- Tue, Feb 28, 2017 06:30 AM
535 Mission St
Latitude: 37.7889, Longitude: -122.398
LaunchFEST is held before GDC (Game Developers Conference) to accommodate GDC attendees in San Francisco, but is not affiliated. We are independently produced by Angel Launch. Contact us at: email@example.com or 310 6216850SPEAKERS: Curtis Feeney, Managing Partner, Voyager Capital Nancy Wang, Venture Partner, Diamond Tech Ventures Shuonan Chen, Partner, Agile Venture Capital Ed Lambert, Sr Vice President, Bridge Bank Curtis Feeney Managing Partner Voyager Capital Nancy Wang Venture Partner Diamond Ventures Shuonan ChenPartnerAgile Venture Capital Ed Lambert Senior Vice President Bridge Bank _________________________________________________________________________ We offer these types of tickets:1. Entire program, networking dinner with investors, reception. 5:30-9:302. Demo Showcase--Host Demo table or sponsorship 7:15-9:303. Startups Pitch for Funds/Partners to panel and audience4. Free party for Demo Showcase admitted at 8:00pm for networking mixer, drinks 8:00-9:30 _________________________________________________________________________ SCHEDULE 5:30 Doors Open and Register, Networking, Drinks5:45-7:15 | Raising Financing and Tech Trends: Top Trends to Watch–Markets: Games, Virtual Reality, AR, Digital Media, Media, Consumer Entertainment, Consumer Services, Content, Hardware, Music, AI , RoboticsAngels, VCs and corporate investors from Silicon Valley and other regions share their insights on the current market trends for investing. Learn how to attract funding; what they are looking for; and what they consider to be the hot market trends for next year. Hear firsthand from investors on what they look for when considering investment opportunities at all stages. Learn how to get meetings with investors, how they select a management team, develop a revenue strategy, attract a purchaser, negotiate deal terms and determine valuation. 7:15-8:00 | DEMO SHOWCASE, Investors/Partners Networking Dinner 8:00-9:30 | Networking Reception in Demo Showcase, Free DrinksFREE PARTY TICKET HOLDERS ADMITTED AFTER 8:00pm ONLY __________________________________________________________________ WHO SHOULD ATTEND OR DEMO: startups seeking investors startups seeking partners or customers business professionals looking for clients developers looking for work or a job consultants seeking clients sales and marketing execs making new connections for business development service providers like law firms, accountants, incubators, shared work space. Want to learn how to do deals with Silicon Valley and meet angels and VCS? This is your chance. Angel Launch is a leading producer of tech events connecting early and advance startups to investors. We just produced our 9th annual pre CES event held on Jan 5 in Las Vegas with over 1000 preregistered. Now we are doing this event before the Game Developers Conference although we are not affiliated to accomodate those coming to San Francisco.. The event includes panel; venture pitches to investors; and huge DEMO SHOWCASE networking hall. FREE TICKET HOLDERS GET PARTY ADMISSION AFTER 6:00PM ONLY(Free party tickets only allowed access after 8:00, so not given access to investor pitch or investors dinner). We address markets relevant to consumer content, ecommerce and services: digital media, devices, services and entertainment. Our investors invest in these markets: Advertising and marketing Connected Cars Consumer Content Consumer electronics and devices Digital Media and Entertainment eCommerce and retail services Enterprise Film, TV, Video Games-mobile and web, consoles, platforms, billing, advertising Hardware-sensors Health, wellness, fitness, sensors, medical devices Internet of Things Mobile apps and services Music-services, audio, headsets, speakers, ecommerce Payment, micropayments, and billiing solutions Production and broadcast services Services and platforms Security and Privacy, Networks, Monitoring Social Media Networks Storage, hosting, encoding Streaming Wearables and hardware Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality HOST A DEMO TABLE IN DEMO SHOWCASE 6:30-9:00 pm at MIXERYYou can have a shared demo spot on a long table or your own four foot table. Includes Wifi and oiutlets. Bring your own table cloth. or signage. WHO SHOULD ATTEND OR PITCH Early, midstage or advanced growth startups in areas listed above. STARTUPS SEEKING $100,000 TO $2M OR MID STAGE COMPANIES SEEKING GROWTH CAPITAL FROM $1-10M CAN REGISTER TO PITCH THE PANELSelected startups give a 1 to 5 minutes pitch to the panel of investors and hear their feedback. After each pitch 3 minutes or less, you get 1 minutes of questions or comments from judges. For 3 minutess or more, you get 2 minutes questions or comments from judges. BECOME EVENT SPONSOR AND DEMO TABLE 7:15-9:300pm Ideal for Startups/Recruiters seeking to hire developers Startups seeking investors or partners Service Providers providing services to startups Sign up on this page. Benefits including speaking, host seminar or session, attendee list, panel, advance promotion, website placement, lanyards, and comp tickets. This category designed for startups seeking higher profile exposure, tech companies and professional service providers (such as law firms, accounting, finance, recruiters, hosting, banks) to sponsor this event. We expect 150 attendees for program and 300 for Demo Showcase. Cost and benefits can be shared with your partners. $50 VIP TICKET: SHARED DEMO TABLE and 1 TICKET: Startups, recruiters, vendors or service providers. $95 YOUR OWN DEMO TABLE: INCLUDES DEMO TABLE AND 2 basic tickets SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS AND VENDORS Silver $195 : Speak for 4 minutes at programn, logo on website, 3 tickets, Demo Showcase table. Gold $395; Speak for 6 minutes, logo on website, 5 tickets, Demo Showcase table