Speakers


We have an amazing program for you again in 2017.

Ron Palmeri is a famous entrepreneur and investor. He founded Layer, winner of TechCrunch Disprupt 2013. Previously, he was at Grand Central before the acquisition by Google.

David Hornik of August Capital is one of the most popular VC in Silicon Valley, with a unique perspective. He stole the show at the Startup Conference a few years back. We are so excited to get him again this year.

Max Mullen is the co-founder of InstaCart. The same-day grocery delivery startup has raised more than $500M of funding. If you want to learn how to think like a Unicorn, this session is for you.

Holly Liu founded the mobile gaming company Kabam in 2006 with UC Berkeley alumni. Her work has contributed to record revenue growth for Kabam year over year from $0 to $400MM annually, that led Kabam into the unicorn club in 2014.

Nancy Hua is the founder of Apptimize, a mobile growth platform, that has raised $20M in funding.

CloudFlare handles more traffic than Amazon, Wikipedia, Twitter, Zynga, AOL, Apple, Bing, eBay, PayPal and Instagram combined. Michelle Zatlyn co-founded CloudFlare with Matt Prince.

And these are just a few of the 50+ speakers, entrepreneurs, investors and angels, that the conference will feature this year.

Of course, we’ll also have our two most popular sessions: the startup pitch competition (you can apply to pitch here) and the investor panel.

New this year: if you are looking for a co-founder, there’s a good chance that someone in the audience is interested in your idea, or knows someone who can help you. What do you have to lose? You can apply to pitch on the main stage here.

Also new this year: more chances to meet angels and investors. Tickets are available here.

Announced Speakers

Max Mullen

Max Mullen

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Co-Founder, Instacart

Michelle Zatlyn

Michelle Zatlyn

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Co-Founder, CloudFlare

David Hornik

David Hornik

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General Partner, August Capital

Holly Liu

Holly Liu

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Founder, Kabam

David Barrett

David Barrett

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Founder & CEO, Expensify

Chris Farmer

Chris Farmer

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Founder & CEO, SignalFire

Alex Garden

Alex Garden

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Co-Founder, Zume Pizza

SC Moati

SC Moati

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Managing Director, The Angels' Forum

Will Bunker

Will Bunker

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Partner, GrowthX Capital

Ben Narasin

Ben Narasin

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Partner, Canvas

Sumeet Jain

Sumeet Jain

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General Partner, LUMA Capital

Nima Adelkhani

Nima Adelkhani

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Founder, To a Billion in 8 days and PITME