventures, Partner
  • Yiting Wang, Cybernaut Westlake Partners, Investment Manager
  • Ben Stanzl, EIC, Managing Director
  • Wayne Zhang, LDV Parnters, Founding Partner
  • Ariel Arrieta, NXTP Labs, Managing Partner
  • Andy Wu, Suning International, Director of Corporate Development and Venture
  • Orrin Ailloni-Charas, angelMD, Chief Medical Officer
  • Zahava Stroud, Angel Launch, Investment Director
  • Luke Tang, TechCode Accelerator(US) Inc, General Manager
  • Paul Tuan, Andra Capital, Managing Director
  • Stephen Li, Huawei, VP to TP&C in North America
  • Howie Xu, Genesis Capital, Venture Partner
  • Cindy Wang, Westlake ventures, Director
  • Dien Yuen, Evercore Wealth Management, Managing Director
  • John Ricci, US Angels, MD
  • Tim Kazurayama, Presidio Ventures, Inc., Senior Director
  • Xi Fang, Button Capital, Managing Partner
  • Lily Lee, Button Capital, Founding Partner
  • Jake Yu, Peregrine Ventures, Managing Partner
  • + 300 More…


Connecting Traditional VCs with Blockchain

One of the most exciting developments in the technology space today is that of cryptocurrencies and their accompanying digital ledgers. F50’s Global Capital Summit will be an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors in the world of cryptocurrency to meet and discuss the exciting future of this industry.
In the last few years, Blockchain-based companies have gained a tremendous amount of support from traditional venture capital firms. As Blockchain — the world’s first truly transparent and secure digital transaction ledger — continues to develop and grow, VC investments should follow a similar trajectory.
As recently as 2012, venture capital firms accounted for just $2.13 million in Blockchain investments. By 2017, worldwide VC investments in Blockchain and Blockchain-based startups totaled over $900 million, a number which should rise again this year. Through February 2018, venture capital fundraising for Blockchain companies in 2018 was already over 40% of last year’s total.
On the other end of the funding spectrum, many startups are now self-funding by offering their own cryptocurrencies in an initial coin offering, or ICO. Last year alone, ICO-backed projects generated nearly $500 million in funding.
Much of the current Blockchain investment is coming from China, where a government-based investment group is starting a funding center specifically geared to Blockchain development. The future of cryptocurrency on the whole will likely rely greatly on investors and entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley and China teaming up.
As Bitcoin miners continue to bring more coins into circulation, the industry keeps climbing in value — creating fresh opportunities for forward-thinking entrepreneurs and investors alike. From VCs to ICOs, there’s a ton of funding being generated for smart startups.
F50’s Global Capital Summit will be attended by many of these founders and funders, and it’s exciting just to think about the various kinds of innovative developments that will arise from their partnerships.

New Directions in DeepTech Investment

What makes deep tech startups different than their digital cousins? What are the new expectations that investors have for startup funding? What do deep tech startups need (besides money)?
These questions—and their answers—signal a new direction in deep tech startup funding.
More Resources, More Business Savvy, More Collaboration The answers to these questions can be summarized in one word: more. Commercializing truly disruptive technology requires:
  • More development resources. More time, research resources and money to develop totally new technologies and commercialize new products.
  • More business awareness and skills. That means senior decision makers must have the ability to market a first-of-its-kind product before they launch it and review everything technological from a business point of view.
  • More non-financial support. Deep tech startups face challenges that go beyond capital. Survey respondents noted concern over the time to market of their innovations, needing more information about their economic environment and a wish to collaborate with corporate partners to fill gaps such as distribution networks and customer segmentation.
And oh yes, deep tech requires more patient investors. Deep tech payback periods are typically longer because it takes longer to get products to market.
Deep Tech Founders, Meet Local and International Investors
The only way to get meaningful answers to your investment and partnership questions is go meet local and international investors, investment strategists and good old-fashioned entrepreneurs.
On May 3rd, 2018, you can meet the F50 network at the Spring Global Capital Summit. This one-day event brings investing expertise to Palo Alto.
Join us for a day filled with information, startup presentations and networking with HealthTech, AI, Robotics, Materials Science and other Deep Tech founders. For agendas and detailed speakers’ information for this event, go to https://f50.io/gcs18

Henrik Fisker, Chairman & CEO of Fisker


SPEAKER: Henrik Fisker, Chairman & CEO
California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most stunning luxury electric vehicles complemented with the longest EV range on earth. The brainchild of EV pioneer and world-leading automotive designer, Henrik Fisker, Fisker Inc.’s mission is to set a new standard of excellence and performance in the electric vehicle industry – developing unique, high-performance electric vehicles with disruptive design and battery technology.

