Smart connected capital is the fuel for entrepreneurial change. The summit delves into the evolving nature of the “capital food chain” in New York, the US, and globally. We’ll explore the importance of networks in capital formation, entrepreneurial ecosystems, and the broader society. And we’ll celebrate the impact of change-maker organizations, including Endeavor, the National Venture Capital Association, and TrueBridge Capital.
“How Networks are Transforming our Economy & Society
(and how we invest in them)”
|2:00-3:15||Welcoming Remarks & Panel: The Burgeoning NYC Innovation Ecosystem|
|3:30-4:30||Breakout Panel: How Institutional Investors are Evaluating Smart Connected Capital|
|3:30-4:30||Breakouts: Focusing Innovation Talent Beyond Venture Capital|
|5:00-6:00||Awards & Honoree Roundtable: Stimulating Entrepreneurial Growth in the US and Globally|
|6:00-6:30||Keynote: Fred Wilson, “How Networks are Transforming our Economy & Society (and How We Invest in Them)”|
|7:30-10:00||Dinner Stations & Video Program/Remarks|
The Kauffman Fellows Society represents the premiere leadership organization in innovation and capital formation globally. With 322 Fellows and 300 leading industry mentors, the Kauffman Fellows network reaches across 6 continents and 42 countries, operating at over 300 venture capital, corporate, government, and university investment organizations, collectively investing over $100 billion in innovation capital. In addition to a significant presence in Silicon Valley and other global technology hubs, Kauffman Fellows have been instrumental in building capital infrastructure in emerging markets in South America, Africa, and the Middle East.