DownToDash presents a night of Pitchers & Pitches with an amazing VC panel fromLightspeed Ventures,Plug & Play Ventures,Realist Ventures, Kairos's K50 Ventures fund,MultiPass Ventures & more.
Grab a cocktail & pitch your startup to our all-star panel & get private feedback too. You can also join us to watch the event & network with our startups & VCs.
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1.Mercedes Bent - Partner atLightspeed Ventures
2.Rohit Gupta-Plug & Play Ventures
Rohitgraduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business in 2016, & received a certification in entrepreneurship & technology from Berkeley's CET program.Rohit's past internship experiences include working at a healthcare analytics startup as a Strategy Analyst, Deloitte Consulting as a Business Technology Analyst, & Credit Suisse as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst. After graduation,Rohitjoined ShieldX Networks, a high-growth enterprise security startup as a Product Manager, where he wrote requirements for key product features, created competitive analysis briefs & total cost of ownership models, & spearheaded the release of an innovative consumption-based pricing model.Rohitjoined Plug & Play Ventures in January 2019 & has led the team's cybersecurity investments, making five investments in seed-stage cybersecurity startups & now focuses on the sustainability space as well. Outside of work,Rohitenjoys hiking, reading philosophy & history books, making vegan food, writing Japanese haiku, & skydiving.
3.Adriel Bercow - Partner at Kairos's K50 Ventures fund
Adriel Bercow is a Partner at Kairos's K50 Ventures fund, investing in Pre-seed & Seed companies that make work & life better for the 99% Economy. K50 Ventures is one of the most active early-stage venture capital funds with 120+ portfolio companies worldwide. Previously, he was on the investment team at Flybridge Capital Partners, a leading Boston & NYC Seed fund founded 20 years ago. His primary focus areas are consumer, marketplaces, & Future of Work.Prior to working in venture capital, he gained operating experience working across the NYC startup ecosystem. This includes co-founding a consumer messaging app, helping run a top accelerator program, & working in business development for a venture-backed SaaS marketing platform.Adriel actively volunteers for organizations such as Defy Ventures & New York on Tech, working with aspiring entrepreneurs. He received a B.S. in Entrepreneurship from Cornell University & lives in Brooklyn, New York.
4.Julian Erbil-Venture Partner, MultiPass Ventures
5. Marie Rocha - Realist Ventures
(More Panelists TBA)
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