Find your revenue, partners and exit paths at GVF.

Join industry leaders like United Airlines, Cisco & SAP finding the next big thing in AI, Blockchain, Cloud & Industry 4.0.  Who Attends the GVF?

  • Industry leaders responsible for digital transformation, business line innovation, corporate development, CVC & enterprise strategy
  • Scale-ready tech CXOs ready to cooperate with industry to solve big customer and society challenges 
  • Investors looking for syndicate partners and new investment opportunities
  • Ecosystem leaders showcasing regional talent and specialized tech

Invited Corporate leaders & VCs Register Here:

 Invited & GVF Alumni Registration

 Request Delegate or Startup Invite

Startups & Delegates are invited after strict selection criteria to ensure quality & relevance to one another, two hallmarks of the GVF.  San Francisco’s best Barista the Coffee Shop stirs up bulletproof coffees for the fifth year in a row.

Delegate benefits:

  • Find top tech — differentiated, scaling, disrupting — before others do. Unicorn’s like Adyen pitched at GVF before taking their first first venture funding. Earlybird portfolio company azeti met Cisco leading to a global OEM partnership. Alumni Swiftkey (UK), The Eye Tribe (Denmark), Plat.One (Italy) were acquired by European and US corporates.
  • Expand business relationships that are relevant to you. Delegates return multiple years from Adobe, Amazon, Andreessen Horowitz, GE Ventures, IBM, ServiceNow, SpeedInvest, Samsung Ventures and Software AG.
  • Practical 2/3 Day Main Program @ Microsoft Reactor (11th May). Welcome drinks with corporate & VC Berkeley alumni the night before (6:30 10th May) and in Calistoga (12th May) hosting the “UK Women in Tech” and other founders from top AI and Blockchain ecosystems.

GVF offers a intimate environment for corporates, top CXOs and investors to share insights into industry trends and paths to cooperation in AI, Blockchain, Cloud and Industry 4.0. 

Invited Corporate leaders & VCs are welcome to register here.

 Invited & GVF Alumni Registration

 Request Delegate or Startup Invite

“…combined the early stage, angel world with the later stage corporate and
investment world in a comfortable, no-strings attached manner”

GVF Delegate, VP Corporate Development

Who attends GVF

Nitin Badjatia

Global Head Product Strategy, ServiceNow

Peter Bershatsky

Director of Corporate Business Development, Amazon Web Services

Jamie McGurk

Partner Corporate Development, Andreessen Horowitz

David Hindley

Director Corporate Development, Autodesk

Maciej Kranz

Vice President Corporate Technology Group, Cisco systems

Priti Youssef Choksi

Director Corporate Development, Facebook

Shardul Shah

Index Ventures

Gareth Keane

Investment Manager, Qualcomm Ventures

Frederic Hanika

Vice President, Head of M&A and Corporate Ventures, Software AG

Whitney Hischier

Co-Chair GVF, MBA Lecturer for Entrepreneurship UC Berkeley

Philip Inghelbrecht

Co-Founder, Shazam

Bryan Lamkin

Senior Vice President Corporate Development, Adobe

Davide Pacchini

Director Global Cloud Alliances, Sigfox

Aydin Senkut

Founder & Managing Partner, Felicis Ventures

Tom Henriksson

Partner, Open Ocean Capital

Deborah Magid

Director, Software Strategy, IBM Ventures

Ana Mostarac

Partner, Corporate Development, Andreessen Horowitz

Mohammad Gaber

Senior Director, Digital Strategy & Transformation, Air Canada

Izabela Albrycht

Chairperson, The Kosciuszko Institute & CYBERSEC HUB

Raymond Liao

Managing Director, Samsung NEXT Ventures

Diverse Minds in Tech

A hallmark of GVF is to seek founders & management teams with different perspectives.

30% of this year’s invited Top 25 have women CEOs or management team members 

“UK Women in Tech” 2018 hosted by GVF over the weekend in Calistoga

Invited leading ICO tech founders (US, Asia, Europe) with global GTM to meet industry

Investing time finding best teams in AI and Blockchain tech from Europe & Asia

 Nominate a Diverse Team

2018 GVF Tech Advisory

2018 Hyperloop & Gateway Partners

“…builds bridges, connections, and enables business to get done.”

GVF Delegate

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