CTA Events


Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Expand Your Network

Join us for the Startup and VC Exchange hosted by Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, producers of CES, on September 25, 2019 in San Francisco.

This unique event will feature panels with top industry thought leaders, networking, and the opportunity to participate in startup and investor matchmaking meetings organized by CTA.

This event is for:

  • Startups

  • Venture Capital Firms

  • Corporate Venture Capital and Innovation Teams


Cheryl Cheng

Blue Run Ventures
General Partner

Mary Carmen Gasco-Buisson

P&G Ventures/M13
P&G Executive on Loan/Managing Director

Eric Hsia

Translink Capital
Managing Director

Annie Scranton

Pace Public Relations
Founder & President

Michael Sorrentino

Sorrentino Media
CEO and Executive Producer

Amy Wu

Lightspeed Ventures

Greg Yap

Menlo Ventures

Event Sessions Include:

  • Amplify Your Brand: Messaging for You and Your Brand
    Annie Scranton, founder and president of Pace Public Relations and Michael Sorrentino, CEO of Sorrentino Media share their expert insights on how to navigate the nuances of messaging, including tips on reading the room, adapting on the fly and being the best, most articulate, polished version of yourself.

  • Funding Landscape: What Does the Future Hold?
    Get a pulse on the current venture capital market and what the future looks like. This all-star VC panel provides you with the knowledge and strategic insight to help you achieve your goals in raising capital.
    Speakers: Cheryl Cheng, General Partner, Blue Run Ventures; Amy Wu, Partner, Lightspeed Ventures; Greg Yap, Partner, Menlo Ventures

  • Venture Capital vs. Corporate VC: You Decide
    Corporate Venture arms are on the rise. In this session, you’ll learn the similarities/differences between Venture Capital funds and Corporate Venture funds, including their investment strategy, governance approach, and investment horizons, to help your startup determine which fund type is right for you.
    Speakers: Eric Hsia, Managing Director, Translink Capital; Mary Carmen (MC) Gasco-Buisson, P&G Executive on Loan/Managing Director, P&G Ventures/M13

Member Price: $50 
Non-Member Price: $145

CTA Match

(Invitation Only)

Participating in CTA Match could lead the biggest introduction of your career.
Apply for CTA’s matchmaking and if selected, your technology startup will be paired with strategic corporate partners, established companies or investors looking to fund emerging businesses. Based on a unique set of matching criteria, you’ll have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with interested investors. If interested, please indicate during the registration process. A member of the CTA team will follow-up with you regarding next steps.

Join Today

Join CTA today to receive member pricing for this event and instant access to year-round benefits including industry research, free CES registration, networking events and an extensive network of councils and working groups covering everything from public policy to technology standards.

Join today or contact Eli Raber  for more info.