FT Innovate America: The Business of Innovation


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This conference is for:

  • CEOs, CTOs, CFOs, CIOs, Heads of Innovation, Heads of M&A, Heads of R&D of large corporations who are investing in innovation, have bought or are thinking of buying innovative start-ups
  • Investment bankers, angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity firms
  • Managing Directors and Heads of Corporate Venture Capital Firms
  • Leading start-ups and entrepreneurs who are disrupting the way large corporations do business
  • Government and academic representatives involved with innovation stimulation programs
  • Service providers such as consultants, legal advisers, analysts and M&A specialists

Past attending companies:

Altos Ventures Foremay Technology PwC 
Andreessen Horowitz  Franklin Templeton Investments Redpoint Ventures 
Atrium Capital Corporation Garage Technology Ventures SAP
August Capital  Google Ventures  Silicon Economics
AXA Investment Managers Green Retirement Plans Silicon Valley Bank
Band of Angels  Greylock Partners  Silver Lake 
Benchmark Capital GrowthPoint Technology Partners Social Niche Guru
BetterWorld Telecom Harbor Pacific Capital SOWSIA Healthcare
Blueprint Growth Hitachi Consulting  Springborne Life Sciences
Bright Frontier Financial HSBC Stanford University
Cagan McAfee Capital Partners Huawei Technologies Summa Financial Group
Centaur Partners IBM Venture Capital Group  SVB Financial Group
Cisco Index Ventures  Takeda Ventures
Clarus Systems Institutional Venture Partners Technicolor
Class V Group  JPMorgan Chase The Westly Group 
CMC Advisors LiveBinders TPG
Color  LiveOps  Verge Capital Partners
Ctuit Software LNE Group Western Digital
Draper Fisher Jurvetson  Luminesa Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &
Dropbox  McKinsey & Company    Rosati
eBay Merger Market Workday 
Endeavor Merrill Lynch World Bank
ePlanet Capital On-Point Capital WR Hambrecht + Co
Facebook  Oracle Xobni
Felicis Ventures  Panasonic Ventures  Zazzle
Flextronics International Physic Ventures  

 For more information about this conference, please contact Melissa Papasidero at melissa.papasidero@ft.com or +1 917-551-5106.