Boom, D-Wave, Rescale, and silicon valley’s best startups and investors on Youtube from Global Capital Summit

GCS 2018 Spring is one week away with a group of amazing founders and hundreds of investors.  Now, I would like to invite you to check out some of the videos from 2017 which we just released to get a sense of Silicon Valley’s best startups (Boom, D-Wave, Rescale, Fiskr, and many more)
The SVE Startup Talk Channel on Youtube
Also, check out Global Capital Summit 2018 featured companies:

D-Wave,Rescale,XTI,ZipLine, Boom,EverString, Fabric Genomics, Knightscope,Apeel Sciences @ Global Capital Summit


The Global Capital Summit is a premier gathering in where the most forward-thinking global investors meet Silicon Valley’s leading venture capitalists to connect with and learn from the next generation of world-changing companies who are shaping the future of their industries. Hundreds of investors from China, India, Israel, and more will gather at F50’s Global Capital Summit to discover trending Silicon Valley innovation before these technologies take to the global market.

Here some of the world’s most amazing companies presenting at GCS main conference at Sep 21:

D-Wave designs and manufactures quantum computing and superconducting electronics. It offers D-Wave One system, a computing system that is designed for industrial problems encountered by Fortune 500 companies, government, and academia. The company also provides customer support, site preparation, site installation, training packages, and on-site engineer support services. D-Wave Systems Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Burnaby, Canada. The company has additional offices and R&D facilities in Palo Alto, California. Notable investors: Jeff Bezos, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, DFJ.

Rescale offers a software platform and hardware infrastructure for companies to perform scientific and engineering simulation. Rescale’s mission is to provide a highly powerful simulation platform that empowers the world’s engineers and scientists to develop the most innovative products and perform groundbreaking research and development. Notable investors: Jeff Bezos, Peter Thiel, Paul Graham.

XTI Aircraft Company was founded in 2012 to transform flight for the commercial marketplace, ultimately bringing a family of vertical takeoff planes to market. With its eXtended Technology and Innovation, the TriFan 600 is the world’s first vertical takeoff airplane. XTI is founded in a culture of customer-focused problem solving to meet the evolving needs of modern travelers and promises to change flight and personal freedom and mobility by air travel forever.

Boom Technology is making supersonic passenger travel into reality by making a supersonic airliner. Supersonic flight has existed for 70 years, but until now, it hasn’t been efficient enough for routine travel. Boom’s airliner enables fares 75% lower than Concorde, about the same price as today’s business class tickets. This advance in efficiency is made possible by a breakthrough aerodynamic design, state-of-the-art engines, and advanced composites.

AeroFarms is on a mission to transform agriculture by building and operating environmentally responsible farms throughout the world to enable local production at scale and nourish our communities with safe, nutritious, and delicious food. AeroFarms is the commercial leader in indoor farming. They grow without sun or soil in a fully-controlled indoor environment. They have optimized their patented aeroponic growing system for faster harvest cycles, predictable results, superior food safety and less environmental impact.

Fisker Inc. is an American automaker based in California USA, revolutionizing the development of electric vehicles with game changing battery solutions. Developing unique, high-performance, electric vehicles with new game-changing battery technology, their mission is to bring to life the next generation of electric vehicles to meet the challenges of range and cost.

Zipline builds products that improve access to healthcare and saves lives. Zipline created Zip, a small robot airplane designed for a high level of safety, using many of the same approaches as commercial airliners. It can carry vaccines, medicine, or blood.    Notable investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Stanford, Sequoia, Jerry Yang,

Knightscope is developing an autonomous technology platform that fuses robotics, predictive analytics and collaborative social engagement to predict and prevent crime. Deployment of the platform will empower public and private sectors to proactively build stronger, safer communities, ultimately saving money and lives.

