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Are you a tech startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VC and Angel judges? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors. Our judges will come from a variety of industries - generalist as well as deep tech (AI, AR, Blockchain, Biotech, etc). Network with other investors and founders in the crowd.
This event will have a special focus on Deep Tech startups, with 4-5 slots reserved for Deep Tech startups and 1-2 slots for Generalist, non-Deep Tech startups.
Who Should Apply?
We have several (5-7) spots available for innovative tech startups. Apply today for a chance to present your venture on stage! Applications are open until March 25 (Wednesday 11:59PM PST) - click below to apply!
Application Link: https://bit.ly/2Ukd1ry
Not part of a startup?
Get tickets and join us! Pitch Your Startup Event is a great networking and learning opportunity.
Want to Judge?
Are you an Investor or Seasoned Exec looking to invest or increase your deal flow in deep tech and innovative tech startups? Want to know elite or up-and-coming founders or other high achievers to grow your personal network? Apply today for a chance to preside as a judge in one of our monthly exclusive pitch events.
Application Link: https://bit.ly/383cfD5
Join Our Meetup Groups:
3:00pm PST - 3:05pm PST: Opening Remarks
3:05pm PST - 4:15pm PST: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels
4:15pm PST - 4:45pm PST: Virtual Networking
Raed Masri, Founder, General Partner, Transform VC; EIR, DCVC (Data Collective); Fullpen Advisory Member, Bullpen Capital; Investor, Tonal; Investor, Mesmer
Raed A. Masri, a serial Canadian founder & YPO’er (with two 20x outcomes and 3 failures), turned VC and institutional LP.
In Canada, Raed was partially responsible for introducing new wireless policy, when he founded Jaguar Wireless, a qualified bidder in Canada’s national wireless auction in 2008 with a last bid of $213m. Later, Raed became responsible for bringing inflight internet across Canada when he founded SkySurf , the exclusive carrier for inflight communications, exiting to GoGo Inflight, the world’s largest inflight wi-fi provider.
In America, Raed became a VC and institutional LP when he was a key founding team member at Mubadala Ventures in San Francisco.
Raed holds an Engineering degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, an MBA from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY & Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. Raed continues to build bridges between Silicon Valley, the Middle East and Canada.A lifelong learner and developer of talent, Raed loves sharing wisdom among founders and he speaks regularly at numerous industry conferences.
Karthee Madasamy - Founder, Managing Partner, Mobile Foundation Ventures
Karthee is a Founder and Managing Partner at Mobile Foundation Ventures (MFV), an US- based, early-stage venture fund targeting technology startups that are disrupting traditional industries like Automotive, Manufacturing and others. Karthee invests in frontier-tech startups in robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, autonomous vehicles, and Internet of Things. MFV’s portfolio includes TwentyBN, Analog Inference, Summary Analytics among others.
Before Mobile Foundation Ventures, Karthee spent 11 years as a Managing Director at Qualcomm Ventures where he invested across the US, Israel, and India. He started Qualcomm Ventures' investment activities in both Israel and India. Some of his notable investments include Waze (acquired by Google), Validity Sensors (acquired by Synaptics), and BORQS (NASDAQ IPO), among others.
- Tim Trampedach - Chair, Chicago Booth Angel Network Silicon Valley; CEO, Torqued; Managing Director, Blacktop Ventures
- Allison Steitz - Investor, Bluerun Ventures
Join us for Virtual Networking! You will video chat with other attendees in virtual breakout rooms with 3-6 other attendees.
Notice of Photo/Video Consent: Video footage (including 360 Video) and/or photos may be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by participating in this event, you agree to allow AR + CV and its partners to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats for promotional and archival purposes.