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The Seventh

SoCal

Innovation Forum

 

Oct 6th, 2018 | 9:00 – 17:30

JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

 

 

THE NEW ERA OF CROSS-BORDER SILICON BEACH

SoCal Innovation Forum 2018

SoCal Innovation Forum(SIF) has aimed at boosting and celebrating Southern California entrepreneurial ecosystem as a cross-border platform between U.S. and China. As the most influential forum of its kind in Southern California, the 7th SoCal Innovation Forum continues inviting visionaries to share the most genius ideas to encourage innovations. Featuring a variety of themes in 2018 including Future Retail, Technology Innovation, and Cross-border I.P., SIF covers topics from blockchain, AI, interactive media, targeting digital marketing to cross-border investments.

The whole day conference brings together 800 + entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals to share and learn fresh advanced perspectives. Come, mingle, and get inspired to forge the path you have yet to discover.

跨境硅滩新时代

南加创新论坛2018

在全球化高速前进的时代,国际的边际越来越模糊,俯瞰硅滩(南加州),它已发展为全球最大海外优秀创业华人的聚集地。普创立足硅滩,对接中美资源服务于南加创业社区。2018年,由普创主办的SIF(南加创新论坛)迎来了第7次峰会,本次论坛涵盖了跨境新IP,跨境投资,跨境科技三大主题。此外,普创聚集了众多海外高端人才,中美投资机构,上百个优质创业团队,以及行业领军企业齐聚硅滩,为中美华人连接世界,探索2018最新前沿科技与投资机遇,开创跨境硅滩新时代。
 

 
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Cross-Border I.P.

Future Retail

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Frontier Technology

 

JOIN THE CONFERENCE

AGENDA
 

 

Morning Session

9:00am–9:20am

Guest check in

观众入场

9:20am–9:30am

Opening Remarks

中国驻洛杉矶领事馆致辞

9:30am- 9:50am

Keynote speech: Cross-Border innovations and trends by William Hsu, MuckerLab

主题演讲 - 跨境硅滩新时代,新机遇

9:50am-10:40am

Panel - Trends and innovations in blockchain

跨境区块链 - 区块链行业的趋势与创新

10:40am-11:00am

Keynote speech: The innovations of AI and why it is different

主题演讲 - 人工智能中的创新以及为何它将创造不同

11:00am–11:40am

Fireside Chat: Cross-border Challenges and Opportunities in the New Energy Era

主题对话 - 跨境新能源未来探索

11:40am–12:00pm

Speech - SoCal Startup Ecosystem and Chinese Expansion of Expert DOJO

跨境创投生态 – 南加州硅滩创投生态及Expert DOJO在中国的扩张
 

Lunch Break

12:00pm–1:30pm

午餐休息
 

Afternoon Session

1:20pm–1:40pm

Forming the Alliance for Southern California Innovations

南加创新 – 成立南加州创新联盟

1:40pm–2:15pm

Cross-Border I.P.:The America I See

跨境I.P. – 打破边界,自由君带你360度看美国

2:15pm-2:50pm

Cross-Border Lifestyle innovations

跨境交易和生活方式

2:50pm–3:25pm

Cross-Border I.P. Ecosystems featuring creative contents

跨境I.P. – 直击跨境娱乐/游戏I.P.诞生,传播及广告前沿

3:25pm-3:40pm

Cross-boarder New Retail: U.S. and Global Brands Operations

跨境落地 - 新零售品牌在美落地一线报告

3:40pm–4:10pm

Silicon Beach Focus:Best Blockchain in SoCal

聚焦硅滩 – 南加州硅滩区块链行业动态

4:10pm–4:40pm

Cross-Border Leadership: Empowering female leaders and young leaders

跨境领导力 - 女性领导力

4:40pm-5:10pm

Cross-Border: Acquisitions and Mobility

中美跨境人才走向

5:10pm-5:25pm

Cross-Border User Growth: How to drive user growth globally

跨境增长 - 中美用户增长秘籍

5:25pm-5:30pm

Closing Remarks

跨境硅滩新时代,南加创新论坛大会结束寄语

6:00pm-9:00pm

VIP 硅滩百人创业者投资人天台鸡尾酒晚宴

VIP Rooftop Cocktail Party (invitation-only) Or VIP ticket holder

 

SPEAKERS


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William Hsu

Co-Founder, MuckerLab

William is the Co-founder and Managing Partner at MuckerLab. He was the SVP and CPO(product) of AT&T Interactive

MuckerLab曾被评为北美排名第二的创业孵化器。威廉曾是世界100强公司AT&T Interactive的高级副总裁和首席产品官。

Andy Wilson

Exec Director, Alliance for SoCal Innovation

As a founder of Momentum Ventures,Andy has invested in 24 startups in SoCal. He also serves on the Pasadena City Council.

