Day 1
10 May 2018

Berkeley Welcome: AI & Blockchain @ Free House Pub with Berkeley Alumni and “AI/Blockchain CXOs who will Change the World”

GVF and UC Berkeley Community Welcomes the Participants, Smart Tech Cluster & Hyperloop Alliance partners
Day 2
11 May 2018

Early Bird with barista & light breakfast

Hosts: San Francisco (Parking @ 3rd and Harrison, 2 blocks from venue) 745 to 1230: May 11, 2018 – Barista, Panels, Testimonials & 1-1 Meetings. Seating is LIMITED, please be sure to REGISTER...
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Welcome: Create Value, Get Returns

Welcome from Open Austria, upcoming EU Presidency (2H 2018)  

Session 1: US Traction & Scale from Industry & Investor perspective

(below 2017 VC and Industry speakers to be updated) Director Corp Dev (Facebook), Founder & Managing Partner (Felicis Ventures), Partner (Open Ocean Capital), Partner, Corp Dev (A16Z), Moderator: Director Corp...
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09:45 - 10:15

Networking break & refreshments

Insight: Testimonial from Leaders in International Ecosystems

“Scaling & Blockchain Execution with Industry”, (Slovenie, Switzerland, Estonia, US View) “Robotics/AI” – CEO Starship (Tallinn, Estonia & SF) (invited) “State of Deep Tech in C&EE Europe” CEO, HighTech Startbahn  

Session 2: Testimonials from Top25 AI, Blockchain & Industry 4.0 Founders & CXOs

“2018 GVTop 25″. Early and Growth tech changing the world of AI, Data-driven Sales/Marketing, Customer Care, Blockchain, Edge Computing, IoT, Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing

Session 3: AI, Blockchain & Smart Tech Trends & Business Model Innovation

AI & Industry 4.0 – Managing Director, GE Ventures AI & Blockchain – Blockchain@Berkeley AI & Robotics – Global Corporate BU Leader AI & Sales, Marketing, Care – Top US VC AI & Cloud...
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12:30 - 13:00

Networking & lunch (1-1 meetings)

Session 4: Reverse Engineering Open Innovation – How Startups Capture Value thru work with Industry

Mind The Bridge & Startup Europe Partnership Open Innovation Boot Camp & Panel

Enterprise Transformation Lab: Integrated Solutions for AI, Blockchain, Talent in Small Groups

TheHeart will lead discussion on developing integrated, complementary solutions. Cross industry networking within AI, blockchain and productivity/talent mgmt. Small group workshops with emerging tech CXOs, corporates and investors discussing what they are doing...
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Day 3
12 May 2018

Opening Volley: Venturing Backwards — from Exit to Market Leadership to Product Market Fit

Founding GVF partner Deloitte M&A returns again, to walk us through an abridged version of their M&A game, with learnings and hands on activity.

Best Practices Unleashed: Team, Tactics & Tools for US Market Dominance

One hour roundtable for Startup CXOs and Founders on leading US Market Automation and Delivering Scale. How a scaleup can approach ‘new continent’ expansion (like US, Europe, Asia) maximize speed to shareholder value. 1-1 and small group...
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Calistoga Decompression: Wine Tour, BBQ and AI/Blockchain ICO Fireside Chat

Optional: Drive up to Calistoga for Blockchain white boarding offsite, post-mortem gathering and enjoying. Some attendees will go sailing or small aircraft flying on the ride home.