Arkley Brinc VC
Bryony Cooper is Managing Partner and Member of the Board at Arkley Brinc VC, a European VC fund for early-stage IoT startups. Before spending a year at Brinc as Head of IoT Accelerator for the MENA region, she was CEO of IXDS labs, an innovation lab for connected hardware ventures in Berlin. Bryony previously co-founded T Dispatch, as well as serving as interim CEO for HINT (IoT/digital health startup) and Fritzing (open source hardware initiative). In London she served as Director of web development agencies Mochii Ltd and SEO Guys (2009 - 2012). She studied at Birkbeck.
Nenad Marovac has more than 25 years of venture capital and private equity investment experience in the technology and media sectors. Nenad is the Founder and Managing Partner of DN Capital. Prior to DN Capital, Nenad was a Partner at Advent International in London, where he focused on TMT investments. Nenad focuses on investments in marketplaces, software as a service (SAAS), fintech, consumer mobile applications and digital health companies. Amongst his select investments are Shazam Entertainment (sold to Apple), Auto1 (largest online marketplace for used cars), Apsmart (acquired by Thomson Reuters), Datanomic (acquired by Oracle), Endeca, (acquired by Oracle), Eve Sleep (IPO London), Happn, Hometogo, Hostmaker, Joblift, Mister Spex, Performance Horizon Group, Purplebricks (IPO London), Tbricks (acquired by Orc) and Quandoo (acquired by Recruit Holding). Nenad is also the Chair of Invest Europe and an active member of YPO in London and Berlin. Nenad received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School
Digital Health VC at DHV, startup mentor for Deutsche Telekom's @hub-raum and @microsoft-ventures-accelerator-berlin, @whu Alumnus
Skip Fleshman has been at Asset Management Ventures (“AMV”) since 2002 and is actively investing in companies that focus on digital health, mobile and data analytics.Skip was an officer in the United States Air Force where he first served as a fighter pilot flying the F-16. He flew 37 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm and also served as the wing expert in electronic combat systems and programs. He then founded and served as COO of BGI which develops software for flight simulators and training solutions for the aviation industry.Skip is an advisor to Stanford’s StartX, Rock Health, Boston Children’s Hospital and the Hiller Aviation Museum. He enjoys outdoor activities, fine wine, flying and attending the World Cup (five in a row now.)
Safa Rashtchy is a Silicon Valley investor, advisor, and trendspotter and sits on the boards of several start-ups and global organizations. Safa has been an Investor/Advisor in Angellist, Bina Technologies (acq. by Roche) , Uber, OpenGov, Payjoy, Nimble VR (acq. by Facebook), Signifyd, CleverSense (acq. by Google) and many other investments. Overall, Safa has invested in 30 start-ups, with six exists all to public companies. Safa has pioneered the concept of ''Consumer Value Proposition'' and the Four-Stage Investment Research Model. From 1997 to 2007, Safa was a Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst focused on Internet media and marketing, and the Lead China analyst at Piper Jaffray and Company. He led the firm’s expansion efforts in the Internet industry and its expansion to China, as well as active involvements with leading Web 2.0 companies. Currently, Safa is one of the most active Silicon Valley angle investors and is working on formation of a new type of venture capital concept, Think +. Safa is currently on the boards of Capshare, Investmentyogi.com (India), Wings Learning Center, and The Mexican Museum (San Francisco- Smithsonian). He is also on the advisory boards of The Hunt.com, Snapwire, ChinaVenture (China), and Early Bird Alert. Safa’s current investment portfolio consists of companies focused on Digital Health, consumer, media and technology innovations, with a deep attention to the value proposition for the users.
Viktoriya is the Managing Partner of TA Ventures, who founded the fund in late 2010. Prior to her work at TA Ventures, Viktoriya led multiple business initiatives in construction and machinery distribution. In addition, Viktoriya is the President of Odesa International Film Festival - the largest film festival in CEE by audience, and the Chairman of Ukrainian Film Academy Supervisory Board. TA Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm primarily focusing on Mobility and Digital Health. We are based in Kiev, Frankfurt, Boston and invest in teams across Europe & the US. We co-invest with leading investors and have been privileged to back companies such as Wunder Mobility, Caroobi, Klara, Sense.ly and 100+ others including Azimo, SumUp, Dreamlines, Marley Spoon. We offer proactive support and a broad international network to our portfolio companies. By supporting with the set-up of R&D centers in Ukraine and Europe, we help our portfolio companies grow and stay competitive. According to numerous annual ratings, Viktoriya was listed among the TOP-5 IT influencers in Ukraine for several times (in 2012, 2013, 2014), 200 Most Influential people in Ukraine (in 2013), and 100 Most Influential Women in Ukraine (in 2012, 2013).
