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Without growth, businesses capsize and die out. The landscape for raising capital has changed dramatically over the past five years. Join an audience of Hero Club Members, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, COOs, CFOs of growth companies with current or future growth plans at the C-Suite Network Investment Summit as we bring together leading corporate investors, venture capitalists, angel investors and others who represent alternative forms of fund raising such as crowdfunding.



  • Private Meeting: Invitation Only
  • 5:30pm Networking Social Gathering at the San Pedro Square Market Bar – Come ready to network and get a jump start on investor connections
  • The Keys to Success in Scaling a Service or Product Business
  • What Makes a Great Investment from an Investors Perspective
  • Companies and Technologies You’ve Probably Never Heard of But You Will!
  • Reaping the Rewards of Success: Turning Your Good Work Into Big Returns for Founders and Shareholders
  • Creating Dynamic Partnerships with Corporate Investors
  • Crowdfunding: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How to get the most out of alternative financing structures such as Kickstarter
  • Building Great Companies That Deliver on Their Promise to Customers, Employees and Shareholders
  • Ways to Finance a Business You Probably Never Thought About
  • How Media is Leveling the Playing Field for Customer Connections
  • Closing the Investment Gender Gap for Entrepreneurial Companies
  • What You Don’t Know About Venture Capitalists That Will Give You an Advantage in Securing Financing
  • Venture Capital: From Local to Global
  • Evening Cocktail Reception


Insights into disruptive business models that could impact your current portfolio

Potential investments in new, and otherwise unknown companies

Better understanding of other investments forms that may not be in your wheelhouse

Expanded network across investment modalities

SILICON VALLEY Register to Attend Don’t miss the C-Suite Network Investors Summit


  • Access to capital
  • Insights into how to pitch your business for greater results
  • Understanding what it takes to make a great business
  • Ideas and opportunities to scale your business
  • Convert the wealth that you are building in your business into personal wealth


