San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Don't miss the chance to hear one of LA's leading VCs!
Dana Settle a Founding Partner and the head of the West Coast office for Greycroft. Her investments span the digital media, ad-tech and e-commerce spaces -- including one of the biggest exits in L.A. tech history, Maker Studios (where she sits on the board) -- as well as others such as Scopely, Saatchi Art, ad.ly, MoVoxx, ContentNext (PaidContent), and many more.
DANA SETTLE'S BIO:
Dana Settle is a Founding Partner with Greycroft, and she heads the firm’s west coast office out of Los Angeles.
Prior to Greycroft, Dana spent several years as a venture capitalist and advisor to startup companies in the Bay Area, including six years at Mayfield, where she focused on early stage companies in the mobile communications and consumer Internet markets.
Dana currently serves or observes on the boards of Greycroft’s investments in AppAnnie, FanTV, GameSalad, Joyent, SaatchiArt, Steelhouse, TrunkClub, TheRealReal, TheRealRealJapan, uSamp, WhoWhatWear, and WideOrbit. She also managed the firm’s investments in Maker Studios (sold to Disney), Viddy (sold to FullScreen), AwesomenessTV (sold to Dreamworks), Digisynd (sold to Disney), ContentNext (sold to Guardian Media), MoVoxx (sold to Motricity), Pulse (sold to LinkedIn), Sometrics (sold to American Express), and Sportgenic (sold to Glam).
Dana’s additional experience includes business development at Truveo (AOL), investment banking at Lehman Brothers and international business development at McCaw Cellular Communications (AT&T).
Dana holds a BA in Finance and International Studies from the University of Washington and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
The event will take place in the heart of downtown Santa Monica, at the Historic Woman's Club at 1210 Fourth Street Santa Monica, CA 90401. Car and bike parking is available in the City of Santa Monica's parking structure on the same block, and the venue is convenient to Metro & Big Blue Bus stops on Wilshire Blvd.
ABOUT THE EVENT SERIES
This event is the fourth fireside chat hosted & organized by David C. Murphy as part of a fireside chat series called The Campfire, serving LA's startup community. The Campfire is a place to swap startup stories, reflect, and recharge for the journey ahead.
We kicked off with a packed crowd to hear SV Angel Founder/Managing Partner David Lee in April, followed by a May event with Greylock partner Josh Elman, and June event with renowned music manager and angel investor Troy Carter.
Stay tuned for details of our other upcoming events. (If you RSVP to this event, we'll keep you posted -- but if you can't make it to this event but just want to signup for the mailing list, you may do so on our website.)
Also be sure to check out the LA Tech Agenda, a report released by David with recommendations for strengthening LA's startup community.
Cancelation policy: cancel up to 5 pm the day before the event; no refunds (if applicable) after that.
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