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With Jeff Pulver (Co-Founder of Vonage & Zula and Angel Investor, Twitter)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 06:00 PM    Cost: $11
AOL, 770 Broadway, 6th Fl, New York, NY

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Jeff Pulver, cofounder of Vonage, Zula Jeff Pulver is the co-founder in Vonage (NYSE: VG), one of the biggest and earliest VoIP companies around, and Zula, a WhatsApp for businesses. Pulver is a self-described futurist, serial entrepreneur and long-time evangelist for VoIP technologies. Jeff Pulver founded the VON Coalition in 1996 which helped keep VoIP unregulated in America for 9 years and paved the way for Skype and Google Voice. Pulver founded Min-X in 1998 which became Vonage in 2001. He is an early investor into Twitter, Foursquare, and Facebook. He is also the producer of the 140 Characters Conference.

Agenda 6:00 Networking and Food 7:00 Fireside Chat 8:00 Networking Hosted By Brian Park, Washington DC Chapter Director Over 18 years professional experience in web/online/mobile product development. Experience in developing innovative consumer and enterprise collaborative web products and services. Has started three previous startups, including one that had $17 million in revenues. Previously worked for AOL and Merrill Lynch. Is a CMUer.

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