Venture Summit | West

May 05, 2020—May 06, 2020


Santa Clara, CA

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Georgia Bio is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to join us at Venture Summit | West

Special offer:  Register Now & Save $450 off (Use discount code “GABIOVIP)

* Call for Top Innovators Details below

Come meet, interact and network with more than 1,300 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, industry execs and founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at the prestigious Venture Summit | West being held on May 5th and 6th, 2020 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. This year will again feature a dedicated Lifesciences/Healthcare Track.

Whether you’re a Lifesciences/Healthcare startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, Venture Summit Westpresented by youngStartup Ventures – is the event of the year you won’t want to miss. 

A highly productive venture conference, Venture Summit | West is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding venture backed, emerging and early stage companies.

Lineup of over 150 VCs and Angels that spoke and judged at VSW19 includes:

Ben Abadi, Managing Director, Energy Innovation Capital | Navid Alipour, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Analytics Ventures | Logan Allin, General Partner & Founder, Fin Venture Capital | Kareem Aly, Principal, Thomvest Ventures | Magdi Amin, Investment Partner, Omidyar Network | Ash Archibald, Deal Principal, Wharton Angels | Jennifer Azapian, Partner , Mighty Capital | Carlos S. Baradello, General Partner, Alaya Capital Partners | Scott Beechuk, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners | Marcus Behrendt, Partner, BMW i Ventures | Lisha Bell, Dealflow Lead, Pipeline Angels | Ashish Bhatia, Angel Investor | Sunny Bia, Associate, CRCM Ventures | Mike Biddle, Managing Director, Evok Innovations | Alexa Binns, Associate, Maven Ventures | Wade Bitaraf, Founder, Energy & Sustainability, Plug & Play Tech Center | Tico Blumenthal, Co-chair of the Medical Device Screening Committee, Life Science Angels | Greg Bohlen, Managing Director, Union Grove Venture Partners | Will Borthwick, Senior Associate, Bold Capital Partners | Eric Breese, Investment Manager, Evonik Venture Capital | Maxx Bricklin, Founding Principal, Bold Capital Partners | Pratik Budhdev, Investment Director, Volvo Cars Tech Fund | Edouard Bulteau, Investment Manager, Total Energy Ventures | Andy Cao, Principal, Comcast Ventures | Packey Carrier, Investment Manager, American Express Ventures | Jeffrey Carter, General Partner, West Loop Ventures | Matthew Chavez, Associate, New Enterprise Associates | Joy Chen, Chief Investment Officer, TAL Education Group | Kelly Chen, Principal, Data Collective | Keting Chu, Venture Partner, LYFE Capital | Jackson Cummings, Investor, Salesforce Ventures | Michael D’Aurizio, Investment Manager, Centrica Innovations | Ned Daoro, Senior Associate, Clocktower Technology Ventures | Angelo Del Priore, Partner, HP Tech Ventures | Jun Deng, Partner, Joyance Partners | Dan Doble, Managing Director, SABIC Ventures | Rexhi Dollaku, Principal, Base10 | Yizhen Dong, Principal, 11.2 Capital | Ted Driscoll, Managing Partner, DigitalDX Ventures | Marah Dudenhoeffer, Manager, Verizon Ventures | Susannah Duke, Associate, Pelion Venture Partners | Robert Dunkle, President, ABES Venture Partners | Victor Echevarria, Principal, Jackson Square Ventures | Tom Eggleston, Managing Director , Charmides Capital | Geoffrey Eisenberg, Principal, Ecosystem Integrity Fund | Sean Engel, Principal, Top Tier Capital Partners | Michael Fanfant, Senior Associate, Runa Capital | Chenoa Farnsworth, Managing Director, Blue Startups | Kristen Faulkner, Associate, Threshold Ventures | Linda Fingerle, Partner, Tappan Hill Ventures | Spencer Foust, Principal, Sozo Ventures | Ben Freeberg, Senior Associate, Alpha Venture Partners | Chris Gaertner, Principal, Omega Venture Partners | Karim Gillani, General Partner, Luge Capital | Norm Gitis, Managing Partner, Life Science Angels | Garrett Goldberg, Partner, Bee Partners | Jocelyn Goldfein, Managing Director, Zetta Venture Partners | Daniel Gomez, Investment Analyst, Fusion Fund | Tyler Griffin, Managing Partner, Financial Venture Studio | Baris Guzel, Principal, BMW i Ventures | Perry Ha, Analyst, The Westly Group | Sheeraz Haji, Managing Partner, Zip Dragon Ventures | Daniel Harris, Managing Director, DPH Ventures | Laurence Hayward, Partner, Independence Equity | Annie Hazlehurst, Founder, Faridan | Alicia Castillo Holley, Investor, Sand Hill Angels | Jens Horstmann, Founding Director, Crestlight Ventures | Heyu Huang, Venture Partner, Fresco Capital | Anup Jacob, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Activate Capital Partners | Alexis Ji, Partner, Illumina Ventures | Gary Jinks, Founding Managing Director, South Valley Angels | Matt Jones, Managing Director, Solvay Ventures | Kathleen Jurman, Corporate Technology Scout, Dow Ventures | Amir Kabir, Investment Principal, Munich Re Ventures | Jimmy Kan, Senior Associate, Anzu Partners | Kester Keating, Head of US Strategic Investments, Barclays | Roger King, Founder, Bay Angels | Steve