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1/9 Pitch Your Startup to Investor Panel of VCs and Angels

Epic Events

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 December 29 (Sunday 11:59PM PST) - click below to apply!

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Join the SF AR + CV Meetup Group
Join the SF Blockchain Meetup Group
Join the SF Computer Vision & Deep Learning Meetup Group
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6:15pm - 6:45pm: Registration and Networking
6:45pm - 6:50pm: Opening Remarks
6:50pm - 8:00pm: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels

  • Amy LaMeyer, Investor, Managing Partner, WXR Fund; Mentor, Boost VC; Board Member, Advisor, ARVR Academy; Advisor, TribeXR; Advisor, Melodrive; Board Member, Maiden Voyage Productions

    Amy LaMeyer is Managing Partner at the WXR Fund investing in early stage companies with female leadership that are transforming business and human interaction using spatial computing (VR/AR) and AI.  She is the author of the chapter on Sound and AR in the book “Convergence: How The World Will Be Painted With Data” and is a frequent speaker on investing in emerging tech, the future of 5G and the impact of spatial computing for enterprise.

  • Allison Steitz, Investor, BlueRun Ventures; Advisory Board Member, Zoo Labs

    Allison invests in seed and series A stage opportunities in frontier technologies (AI/ML, robotics, blockchain), enterprise saas, and digital health with BlueRun Ventures, a venture capital firm based in the Bay Area. Prior to BRV, Allison worked for Quona Capital, a venture capital firm focused on growth stage financial technology companies in Latin America, South and Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. She earned her BA in Mathematics and Political Science at Wellesley College. In her spare time, Allison volunteers with ZooLabs, an organization designed to accelerate the careers of burgeoning musicians and community organizers in the Bay Area. 

  • Steph Rhee - Investor, Playground Global; Tech Lead/Senior Product Engineer, Oculus VR; B.S, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Yale

    Steph is an investor at Playground Global, which backs bold and daring frontier tech companies. Steph is responsible for sourcing and diligencing early stage investment opportunities for the firm, as well as supporting select portfolio companies. Prior to joining Playground, Steph led software & product initiatives at Oculus, where she launched the landing page home experience of Oculus Quest. Steph is a Yale grad holding a B.S. degree in EECS.

  • Yating Xia, CFA - Investor, T Fund; Senior Associate, Deals Practice, PwC

8:00pm - 8:45pm: Networking


Venue: UC Berkeley Extension - SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS
160 Spear St., Floor 6 (Room 608-609), San Francisco, CA 94105

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.



Type: Event

Vendor: Epic Events