Andy 同时是南加创新联盟的执行委员长,也在Pasadena市政委员会任职,投资过24+家公司

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Partner , 500 Startups

As the Partner at 500 Startups, Edith has had famous portfolios like Oasis, Stellar, Chirp etc.

现任500 Startups合伙人,Edith 曾被Inc’s 杂志评为硅谷最佳投资人之一,重要portfolio包括Oasis, Stellar, Silk Labs, Chirp, Libra Network 等势头强劲公司

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Bill Gross

Founder and CEO of Idealab

Idealab has created over 150 companies with more than 45 IPOs and acquisitions since 1996. Bill has founded 7 Billion dollar worth Unicorn companies.

Bill Gross创立的Idealab从96年至今共成立或孵化150多家公司,其中45家上市或被收购。Bill已经成立过7家十亿美金级别的独角兽公司。

Boris von Bormann

Founder, renu Ventures

Boris was an exCEO of Mercedes - Benz Energy, specializing in mobility and energy transformation. He cofound Sonnen, a Unicorn startup in IOT.

Boris曾担任梅赛德斯-奔驰能源公司CEO,负责储能系统的发展。曾联合创立物联网独角兽公司Sonnen。

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Dr. Jilei Hou

Senior Director at Qualcomm

Dr. Jilei Hou is Head of Qualcomm AI Research Program at Corporate R&D. He made substantial contributions across wireless 3G/4G/5G standards.

侯博士从2011年开始起领导Qualcomm中国研发中心,并曾启动5G研究和地面机器人项目。

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李红 Hong Li

Co-Founder, Executive Director,
Founder of China New Media International Center (CNMIC). Chief Editor of Chinese Entrepreneurship book series.

现任中美领导力发展基金会创始合伙人、执行董事、秘书长;中国新媒体国际交流中心创始人;《中国企业家精神特质》丛书执行主编。

自由君 Mr. Zi You

随口说美国

The Top1 most listened cross-border podcast host on Himalaya. FM, Dr. Zi You has developed many very popular shows, with 100MM+ hits.

自由君,目前是最火的跨境IP主播,节目全网点击过亿。从上市公司高管,到跨境创业者,自由君是“跨界知识网红”。

Dr. Feng An

Founder and Executive Director

President of Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET); founder and Executive Director of U.S.-China Cleantech Center (UCCTC)

美国能源与交通创新中心总裁和美中清洁技术中心执行主任

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Wei Guo

Funding Partner of UpHonest

He has been backing more than 200 companies through his firm Wei Fund, which he launched in 2014, and then UpHonest, his $50 million second fund.

郭威投资过300+家创业公司,包括13个成功退出案例,如Chariot(被福特收购)、TBH(被Facebook收购)、Native(被宝洁收购)等,以及6家独角兽级别的公司。

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Congyu E

Film Produer

Congyu is the co-producer of the movie Searching, distributed by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. They shot it in 13 days, and turns out that it has frossed $54 million worldwide.

由Sony Pictures出品的悬疑剧情片《Searching》的联合制片人,拍摄仅13天的《Searching》在Rotten Tomatoes获得95高分。

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John Rossant

Founder and Chairman of the NewCities Foundation

NewCities Foundation is a global non-profit institution dedicated to improving the quality of life and work in cities. John has led the team producing the famous World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

John是“新城市”基金会的发起人,同时也曾主理过达沃斯论坛等多个世界级重要发展论坛。

Cecilia Li

Investment & Communications Director, OK Blockchain Capital

OK Group has over 1 billion daily transactions. OK Blockchain Capital invests in potential blockchain companies.

Cecilia任职于OK Blockchain Capital,它是OK集团的投资部门。OK集团还包括OKCoin和OKEX,全球顶级数字资产交易所 目前投资包括Celer,Blockcloud,Ankr等。

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Brian Mac Mahon

Head Honcho, Expert DOJO

Brain is in charge of the largest P2P peak performance academy. Expert DOJO improves the success rate of early-stage entrepreneurs.

Brian在Expert DOJO为初创企业吸引投资、增加曝光度、以及创建社群。他在义乌创立了加速器,也会为项目融资提供支持。

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Tony Chen

CEO, Channel Factory

Tony founded Channel Factory, an online video distribution and data company by making YouTube Ads buying easier, safer and smarter, through contextual targeting.

