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Angels Pitch and Tech Crawl

Angel Launch

Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

Angels Pitch and Tech Crawl

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Attend Ended $20.00 $2.09
Shared demo table/ 1 ticket Ended $50.00 $3.74
Your Own Demo table/ 2 tix Ended $75.00 $5.12
Your Own Demo Table/ 3 tix Ended $90.00 $5.94
Your own demo table/ 3 tix/ 4 minutes Demo or Pitch
Demo table, 4 minutes pitch total, 3 tickets.
Ended $95.00 $6.22

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Event Details

Welcome to Angel Launch Venture Pitch and Tech Crawl
You get the benefit of meeting many experts and colleagues thru awsome networking in one huge location.  Event includes access to investors, delicious free food and drinks!
Designed for business and tech professionals who want to expand their network to  find new business opportunities, meet investors, and make new friends in a massive roaming open house

Startups Register to Pitch Investors:
Register for a pitch session. This takes place after the panel in front of the speakers as judges. You get 4 minutes total (2 to pitch, 2 for comments) or 7 minutes total. You also get two tickets and a demo table. 


  • Jonas LandströmInvestment Director and Head of Americas, Volvo Group Venture Capital
  • Robert Tillman, CEO, RRT Partners, Angel investor
  • Joe Jasin, Managing Partner, DNA Ventures
  • Eros Resmini, Partner 9 Plus
  • Elisa del Gaudio, Sr Associate, Acero Capital
  • Salil Pradhan, Partner, DraperNexus

Get visibility in the SF community, meet investors, launch your product, practice your pitch, and recruit talent. 

  • 5:45-6:00 Networking, Food, Drinks (both also served after program)

  • 6:00-7:15   Investing Trends and Raising Funding from Angels and VCs:
    Web Services, Digital Media, Mobile, eCommerce, Big Data, Enterprise, Analytics, Wearables, Internet of Things, Hardware. Connected Cars

  • Panel discussion on  top trends in these areas.  This is followed by venture pitches of  startups from 1 to 5 minutes followed by investor comments. Many startups have received funding or partners from past events.  Its easy to pitch, just register on our site for your pitch session which includes demo table.
  • Investors:

Jonas Landström  Robert Tillman       

Jonas Landström
Investment Director and Head of Americas
Volvo Group Venture Capital

Robert Tillman
RRT Partners
Angel investor

 Joe Jasin
Managing Partner
DNA Ventures

 Salil Pradhan
Draper Nexus

 Eros Resmini

 9 Plus


                 Elisa Del Gaudio
Acero Capital

Sr Associate

  • Enterprise: Software, Sales, Big Data, Analytics
  • Mobile and Digital Health, Medical Devices, Hardware, Wearables
  • Mobile Apps and Devices
  • Connected Cars
  • Consumer Services: Digital Media, Internet,  Social networks, Retail, eCommerce

7:15-9:00: TECH CRAWL



  • Ask questions in small group discussions with mentors/experts at tables with signs. You are free to network, join any discussion or roam around the room. We will also have small group discussions.

    • Jeff Drazan   - Bertram Capital – funding (he is the only one who is going to call me later today to reconfirm as he has a scheduling issue)
    • Eric S. Byunn  - FTV Capital - funding
    • Jennifer Grady  - The Grady Firm – Attorney
    • Paul Wood  -   AE35 Media – Marketing and branding
    • David Traub  -  Producer, trainer & business coach.

 MORE INFO:  Angel Launch 310 621-6850 or Info@angellaunch.com


  • startups seeking investors
  • startups seeking partners or customers
  • business professionals looking for clients
  • developers looking for work or a job
  • consultants seeking clients
  • sales and marketing execs making new connections for business development
  • service providers like law firms, accountants, incubators, shared work space.

Demo Table:  Host a demo table if you have a product, service, software, hardware, or application where you are looking for customers, investors or partners. Includes Wifi and outlet.

  • $75 for shared table, one ticket
  • $95 for your own table,three tickets. 4 minutes pitch to audience (2 mintues pitch; 2 minutes comments and questions from panel). Wifi and outlet included.
  • $145 for you rown table, 6 minutes pitch/demo to audeince, five tickets.

