Upcoming Events


San Francisco, December 2016 @Residence of the Consul General of France, Rubicon private holiday party with Bpifrance

Previous Events

Some of our previous events include


Warsaw, Poland, November 29, 2016 @K&L Gates; “Warsaw: Masters of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)”

San Francisco, November 2, 2016, @Galvanize, “SF: Masters of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)

New York, October 19, 2016 @Latham & Watkins, “NYC : Masters of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)

London, September 30, 2016 @private house boat, “Rubicon Private LP investor-Portfolio dinner & drinks”

London, September 29, 2016 @Baker Botts, “London: Masters of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)”

London, September 28, 2016 @TaylorWessing sponsored by Georgetown University, organized by Rubicon Venture Capital, “The Future of Venture Capital: fireside chat with Patrick Magee, Chief Operating Officer, British Business Bank, the largest LP in UK VC funds and Andrew Romans”

London, September 27, 2016 @Baker Botts, “Brexit: Good or Bad for UK & EU Startups & Investors?

New York City, September 14, 2016 @private home, “Annual Private LP-Portfolio Rooftop Rubicon BBQ” – exclusively for Rubicon portfolio founders, LPs & Venture Partners

Palo Alto, August 25, 2016 @private home, “Annual Private LP-Portfolio Rubicon BBQ” – exclusively for Rubicon portfolio founders, LPs & Venture Partners

San Francisco, CA, May 24th, 2016 @ Sheppard Mullin, Panel “Alternative Liquidity Paths for Founders & Early Investors”

New York, NY, May 17th, 2016 @ Dentons, Panel, “Alternative Liquidity Paths for Founders & Early Investors”

Menlo Park, November 18, 2015, VC Panel, “When Tech Disrupts Real Estate” 

New York, October 13, 2015, VC Panel, “When Tech Disrupts Real Estate”

London, September 2015, VC Panel, “Blurred Lines in VC”

San Francisco, June 2015, VC Panel, “Big in Japan:  The Intersection of Japanese VC and US Tech”

New York, May 2015, VC Panel, “Blurred lines in VC”

Austin, March 2014, VC Panel and M&A Panel, SXSW

San Francisco, November 2014, VC Panel, Startup Pitches and Networking hosted by Rubicon

Moscow, October 2014, @ Moscow State University, Keynote speaker, book tour

New York, September 2014, @ Goodwin Proctor, Rubicon event

Silicon Valley, August 2014, @ home of VMware executive investor / venture partner, Rubicon private LP – portfolio BBQ event

San Francisco, June 2014, @ W Hotel: VC panel, bitcoin panel & book tour

Stockholm, June 2014, @ SUP46, The Future of Raising Angel & Venture Capital Funding, book tour

Stockholm, June 2014, @ DLA Nordic, The Future of Angel & Venture Capital Investing

London, June 2014,  @ TaylorWessing, The Future of Angel & Venture Capital Investing

London, June 2014, @ Startupbootcamp FinTech, The Future of Raising Angel & Venture Capital Funding, book tour

New York, May 2014, @ Orrick, Series A – How, Why, When and Topping Off

Boston, April 2014, @ Harvard University, keynote & book tour

Boston, April 2014, @ Choate law firm, book tour event

Austin, TX, March 2014, SXSW @ The Capital Factory: Startup Challenge event with VC panel

Austin, TX, March 2014, SXSW @ DLA Piper, Fireside Chat with Dave McLure of 500startups & startup pitches

Gothenburg, Sweden, March 2014, @ Swedish VC Tech Forum, Romans keynote

San Francisco, January 2014 @ WSGR: Startup pitches & VC Panel J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Chicago, December 2013, @ 1871: VC panel & book tour

Austin, December 2013, @ DLA: VC panel & book tour

San Francisco, November 2013 @ Orrick: Startup pitches & VC Fireside Chat with Tony Conrad founder of True Ventures ($800m VC) & founder about.me

Silicon Valley, November 2013 @ Orrick: Startup pitches & VC Fireside Chat with Jon Kraft founding CEO of Pandora Internet Radio

Los Angels, October 2013, @ Cross Campus: VC panel & book tour

San Diego, October 2013, @ Jones Day: VC panel & book tour

Silicon Valley, October 2013, @ Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Author Series Event: VC panel & book tour

Washington DC, September 2013 @ 1776: Startup pitches & VC panel

New York, September 2013 @ Goodwin Proctor: Startup pitches & VC panel

New York, July 2013 @ Dream Downtown: GA (Rubicon) & New York Angels Summer Party

