Speaker: Vinit Bharara, cofounder, Quidsi (diapers.com, soap.com, wag.com, see full bio below)
6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking7:15 - 8:15: Welcome/Startups present8:15 - 9: Feature Speaker9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)
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About Vinit: Vinit Bharara is co-founder & was previously chief operating officer of Quidsi. Prior to founding Quidsi, Vinit was the general counsel of The Topps Company. Before that, he was a co-founder, executive vice president & general counsel of the Pit, which was successfully sold to Topps.
Bharara began his legal career at the Wall Street law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel. He graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a research assistant to the former dean. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa. Vinit & his wife live in New York City with their young daughter & son.
About Quidsi: Acquired in 2010 by Amazon for $545M, Quidsi is one of the worlds fastest growing e-commerce companies & parent of Diapers.com (baby care), Soap.com (health, beauty & household essentials), BeautyBar.com (luxury beauty), Wag.com (pet supplies), YoYo.com (toys), Casa.com (housewares & decor), Vine.com (natural & organic goods), AfterSchool.com (kids' sports/activity gear), Bookworm.com (children's books) & Look.com (kids' clothing). The
companys mission is to make life easier by creating a new type of e-commerce experience, delivering in 1-2 days, & providing incredible customer service.