05/23/10 | Uncategorized

Angel Investor & Entrepreneur Roundtable (June 3rd)

Women 2.0 hosted an Angel Investor and Entrepreneur Roundtable on Thursday, June 3, 2010, 7pm in San Francisco with angel investors Anurag Nigam, Christina Brodbeck, Dan Martell, and Jim Chu.
This intimate Women 2.0 event brought angel investors and entrepreneurs together to advise startups on getting funding, launching a high-growth venture, and best practices.

Sophia Perl blogged about her experience at the Women 2.0 Angel Investor & Entrepreneur Roundtable.

We have some great pictures from the event here taken by Michael O’Donnell.

Deadline to apply: Monday, May 24, 2010.

These applications are limited to founders in early-stage startups: prototype, alpha, private beta and launch/live. Startups must have at least one female in the founding team to apply. Space is limited to 10-15 entrepreneurs. Selected participants will be notified by Friday, May 28th, 2010. Cost of the event for selected attendees is $75 a person. Apply now for your spot!

About Anurag Nigam:
Anurag (Anu) is an active angel investor, a serial entrepreneur and a community leader. He is President & Board Director of Sand Hill Angels, a group of 60 Silicon Valley angels. He has been an angel investor for the last 8 years, investing in 40+ companies including 3Tera (bought by CA), Modcloth and XGraph. His investing interests range from consumer Internet to medical devices. Anu is currently founder and CEO of BuzzBox, a personalized news service. Anu holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

About Christina A. Brodbeck:
Christina enjoys helping young start-ups, is an angel investor in Heyzap, and sits on the advisory board for Achron. Christina is currently the co-founder and CEO of Pickv, a relationship and dating site that matches people based on their interests such as music, movies, books, and tv shows. Prior to Pickv, Christina most recently worked at YouTube where she joined as an early employee in 2005 and was the company’s first UI Designer. Before joining YouTube, she worked at MRL Ventures, NASA Ames Research Center, and Keynote systems.

About Dan Martell:
An award-winning Canadian entrepreneur, Dan formed his first start-up, Spheric Technologies Inc., at age 25 and watched it grow by an average of 152% per year before he sold the company 4 years later. Now living in San Francisco, Martell spends the majority of his time looking at ways to build a bridge between Silicon Valley and his home province of New Brunswick. As an informal angel investor, he is active in advising entrepreneurs using metric-based marketing tactics to gain market adoption. Dan is the co-founder of FlowTown, a social marketing platform for small businesses.

About Jim Chu:
Jim has been an active angel investor since 2005. He started an internet consulting firm after graduating from Stanford, worked for Cisco where he ran marketing and business development in Latin America and Canada, lived in Africa working for Doctors Without Borders, and in the last 5 years has been investing, running, or working with startups, both bootstrapped and venture-backed. Jim is currently working on a social business venture providing clean water in Haiti. Jim holds both a B.A. and M.A. from Stanford University.



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