We seek angels, investors or corporate investors on our panel. Just email with company, title and bio to speak@angellaunch.com. There is no fee.

Experts: Experts/mentors lead informal discussion in small groups. There is no fee.  Just send us email with : name, company, title, and areas of expertise or suggested topics to
expert@AngelLaunch.com the "Expert" in the subject line. We will review and send you an email if you are approved and confirmed. You can then register as a mentor.  Experts cannot host a demo table to place marketing materials or give demos unless they also purchase a demo table.

About Mentor/Expert Roundtables

Here is how it works: We are in a large room for networking.  Around the room are large tables with mentors and experts with signs for the topics for 6-10 people.. Each expert will lead informal discussion. This is informal networking and you are free to ask questions or engage in a discussion.

1. Media, entertainment, games and music

2. Best tools for web and mobile developers

3. Attracting Funding  from venture capital

4. Early stage funding from angel investors

5. Crowdfunding strategies

7. Using social media for marketing

8. Attracting customers for mobile apps

9. Enterprise, big dataa and analytics

10. Generating revenue from Mobile Apps

11. Design trends for web and mobile apps

12. Protecting Intellectual Property

13. Finding partnerships


Hosted by Angel Launch, Founders Space and Pay It Forward Labs

Pay it Forward Labs:
Our message is all about providing a path to entrepreneurs who want to be mentored by industry experts who have walked in their shoes.  I think our main web page spells it out nicely but let me know if you need any more info.  Our mentorship can be anything from asking a question to structured mentor times to Google Hangouts.



Robert Tillman, Founder, President and CEO, Board Member, RRT PARTNERS, LLC, angel
RRT operates as a mergers and acquisitions, turnaround, startup business and intellectual property marketing consultant when not employed full time in an operating role. Have restructured/terminated 39 real estate leases totaling more than 1,658,000 square feet of space and $190 million in liability. Five clients were publicly held companies. Have also restructured/ terminated various equipment leases, sub-debt and accounts payable obligations totaling some $35 million. Completed major turnaround projects for Totality Corporation and Calix Networks.Negotiated the following merger and acquisition transactions:•$6 million sale of Radiant Medical Corporation to ZOLL Medical in 2007.•$35 million sale of Innovative Technologies to Agilent in 2006.•$12 million purchase of minority position in MyFamily.com in 2003.•Purchase of senior secured debt of VM Labs in 2001 by investor group, which resulted in a $7.5 million profit in early 2002 in bankruptcy auction of VM Labs.•$300 million purchase of Sage, Inc. by Genesis Microchip in 2002.•$43 million sale of RootsWeb.com to MyFamily.com in 2000.•$100 million sale of Paradise Electronics, Inc. to Genesis Microchip Corporation in 1999.•$50 million equity financing for EarthWatch, Inc. in 1999.•$12 million sale of TikSoft LLC to Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products, N.V. in 1998.•$30 million sale of C&S Hybrid to Remec, Inc. in 1997.•$100 million sale of Acumos, Inc. to Cirrus Logic, Inc. in 1991.•$10 million SuperMac purchase from Scientific Micro Systems in 1988.•$80 million sale of Paradise Systems, Inc. to Western Digital Corporation in 1986.Apart from these deals, I have closed some half dozen others of $5 million value each or less.

Eros Resmini, Partner Sales and Marketing, 9 Plus

Eros has over 16 years of experience in Digital Entertainment and Gaming, focused on customer-facing roles in both small and large company settings. Most recently Eros ran Marketing and Developer Relations at GREE, a role he held through the acquisition of OpenFeint, where he was an early employee. Eros has held similar roles at Hewlett Packard and Real Arcade (GameHouse), and is a founding partner of San Francisco's independent record label Los Kamikaze Records. Currently Eros is serving as an advisor and board member for several Silicon Valley Start-ups.

