SAN JOSE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Daymond John, the famous shark on TV’s “Shark Tank,” will deliver a keynote presentation at the Startup World Cup 2017 event in San Francisco on March 24, 2017. Daymond John is a highly successful entrepreneur and is the CEO and Founder of the renowned apparel company FUBU. He will kick off the Startup World Cup Grand Finale competition in San Francisco at the Marriott Marquis hotel. Startup World Cup is a global conference and competition organized by Fenox Venture Capital to bridge startup ecosystems worldwide.
On stage, Daymond John will speak about how to grow a successful company. Starting his own business in his parent’s house in Queens with limited resources, he is familiar with what it takes to build a company from scratch and transform it into a billion-dollar business. His background and achievements will set the tone for an exciting competition.
At this Startup World Cup Grand Finale event, the winners of 16 regional events from around the world will pitch their companies to Eric Feng of Kleiner Perkins, David Cohen of Techstars, Kevin Hale of Y Combinator, Edith Yeung of 500 Startups, Lisa Suennen of GE Ventures, Adeo Ressi of Founder Institute, Saeed Amidi of Plug and Play, and Tim Draper of Draper Associates. The winner of the finale will receive a US $1,000,000 investment, worldwide media recognition, and access to accelerators and incubators in the US.
The event is organized as a one day conference, which includes the startup competition, but also has a number of high caliber speakers lined up. Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, and Garry Tan of Initialized Capital will partake in a fireside chat. There also will be a keynote speech given by Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist of Apple and popular author.
One more regional winner to pitch at the Grand Finale will be selected this week on February 2nd, representing the US West Coast. Register now for your tickets: http://www.startupworldcup.io/us-west-coast-event.
About Startup World Cup
Startup World Cup (http://www.startupworldcup.io/) creates innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities for startup ecosystems all over the world, and is powered by Silicon Valley based Fenox Venture Capital. The platform is a global series of startup conferences and competitions that bring together the top startups, VCs, entrepreneurs, and world-class tech CEOs. It consists of 16 startup competitions around the world. The top startup from each event will be flown out to the final event in San Francisco, where they will be competing for a $1 million investment prize in front of an all-star panel of distinguished venture capitalists.
About Fenox Venture Capital
Fenox Venture Capital is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, which has invested in more than 90 companies globally. Investment areas include IT, Health IT, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Robotics, Big Data, VR/AR, FinTech, and Next Generation Technologies. Fenox VC leverages its global network spanning the US, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East to support the global expansion of its portfolio companies.