''Seth Berman is co-founder and General Partner at Susa Ventures, where he focuses on investments in frontier tech, logistics, marketplaces & consumer. Seth led Susa’s investments in Flexport, Pericope Data and Expanse. Prior to Susa, Seth was an active angel investor. He has invested in 100+ seed stage companies in total, and his portfolio includes Nest, Optimizely, Wish, Omio and Docker. He also served as the VP of Strategic Marketing for The Richemont Group, a publicly traded company (CFR:VX) which owns brands and e-commerce sites Cartier, Net-A-Porter.com, Mr. Porter, Montblanc, and Chloe. Seth graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a bachelor’s degrees in Business and Finance.''
Bobby Yazdani works full-time on the development and support of entrepreneurs through his venture capital firm, Signatures Capital. Drawing from nearly three decades of entrepreneurial experience in Silicon Valley, he mentors, advances and empowers entrepreneurs on their journey to build great companies. In 2014, Bobby was ranked #1 out of 2000 angel investors in a report by CB Insights as having the most successful track record for investing in companies that received follow-on funding. Bobby made his first angel investment in 1989 in medical technology company Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), where, in addition to providing capital, he wrote software to enhance the accuracy of the company’s early neonatal pulse oximeters. In 1997 Bobby founded Saba, taking the company public in 2000. Today, Saba is the leading provider of Human Capital Development & Management Solutions. Its applications are being used by over 30 million people from 2200 customers across 195 countries and in 37 languages worldwide. While at Saba, he was named a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Saba also earned spots on InformationWeek’s Innovation 100 list and Computerworld’s 100 Emerging Companies to Watch. Prior to Saba, Bobby worked at Oracle in various R&D roles (‘88 –‘97). Bobby has successfully mentored entrepreneurs and invested in over 100 early-stage startups including Aardvark (acq. by Google), Addepar, Atheer Labs, Baarzo (acq. by Google), BaseHealth, Bina Technologies (acq. by Roche), Bonobos, Canary, Clearspring, CleverSense (acq. by Google), Dropbox, FundersClub, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), GuardantHealth, HomeJoy, inDinero, InstaEdu (acq. by Chegg), KeyChain Logistics, KissMetrics, Klout (acq. by Lithium Technologies), Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), Medialets, NextBio (acq. by Illumina), Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), OpenGov, PassBan (acq. by EMC/RSA), Qwiki (acq. by Yahoo), SoundHound, SweetGreen, ThinkBig Analytics (acq. by Teradata), Uber, Wash.io, Webs.com (acq. by VistaPrint), ZenPayroll and more.Born in Tehran, Iran, Bobby completed high school in England and received a B.A. in Applied Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley.
Battle Born Venture is a venture capital program, overseen by the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development under the auspices of the US Treasury's State Small Business Credit Initiative. Battle Born makes equity and equity-like investments in early stage, high-growth Nevadan enterprises in the aerospace and defense, agriculture, energy, healthcare, information technology, logistics and operations, manufacturing, mining, tourism, gaming and water sectors. The firm was founded in 2013 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Hans Hickler is an angel investor. He is the Founder and serves as CEO & Executive Advisor of Strategic Leadership at Ellipsis Advisors. He serves as a Board Member of Lumini. He serves as a Board Advisor at Lanetix. Hans Hickler serves as Board Member at KleenGel Medical. Hans Hickler serves as Board Member at VenX Medical and MEla Artisans. He joined DHL in 2005, and most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of DHL Global Customer Solutions, responsible for the customer relationship management of the group's largest customers. Prior to that, Hickler served as Chief Executive Officer of DHL Express in the United States. In that position, he focused on building out the DHL Express US network and implementing numerous service initiatives. In this capacity, he devised strategies to bolster the company's standing in the express shipping industry and also implemented a recognized Customer Experience Initiative aimed to deepen customer engagement and enhance customers' experiences. Hickler started his career in the ocean transportation business, and for the next 20 years he held senior positions including Sales, General Management, CIO for the NOL Group and CEO of APL Logistics. Hickler has served on the boards of several startup ventures in the automotive, technology and medical device sectors. He holds a Ba in Comparative Literature from Brown University and a degree from Aiglon College.
Ted Alling serves as Managing Director at Dynamo Accelerator & Fund. He is a Co-Founder and serves as a Partner at Lamp Post Group. Alling also serves as Co-Founder and Board Member at Steam Logistics.
Sanjit Singh is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at LeadCrunch. Previous startups include USS Logistics, Interpreters Unlimited, and IntuiShip from which he has seen two successful exits and one currently successful venture. He is an expert in building sales teams, as evidenced by these teams driving over $50M of growth. Sanjit holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson and a double BA in Biology and Psychology from UCSB.
XMi High Growth Development Fund is a venture capital investment arm of XMi Holdings and is based in Nashville, Tennessee. The firm invests in Tennessee based small companies operating in the healthcare, clean energy, automotive, manufacturing, logistics, business services and technology sectors. Additionally, the firm also provides human resource services, procurement services, information technology, social and non-profit management, corporate finance advice and commercial real estate brokerage.
Eastern Bell Venture Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in companies operating in the logistics, supply chain, energy saving, consumer services, advanced manufacturing and environment protection sectors. The firm was founded in 2009 and is based in Shanghai, China.
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.
Yunfeng Capital is a private equity firm that invests in the internet, technology, healthcare, media and entertainment, financial services, logistics and consumer sectors. The firm is headquartered in Shanghai, China.