Join us at our 27th bi-annual Angel Capital Expo.
Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community. The Expo is bringing together investors and entrepreneurs looking for funding. Keiretsu Forum created Angel Capital Expo to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach out to the larger investment community. At the last Expo we had over 400 angel investors in attendance with 18 presenting companies.
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Hunter Horsley is the Chief Executive Officer of Bitwise Asset Management and co-founder of the firm. Prior to Bitwise, Mr. Horsley was a product manager at Facebook working with company leadership and teams of software engineers, data scientists, researchers, privacy specialists, client managers, partner managers, marketers, and designers to build products. Mr. Horsley was responsible for monetization products including the multi-billion-dollar sponsored content ecosystem as well as commercials in videos.
Mr. Horsley was also responsible for one of the fastest growing consumer products inside of Facebook, called Save, where his team added over a hundred million monthly active users. Before Facebook, he was a product manager at Instagram working on monetization and responsible for multiple ad products generating several hundred-million-dollars of revenue.
Mr. Horsley graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He was a teaching assistant in computer science, design, and business history, and was a Wharton Entrepreneurship Fellow.
Victor Jiang is the founding Chairman of Sapien Ventures - a fintech, online marketplaces and blockchain-focused VC firm with offices across Silicon Valley, Sydney, Melbourne, Shanghai & Beijing. Victor has worked with opposite ends of the corporate spectrum, having had many of the Fortune 50 as clients as well as advised countless startups. He currently sits on the Boards of 8 technology companies across US / AU / China, including 4 of them as Chairman.
Victor is a serial founder, having started his first company at age 23, then working and living across 12 countries in a variety of roles and industries. In 2007 he was acquired into IBM as part of a software company acquisition, ending up running IBM's Enterprise Data Management business for its London capital markets and investment banking unit. There he led the unit to achieve 410% of revenue target through the GFC. Back in Australia in 2010, he led sales for IBM's Business Analytics Consulting division and helped grow the business by 200% within 12 months.
After founding another tech venture in 2012 and taking it to Silicon Valley, where he secured some early funding and met a group of like-minded business partners, Sapien Ventures was founded in mid-2015.
PAST SPEAKERS VIDEOS:
7:30am-8:30am Registration, Breakfast & Booth Exhibitors
8:30am-8:35am Opening Remarks: Randy Williams
8:35am-8:45am Welcome Global Keiretsu Forum Team
8:45am-10:00am Block I Presentations
09:00am-10:15am Break & Booth Exhibitors
10:30am-11:00am Guest Speaker - TBA
11:00am-12:30pm Block II Presentations
12:30pm-01:30pm Lunch & Booth Exhibitors
1:30pm-3:00pm Block III Presentations
3:00pm-3:15pm Sponsor Introductions
3:15pm-3:30pm Guest Speaker- TBA
3:30pm-5:00pm Reception, Networking and Adjourn
ABOUT KEIRETSU FORUM
Keiretsu Forum was founded in 2000 by Randy Williams in the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 2,800 investor members throughout 53 chapters on 4 continents, Keiretsu Forum is the world's largest angel investor network. Keiretsu Forum membership is comprised of angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate/institutional investors, and serial entrepreneurs who provide early-stage capital in the range of $250,000 - $2 million to high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. Keiretsu Forum is not a fund and does not invest as an LLC. Keiretsu Forum members collaborate in the due diligence but make individual investment decisions.