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Are you a Female Founder/Co-Founder 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 the Female Founder/Co-FounderTech industry. 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 June 10 (Wednesday 11:59PM PDT) - click here to apply!
Application Link: https://bit.ly/2AfsOjU
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4:00pm PDT - 4:05pm PDT: Opening Remarks
4:05pm PDT - 4:20pm PDT: Panel
4:20pm PDT - 5:30pm PDT: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels
Jennifer Vancini is a general partner of Mighty Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that invests in early growth companies that can drive value at scale for products that count. She has 25+ years of experience across a broad range of technologies, with extensive strategic business development experience in the mobile and security industries. Jennifer has held senior roles in start-ups and innovation units of large organizations including Price Waterhouse, Certicom, Symbian/Nokia, VASCO Data Security, and Telefonica. She built and managed her family office fund prior to co-funding Mighty Capital, and looks for teams with proven abilities to execute their go-to-market and ecosystem strategies.
Brandon Maier is the founder of LvlUp Ventures and has extensive experience building financial and marketing strategies for startup companies. Prior to launching LvlUp, Brandon was a Founder and Managing Partner of Quake Capital, an industry-leading accelerator and investment firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Austin. Under Brandon’s tenure and leadership at Quake, their portfolio companies raised over $100 million, including $25 million raised directly from Quake’s fund. Quake was named one of Forbes’ Top-Ten VCs and highlighted by CrunchBase for making the second-most investments in female-led startups (2018).
Carla Newell is a seasoned business leader and experienced board director with more than 30 years of success facilitating growth in the technology, life science and digital business arenas. Ms. Newell has been a trusted advisor to CEOs and boards of both private and public companies on a broad range of business, strategic and legal issues. Ms. Newell is currently the Chief Legal Officer and Chief Risk Officer for Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics with over $1B in revenue. Ms. Newell is responsible for global legal, consumer privacy, cybersecurity, government affairs, enterprise risk management and FDA regulatory affairs. She is part of Ancestry’s senior executive team and plays an active role in setting the company’s overall strategy, including as it relates to global expansion. In her role as Chief Legal Officer, she also advises the board on a range of matters including governance and risk management.
Between 2000 and 2014, Ms. Newell made numerous contributions as Operating General Partner for Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), a leading venture capital and private equity firm with over $10B in assets and significant investments in companies including Expedia, Netflix, Redback Networks, RiskMetrics and Zillow. Ms. Newell worked with companies across a wide range of sectors including consumer internet, cyber security, enterprise software and services, financial technology and social media, witnessing the evolution of business models across these sectors and their impact on more traditional businesses. She quickly distinguished herself by building the firm’s first internal legal and deal structuring function.
Ms. Newell also had a wide range of other operating responsibilities at TCV and served as a member of the Operating Committee, which was responsible for managing all of the firm’s non-investment functions. As leader of the firm’s investor relations, she was able to build and maintain relationships with institutional limited partners in North America, Europe and Asia. While overseeing human resources, Ms. Newell gained operational experience with human resources issues, including compensation and employment policies.
Ms. Newell has broad knowledge of corporate governance matters, based on her 15 years as an advisor and outside general counsel to boards of private and public companies. She built on this foundation while at TCV, serving as the firm’s designated director on a number of private company boards, including serving on audit and compensation committees for certain boards.
Ms. Newell’s background is also notable for hands-on experience with financial matters that has included participating in financial due diligence, preparing financial reporting for investors, valuing portfolio companies and managing various aspects of portfolio risk. While at TCV, she was a member of the firm’s Portfolio Valuation Committee.
Ms. Newell is a cum laude graduate of the University of Chicago and received her JD, cum laude, from the University of Michigan. Ms. Newell attended the Stanford University Directors’ College in 2015.
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