PAST SPEAKERS

67 speakers to date.
Of which: 55 are active VCs from 47 different funds, 5 are venture capital's founding fathers, 22 VCs have been featured on the Forbes Midas List, 8 are the top women in VC.

Adam Draper

Founder and Managing Director at Boost VC

Notable investment: Coinbase Inc
VCx talk: closing panel (F16)

Alex Kolicich

Partner at 8VC

Notable investment: AppDirect
VCx talk: pitching coach (F16)

Alex Mittal

Co-Founder & CEO at FundersClub

VCx talk: "disintermediating VC" (F15)

Andreas Stavropoulos

Partner at DFJ

Notable investment: Epocrates Inc NASDAQ:EPOC
VCx talk: "how VC funds operate" (F14)

Andrew Chung

Founder and Managing Partner at 1955 Capital

Notable investment: Solazyme NASDAQ:SZYM
VCx talk: pitch instructor (S16), "Tech answers for the developing world" (U16)

Andrew Tang

Investment Partner at Draper Associates

Notable investment: YeePay Inc
VCx talk: pitch instructor (all sessions)

Asheem Chandna

Partner at Greylock Partners

Notable investment: Palo Alto Networks Inc NYSE:PANW
Forbes Midas List: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: pitch instructor (F15), "running a top VC firm" (S16)

Barrett Cohn

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Scenic Advisement

VCx talk: "secondary sales" (F14)

Barry Schuler

Cofounder and Partner at DFJ Growth

Notable investment: SolarCity Corp NASDAQ:SCTY
VCx talk: "investing in a vision" (S16)

Bill Draper

General Partner at Draper Richards

Notable investment: athenahealth Inc NASDAQ:ATHN
Featured on: Something Ventured
Author of: The Startup Game
VCx talk: "the last 30 years of VC" (F14), "pioneering into VC" (S15)

Bill Gurley

General Partner at Benchmark

Notable investment: GrubHub Inc NYSE:GRUB
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "when IRR and liquidity diverge" (F15)

Billy Draper

Investor at Draper Associates

VCx talk: "multigenerational VC" (F14)

Bobby Chao

Founding and Managing Member at Draper Dragon

Notable investment: YeePay Inc
VCx talk: YeePay case study (F14)

Brian Singerman

Partner at Founders Fund

Notable investment: Oculus VR Inc (acq. by Facebook)
Forbes Midas List: 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "building an investment thesis" (S15)

Chamath Palihapitiya

Founder and CEO at SocialCapital

Notable investment: Slack Technologies Inc
VCx talk: "the VC asset class" (S15)

Charles Moldow

General Partner at Foundation Capital

Notable investment: Lending Club Corp NYSE:LC
Forbes Midas List: 2015, 2016
VCx talk: pitch instructor (S15)

Chris Buddin

Global Head CTR Group and IoT at Goldman Sachs

VCx talk: "startup valuations" (F14)

David Cowan

Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

Notable investment: LinkedIn Corp NYSE:LNKD
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
VCx talk: "investing in and outside the Silicon Valley" (F15)

David Krane

CEO & Managing Partner at GV

Notable investment: Nest Labs Inc (acq. by Google)
VCx talk: "investing in startups" (F16)

David Weiden

Partner at Khosla Ventures

Notable investment: Climate Corporation (acq. by Monsanto)
Forbes Midas List: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "opportunities in fintech + real estate" (S16)

Diane Mulcahy

Director of Private Equity at Kauffman Foundation

Notable investment: AngelList
VCx talk: "20 years of investing in VC" (F16)

Dick Kramlich

Co-founder and Chairman at NEA

Notable investment: Apple Inc NASDAQ:AAPL
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2013
Featured on: Something Ventured
VCx talk: class leader and closing panel (S16)

Diego Alcaino

Founder & Executive Director at VCx

VCx talk: class leader + case study leader (all sessions)

Dror Berman

Founder & Managing Partner at Innovation Endeavors

Notable investment: Social Finance Inc
VCx talk: "setting up a family VC arm" (S16)

Evan Epstein

Executive Director of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University

VCx talk: "VC-backed company boards" (S15)

Gabe Turner

Director at Draper Venture Network

VCx talk: "international VC" (F14), "DVN select" (U16)

Gil Penchina

Founding Partner at Flight.vc

Notable investment: LinkedIn Corp NYSE:LNKD
VCx talk: "angel investing" (S16)

Heidi Roizen

Operating Partner at DFJ

Notable investment: Great Plains Software Inc (acq. by Microsoft Corp.)
Forbes Midas List: 2006
VCx talk: pitch instructor (F14, S15), class leader (F14, S15, F15)

Hemant Taneja

Managing Director at General Catalyst

Notable investment: Stripe Inc
VCx talk: "building an investment thesis" (F16)

Henry Ward

CEO at eShares

VCx talk: "capitalization tables" (F14)

Howard Caro

Managing Director at Scenic Advisement

VCx talk: "secondary sales" (F14)

Howard Hartenbaum

Partner at August Capital

Notable investment: Skype Technologies SA (acq. by eBay)
Forbes Midas List: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
VCx talk: "startup boards" (F14)

Irwin Federman

Senior Advisor at U.S. Venture Partners

Notable investment: SanDisk Corporation NASDAQ:SNDK
Forbes Midas List: 2001
VCx talk: class leader and closing panel (F15)

