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Lifograph SV Pitch Night with 2 VCs from Garage Ventures and Rubicon Venture Capital

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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EVENT VENUE

EVENT OVERVIEW

You are invited to our monthly Silicon Valley pitch event where you could win $1,450 in prizes.

Right before this investor pitch event we have a pitch workshop with a top pitch coach from Stanford Business School, coach who has helped startups raise millions and millions of dollars.

If you want to attend the workshop you can RSVP and get tickets herehttps://pitch-workshop-02-23-17.eventbrite.com

 

INVESTORS:

 

–     BILL REICHERT

Venture Capitalist at Garage Technology Ventures, the early-stage venture capital firm he cofounded with Guy Kawasaki, the famous venture capitalist, author, and former Apple evangelist.

Some of Garage’s most successful startups include Pandora, Tripwire, LeftHand Networks, Coremetrics, Hoku Scientific, Kaboodle, WhiteHat Security and Simply Hired. 

 

–     ANDREW ROMANS

Venture Capitalist at Rubicon Venture Capital, a very active early stage VC fund focused on backing consumer and enterprise technology companies in the internet, software and connected hardware verticals at Late Seed, Series A and B stages.

Rubicon’s coinvestors include Sequoia, Battery, Greylock, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, NEA, Crosslink Ventures and many others.

 

 

PRIZES ($1,450 value):

 

– Lifograph sponsorship package ($750 value)

– interview on Silicon Valley startup radio station, part of Wall Street Business Network ($500 value)

one month of Founders Floor flex table office space ($200 value)

 

First place winner will also have an opportunity to arrange for a private meeting with the investors.

 

Only a few Early Bird Pitch tickets available. RSVP early. 

Food and drinks are provided.

 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 

 

Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch.

You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity.

 

 

FORMAT: 

 

90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by feedback from the investor panel.

At the end of the event, the investors will pick the pitch night winners and the winning startups have an opportunity to win a prize.

SPEAKER(S)

 BILL REICHERT

VC at Garage Technology Ventures

Bill Reichert is Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, the early-stage venture capital firm he cofounded with Guy Kawasaki, the famous venture capitalist, author, and former Apple evangelist.

 

Some of Garage’s most successful startups include Pandora, Tripwire, LeftHand Networks, Coremetrics, Hoku Scientific, Kaboodle, WhiteHat Security and Simply Hired.

 

Bill has spent most of his career as an entrepreneur and operating executive.

 

Prior to joining Garage, Bill was a co-founder and senior executive at several early-stage, venture-backed technology companies, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, Infa Technologies, and Academic Systems.

 

Earlier in his career, Bill worked at McKinsey & Co. in Los Angeles, the World Bank in Washington, DC, and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York.

 

Bill earned his BA from Harvard University and his MBA from Stanford University.

 

Bill is a frequent speaker at local, national and international conferences and has spoken at many events organized by Stanford University, Kauffman Foundation, SV Forum, VC Taskforce, etc.

ANDREW ROMANS

VC at Rubicon Venture Capital

Andrew Romans is a General Partner and co-founder of Rubicon Venture Capital, a very active early stage VC fund with offices in San Francisco and New York City focused on backing consumer and enterprise technology companies in the internet, software and connected hardware verticals at Late Seed, Series A and B stages.

 

Rubicon raises capital from corporates, individual high net worth angel investors, family offices and institutional LPs creating a powerful network ready to help its startup portfolio.

 

Rubicon’s coinvestors include Sequoia, Battery, Greylock, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, NEA, Crosslink Ventures and many others.

 

Rubicon has recruited a team of 17 Venture Partner investors based in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York and other key tech corridors in the US, UK, Europe, Japan, and China. 

 

Andrew recently published MASTERS OF CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL: Collective Wisdom from 100 VCs Best Practices for Corporate Venturing – How to Access Startup Innovation & How to Get Funded 

Hardcover available on Amazon:

 

 

Andrew is also the author of the published book: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL BIBLE TO VENTURE CAPITAL: Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game

Hardcover available on Amazon:

 

 

 

Romans is a frequent venture capital guest speaker on TV shows including CNBC, MSNBC, ABC, European and Chinese TV.

 

 

 

 

Andrew previously founded The Founders Club, an innovative equity exchange fund and secondary VC fund.

 

He was also the Founder & President of The Global TeleExchange (The GTX), a $50M VC-backed telecom VoIP venture.

 

He was Managing Partner at Georgetown Venture Partners, a venture capital & M&A corporate finance boutique.

 

He built sales organizations from scratch for Sentito Networks (sold to Verso) and Motive Communications (IPO NASDAQ).

 

Andrew holds an MBA in Finance from Georgetown University completed on scholarship.

DEA WILSON

CEO at Lifograph and Venture Partner at Founders Floor Accelerator

Dea is the Founder of Lifograph – The Wiki of People.

 

She is a serial entrepreneur, Venture Partner at Founders Floor Accelerator and Founder of Silicon Valley Incubator.

 

She is also a member at Tech Angels. Her investment interest is in consumer, mobile and SaaS startups. 

 

Dubbed “Ms. Silicon Valley”, Dea is what people call a “super-connector”, her expansive network including the “Who’s Who” in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc. 

 

Dea has been featured and interviewed in many publications including Entrepreneur Media, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, Investor Business Daily, etc.

 

As an Executive Director at The VC Network and LifographTV, Dea interviews many prominent VCs, angels, executives and founders in Silicon Valley and tech.

 

She has a Masters Degree from University of Washington and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania).

AGENDA:

6:00pm – 6:30pm – registration and networking

6:30pm – 8:30pm – pitches

8:30pm – meet the investors, networking

9:00pm  – event ends

TICKETS

REFUND POLICY

We are happy to refund your ticket if refund is requested 24 hours before the event. Unfortunately, any refunds requested less than 24h in advance cannot be honored. Thank you for your understanding. :-)

EVENT SPONSOR PACKAGE

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Event Sponsor Package includes:


 

  •     2 (two) event tickets
  •      half table (for product demos, user signups, business cards, flyers, etc)
  •      standing banner space (if venue layout allows)
  •      power outlet (bring your own extension cord)
  •      wifi access
  •      logo and link posted on event description (if submitted 24h before the event)
  •      90 seconds introduction in front of the attendees and speaker(s)

 

LIMITED NUMBER OF TABLES AVAILABLE.

First come first serve basis.


 

Interested in becoming a Premier SponsorLeave a message through the green chat button (lower right corner of the site).

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Details

Date:
February 23
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Founders Floor
2 N 1st St. 5th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Organizer

Lifograph
Website:
http://www.lifograph.com