Channel Factory是最大的网络视频发行与数据公司。它赋能商家去精准地购买Youtube 的广告,是视频广告营销行业翘楚。

Paul Kim

Managing Director ,Blockchain Industries, Inc.

Paul focuses on valuation and token metrics. He has advised multiple ICO’s with raises of over $150 million and was a founding member of DNA fund.

作为BCI公司的ICO咨询总监,Paul曾成功主导过多次超过1.5亿美元的ICO 也是DNA基金的创始人之一。

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Jordan Kong

Head of Ecosystem Fund,Dfinity

Jordan works at PolyChain Capital, which manages the world’s premier blockchain asset.

Jordan 是PolyChain Capital风险投资合伙人,负责管理全球主要的区块链资产对冲基金。她曾任职于IVP, 它有AppDynamics,Eucalyptus等portfolio。

Dr. Liu Yan

Director of USC Machine Learning Center

Dr. Liu has won the National Science Foundation Award, the Dachuan Foundation Research Award, the ACM Paper Award Honor Award, and Yahoo, IBM, and Facebook Academy Awards.

曾获美国国家科学基金会奖、大川基础研究奖、ACM论文奖荣誉奖、及雅虎、IBM、Facebook学院奖。

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曲卉 Hui Qu

VP of Growth, Acorns

Hui Qu is the current VP of Growth at Acorns, the largest Micro Investment App in the US. She published the Live Notes of Growth Hacker in Silicon Valley.

曲卉是现任美国最大微投资应用Acorns市场和实验副总裁,前Growth Hacker网增长负责人,《硅谷增长黑客实战笔记》作者。

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Ross Zhang

CEO, Huobi Canada

Ross leads Huobi's Toronto head office. Before joining Huobi, he was responsible for total portfolio management at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) with $300B USD AUM.

张先生负责火币在加拿大的所有业务。在加入火币前他就职于加拿大养老基金投资委员会(CPPIB)负责设计管理约3000亿美金的投资组合。

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Michael Zhang

Co-founder&CEO,Firefly Games

Michael is the founder and CEO of Firefly Games, and was the former overseas president of ZQGame, the online gaming company listed on the domestic GEM.

Michael是Firefly Games公司的创始人与CEO,曾任首家国内创业板上市的网游公司ZQGame海外总裁。

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Livi Zheng

Director at Sun and Moon Films

Livi Zheng is a film producer and director at Sun and Moon Films. She is renowned for her film Brush with Danger (2014).

Livi Zheng是著名Sun and Moon Films的电影制片人兼导演。她在2014年因拍摄电影Brush with Danger首次获得广泛认可。

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佟扬 Angela Tong

Partner of Jinse Finance

Jinse Finance is the most famous Blockchain Media in Asia. Since August 2018, Angela started to concentrate on the US market and serve as COO of CoinTime US.

金色财经是亚洲最大的区块链媒体。2018年8月起,佟扬开始专注于开发美国市场,并出任CoinTime US的COO

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Charlie Gu

CEO , Kollective Influence

Charlie cofounded a global marketing agency that helps brands reach consumers through KOLs. He’s an expert in cross-border tourism marketing

Charlie Gu是Kollective Influence的首席执行官,通过关键意见领袖(KOL)连接品牌与消费者。 他拥有超过10年的跨境营销经验。

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王愚 Yu Wang

COO, JEM Enterprise

JEM owns the brands of Eve by eve’s (global brand of customized natural skin care product)and Eve’s Temptation (premium womenswear brands).

JEM旗下品牌包括Eve by eve’s(全球定制护肤品)和Eve’s Temptation(中国最大的高端内衣品牌之一)

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Yuanbo Wang

CEO, YouWorld

Experienced serial entrepreneur, Yuanbo founded YouWorld, which connects global brands, retailers with 135 million Chinese travelers.

连续创业者。YouWorld连接全球品牌,零售业与1.3亿华人境外消费者,元博是连续创业者,曾当选福布斯(亚洲)30 under 30s.

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Peter Lu

Co-founder & COO of Jumpcut

While current e-learning platforms’ course completion rates are around 10%, Jumpcut as an online education platform has courses average 65%.

Jumpcut是一个实现式课程体验的在线教育平台。 在全网上学习平台课程完成率在10%左右的状况下,Jumpcut的平均课程完成达65%。

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Mustafa Yilham

Partner, Amber AI

Mustafa was previously the Director of BD at Huobi. Amber AI is a global trading firm. It has traded $50 billion in 2018.