James Cham

Partner at Bloomberg BETA

VCx talk: pitching coach (F16)

Jason Calacanis

Angel investor

Notable investment: Uber Inc (in the first round)
VCx talk: "angel investing" (F15)

Jay Hoag

Founding General Partner at Technology Crossover Ventures

Notable investment: Netflix Inc NASDAQ:NFLX
Forbes Midas: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
VCx talk: "investing in technology ventures" (F15)

Jeff Clavier

Founder and Managing Partner at SoftTech VC

Notable investment: Fitbit Inc NYSE:FIT
Forbes Midas List: 2016
VCx talk: "what to avoid when investing in a startup" (S15)

Jennifer Fonstad

Founder and Managing Partner at Aspect Ventures

Notable investment: athenahealth Inc NASDAQ:ATHN
Forbes Midas list: 2008, 2009
VCx talk: "starting a VC firm" (F16)

John Malloy

Co-Founder and General Partner at BlueRun Ventures

Notable investment: PayPal Holdings Inc NASDAQ:PYPL
Forbes Midas List: 2006, 2007
VCx talk: "startup acquisitions" (F15)

Jon Callaghan

Co-Founder and Managing Member at True Ventures

Notable investment: Fitbit Inc NYSE:FIT
VCx talk: "investment strategies" (F15)

Josh Stein

Partner at DFJ

Notable investment: Box Inc NYSE:BOX
Forbes Midas List: 2013, 2014, 2015
VCx talk: "how VC funds operate" (F14)

Kendra Ragatz

Partner at Aspect Ventures

VCx talk: "starting a VC firm" (F16)

Manu Kumar

Founder and Chief Firestarter at K9 Ventures

Notable investment: Twilio Inc NYSE:TWLO
VCx talk: "seed investing" (F16)

Megan Quinn

General Partner at Spark Capital

Notable Investment: Slack Technologies Inc
VCx talk: class leader (S16)

Michael Moe

Co-founder and CEO at GSV Asset Management

Author of: Finding the Next Starbucks
VCx talk: "the VC investment philosophy" (F14), closing panel (F15)

Michael Romano

Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners

VCx talk: "co-investment opportunities" (F16)

Mike Maples Jr.

Managing Partner at Floodgate

Notable investment: Twitter Inc NYSE:TWTR
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "investing in innovative startups" (F14)

Naval Ravikant

Co-founder and CEO at AngelList

Notable investment: Yammer Inc (acq. by Microsoft Corp.)
VCx talk: "the future of VC" (F14)

Nazar Yasin

Founder and Managing Partner of Rise Capital

Notable Investment: YY Inc NASDAQ:YY
VCx talk: "investing in and outside Silicon Valley" (S16)

Noah Knauf

General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Notable investment: JHP Pharmaceuticals (acq. by Par Pharmaceuticals)
VCx talk: "sourcing deal flow" (F16)

Perry Ha

Founder and Managing Director at Draper Athena

Notable investment: iPivot Inc (acq. by Intel Corp.)
VCx talk: pitch instructor (F14), "investing in and outside Silicon Valley" (S16)

Phil Black

Co-Founder and Managing Member at True Ventures

Notable investment: Automattic Inc (parent company of WordPress)
VCx talk:
"investment strategies" (F15)

Pitch Johnson

Founder and lead LP at Asset Management Company

Notable investment: Amgen Inc NASDAQ:AMGN
Featured on: Something Ventured
VCx talk: "what to avoid when investing in a startup" (S15)

Rebecca Lynn

Founding General Partner at Canvas Ventures

Notable Investment: Lending Club NYSE:LC
Forbes Midas List: 2015
VCx talk: closing panel (S16)

Reid Dennis

Founder of Institutional Ventures Partners

Notable investment: Seagate Technology PLC NASDAQ:STX
VCx talk: class leader (F16)

Renata Quintini

General Partner at Felicis Ventures

Notable investment: Planet Labs Inc
VCx talk: class leader (S15)

Salil Deshpande

Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures

Notable investment: LendingClub Corp NYSE:LC
Forbes Midas List: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "building trust with founders" (S16)

Sandy Miller

General Partner at IVP

Notable investment: Supercell (Acq. by Softbank)
Forbes Midas List: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
VCx talk: "late stage investing" (F16)

Sasha Johnson

President at Global Technology Symposium

VCx talk: pitch instructor (F14)

Scott Brady

Investment Partner at Innovation Endeavors

VCx talk: "setting up a family VC arm" (S16)

Scott Kupor

Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Notable investment: SnapLogic Inc
VCx talk: "VC-backed company boards" (S15)

Steve Jurvetson

Partner at DFJ

Notable investment: Tesla Motors Inc NASDAQ:TSLA
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
VCx talk: "choosing a disruptive opportunity" (S15)

Sujit Banerjee

Managing Director at K1 Capital

Notable investment: Imergy Power Systems
VCx talk: YeePay case study (F14)

Tim Draper

Founder and Managing Director at Draper Associates

Notable investment: Baidu Inc NASDAQ:BIDU
Forbes Midas List: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
VCx talk: "VC: the art, the science" (all sessions), pitch instructor (all sessions)

Tony Sun

Former Managing General Partner at Venrock, Founder of GGV Capital

Notable investment: StrataCom Inc (acq. by Cisco Systems)
Forbes Midas List: 2001, 2002, 2004
VCx talk: class leader (S15)