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Kristina Serafim
Managing Director Verizon Ventures

Kristina Serafim is a Managing Director at Verizon Ventures, focusing on early stage investments in metaverse, Web3.0, Immersive tech, data management, ML & AI, 5G and the future of connectivity. Prior to Verizon, Kristina was a Managing Director at Intellectual Ventures, where she led investments in immersive tech, gaming, ML and vertical AI technologies. Kristina’s entrepreneurial experience includes co-founding and leading two enterprise SaaS start-ups, from inception to acquisition by global Fortune 500 companies. Kristina also spent several years on the strategy, ventures and corporate development teams at IBM and at NAGRA. She has an electrical and mechanical engineering degree from Kettering University and an MBA from Harvard University.

TALKS

Jun 2

01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Investor Q&A - Ask Us Anything!

Gregory Castle | Anorak Ventures

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Moritz Baier-Lentz | BITKRAFT Ventures

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Jun 2

02:00 PM - 03:20 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 1

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Noah Robinson | Innerworld

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Aldo Petruzzelli | Aequilibrium

Jonathan Nowak Delgado | Spree Interactive

Yolanda Barton | Revere XR

Jenny Xu | Talofa Games

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Alex Westner | Xander

Dan Furman | Arctop

Timothy Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Alex Porter | Mod Tech Labs Inc.

Jun 2

03:40 PM - 05:10 PM

GRAND BALLROOM A
START-UPS & INVESTORS

Startup Pitch Competition: Part 2

Pearly Chen | HTC Vive

Giovanni Fantoni Modena Fantoni Fantoni | Vitruvian

Ariella Lehrer | Legacy Games

Amber Hawkes | Here LA

David A. Smith | Croquet

Tipatat Chennavasin | The Venture Reality Fund

Dominique Wu | XReality Academy

Sherry Chang | Neural Lab

Dave Haynes | FOV Ventures

Alex Coulombe | Heavenue / Agile Lens

Chaitanya Ravi | SentioVR

Quentin Turner | Intrinsic XR

Kristina Serafim | Verizon Ventures

Ofer Baharav | Villa