Brant Pinvidic
Chief Executive Officer, INvelop Entertainment, LLC Brant Pinvidic is an award winning film director, veteran television producer, and the founder
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David Carlick
Venture Partner, Rho Ventures David Scott Carlick is a venture partner at Rho Ventures. He believes that successful investing hinges
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Charles Siemonsma
CEO, FetchIt Chuck is the founder and CEO of FetchIT|TV and a media industry executive with over 25-years of experience
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Erik Christoffersen
Managing Director, Tiedemann Wealth Management 25+ years of experience in strategy, fund raising, sales and business development with several start-up
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David Gale
Co-Founder and CEO, We Are The Mighty David built on his accomplished career as a filmmaker and industry leader with
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Lee Sessions
Managing Director, Intel Capital  Senior manager with global business experience in Marketing, Business Development,Media Relations, PR, Communications, Operations, Human Resources
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Tim Wales
CEO & Co-Founder, Kadima.Ventures LLC Tim Wales is an inspiring leader who leverages his passion and experience to propel others
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Eric Yuan
CEO, Zoom Eric S. Yuan founded Zoom in 2011. Prior to starting Zoom, Eric was Corporate Vice President of Engineering at
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Brett Wilson
Former CEO, TubeMogul & EVP, Adobe Brett Wilson is VP, GM of Advertising at Adobe. Brett joins Adobe via the company’s acquisition of
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Gary Gauba
President of Advanced Solutions & Chief Enterprise Relationship Officer, CenturyLink As President of Advanced Solutions Group, Gary Gauba is responsible
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Mariana Danilovic
Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio Ms. Danilovic is the Founder and CEO of Hollywood Portfolio, a crowd-centric accelerator that develops and
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Mark Marshall
President and CEO, at The Accend Group, a financial strategies firm wherein advisory services are performed on an ongoing basis
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Craig Weiss
Founder & CEO, Aladdin Dreamer Craig Weiss is the Founder & CEO of Aladdin Dreamer, Inc. a technology company that
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Jerry Henley
Managing Partner, Rubicon Capital Consultants Henley is currently the Managing Partner of Rubicon Capital Consultants (RCC). RCC focuses on bridging
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Devin Koskan
Founder & CEO, KosLo Devin Koskan is the Founder and CEO of, the online vehicle deal generation company that is revolutionizing
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David Williams
CEO & Superintendent, Village Tech Schools David serves as the Superintendent/CEO for Village Tech Schools. His goal for Village Tech
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Madeline Ross
CEO and Managing Member The SuperSlowZone, LLC Madeline is the founder and CEO of SuperSlow Zone, a unique wellness, health
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Richard Adair
CEO, Pluribus Inc. Richard Adair has an Honors Business Administration degree from University of Western Ontario / Ivey School of
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Lauren Perkins
CMO & Co-Founder, FlyFit & Founder, Perks Consulting Lauren Perkins is a serial entrepreneur, author, speaker, and CMO known for
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Stephen Leist
Managing Director, Piedmont Partners Group Ventures Stephen has a long track record of success in entrepreneurship, finance, operations, and leadership.
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Chris Heller
Partner, Cordillera Investment Partners Chris Heller is a Partner at Cordillera Investment Partners.  Prior to founding Cordillera, Chris was a
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Val Tsanev
Founder & CEO, ConferencePulse Founder/CEO of ConferencePulse – a conference intelligence platform that helps conference organizers secure sponsors, speakers and
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Nancy Hayes
Principal, NKH Group After success as a senior executive in a Fortune 5 corporation, CEO of two non-profit organizations, dean
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Leigh Wasson
Senior Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management Leigh enjoys being an advocate for founders and brings 28 years of wealth and
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RJ Pahura
Founder & CEO, Venture Connects RJ Pahura is an early stage educator on start-ups and angel investing. He is the
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Tommy Habeeb
CEO, TH Media Tommy is a native Texas born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. After graduating High School Tommy
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Ray Schuder
Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Ray Schuder is a Managing Director at Hewlett Packard Ventures. Ray led Hewlett Packard’s investment in
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Vish Mishra
Venture Director, Clearstone Venture Partners Vish joined Clearstone in March 2002 with over 30 years of leadership and management experience
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Keith Powell
General Partner, Piedmont Partners Group Ventures Keith has held a variety of senior roles in Finance and Operations for Fortune
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SC Moatti
Founding Partner of Mighty Capital, Founder of Products That Count, Board Member at Opera Software & fmr Product Exec at
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Rashmi Gopinath
Partner, Microsoft Ventures Rashmi Gopinath is a Partner with Microsoft Ventures and leads enterprise software, infrastructure, cloud, cybersecurity, and AI/ML
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Bernard Slede
Managing Partner, Breakthrough Venture Partners Bernard Slede is the founder and Managing Partner of Breakthrough Venture Partners. At this Silicon Valley
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Vitaly M. Golomb
Partner & Global Startup Evangelist, HP Tech Ventures Vitaly M. Golomb is a venture capitalist, serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and
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Avery Lu
Co-founder & CMO, Palo Alto Scientific, Inc. & Co-Founder & Managing Director of Investments, ActionSpot StartupStudio Avery Lu, is Co-founder
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Andrew Romans
General Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital Andrew Romans, based in Silicon Valley, is a successful VC-backed entrepreneur, author of two top-selling
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David Fergusson
President & Co-CEO, The M&A Advisor David Fergusson is the President and Co-CEO of The M&A Advisor – the world’s
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Karl Post
Co-Founder, C-Suite Network Karl Post is a co-founder of C-Suite Network, home of the world’s most powerful network of C-Suite
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Thomas White
Co-Founder and CEO, C-Suite Network Thomas White is a co-founder and CEO of C-Suite Network which joins together thought leaders
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Marlene Williamson
Chief Executive Officer & Board Director, Watermark Marlene Williamson is the Chief Executive Officer of Watermark. Previously, Marlene was Chief Marketing
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Jeffrey Hayzlett
Primetime TV & Podcast Host, Keynote Speaker, Best Selling Author and Global Business Celebrity Jeffrey Hayzlett is a primetime television
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Paul Capon
CEO, LunaCap Ventures Mr. Capon graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 2006 with a BS in Management,
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Will Ford
President & Co-Founder of LaunchBoom Will Ford is an American Entrepreneur and Crowdfunding Expert who has raised millions of dollars
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