You're invited to an unforgettable dinnerwith Lightspeed Venture PartnerMercedes Bent. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Mercedes, curated connections, & a business challenge & pitch off... over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.
Mercedes Bent is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners,an early stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations & trends in the Enterprise & Consumer sectors. The firm currently manages over $6 billion of committed capital.
To date, Lightspeed has backed more than 350 companies, including Snapchat (Snap), AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco for $3.7B), Nest, Stitch Fix, Bonobos, The Honest Company & DoubleClick (acquired by Google after IPO). The fund has 24 early stage enterprise investments that have gone public, the most of any fund in the world.
Previously, Mercedes served as an executive at a VR startup & a General Manager at General Assembly where she oversaw a multi-million dollar business lines during periods of explosive growth. She was named a 40 under 40 for Tech Diversity.
We will serve salads & grain bowls.