Mentors and Judges

Founder, Draper Associates / Founder, DFJ Capital / Founder, Draper Venture Network / Chairman, SVIEF
Tim Draper founded Draper Associates, DFJ and the Draper Venture Network, a
Founder & President, McCauley Labs; Co-founder, Oculus VR
To call Jack McCauley a builder is an understatement. The inventor has
Professor, Stanford University / Chairman, SVIEF
Yi Cui went to University of Science and Technology of China (USTC),
Managing Director and Head of US/Europe Investments; Fuson RZ Capital
Mr Jonathan (Zhun) Qiu is both a seasoned venture capitalist and an
The Founding Partner Silicon Valley Future Capital
Silicon Valley Future Capital focus on investment in the domains of Artificial
Founding Partner, Skywood Capital
Skywood Capital is focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, internet o Things,
Founder, Idealab
Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996. Bill is a lifelong entrepreneur,
Founding managing partner, Nautilus Venture Partners
Connie Sheng is the founding managing partner of Nautilus Venture Partners, a
Partner, Draper Dragon Fund & Draper Associates
Andrew Tang is a partner at Draper DragonFund and Draper Associates, investing
Angel investor and venture advisor, Accenture Ventures
Scott Armanini has held sales and business development positions at Accenture Ventures,
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, WestSummit Capital / Chairman, SVIEF
Raymond is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestSummit Capital, a leading global
Dr Xiang Qian is a Pain Medicine Faculty and Physician at Stanford
Chairman, MannLab; “Father of wearable computing”; Co-founder, Meta; Chairman, SVIEF
Prof. Steve Mann, PhD (MIT), P.Eng. (Ontario), is widely regarded as “The
Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Director of Startup Programs, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Founding Partner, Amino Capital / Chairman, SVIEF
Dr Jun Wu, Founding Partner of Amino Capital, Distinguished Visiting Professor of
● Partner of Cybernaut Investment, Silicon Valley
Hong (Henry) Xue is a partner of Cybernaut Investment based in Silicon