TheVentureCity hosted its second international summit, bringing together tech leaders from Europe, the United States and Latin America. The three-day summit offered plenty of opportunities for VCs, LPs and founders to mingle and network.
The conference was sponsored by Dell For Startups, Mastercard, Delta Air Lines, the City of Miami Beach, Zendesk, SwagUp, and others, on held on February 13 to 15.
The summit brought together the fund’s startups, team members, and ecosystem builders, and included LPs, co-investors and sponsors.
Speakers at the conference included, among others:
- Dan Gelber, Mayor of Miami Beach
- Dan Schulman, President and CEO at PayPal
- Reshma Sohoni, Founding Partner of European VC fund Seedcamp
- Rodrigo Teijeiro, founder and CEO of Brazilian fintech giant RecargaPay
- Ana Maiques, Neuroelectrics
Featured founders from TheVentureCity’s portfolio included Del Afonso of Harmony that creates baby formula for humans using biotechnology, and Arjun Lall, co-founder of Rocket, that deploys AI for targeted candidate recruitment.
“TheVentureCity has always believed that nurturing tight-knit startup communities is the best way to promote knowledge sharing and productive connections,” said Marie Berry, CMO and Operating Partner at TheVentureCity. “We considered it essential for our portfolio founders to not only get support from our team and other VCs, but also meet and learn from one another’s experiences – some unique, some shared.”