Kishi, Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners | Yasemin Kliman, Co-President, Harvard Business School Angels | Daniella Kranjac, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Dynamk Capital | Nathan Krishnamurthy, Principal, Capital One Growth Ventures | Vivek Krishnamurthy, Associate, Commerce Ventures | Amit Kumar, Investor, Band of Angels | Kwasi Kyei, Associate, Sandbox Industries | Eduardo Laiter, Sr Investment Analyst, Kapor Capital | Severine Lalande, Investment Manager, Total Energy Ventures | Javaughn Lawrence, Investor, Eniac Ventures | Lindsay Lee, Managing Director, Authentic Ventures | Roberta Lee, Angel Investor, Life Science Angels | Sarah Lee, Investor, EdVentures Group | Julie Lein, Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund | Geraldine Le Meur, Founding Partner, The Refiners | Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director, Advance Ventures | Alex Luce, Principal, Creative Ventures | Vincent Lui, Senior Director of Corporate Ventures, SK Telecom Americas | Silvia Mah, Executive Director and Founder, Hera Angels | Ashish Mahashabde, Investor, Amex Ventures | Shripriya Mahesh, Co-Founding Partner, Spero Ventures | Tasneem Manjra, Head of Network Development, Volvo Cars Tech Fund | Jillian Manus, Managing Partner, Structure Capital | Ben Metcalfe, Principal, Ridge Ventures | Wouter Meuleman, Director of Investments, Illumina Ventures | SC Moatti, Managing Partner, Mighty Capital | Linda Molnar, Program Director, National Science Foundation | Sasha Ostojic, Angel investor, Playground Global | Umesh Padval, Venture Partner, Thomvest Ventures | Hirak Parikh, Venture Partner, Augment Ventures | Victor Pascucci III, Managing Partner, Lightbank | Phoebe Peronto, Investor, Salesforce Ventures | Ricardo Politi, Partner, Mindset Ventures | Salil Pradhan, Venture Partner, Draper Nexus | Gagan Rana, Executive-in-Residence, Learn Capital | Peter Redford, Investor, Band of Angels | Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures | John Ricci, Founder & Managing Partner, US Angels | Jennifer Richard, Senior Associate, Cross Culture Ventures | Andre Rocha, Investor, Glasswing Ventures | Riley Rodgers, Associate, Valia Investments | Peter Rojas, Founding Partner, Betaworks Ventures | Praveen Sahay, Managing Director, WAVE Equity Partners | Natalie Sandman, Senior Associate, Shasta Ventures | Miraj Sanghvi, Principal, DigiTx | Jason Schoettler, Co-Founder & Partner, Calibrate Ventures | Wes Selke, Managing Director, Better Ventures | Jayni Shah, Principal, Accomplice | Prashant Shah, Partner, Monta Vista Capita | Ann Shin, Founding Partner, Ultrafund Capital | Charles Sidman, Managing Partner, ECS Capital Partners | Kathleen Siswanto, Investor, Propel Venture Partners | Ira Smith, Director of Venture Investments, Pandect BioVentures | Tanya Soman, Venture Partner, 500 Startups | Shirley Speakman, Partner, Cycle Capital Management | Adam Spector, Angel Investor | Kumar Sripadam, Chair, TiE Global | Jack Statza, Senior Associate, Allstate Strategic Ventures | George Straschnov, Managing Director, Bisk Ventures | Marcus Stroud, Managing Partner, TXV Partners | Mayra Tama, Principal, Initial Capital | Wei Tao, Life Science Angels, Chair Bio Genomics Committee | Craig Taylor, General Partner, Alloy Ventures | Laura Thompson, Principal, Sapphire Ventures | Vishal Verma, General Partner, Edgewood Ventures | Che Voigt, Chairman, North Bay Angels | Jordan Wahbeh, Managing Director, Bay Angels | Timothy Wang, Principal, The Westly Group | Kyoko Watanabe, Managing Director, DEFTA Partners | Patricia Wexler, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Starlight Ventures | James Wu, Senior Associate, M12 | Jonathan Wu, Board Director and Vice President, Sand Hill Angels | Margaret Wu, Investor, Georgian Partners | Veronica Wu, Managing Partner, Hone Capital | Wei Wu, Healthcare Investment Director, BOE Ventures | Matthew Wukasch, Managing Director, Charmides Capital | Wenz Xing, Associate, Bullpen Capital | Sue Xu, Managing Partner , Amino Capital | Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund | Jimmy Zhu, Vice President, Citi Ventures | Shelley Zhuang, Founder and Managing Partner, 11.2 Capital | TX Zhuo, Managing Partner, Fika Ventures and many more.

Special Offer:

LPBI has made special arrangement for our network to receive a special discount of $450 off. This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment. 

Register Today & Save Click here.   (Use promo code “ GABIOVIP”)

In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 100 pre-screened venture backed, emerging and early stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking. 


Get Noticed > Get Funded > Grow Faster

A select group of more than 100 Top Innovators will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Corporate Investors, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, and Strategic Partners.

Apply to Present / Nominate a company:

For more information or to be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots click here.

Seed Pitchfest:

If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding of less than $1M (and have raised less than $300,000) click here to apply for the Seed stage track.