Cross-Border Venture Summit 2018 Returns to Sand Hill Road

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Cross-Border Ventures Summit returns to Sand Hill Road, Silicon Valley on Nov 7th, 2018. Cross-Border Venture Summit is an invitation-only summit for the venture capitalists, limited partners and ecosystem enablers that are investing in the world’s most disruptive companies. The summit will connect institutional investors seeking opportunities in cross-border fundraising, joint ventures, co-investing, and LP/GP relationships.

We’re offering 15 limited slots to qualified LPs, please APPLY for your complimentary pass before Sep 28, 2018.

We are excited to announce our world-leading Advisory Board across strategic markets including US, China, and Saudi Arabia.

  • Nikuj Jinsi, Global Head of Venture Capital, International Finance Corporation 

Nikunj Jinsi heads a team of 30 investment professionals at IFC’s Venture Capital investment team globally. In addition to the VC team’s $500mm in direct investing, the team also invests as an LP in leading EM VC fund managers, having made over 25 LP investments for a total of over $400mm.

  • Alvin Syh, General Manager, Buchang Asset Management

Alvin is the General Manager of Buchang Asset Management and Chairman of HT Family Office. He has a global portfolio with success covers more than 80 investment funds (Sequoia, The Carlyle Group, DST, Sinovation Ventures, Illumia Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners, etc.) and more than 280 portfolio companies. He is looking for licensing in, co-development, distribution, JV, investment and M&A opportunities across different regions (US, EU, Israel and Asia).

  • Sean O’Sullivan, Founder & Managing Partner, SOSV 

Sean O’Sullivan founded SOSV ($300 million AUM), the accelerator-based venture capital firm, runs the world’s #1 accelerators in hardware, life sciences, disruptive food, and China cross-border startups. SOSV became the world’s third most active seed fund in 2017.

  • Daisy Cai, Partner, Gaocheng Capital 

Daisy is Partner of Gaocheng Capital, a tech focused growth fund, backed by Hillhouse Capital. She’s also ex-Managing partner at Baidu Capital (RMB 14 Billion) and Baidu Ventures (USD200 Million)). Earlier Daisy was China Partner of TA Associates (AUM over $25Bn), where she established China team for TA.

  • Salman T. Jaffrey, Chief Investment Office, Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures ($200 Million)

Salman runs the Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures ($200 million), focusing on promoting economic development in Saudi Arabia. KSA just invested $500 billion in building its mega city, NEOM.

  • Lincoln Yeh, Executive Director, Tencent Investment (105 investments total of $25.6 billion in 2017)

Tencent Investment (300 billion RMB AUM) has made 105 investment deals for 171 billion yuan ($25.6 billion) in 2017 alone. Lincoln focuses on international opportunities on behalf of the Tencent Investment team with devotion to games and digital media.

Our Advisory Board will also speak at the summit. Want to become a speaker? Apply!

If you see the value of our summit and like to join as non-LPs, we would love to see you in November. Use this LINK for a 10% discount off your pass.

Additional 2018 Speakers:
– Jeff Clavier, Managing Partner, Uncork Capital (Forbes Midas List)
– Rajan Anandan, Head of South East Asia, Google
– Versha Tagare, Managing Director, Qualcomm Ventures India ($150M)
– more to come….

Agenda
2019 Global LP Outlook:
– LP Due Diligence, Fund Structuring and Compliance for Emerging Fund Managers
– How to Create Sustainable Returns for LPs? What are the Exit Environment Globally?
– Fund Raising Environment Globally: New Capital from MENA and SEA
US
– Building a Winning Portfolio: What it Takes to be Successful in Asia?
– Overcoming the Challenges in Blockchain Investing
– CVCs’ Global Strategy: What Innovation to Bring Home?
MENA
– LP’s View From Saudi Arabia: Where to Deploy the Next SoftBank Vision Fund?
China
– Navigating Through the “New Normal” of China LP Landscape
– Sequoia’s $1.5B Cross-Border Fund: How to Catch Up Your US-China Growth Fund Strategy?
– YC China: What’s Your Entry Strategy to Bridge Between Chinese and American Founders?
India
– Cross-Border M&A: CVC’s Success in India
SEA
– The Evolution of Capital Market and Its Capital Deployment into the US

*Agenda is subject to change as we add more speakers 

Want to PARTNER with us? Apply!
We’re working with FbStart from Facebook, Sequoia Capital, and Google globally.

Attendees will be ~300 investors and ecosystem enablers. Partners with over $300 billion of investable assets spoke on stage at CBVS Silicon Valley in 2017 and Beijing in 2018. Firms participating included SoftBank, Norwest, Sequoia Capital, GGV, a16z, DST, IFC, Bessemer, Blackrock, Foundation Capital, Danhua, OPIC, Google, Amazon, Intel, IBM, SVB and others. Jeff Housenbold, the managing partner of the SoftBank Vision Fund was featured for a rare on-stage interview (video).

We’re offering 15 limited slots to qualified LPs, please APPLY for your complimentary pass before Sep 28, 2018.

If you see the value of our summit and like to join as non-LPs, we would love to see you in November. Use this LINK for a 10% discount off your pass.

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