Apeel Sciences creates edible products from natural plant extracts that allow organic and conventional growers to reduce reliance on pesticides, increase produce quality, and provide superior shelf life. Apeel Sciences is committed to being a technological and environmental leader in the agricultural industry, enabling widespread, positive impacts through the development of high-performance pre- and post-harvest products and processes that conserve our precious natural resources and safeguard the Earth’s delicate ecological balance.

EverString‘s predictive demand generation platform helps companies identify and engage with the best customer prospects using applied data science. The company was founded in 2012 and is backed by investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and IDG Ventures.

Fabric Genomics™ (formerly known as Omicia) is a global computational genomics company offering end-to-end genomic data analysis, annotation, curation, classification, and reporting solutions to clinical labs, hospital labs, country sequencing programs, research institutions, and life science companies. Fabric Genomics’ analytic capabilities begin with raw data analysis and include the delivery of rapid, comprehensive insights for high throughput panels, exomes, and whole genomes. Our software can process FASTQ, BAM or VCF files, providing alignment, variant calling, guideline-driven variant classification, variant interpretation, and clinical reporting for hereditary diseases and oncology.

More detail at http://f50.io/gcs


Raj Singh, Lentil Al, Interviewed by Anu Nigam


Raj Singh is a long-time mobile entrepreneur, writer, advisor and investor. Presently, Raj is Co-Founder and CEO of Lentil AI working on meeting productivity. Previously, Raj Co-Founded Tempo AI (acquired by Salesforce), Co-Founded AllTheCooks (acquired by Cookpad), served as VP of Business Development for Skyfire (acquired by Opera), Co-founded Veeker, NBC’s mobile video citizen journalism service and ToneThis, CNET’s top downloaded ringtone creation product.

Raj has also worked in product management, engineering, strategy and consulting roles for numerous companies including Kodak Mobile, Dell Mobile, AOL, Blackberry, MobiTV, Tellme, Samsung, Turk Telekom, IGT and others. Raj is also an investor via ENIAC Ventures which has made over 80 seed-stage mobile investments.

Anu Nigam

Ever since Anu’s first startup, he has enjoyed working with small driven teams with cutting edge technologies who develop them into successful businesses. His first two startups revolutionized fiber-optic telecommunications resulting in two acquisitions both in the Top 10 Largest VC-Backed M&A Deals of All Time.* After the .com crash, Anu shifted sights to consumer internet and started one of the world’s first social networks, hi5.com, which grew to 60M MAU. When the first smartphone came out, he started an app company that organically attracted 15M installs.

Beyond his life in operations, Anu has contributed positively to the startup ecosystem in a variety of ways. He have personally invested in over 50 startups and has served as an advisor to a litany of others. After multiple interactions with A-list entrepreneurs, Anu realized that the biggest need for an entrepreneur isn’t capital; it’s solid advice. That need and his passion for startups has led me to join ETW Advisors, a firm that provides trusted counsel to startup founders as they grow their business from concept to product to scale.

Anu believes the journey of most startups is dynamic and can be filled with many unknowns. The advisors at ETW have been there before and can help make that journey a little bit easier. It doesn’t have to be quite as lonely with our stellar team by your side.

SC Moatti, Mighty Capital


SC Moatti, founding partner of Mighty Capital

SC Moatti is a technology visionary, entrepreneur, and investor. She is the founding partner of Mighty Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and Products That Count, one of the largest communities of product managers, leaders, and founders in the world. Previously, she built products that billions of people use at Facebook, Nokia and Electronic Arts. She also serves on boards of both public and private companies, including mobile technology giant Opera Software (OPERA:Oslo). An award-winning bestselling author, Moatti frequently gives keynotes on business and technology and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, the Harvard Business Review, and on NPR. She lectures at Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she earned her MBA and has a Master of Science in electrical engineering. Andrew Chen, one of Uber’s top executives, called SC “a genius at making mobile products people love.” For more information, visit scmoatti.com.