Gain a unique insight into the inner-workings of a VC investment committee during this pitch event & discussion.
One founder will pitch their business to our guest VC, this month from Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, followed by a discussion with the VC on their thoughts, suggestions, & what they look for in a pitch.
One Betaworks Studios member will be chosen to pitch their company.
IIf you'd like to submit yourself for consideration, please do so in the RSVP form.
Charlie O'Donnell is the sole Partner & Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures. The fund makes seed & pre-seed investments & was the first venture firm located in Brooklyn--where he was born & raised. Brooklyn Bridge invested in the first rounds of The Wing, Canary, Hungryroot, Ample Hills, Clubhouse, Imagen, & goTenna among others.
Charlie has a reputation for being early to identifying important companies. Nick Bilton identifies him as an influence on early Twitter investors in his book, Hatching Twitter. Dennis Crowley credits him as having helped kick off the first funding of Foursquare before other VCs had said yes. At First Round Capital, he helped source the firm's investments in Singleplatform (sold to Constant Contact), Moat (Sold to Oracle) & GroupMe (sold to Skype). Charlie discovered GroupMe at the hackathon where the service had been built. He also sourced investments in Backupify (which was an idea he had tweeted to the founder, a friend of his), Moat, chloe + isabel, & Refinery29.