#ClimbTalk featuring Charlie O'Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
- 7:00-8:30: Rock Climbing
- 8:30-9:15: #ClimbTalk with Charlie O'Donnell
- 9:30: Drink specials at Sheep Station
Startup Rock Climbing: January
It's time for our next big climb, and we've invited Charlie O'Donnell from Brooklyn Bridge Ventures to talk about his investment perspective, the Brooklyn community, and more.
Join us on Tuesday, January 27th at 7:00pm for rock climbing, some awesome stories, and a few drinks. We will of course head over to Sheep Station afterwards for good eats and a complimentary beer.
About Our Speaker
Charlie O'Donnell is the sole Partner and Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, the first ever to be located in Brooklyn where he was born and raised.
Charlie has built a reputation for identifying successful companies early. Nick Bilton identifies him identifies him as being an influence on early Twitter investors. Dennis Crowley credits him with kicking off the first round of funding for Foursquare. During his time at First Round Capital, he sourced the firm's investments in Singleplatform (sold to Constant Contact) and 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), chloe + isabel, Refinery29, Docracy, and Salescrunch.
Charlie bikes to work, has done four triathlons, the NYC marathon, and runs the kayaking program in Brooklyn Bridge Park. He blogs at This is going to be BIG! and has a weekly NYC tech newsletter you should join.
About Startup Rock Climbing
Welcome to Startup Rock Climbing! We bring people from startups, tech, and beyond to rock climb and have fun. We're not the pizza and beer kind of networking event, we're about doing something challenging and building genuine connections. Experts, beginners, and everything in between are all welcome.
For information on our weekly climbs, please sign up on our Meetup group.
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