FUNDING THE BEST IN GLOBAL INNOVATION
Breaking down walls, making connections, building success stories
10 Startups representing the best of global innovation
Top Tier Venture Partners sharing secrets to shortening the path to round A
5 Successful Entrepreneurs of international startups sharing stories of raising capital in the US and integrating into the NY startup community
Exclusive Networking Opportunities bringing together the entire ecosystem - global innovators, active investors, relevant partners and who’s who in the NY tech and venture scene
Finalist Demo Day our Top 10 startups will pitch to the entire NY venture community
With the number of technology accelerators outside the U.S. reaching over 300, and nations increasing resources in technology and entrepreneurship, the level of GLOBAL INNOVATION IS AT IT’S PEAK.
US-based investors are flooded with Silicon Valley and NYC deals - but who is mining the untapped (and far less expensive)investment opportunities overseas? And how does a game-changing, yet unknown, venture from abroad get on the radar of US investors to secure funding and expand globally.
Its a growing problem that has yet be addressed - until now...
Introducing FUNDING THE BEST IN GLOBAL INNOVATION.... A 2-day event introducing a FIRST OF IT’S KIND, global ecosystem developed to close the gap between US investors and top investment opportunities overseas. The event will showcase the Top 10 accelerator graduates from around the world and provide them with intimate access to top VCs, Angels and family offices, one-on-one mentorship from seasoned investors and the largest stage in NYC to pitch to the entire venture community.
Our program was carefully developed to bring the best of all worlds to the heart of New York City:
Don't miss this opportunity to join the first global ecosystem breaking down geographic barriers where...
New York investors meet THE INTERNATIONAL CREAM OF THE CROP
Members of the NY tech & startup communities
Anyone interested in global innovation
The best in global innovation GET FUNDED
Who should attend?
FUNDING THE BEST IN GLOBAL INNOVATION will feature leaders of the NY startup and venture ecosystem, including:
David Teten - Venture Partner, ff Venture Capital
Kirill Sheynkman - Senior Managing Director, RTP Ventures
Habib Kairouz - Managing Partner, Rho Capital Partners
Mark Peter Davis - CEO, Kohort
Overcoming the challenges of global expansion
Getting a deeper understanding of the NY venture community
Doing it right - integration into the NYC startup community and bringing between home and abroad
Key Topics Include:
FUNDING THE BEST IN GLOBAL INNOVATION startups will receive mentorship from top investors who make the vibrant NY venture community ecosystem, including:
Jalak Jobanputa - Managing Partner, RTP Ventures
Eliot Durbin -
Early Stage Investor, Penny Black & BOLDstart Ventures
J. Skyler Fernandes - VC, Centripetal Capital Partners
Jesse Beyroutey - Analyst, IA Ventures
Lucas Nelson - Associate, DFJ Gotham
Amit Karp - Senior Associate, Bessemer Venture Partners
John Ason - Professional Angel Investor
Ben Boissevain - Managing Partner, Agile Equity
Rahul Gandhi - Principal, High Peaks Venture Partners
Mike Dunn - Seasoned CTO, (Dell, Time Warner & Hearst) and advisor to startups
Conference Agenda - Day 1
REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST & NETWORKING
8:30am - 9:30am
9:30am - 09:45am
09:45am - 10:15am
PANEL DISCUSSION: The Butterfly and the Entrepreneur: Lessons from Success…and Failure
David Teten (Venture Partner, ff Venture Capital)
10:15am - 11:00am
PANEL DISCUSSION: Getting funded by Rho Capital While Building Your Company Overseas. Is It Possible?
Habib Kairouz (Managing Partner, Rho Capital Partner)
11:00am - 11:45am
BREAK: COFFEE & MORE NETWORKING
11:45am - 12:00pm
'If Your Mom Understands It, I Don't Want to Invest In It'
Kirill Sheynkman (Senior Managing Director, RTP Ventures)
12:00pm - 12:45pm
LUNCH & INFORMAL NETWORKING
12:45pm - 2:00pm
LEARN FROM THE BEST: Individual meetings with 5 successful overseas entrepreneurs who expanded their ventures to NY, raised capital from US investors and became global companies.
2:00pm - 4:00pm
COFFEE BREAK & INFORMAL NETWORKING
4:00pm - 4:15pm
PANEL DISCUSSION: 10 Things International Entrepreneurs Need To Know When Raising Capital In New York City
Mark Peter Davis (CEO, Kohort)
4:15pm - 5:00pm
COCKTAIL RECEPTION - 48 LOUNGE
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Worldwide Investor Network Sponsors Include: