July 21, 2016 at San Francisco, California, Stati Uniti d’America in San Francisco.
Will is also a Partner at SVG Syndicate, an early stage venture fund based in San Francisco.
Vishal is a VC at Blumberg Capital and brings over 6 years of experience as an investment banker and investor in the technology space.
Also in the investor panel will be Dea Wilson, Venture Partner at Founders Floor Accelerator, founder of Silicon Valley Incubator and CEO at Lifograph.
Only 10 Early Bird Pitch tickets available.
RSVP early. Food and drinks are provided.
Startups pitching at Lifograph events have an opportunity to win a FREE Lifograph sponsorship package ($750 value) and a private meeting with the investors.
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.
90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by feedback from the investor panel.
At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose a winner who will receive a free Lifograph sponsorship package ($750 value) and a private meeting with the investors.
Will is a founding partner at GrowthX, a venture capital firm and leading market development accelerator.
GrowthX is a global network of innovators and investors that invests their financial capital at the seed-stage and their intellectual capital throughout every stage of the funding cycle.
Will is also a partner at SVG Syndicate, a venture partnership that invests in startups with proven product-market fit, helping them scale revenue and secure funding to reach the next level.
SVG Syndicate focus areas include: SaaS, mobile and social applications, and consumer internet.
Their current portfolio includes: Product Hungt, Cargo Cheif, Sprig, BUzzstarter, NextUser, 2RedBeans, Modern Message, Roost, and beGlammed.
Will Bunker is also known for founding One-and-Only.com the largest dating site of the 90’s which had over 1,000,000 profiles and were in the top 100 websites in overall traffic. The company was sold to TicketMaster City Search which owned Match.com for $47m.
Will briefly served as the President of Match.com and One-and-Only.com during the transition period while the businesses were being combined.
Vishal Arora joins us from Blumberg Capital, a VC firm based in San Francisco.
Vishal brings over 6 years of experience as an investment banker, corporate development professional and investor in the technology space.
Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Vishal was a Manager at Salesforce’s corporate development and investing team where he handled M&A and strategic investments focused on enterprise software solutions in sales, marketing, services, big data and analytics spaces across various industry verticals.
Vishal was also at Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Group in the technology media telecom division where he specialized in M&A, IPOs, debt financings and private placements in various technology verticals including enterprise software, consumer internet, education technology, and semiconductors.
Vishal also worked at Deutsche Bank’s technology investment banking group.
Vishal serves as the Community Chair of The Indus Entrepreneur (TIE) San Francisco Forum.
Vishal earned his B.S in Business & Finance, magna cum laude, from William Paterson University of New Jersey.
Dea is the founder of Lifograph - The Encyclopedia of People.
She is a serial entrepreneur, Venture Partner at Founders Floor Accelerator and founder of Silicon Valley Incubator.
Her investment interest is in consumer, mobile and B2C startups.
Dubbed “Mrs. 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.
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).
6:00pm – 6:30pm – registration and networking
6:30pm – 8:30pm – pitches
8:30pm – meet the investors, networking
9:00pm – event ends
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.
However, you can sell or transfer your ticket to someone else before the event starts.
Thank you for your understanding.