After four SaaStr speaker series events in San Francisco, it was time we brought them to NYC! Come hear Matt Straz, CEO of Namely & David Skok, GP at Matrix Partners chat about building for growth & building in NYC vs. SF. They will be sitting down on May 2nd at Work-Bench's beautiful space in Union Square. Get ready for lessons learned, getting fundamentals right early to prepare for rapid growth, NYC vs. SF & more + audience Q&A moderated by Michael Cardamone, Venture Partner at the SaaStr Fund!
Get your tickets so you can come enjoy a drink (or three), snacks, & great content from our latest speakers.
About our Speakers:
Matt Straz,CEO, Namely
Matt is the founder & CEO of Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, & benefits platform built for today's workplace. Headquartered in New York City, Namely helps innovative organizations everywhere build engaging company cultures & manage everything HR. He's a weekly contributor to Entrepreneur & writes frequently for several other publications about human resources, startups, & technology.
David Skok, General Partner, Matrix Partners
David is a serial entrepreneur who founded a total of four companies, & did one turn-around. In 2001, he joined Matrix Partners, who had backed his last two startups, as a VC investor. Successful exits as a VC include: HubSpot, JBoss, AppIQ, Tabblo, Netezza, Diligent Technologies, CloudSwitch, TribeHR, GrabCAD, OpenSpan & Enservio. David currently serves on the boards of Atomist, CloudBees, Digium, Meteor, Namely HR, Salsify, & Zaius.
In addition to his broad focus on enterprise software, David is currently focused on investing in internet startups, with specific interest on SaaS, Cloud Computing, Open Source, & companies that are leveraging the web to create new business models.
About SaaStr Fund:
The SaaStr Fund is a $70M venture fund that focuses on early-ish stage investments exclusively in SaaS/enterprise/B2B startups.
Work-Bench is an enterprise technology venture capital fund in New York City. We invest in the next generation of enterprise startups tackling big data & advanced analytics, enterprise infrastructure, machine learning, security, & more. We support early go-to-market enterprise startups with workspace, community, & corporate engagement to accelerate customer acquisition & product validation with Fortune 1000 corporations.