San Francisco, June 2013, @ RocketSpace: Startup pitches & VC panel

Silicon Valley, June 2013, @ Orrick: Startup pitches & VC panel

New York, March 2013, @ Duane Morris: Fireside chat with Chairman of New York Angels & Startup pitches

Featured Panelists

Some of our previous panelists include

Sven Weber, President SharesPost 100 Fund – SharesPost

Amir Malayery, Vice President – Industry Ventures

Ben Black, Co-Founder & Managing Director – Akkadian Ventures

Joe Daniels, Partner – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Atish Davda, Founder & CEO – EquityZen

David McGlashan, Head of Research – Cygnet Capital

Katie Stitch, Managing Director – W Capital Partners

Richard Brekka, Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Second Alpha Partners

Nathaniel Becker Chase, Managing Director – Yet2Ventures

Dan Harvey, Vice Chairman – CBRE

Jeff Lee, Principal – DCM Ventures

Shalin Sheth – Second Century Ventures 

Thomas Byrne, Prev. President and COO – LoopNet

Anthemos Georgiades, Founder and CEO – Zumper

Jason van den Brand, Founder and CEO – Lenda

Mark Gilbreath, Founder and CEO – LiquidSpace

Jeff Parkinson, Partner – KEC Ventures

Tim Devane, Principal – NextView Ventures

Brad Svrluga, General Partner – Primary Venture Partners

Clelia Peters, Co-Founder – MetaProp RE-Tech Accelerator

Richard Sarkis, Founder and CEO – Reonomy

Michael Gresty, Founder and CEO – Rifiniti

Robert Refkin, Founder and CEO – Compass

Dave Eisenberg, Founder and CEO – Floored

Jonathan Wasserstrum, Founder and CEO – TheSquareFoot

Sean Seton-Rogers – PROfounders

Damien Lane – Episode1

Hussein Kanji – Hoxton Ventures

Nick Brito – Fidelity Growth Partners Europe

Paul Jenkinson – Whitespace Ventures

Jerry Ennis – Smart Anchor Ventures

Mauro Pretolani, Senior Investment Advisor to the Venture Capital Fund of Funds, Fondo Italiano D’Investimento

Richard Muirhead – Firestartr

Naoko Okumoto, Partner – WiL LLC

Masashi Kiyomime,  Investment Director – Mitsui Global Investment

Ludovic Copéré, Senior Manager Growth Ventures & Innovation; Sony Corporation of America

Masatoshi Ueno, Senior Manager, Corporate VC – AGC America

Toshiya Otani, Managing Director – TransLink Capital

Yoji Kawaguchi, Managing Director – ZenShin Capital

Mitch Kitamura, Managing Director – Draper Nexus

Ben Wild, CEO – Iotera

Micah Rosenbloom, Venture Partner – Founder Collective

Christina Bechhold, Strategic Investments – Global Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics

Ryan Feit, CEO – SeedInvest

J. Skyler Fernandes, Managing Director – Simon Venture Group

Brad Holden – Tomorrow Ventures

Mike Walsh – Structure Capital

Vibhor Rastogi – Intel Capital

Tim Dick – Startup Capital Ventures

Thorsten Claus – Next World Capital

Scott Birnbaum, General Partner – Red Sea Ventures

Eliot Durbin, General Partner – Boldstart Ventures

David Ambrose, Managing Director – Steadfast Venture Capital

Andrew Montgomery, Partner – Mesa+ Venture Capital

Marc Michel – Metaphormic VC

Will Peng – Red Swan Ventures

Nikhil Kalghatgi – Vast Ventures

Matt Gorin – Contour Venture Partners

Dave McClure – 500 Startups

David Blumberg – Blumberg Capital

Alex Niehenke – Scale Venture Partners

Bryan Stolle – Mohr Davidow Ventures

Tom Sperry – Rogue Venture Partners

Krishna Srinivasan – LiveOak Venture Partners

David Coats, Managing Director – Correlation Ventures

Richard Simoni, Partner – Asset Management Ventures

Stuart Collinson, Partner – Forward Ventures

Edward van Wezel, Managing Partner – BioGeneration Ventures

Tony Conrad, Founding Partner – True Ventures

Shai Goldman – 500Startups

Charlie O’Donnell – Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

Weston Gaddy – Bain Capital Ventures

Katheleen Utecht – Comcast Ventures