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Are you a Generalist, non-Deep 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 and be primarily generalists.
If you're a Deep Tech startup, look for our Deep Tech startup pitch events. Network with other investors and founders in the crowd.
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
Graham Gockley - Principal, Transcend Fund; former Director, FunPlus; former Product Manager, Zynga
Graham is a passionate game investor with deep finance and product expertise. He started his career advising leading technology companies like Microsoft, Cisco, and Glu Mobile through middle-market and industry re-shaping acquisitions. Seeking to more closely align this work with his personal passion for games, he moved into Corporate Development, Strategy, and Product Management roles within GREE and Zynga. Throughout all of these experiences, he has relentlessly sought out creative paths to commercial success and ensured that his games (and work product) meet high quality standards. Graham is enthusiastic about the opportunity for talented founders in digital entertainment and wants to help them find their path to success.
Susan Liu - Principal, Scale Venture Partners; Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital; Board Observer, Unbabel; Board Observer, WalkMe
Susan is a Principal at Scale where she has sourced investments in WalkMe, Wrike, Unbabel, Lever, Namely, and TalkIQ. She is a Board Observer at WalkMe and Unbabel, and a former Board Observer at Wrike (prior to its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners) and Scout RFP (prior to its $540M acquisition by Workday). Her work has earned her industry recognition including Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Venture Capital, Business Insider's Rising Stars in Silicon Valley, Venture Capital Journal’s Rising Stars, and the National Venture Capital Association’s Rising Star award.
Susan’s investment focus covers two broad categories: product-led growth / bottom-up SaaS business models; and “future of work” solutions that improve how knowledge workers, remote workers, and solopreneurs get work done.
Amy is an investor at Costanoa Ventures where she focuses on backing exceptional early stage technology companies. Prior to joining Costanoa, Amy was at Zuora (NYSE: ZUO), an enterprise software company, where she ran North American sales strategy and operations. Prior to that, she spent three years investing in growth stage technology companies at Summit Partners, where her investments include Podium, InfoArmor (acq. AllState), and onXmaps. Amy began her career at JP Morgan where she spent time as a technology investment banker and a cash equities trader.
Tim Trampedach - Chair, Chicago Booth Angel Network Silicon Valley; CEO, Torqued; Managing Director, Blacktop Ventures
Tim Trampedach is an angel investor and founder of Chicago Booth Angel Network (CBAN) Silicon Valley. Through a long career in product management at various startups, Tim has incubated, built and run various products and businesses, including gaming platforms, logistics systems and financial services infrastructure at companies like Zynga, Chariot and LendUp. He is now founder and CEO of motorsports e-commerce startup Torqued. As an active angel investor and diligence lead for CBAN Silicon Valley, he sees companies across a variety of industries and stages, choosing to invest in companies where he feels he and his network can add substantive value. Tim holds a BS in Computer Science from Columbia and an MBA from Chicago Booth.
4:15pm PST - 4:45pm PST: Virtual Networking
Join us for Virtual Networking! You will video chat with other attendees in virtual breakout rooms with 3-6 other attendees.
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