Mustafa是现任Amber AI的合伙人、火币网的前任商务扩展总监。仅2018年,AmberAI其产品交易额就超过了500亿美元。

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Vanessa Yang

Managing Director. Plug&Play

Plug&Play is one of the most active VCs and accelerators in the world. It was early investors of Google, PayPal and Dropbox.

Plug&Play是世界上最大的创业加速器, 曾是谷歌、PayPal、Dropbox等公司的早期投资方。成立11年,创新平台已扩展到了12个国家。

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Bill Tang

Managing Director, ICONIZ

Bill Tang works as Managing Director of ICONIZ, which has invested heavily on blockchain companies, including obEN.He worked at DFJ before ICONIZ.

Bill Tang是洛杉矶区块链孵化器ICONIZ的总经理,Bill曾在Draper FIsher Jurvetson's任职。

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Wallace Lynch

Founder & CEO of Alpha Token

As a serial entrepreneur, Wallace has founded three early stage IT startups and co-founded several media and consulting companies in U.S. and China.

林日博士是华邑集团执行董事,硅谷密探联合创始人,洪泰硅谷A+孵化器天使基金副总裁,硅谷创业者联盟合伙人,简约APP创始人。

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Neal Roche

CEO of WhiteBlock

Whiteblock offers a scalable blockchain testing platform which allows users to deploy multiple, fully-functioning nodes in a controlled testing environment.

Whiteblock是一家区块链测试公司,他们的区块链测试平台和测试(BTaaS)解决方案让用户和开发团队又快又好地验证区块链系统,协议和去中心化应用的表现情况。

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Justin Jung

CEO,Alchemy Coin

Justin is an active advisor for multiple startups, a general partner at Trillion VC, and a founding member of the Global Alliance of Blockchain Organization at United Nations.

Justin担任多家区块链企业的顾问,也是Trillion VC的GP和联合国区块链特殊委员会的创始团队之一。

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Allen Guo

Co-Founder, MentorX

MentorX has helped 1,000+ international students to successfully work in the United States, and built a long platform for young people with entrepreneurial dreams.

蔓藤教育联合创始人,90后年轻创业代表。蔓藤教育至今已经帮助1000余位国际留学生成功在美实习就业,并为有创业梦想的年轻人搭建成长平台。

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Chen Xu

智联招聘 海外业务全国负责人

Chen has more than 7-year HR experience. She has served as a recruitment consultant for many Fortune 500 companies, and has unique ideas and methods for talent building and training.

智联招聘海外业务全国负责人,拥有超过7年人力资源从业经验。曾担任多名世界500强企业招聘咨询顾问,对于人才搭建与培养有着独到的思路与方式。

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Angela Lu

Manager at Tesla Energy Department

Angela launched the Tesla National Store Energy Project and has proposed, led, and successfully promoted a number of pilot projects.

现任特斯拉能源经理,启动过特斯拉全美门店能源项目,成为该项目的创始顾问,并提议、带领执行、成功推广多项试点项目,所带领的能源团队近期加州总排名第一。


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普创(PlusYoou)是美国加州注册的501(c)(3)非营利组织,自2011年成立以来,秉承着 “服务在美华人创业,打造第一南加华人创业社区” 的理念,为中资企业出海、海外优秀项目回国落地提供支持和服务;为海外优秀人才提供职业发展机会;为创业团队对接中美优质资源和人才。普创与近百家知名公司建立了长期合作关系,其中包括IDG资本、真格基金、君联资本、光华资本、腾讯、百度、乐视、美图等。

七年来,普创逐步发展为硅滩规模最大的华人创投平台,举办过近千场创业交流活动,并成功打造了“南加创新论坛”、“南加华人创业颁奖典礼”、“创业训练营”、“创业下午茶”、“行业沙龙”等极具口碑的品牌活动,多次被洛杉矶时报,福布斯杂志,TechCrunch,腾讯新闻,凤凰美洲等主流媒体报道。

PlusYoou is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization bridging business resources between China and U.S. Founded in 2011. It has organized hundreds of high-quality entrepreneurial events in Southern California, incubated about 200 startups and helped raise over 20 million dollar angel fund for start-ups in Southern California. Unleashing the rising power of Silicon Beach, PlusYoou believes that bringing the best out of both China and the U.S. will create opportunities and ideas that could shape the future. PlusYoou promises to provide the best services for entrepreneurial community.

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