Exploring the minds of venture

Lightspeed hosts a variety of events throughout the year. From roundtables and panels to Q&A sessions, we explore the company-building process with some of the industry's most dynamic entrepreneurs and investors.



November 7, 2019 | SAN FRANCISCO

Private Event: Lightspeed’s Enterprise Scale Summit designed to bring together leaders from the enterprise community. Hear from industry icons including Chuck Robbins, John W. Thompson, Jay Simons, and more, and meet best-in-class founders and execs who are shaping the future. The theme is scale – scaling product, go-to-market, teams, and culture. Click here to view.


October 3, 2018 | NEW YORK CITY

Private Event: Unforgettable Stories and One World Trade Views: Highlights from our “Leading Lights” Series Featuring Shan-Lyn Ma, Co-Founder and CEO of Zola, and Alex Chung, Co-Founder and CEO of GIPHY.

Openrec Talent Conference

September 13, 2018 | San Francisco

OpenRec is an invite-only gathering of 250+ of the most forward-thinking talent leaders in the startup world. Attendees and speakers have the opportunity to share actionable insights, tools and strategies to solving the complex problems startup talent leaders are facing today.

Leading Lights: SF

July 10, 2018 | San Francisco

Lightspeed’s Annual “Leading Lights” Series at the SFMOMA July 2018, featuring John W. Thompson, Chairman of Microsoft, Bipul Sinha, Co-Founder and CEO of Rubrik, and Lightspeed Partners Ravi Mhatre and Arif Janmohamed discussing their journeys to becoming CEOs, the importance of radical transparency, and why everyone should set crazy goals and run toward them.

Leading Lights: Stacy Brown-Philpot

July 28, 2017 | San Francisco

Private Event: A conversation with Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, with Special Guests from The Memo.

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