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Education Startups Happy Hour

Columbia Business School & SoFi

Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

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Event Details

Date: 1/10/13

Time: 5:30 - 8PM

Location: Letterman Center - Building A - 3rd Floor - The Commons

Update: About 20 tickets will be held at the door for anyone who did not register in advance. 

SoFi Education Startups Meetup Map

Network with fellow startups in the Education space. 

40 Columbia MBAs will be in attendance on a Silicon Valley Trek - and looking to network with Education startups and other individuals in the bay area 


Who Should Attend?

  • Founders and those looking to get involved in Education startups
  • Education community stakeholders - Teachers, Parents, Professors, Administrators
  • Current students and recent grads


  • Mike Cagney - Founder, SoFi
  • Francis Pedraza - Founder, Everest
  • Colin Barceloux - Founder, BookRenter / Rafter
  • Neel Murthy & Nitin Shantaram - Founders, SwapBox
  • Crystal Hutter - COO,  Edmodo
  • Misha Leybovich - Founder, Meograph
  • Michael Staton - Founder, Inigral. Principal, Learn Capital
  • Adam Geller - Founder, Edthena


5:30 - 6:00 - Networking & Happy Hour

6:00 - 7:00 - Quick overviews by each speaker and 1-2 questions from audience on each startup

7:00 - 8:00 - Networking & Happy Hour

Questions: email Prasid Pathak - ppathak@sofi.com 


Parking & Public Transit

The Presidio is accessible via the 41, 43, and 45 Muni lines. Ample street parking and a guest parking garage are also available on-site. See the map below. 

Have questions about Education Startups Happy Hour? Contact Columbia Business School & SoFi

When & Where

The Commons at LucasArts Building in the Presidio
1 Letterman Drive
Building A
San Francisco, CA 94129

Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PST)

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Whether you are interested in Banking, Consulting, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Not-for-Profit, Operations or indeed almost any career path possible after school, a knowledge of technology is vital. Its impact is felt everywhere and the Technology Business Group (TBG) is the only club that addresses this. Our activities—including dinners, panels, speakers, conferences, and more—explore the immediate issues of how technology has and will continue to change the way the world and business works.


SoFi is harnessing the power of alumni communities to offer students and recent grads a better deal on their student loans. SoFi offers alumni an attractive investment opportunity with a social impact. The $1 trillion student loan industry is broken and needs a better solution. After a successful $2MM pilot at Stanford, SoFi expanded to 79 schools nationwide, including MBA, JD and Undergraduate programs. As of December 2012, the company has processed over $130MM in loans that offer favorable rates along with benefits similar to those provided by federal loans. SoFi recently raised a Series B equity round of $77MM, backed by a group of leading institutions including Baseline Ventures, DCM and Renren.  To learn more visit sofi.com. 

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