Full-time Partner at 9+

Companies: GREE, Hewlett Packard, Real Arcade (GameHouse)Exits: OpenFeint

Education: BA Business University of Puget Sound, MBA Santa Clara University

Eros has over 16 years of experience in Digital Entertainment and Gaming, focused on customer-facing roles in both small and large company settings. Most recently Eros ran Marketing and Developer Relations at GREE, a role he held through the acquisition of OpenFeint, where he was an early employee. Eros has held similar roles at Hewlett Packard and Real Arcade (GameHouse), and is a founding partner of San Francisco's independent record label Los Kamikaze Records. Currently Eros is serving as an advisor and board member for several Silicon Valley Start-ups.

Salil Pradhan, Venture Partner, Draper Nexus
Salil is a Venture Partner with Draper Nexus, an advisor to a number of private & public companies and has served on a number of academic boards including UCLA's WINMEC and UCSD's center for wireless communications. In his previous life, Salil was the founder and Chief Technology Officer for HP's Enterprise RFID efforts, focused on retail and healthcare. A recognized thought leader, Salil is the founder of two startups and has been issued 43 US patents. Salil has a Masters in Computer Science from Northeastern University and Bachelors in Engineering from the University of Poona.

Joe Jasin    Managing Director DNA Partners, LLC
Joe Jasin has built an international career within the wireless telecommunications and digital media distribution industries, establishing a cross-border depth of USA – Asia experience that includes: mobile internet, venture capital, and corporate development. He currently serves as Managing Director of DNA Investment Partners, LLC an early stage venture investment firm. DNA is investing in companies based in the USA and China, industries centric to IP Communications and Digital Media Distribution.

He recently served as Vice President of Corporate Development for SK Telecom, in Seoul Korea. At SK Telecom, his mandate was investments in USA and China.  Joe Jasin is also the founder of ICE Wireless, one of the first B2B SAAS providers of wireless products and services, acquired by Quantumshift, Inc.. He was the founder the boutique investment banking firm called Wireless Blueprint, LLC supporting merger & acquisition transactions in Asia and USA. Wireless Blueprint was acquired by MCC Global a merchant bank based in London. Prior to those activities, he was at Sprint/Nextel as a Director of Product and Business Development for enterprises, implementing applications for the Motorola iDEN network.

He presently holds positions with numerous committee and industry groups; the founder and chair of the Software Development Forum’s Mobile internet group, formal advisor to the U.S. State Department’s – APEC Office of Commerce, and a member of CTIA’s Wireless Internet Caucus. Joe Jasin holds board of director’s position with these emerging technology companies: Blackbook Mobile, Inc. (Los Angeles) and Jidou Media, Ltd (Hong Kong

 Elisa del Gaudio, Sr. Associate, Acero Capital

Elisa joined Acero Capital in 2011 and focuses on investments in enterprise technology including infrastructure, security, mobility, and software—including Contrast Security (Application Security), Bitzer Mobile (enterprise mobility acq. by Oracle), LiveHive (Channel sales analytics platform), Argyle Data (real-time big data analytics) and Gridstore (software defined storage). At Acero, Elisa’s work includes opportunity reviews, due diligence, market analysis, and dealflow management, in addition to active involvement with Acero’s portfolio companies. Prior to Acero, Elisa worked at Deutsche Bank’s technology investment banking group, where she worked on several M&A and corporate finance transactions IT (SaaS and Mobile) and Clean Energy (Solar).

Elisa is a bay area native and is passionate about building trust, fostering relationships and assisting entrepreneurs succeed. In her spare time, Elisa enjoys painting, travel and running campus loop with her two shepherds.

Elisa has a B.A. in Human Biology with a focus on bioinformatics from Stanford University.

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When & Where

Founders Space
450 Townsend
San Francisco, CA 94102

Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Angel Launch

Angel Launch connects startups to investors to grow their business. We produce dinners, venture forums, and seminars for entertainment, Web, Internet, digital media, mobile and digital health care, enterprise, Big Data, mobile and tech ventures and startups. We connect entrepreneurs to investors over networking with demos and offer educational venture forums and panels to further deal making opportunities. 

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