Silicon Dragon Global Online: Ask A VC Series

Silicon Dragon Ventures has launched an online series, Ask A VC Anything!
Hosted by journalist and author Rebecca Fannin, these episodes feature chats with prominent VCs.
An online audience may ask questions during these sessions.
This series provides an up-close profile of leading VCs and gives the audience a chance to interact and learn directly.
The Ask A VC series launched in April 2020, adding to our Silicon Dragon Forums held globally since 2010.
For key takeaways, see Silicon Dragon Blog
For videos, see Silicon Dragon YouTube

2022 Schedule

January 27  Video   Hussein Kanji, Partner, Hoxton Ventures, London / Silicon Valley

February 9    Pocket Sun, Co-founder & Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures  Vancouver/ China

February 24  Niki Scevak, Partner, Blackbird Ventures / Sydney

March 16       Carmen Yuen, Partner, Vertex Ventures, SE Asia / India   Singapore

March 30      Kevin Fong, GSR Ventures / Silicon Valley

April 11         Omri Amirav-Drory, NFX / Silicon Valley & Israel

May 11           Metaverse VCs Liberty City Ventures/ Seahorn Capital / New York, Los Angeles

June 1          Dr. Finian Tan, Vickers Venture Partners / Singapore/ New York

June 15       Ursheet Parikh, Mayfield / Silicon Valley

June 22       Shervin Pishevar, Edison Companies, Sherpa Capital / Miami

2021 SCHEDULE, Video Recaps

January 13    Ray Lane, Managing Partner, GreatPoint Ventures /  former Oracle COO & Kleiner Perkins partner
Bay Area

January 21      John Chambers, Founder & CEO, JC2Ventures / Former Cisco CEO  Silicon Valley

January 28     Brad Smith, Founder, Wing 2 Wing Foundation / Intuit Executive Chairman  Silicon Valley / WVa

February 4     Networking, Silicon Dragon Circle  Global

February 25   Jeffrey Lee, Managing Partner, Northern Light Venture Capital  Silicon Valley

March 18       Steven Hoffman, Chairman & CEO, Founders Space   Silicon Valley

March 31      Bruno Bensaid, Co-founder, Shanghaivest, Paris

April 14         Candice Brackeen, General Partner, Lightship Capital  Cincinnati, Ohio

April 28         Wei Jiang, Founding Partner, CatchLight Capital   Silicon Valley

May 26          Jonathan Qiu, Managing Director, Hony Capital   Silicon Valley, Beijing

June 10         Bill Reichert, Partner, Pegasus Tech Ventures Silicon Valley

June 16         Nicolas Sauvage, Paul Holland TDK Ventures/Mach49  Silicon Valley

September 8      The Great China Debate: Panel  New York / Global

September  15    Bob Ackerman, Managing Director & Founder, AllegisCyber Capital  Silicon Valley/DC

September 21     Jim Robinson, Founder & General Partner, RRE Ventures  New York

September 30    Dan Schwartz & Daniel Gould, Investors, Bay Area Angels  Silicon Valley

October 7          Nihal Mehta, Founding General Partner, Eniac Ventures  Silicon Valley

October 14        Jake Seid, Managing Director, Stone Bridge Ventures  Silicon Valley

October 28        Michael Wolf, Activate’s Annual Tech and Media Outlook 2022 New York

November 2      Silicon Dragon HK 2021  Hong Kong

November 10    Yanev Suissa, Partner, SineWave Ventures  Washington, DC

December 9     Sandeep Murthy, Partner, Lightbox Ventures  Mumbai





April 3   Bill Tai, the VC Who First Backed Zoom/ Silicon Valley

April 9   Brian Cohen, NY Venture Partners, NY Angels & First Investor in Pinterest/ New York

April 16  Jim Scheinman, Maven Ventures: The VC Who Named Zoom /  Silicon Valley

April 23  Gary Rieschel, Qiming Ventures, the VC Who Jumpstarted US-China Venture /Seattle, China

April 29  Jay Eum, Samsung Ventures, the VC with the Best Korean Connections/  Seattle, Seoul


May 7  Jeff Chi, Vickers Venture Partners / Singapore, Shanghai

May 14  Kamran Ansari, Greycroft / New York, Silicon Valley

May 21  Melissa Guzy, Arbor Ventures /  Singapore, Israel, Silicon Valley

May 28  Sean O’Sullivan, SOSV /  New York, China, Taiwan


June 4  Kyle Lui, Partner, DCM / Silicon Valley

June 11  Silicon Dragon NY Online Forum / Global

June 18  Chibo Tang, Gobi Partners / Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

June 25  James Mi, Founding Partner, Lightspeed China Partners


July 9 Silicon Dragon Online HK Forum 2020/Ask 3 VCS
VCs Edith Yeung, Tytus Michalski, Chibo Tang   (Silicon Valley / Hong Kong)

July 30  Silicon Dragon Online LA Forum 2020 & Ask A VC
Chris Fenton, Author, Feeding The Dragon / CEO, Media Capital Technologies  (Los Angeles)
Annis Uzzaman, General Partner & CEO, Pegasus Tech Ventures


September 17    Mohanjit Jolly, Iron Pillar (ex-DFJ India)   (Silicon Valley, India)

September 24   Andy Tang, Draper Dragon/ Draper Associates  (Silicon Valley, China)

September 30   Roy Bahat, Head, Bloomberg Beta  (San Francisco)


October 15     Han Shen, Founding Partner,  (Silicon Valley)

October 22    Jeffrey Paine, Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures  (Singapore)


November 11   Jon Medved, OurCrowd, Israel

November 18,  David Lam, General Partner, Atlantic Bridge (Silicon Valley)


December 3  Nazar Yasin, Founder & Managing Partner, Rise Capital (Silicon Valley)



Videos for many Silicon Dragon Online shows can be seen on Silicon Dragon YouTube channel.

Others may be purchased for replay, via Silicon Dragon PayPal account:
$20 each.