Borealis Ventures is a venture capital firm headquartered in Hanover, New Hampshire and with an additional office in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm focuses on investing in companies operating within the healthcare space, including digital health and life sciences, and the "Built Environment" space, including construction technology, design & engineering software, 3D design, property tech and smart city software sectors.
Seven Peaks Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm founded in 2013 with locations in Bend, Portland, and Seattle. The firm invests in AI/ML driven B2B and enterprise software and in specific market verticals such as FinTech, Real Estate Tech, HR Tech, Med Tech, and Digital Health.
Clinton Foy is a Managing Director at CrossCut Ventures focusing on seed and early stage venture capital investments in IT, mobile, social, cloud, e-commerce, blockchain, digital health, frontier tech, and the video game space. Clinton leverages 15 plus years of experience as an operating executive and business counsel to startups, entrepreneurs, and leading video game, technology, mobile, and internet companies. As COO, General Counsel, and head of business development for Square Enix, a $2 billion video game publisher, he recruited a top-tier team and built the mobile, social, and online business in North and South America. He managed licensing and strategic partnerships for SPACE INVADERS, FINAL FANTASY, and TOMB RAIDER franchises. In seven years he oversaw more than one hundred product launches across a dozen platforms and grew annual revenues to more than $300 million. Before Square Enix, Clinton practiced law with the Heller Ehrman Venture Law Group in Seattle, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley representing clients including Microsoft, Sony, and Yahoo. Clinton earned a BA from the University of Notre Dame, JD from University of Washington School of Law, and MA from Stanford University Graduate School.
Partner @softtech-vc. Investing in marketplaces, consumer services, SaaS, mobile, edtech, digital health. Marketing, product & consulting in a former life.
Perez is a Co-Founder at Tastemade. Joe is an entrepreneur, advisor and Internet product executive with over 17 years of experience in technology, media and health. Most recently, Joe was EVP of Product and a founding team member of Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) where he spent the last six years building products and communities for one of the largest networks on the Internet. Joe was also the Co-Founder of The Daily Plate, a popular diet and fitness community and app that was acquired by Demand Media as a foundation for the health and wellness site LIVESTRONG.COM. Joe and the team grew LIVESTRONG.COM from a small startup to one of the most visited health and wellness sites in its category in just 4 years. The MyPlate Calorie tracker mobile app has grown to be one of the most popular paid apps in the health category on iTunes since launching in 2007. Prior to Demand Media, Joe was SVP of Network and Operations at Intermix Media, parent company of MySpace (acquired by Fox Interactive Media), where he was responsible for building and operating the online gaming and social media platform group. Previously, Joe was an executive in Silicon Valley where he worked for a variety of technology and gaming startups inclduing TEN/Pogo.com (acquired by EA), Excite@Home and Pulse Entertainment. Joe currently serves on the advisory board of the USC Center for Body Computing (CBC) whose mission is to bring together business and research innovators to study, accelerate and create digital health solutions. Joe graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in business and an emphasis in Marketing.
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Abhas Gupta focuses on automation and analytics opportunities across all verticals, particularly those in financial services, retail & logistics, and digital health. His other interests include robotics, enterprise workflow automation, and digital marketing. A previous entrepreneur with a background in computer science and strategy consulting, Abhas engages with portfolio company executives on all topics ranging from technology infrastructure to corporate strategy. Abhas works closely with Wildcat portfolio companies Clover Health and Earnest, as well as Mohr Davidow companies BuildDirect, Neon, and WorkFusion. He frequently lectures on entrepreneurship and technology trends; Abhas recently taught the Lean Launchpad course at UCSF with Steve Blank.
Windham Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on the healthcare, with particular emphasis on medical technology and digital health. The firm specializes in seed, startup and early stage investments. It was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.
TriVentures is a venture capital firm based in Herzliya, Israel and Menlo Park, California and was founded in 2009. The firm specializes in early stage and later stage investments. The firm invests in companies operating in the medical device and digital health sectors including Big Data, AI and healthcare security.
Steve Seigel is a Los Angeles based Tech entrepreneur and investor. He is currently the President of digital health Start-Up Silversheet, and is an active investor and advisor in the health-tech space.