Platinum $995; Speak for 10 minutes, Moderate or speak on panel; Logo and description on website and in emails ; 6 tickets; entire attendee list, Demo Showcase table __________________________________________________________________ ABOUT OUR HOST: WEWORK TRANSBAY CO-WORKING WHAT IS WEWORK? WeWork is the platform for creators. We provide everything you need to create your life’s work including office space, community, and discounts on services you need. Our mission is to create a world where people make a life, not just a living. WHAT DOES WEWORK PROVIDE? We offer beautiful work spaces in over 120 locations around the globe, including nine in the SF Bay Area. Our 85,000 members collaborate both in-person at our local events and via our digital app that lets them connect and work virtually. WHAT SERVICES DOES WEWORK OFFER? Members have access to health care, IT support, payroll, legal services and much more. Perks include free coffee, beer, Internet, lounge space, conference rooms, and weekly events. WHO ARE WEWORK’S MEMBERS? Our members are creators who run the gamut from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and startups to artists, small businesses and even divisions of Fortune 500 companies. Book a tour here to find out more! ABOUT WEWORK TRANSBAY With easy access to South of Market and the Financial District, this San Francisco office space is in one of the city’s most desirable locations. Occupying seven floors of a 27-story glass high-rise, this towering coworking space has unparalleled views of the bay. The common spaces are flooded with natural light, and most conference rooms overlook the downtown skyline. ______________________________________________________________ SPEAKER BIOS Curtis Feeney Partner at Voyager Capital Curtis Feeny has invested in enterprise software, SaaS, data center systems, IoT, data analytics, wireless infrastructure and Smart Grid technologies. Curtis has served on 18 boards, both public and private, and has been a managing director at Voyager Capital since 2000, when he opened the Silicon Valley office. Since 2000, he was on the board of Trammell Crow Company (TCC:NYSE), which was purchased by CB Richard Ellis (CBG:NYSE) in 2006, and has remained on the board since. He also serves on the Staples board (SPLS:NYSE). In 2006, Curtis was also appointed by President George W. Bush to be a Trustee of the Presidio Trust. Curtis represents Voyager on the boards of Ayla Networks, ClearCare, Kaggle, Sensys, and Wise.io and oversees the investments in Autogrid and Vidder. Before joining Voyager, Curtis was the first Executive Vice President of the newly formed Stanford Management Company, helping oversee the University’s endowment from 1992 to 2000, when assets under management grew from $1.5 billion to $9 billion. He was responsible for investing and managing real estate and other asset classes including private equity and venture capital. Before joining Stanford, Curtis was managing partner for Trammell Crow in Seattle, with $700 million of assets under management. Previously, he worked in energy R&D and the semiconductor industry. Curtis has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in mechanical engineering, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University. _____________________________________________________________ Ed Lambert Senior Vice President at Bridge Bank Ed Lambert is a Senior Vice President at Bridge Bank with more than 30 years of experience in working with technology companies. He has worked with client companies at all stages of life, from early-state startup to IPO. Through his career, his client relationships have covered all aspects of technology, including such iconic companies as Cisco, Sybase, BioMarin, Atmel, CNET, Solar City and Pandora. He currently serves on several advisory boards. _____________________________________________________________ Nancy Wang Venture Partner at Diamond Ventures Nancy Wang is currently a Venture Partner at Diamond Tech Ventures, where she focuses on investments in infrastructure, AI and digital health. In addition, she is a Board Advisor to an early-stage health SaaS company as well as an active member of both the X-Googler and Penn/Wharton Angel Syndicates and a Mentor for the Alchemist Accelerator in SF. Before entering the world of venture capital, Nancy was the product manager for Google Fiber’s network infrastructure team, where she led a team of engineers to develop the end-to-end platform of tools responsible for virtualizing the entire ISP network. Prior to Google, Nancy advised government leaders on digital health initiatives and the impact of the Affordable Care Act on health economics at DHHS and the White House. Nancy graduated with a BAS degree in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania. _____________________________________________________________ Shuonan Chen Partner at Agile Venture Capital Shuonan founded Agile Venture Capital in 2016 and focuses on early-stage investments in emerging technology. Prior to founding Agile, Shuonan worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking, where she help companies raise late stage funding and get publicly listed. Deals she has worked on has a combined market capitalization of over US$300 billion and span over a dozen industries (including over US$200 billion in TMT). Outside of banking, Shuonan was involved with AngelVest, one of the largest angel investing network with presence in the US and in China. She also founded and led Cashify, a financial education startup. Shuonan received a Juris Doctor degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong where she specialized in financial regulation. She also received a B.S (Business Administration), B.A. (Economics), B.A. (Rhetoric) and Certificate for Engineering Leadership from the University of California, Berkeley with Honors.