25 of the 1,000 Investors Heading to Web Summit

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Web Summit is a mere 7 weeks away. So far we have over 500 investors set to attend. That’s going to make for some brilliant roundtable discussions, mentor and office hour sessions.

This week we bring you 25 top investors that we’ve confirmed recently.  These particular guys hail from the likes of Upfront Ventures, Union Square Ventures and 500 Startups in New York and SF.

Mark Suster – Partner – Upfront Ventures

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Mark is a Partner at Upfront Ventures, where he joined the firm after having previously worked with them as a two-time entrepreneur. He was successful in selling his latest company Koral, to Salesforce.com. He says he joined “the dark side” to to help fund like-minded entrepreneurs . He now looks to invest in passionate entrepreneurs in early-stage tech businesses. Check out his well known blog – Both Sides of the Table, where he gives entrepreneurs all sorts of advice on how to pitch venture capitalists and raise funds. 

Jalak Jobanputra – Managing Partner – FuturePerfect Ventures


Jalak is Founding Partner of FuturePerfect Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund in NYC. Previously, she was the Director of Mobile Investments at Omidyar Network, a philanthrocapitalist fund started by Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of eBay. While there, she created a mobile investment strategy, invested in an East African mobile tech incubator and an Indian mobile classifieds site, as well as closing Omidyar’s largest for profit investment ($5M) to date in Latin America. Let’s not forget that in 2013 she was selected as a “40 Woman to Watch Over 40”. 

Albert Wenger – Managing Partner – Union Square Ventures


Albert is a partner at Union Square Ventures.  Before joining USV, Albert was the president of del.icio.us through the company’s sale to Yahoo and an angel investor in both Etsy andTumblr).  He has founded several companies, including a management consulting firm and an early hosted data analytics company. Albert has said that the unofficial motto of the firm is, “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet. ” 


Chetan Puttagunta – Partner – NEA
Khailee Ng – Managing Partner – 500 Startups
Eeswaran Navaratnam – Managing Partner – 01 Ventures
Will McQuillan – Partner – Frontline Ventures
Aija Perta – Partner – Rubylight
Massimiliano Magrini – Partner – United Ventures
Davor Hebel – Partner – FidelityGrowthPartners
Liron Azrielant – Principal – Blumberg Capital
Philipp Moehring – Head of Europe – AngelList
Tobias Schirmer – Partner – JOIN Capital
Donatella Callegaris – Director – Columbia Lake Partners
Sergey Gribov – Partner – Flint Capital
Carolina Brochado – Vice President – Atomico
Varun Jain – Investment Manager – Qualcomm Ventures
Xavier Brunaud  – Investment Manager – OMNES Capital
Patrick Norris – Vice President – Notion Capital
Piotr Wilam – CEO – Innovation Nest
Marina Vukovic – Investment Manager – CommerzVentures
Gaetan Japy – President – Champagne Capital
Riku Seppala – Associate – Open Ocean Capital
Sam Myers – Associate – Balderton Capital
Peace Siribodhi – Associate – Arbor Ventures
If you’re an investor and would like to join the others at Web Summit you can request more info here. Declan from our Investors team will then be in touch.

If you’re a startup and haven’t applied to exhibit yet, applications are still open. And of course, as a general attendee you can grab your ticket here before prices increase this Friday.

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