VentureShift
July 20, 2011 – 4pm to midnight – CafĂ© Du Nord, San Francisco

4:00 to 5:10 -  Networking, snacks

5:10 to 5:20 - Opening remarks: Bambi Francisco from Vator and Paul Martino from BullPen

5:20 to 5:55 - Panel No. 1: How angels and super angels/micro-cap VC funds are changing the stakes and making a new ecosystem

(Geoff Ralston from Imagine K12, Jeff Clavier from SoftTech VC, Mike Levit from Founder's Den, Neal Hansch from Rustic Canyon, and Ezra Roizen from Ackrell Capital will be moderating)

5:55 to 6:20 - Keynote: Peter Thiel from Founders Fund/Clarium Capital

6:20 to 6:55 - Panel No. 2: Money finds a way: How secondary markets have opened up new financing options

(Larry Albukerk from EB Exchange Fund, Brian Anderson from LUMA Partners, Chris Douvos from TIFF, Jeff Bloom from Fenwick & West, Jeff Thomas from SecondMarket, Victor Hwang from Industry Ventures and Duncan Davidson from Bullpen will be moderating)

7:00 to 7:40 - Snacks, drinks and networking

7:40 to 7:55 - Floating Point: Alex Bard from Assistly

 7:55 to 8:10 - Floating Point: Leah Busque from Task Rabbit

8:15 to 8:50 - Panel No. 3: Has the traditional VC industry been forced to pivot by the rise of angels, super angels, incubators, etc? (New vs Old)

(Randy Komisar from  Kleiner Perkins Caufields & Byers, Phil Black from True Ventures, Raj Kapoor from Mayfield, Rob Hayes from First Round Capital, Howard Hartenbaum from August Capital and Rich Melmon from Bullpen will be Moderating)

8:50 to 9:25 - Panel No. 4: Super angels, micro-VC, options buyers: Which early-stage strategy is best?

(Dave McClure from 500 Startups, Manu Kumar from K9 Ventures, Jed Katz from Javelin Ventures, Thomas Korte from AngelPad and Mike Kim from Cendana Capital will be moderating)

9:30 to 12:00 - Afterparty with Cowerflow, starring Raj Kapoor (Mayfield), Phil Kaplan (Blippy), Prashant Fuloria (Facebook), David A. Ebersman (Facebook), Jay Webster (Sharethrough)