H2's membership consists of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and domain experts from leading startups and top global firms in major technology markets worldwide. Our current global Chapters include Berlin, China, India, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Please see below for an outline of H2's member profile, benefits and programs.

Member Profile

H2’s qualifying criteria for membership is as follows:


  • Founder/CEO: of top private startup with at least significant Series A investment - or -
  • Regional MD: of leading global growth-stage MNC with PnL responsibility - or -
  • CxO/VP: of leading post-Series A company - or - major corporate with significant exec leadership experience in a business, product or innovation function - and - 
  • Experience: 8+ years (min) operating experience including 5+ years in leadership roles with increasing responsibility 


H2 offers its member community a range of valuable benefits across career stages and needs as follows:


  • Connections: build connectivity to global community of industry influencers and market leaders across major innovation centers
  • Learning: participate in open idea exchange with peers to drive insights around company growth themes, leadership topics and industry trends
  • Support: advise and aid entrepreneurs and high-growth companies in leading startup ecosystems around the world


H2’s global programs focus on the core themes of industry connections, learning, and support:


  • Global Summit: annual senior-level event covering leading tech trends and industry insights from Silicon Valley and across the globe
  • Chapter Forums: trusted discussions around innovative companies/sectors and industry leadership themes in a small group format setting
  • Innovate: startup program offering participating startups access to advice, capital and connections across H2 network


Growth of H2's global member community is primarily driven through member nominations. Please see below for relevant links to nominate a candidate or submit a membership inquiry:


  • Nomination Formfor existing H2 Members who wish to nominate candidates for any H2 Chapter
  • Inquiry Formfor interested candidates who fit our qualifying profile