H2's global partner network consisting of leading organizations and companies across the investor, corporate, media and university spheres who provide valuable support for H2's global mission, programs and operating activities.
For more than 35 years, SVB Financial Group and its subsidiaries have helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB Financial Group's businesses, including Silicon Valley Bank, offer commercial and private banking, asset management, private wealth management, brokerage and investment services and funds management services to companies in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity and venture capital, and premium wine industries. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, SVB Financial Group operates in centers of innovation around the world.
For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 81 Availability Zones globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.
PitchBook is the leading research firm for Private Equity and Venture Capital. PitchBook offers the most comprehensive industry information available through its core product, the PitchBook Platform, as well as its daily newsletter and research reports. Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest-quality PE and VC data, news and information, with an acute focus on deals and companies. We aim not only to offer market-leading proprietary data, but to also provide tools to help industry professionals find, share and use information to make better decisions.
Cooley is a global law firm with a long tradition of representing emerging and high-growth companies worldwide. Over the past decade, we have represented hundreds of technology-based and high-growth businesses in various fields (information technology, life sciences, medical devices, healthcare, clean technology, retail, finance, energy, communications, insurance, manufacturing and media) with all aspects of their formation and development. We have a sharp focus on working with entrepreneurs in an efficient, cost-effective manner. We also assist clients with funding strategies and introductions to our strong base of venture capital and angel investor clients.
As one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD brings together people, cultures and ideas to develop responsible leaders who transform business and society. Our research, teaching and partnerships reflect this global perspective and cultural diversity. With locations in Europe (France), Asia (Singapore), the Middle East (Abu Dhabi), and now North America (San Francisco), INSEAD's business education and research spans four regions. Our 168 renowned Faculty members from 41 countries inspire more than 1,100 degree participants annually in our Master in Management, MBA, Global Executive MBA, Specialised Master’s degrees and PhD programmes.
Google for Startups is Google’s initiative to help startups thrive across every corner of the world. Startups look at the world through the lens of opportunity—they see problems and take action to fix them, building never-before-seen solutions. When they succeed, they move us all forward. Google for Startups brings the best of Google's products, connections, and best practices to enable startups to build something better. To follow the latest from Google for Startups, visit startup.google.com, or follow us on Twitter at @GoogleStartups.
Founded in 1983, Accel Partners has a long history of partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to build world-class businesses. Accel today invests globally using dedicated teams and market-specific strategies for local geographies, with offices in Palo Alto, London, New York City and Bangalore. Accel has invested in over 500 companies, many of which have defined their categories, including Angry Birds (Rovio), Atlassian, Braintree, Brightcove, CAN Capital, Cloudera, ComScore, Dropbox, Etsy, Facebook, Funding Circle, Groupon, Kayak, OzForex, QlikTech, Spotify, Supercell and Wonga.
500 Startups provides early-stage companies with funding ranging from $10K to $250K via seed investments, our startup accelerator program, and new micro-fund models like the Twilio Fund. With over 160 experienced startup mentors around the world, creative work space in the heart of Silicon Valley, and a vibrant community of startup founders, we help our companies succeed in ways other venture firms do not. We are 500.
Precursor Ventures is a classic seed stage venture capital firm investing in long-term relationships with founders we believe in. It was founded with one simple premise: our belief that all entrepreneurs, regardless of background, benefit from having an institutional investor to help them scale and grow their company from the very beginning.
Golden Gate Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm investing across Southeast Asia. Since 2011, the firm has invested in over 30 companies across more than 7 countries in Asia. To date, their portfolio has raised over USD$150M in the region. The firm invests in internet and mobile startups across many sectors, including e-commerce, payments, marketplaces, mobile applications, and SaaS platforms. With its regional footprint and existing portfolio, the firm aims to add value and assist startups to excel and expand from one country to another.
Kalaari Capital is an early-stage, technology-focused venture capital firm with $650 million in assets under management. Since 2006, we have empowered visionary entrepreneurs building unique solutions that reshape the way Indians live, work, consume and transact. Along with capital, we focus on a long-term partnership with entrepreneurs to help unlock large value through disruptive innovation.
Seedcamp is a Founder’s First Round Fund. We invest smart capital into pre-seed and seed stage startups, providing up to €200k and a lifelong platform of Learning, Network and Capital to support the most ambitious Founders. Seedcamp was founded in 2007 by Reshma Sohoni with Saul Klein and a number of European investors, to help European startups bridge the gap between knowledge and capital. Today we invest in startups from all over the world and have invested in almost 200 companies across a wide range of sectors.
SOSV is a venture fund with US$250M AUM operating five global accelerator programs: Chinaccelerator for Internet in Shanghai, HAX for hardware in Shenzhen and San Francisco, IndieBio US for biotech in San Francisco, IndieBio Europe for biotech in Cork. Ireland, and Food-X for food in NYC. SOSV invests in over 150 companies per year and over its two-decade history has a net realized IRR of over 30%, putting it in the top 5% of private equity managers in the world.
White Star Capital is an early stage venture capital firm that backs exceptional entrepreneurs with global ambitions. We invest across North America and Europe, using our transatlantic presence and operating experience to help businesses scale internationally. Our core areas of interest are underpinned by our belief in data as a competitive advantage. We seek out the entrepreneurs who are at the forefront of their industries, collecting, collating and bringing data to life. Together, our portfolio companies have over 1,000 employees in 18 countries across the world — and counting.
Endeavor is leading the global movement to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating the best high impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets. Established in 1997, Endeavor has screened and provided feedback to 23,000+ candidates and selected 600+ high impact entrepreneurs in the past 15 years. Supported and mentored by our growing network of 2,500+ local and global business leaders, these entrepreneurs have created over 185,000 high-value jobs and generate more than $4.8 billion in annual revenues. Headquartered in New York City, Endeavor comprises 14 independently-run country affiliates across Latin America, the Middle East, Indonesia, Turkey and South Africa, with plans to expand to 20 countries by 2015.
Impekable is a San Jose headquartered agency that designs and engineers world-class software for the enterprise, technology partners and distributed teams. They've been named #1 Top San Francisco Bay area agency according to Clutch and Top #40 on the Clutch Global list. Their clients include Google, Nike, Accenture, Panasonic, HPE. Their partners include Twilio, Aruba, Stripe, Square, and Nexmo.