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Launch Silicon Valley - Special Edition

SVForum Presents

Launch Silicon Valley
The World Cup Tech Challenge

May 20, 2014, Microsoft Campus, Silicon Valley

#LaunchSV #WorldCupTech @SVForum

about the event

For 8 years Launch: Silicon Valley has been firmly established as the premier product launch platform for startups from around the world. The event provides the next generation of emerging technology companies with the opportunity to present their products to, and network with, an audience of over 500 of Silicon Valley’s top VCs, Angels, corporate business development executives, prospective customers and partners, bloggers, and media.

special world cup edition

This year's Launch: Silicon Valley will have a special World Cup Tech Challenge Edition. Tech startups from all over the world are welcome to apply and (if chosen) qualify to the 5 available launch spots within each of the 6 different Tech Groups presented below.

Next Generation Technology

Next Gen Technology

Education Technology

EdTech

Group Sponsors

Keynote speakers

Agenda

7:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Opening Remarks:

Adiba Barney, SVForum
Nisha Baxi, Microsoft

8:45

Enterprise Software

Group Enterprise Software.

The 6 qualified Startups pitch to a panel of investors

Startups:

Ohanae

Cupenya

RelationDesk

Contract Live

SUMMICS

FormVerse

Moderator:

Majed Itani, SugarCRM

Panelists:

Stephen Bernardez, Onset Ventures

John McIntyre, Citrix Startup Accelerator

Busy Burr, Citi Ventures

Ben Bayat, Illuminate Ventures

Ullas Naik, Streamlined Ventures

9:45

Keynote:

Megan Smith, Vice President, Google[x].

10:30

Demo and Networking Break

11:00

Enterprise Software

Group HealthTech

The 6 qualified Startups pitch to a panel of investors

Startups:

VoiceItt

Diagnotes

Life.beats

Isentio

Setec Innovations/STEMP

TruTrainer

Moderator:

Adiba Barney, SVForum

Panelists:

Mohanjit Jolly, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Lynne Chou, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Kaustav Mitra, SAP Startup Focus

T.M. Ravi, The Hive

Max Shapiro, Keiretsu Forum

12:00

Demo and Lunch

1:15

Enterprise Software

Group EdTech

The 6 qualified Startups pitch to a panel of investors

Startups:

Taamkru

Actively Learn

eKool

Mustard Seed

Speecheo

BloomBoard

Moderator:

Adiba Barney, SVForum

Panelists:

Steve Goldberg, Venrock

Anis Uzzaman, Fenox Ventures

Lea Bajc, Northzone Ventures

Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures

Zong Ling, IBM Software Group

2:15

Enterprise Software

Group Digital Media - Mobile

The 6 qualified Startups pitch to a panel of investors

Startups:

Plotagon

Sublime Skinz

AppGyver

FoneSense

Pantomime

Sticky

Moderator:

Wendy Lung, IBM Venture Capital Group

Panelists:

Michael Pachos, Samsung Ventures

Jonathan Barker, Thomvest Ventures

Mike Katz, Battery Ventures

Nicolai Wadstrom, BootstrapLabs

3:15

Short leg stretcher

3:30

Keynote:

Peter Arvai, CEO and Co-Founder of Prezi

4:15

Enterprise Software

Group Next Gen Technology

The 6 qualified Startups pitch to a panel of investors

Startups:

Sedicii

Shortcut Labs

Vantage Analytics

FilmMe Group

Liquidity

CoolClouds

Moderator:

Bill Reichert, Garage Technology Ventures

Panelists:

Fadi Bishara, Blackbox

James Maiocco, Microsoft Ventures

Marlon C. Nichols, Intel Capital

Marc Burch, Department of Homeland Security

5:15

Closing Keynote:

James Maiocco, Director of Microsoft Ventures

5:45

Announcement of Group Winners and Awards to the 5 companies voted Most Likely to Succeed.

Judges and Panelists

Busy Burr

Citi Ventures

Marlon C. Nichols

Intel Capital

Steve Goldberg

Venrock

Jonathan Barker

Thomvest Ventures

Ullas Naik

Streamlined Ventures

Sarah Cone

Illuminate Ventures

Anis Uzzaman

Fenox Ventures

James Maiocco

Microsoft Ventures

Lea Bajc

Northzone Ventures

Fadi Bishara

Blackbox

Ronald Weissman

Band of Angels

Mohanjit Jolly

Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Stephen Bernardez

Onset Ventures

John McIntyre

Citrix Startup Accelerator

Nicolai Wadström

BootstrapLabs

Max Shapiro

Keiretsu Forum

Dave Munichiello

Google Ventures

venue

It all happens at Microsoft’s Campus in Mountain View, Silicon Valley!
Microsoft Building 1, 1065 La Avenida St, Mountain View, CA 94043

Thank you for hosting Microsoft!

Sponsors

Thank you to our great sponsors that make this event possible! If you wish to become a platinum, gold, silver, group or prize sponsor, contact us for more information about the packages.

Platinum Sponsors
Gold Sponsors

Official Presentation Partner

Global Outreach Partners

organizer

Launch: Silicon Valley is organized by SVForum, Silicon Valley's largest and oldest not-for-profit organization. We have a 30 year history of creating successful events, programs and conferences that educates, trains, inspires and connects the techies, entrepreneurs, corporates and investors in Silicon Valley. We do 150-200 events yearly in Silicon Valley, from San Jose to San Francisco.
For more information Contact us or visit www.svforum.org.

Adiba Barney

CEO

Denyse Cardozo

Finance & Operation Manager

Charlene Nee

Senior Program Manager

Rhinehart Reglos

Programs & Events Coordinator

Micaela Youmans

Social Media & Web Manager