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JFE Startup Seminar Series


Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

JFE Startup Seminar Series

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Startup Founder Ended $400.00 $21.95
Startup Team Ended $550.00 $26.45

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The Seminar Series is an opportunity for 10 tech startups to train with advisors from our network, attend seminar sessions with distinguished speakers, and demo before investors.

The first seminar was successfully completed during June 11-28. The second will launch on August 28-September 19th.

Our goal is to give startups considerable insights into their vision, product, and strategy. This is attained with the help of advisors and speakers.

Furthermore, we are putting our network to work for this series. In addition to training, the seminars are intended to establish meaningful relationships and create investment opportunities for everyone in our network. We are partnering up with investors from leading firms to make introductions to the participating startups in which they show interest

As such, for the seminar we'll be looking and offering priority for startups in the following industries: big data, enterprise, consumer internet, mobile, SMB, and cloud computing.

Participating advisors in alphabetical order for the second seminar are:

Aviv Tene, CEO of Alpha Shark

Gleb Budman, Founder of BackBlaze

Jim Scheinman, Managing Director Maven Ventures

Lael Strum, Founder of Unseat.me

Mike Sigal, Founder of Agile Credit

Philippe Suchet, Founder and CEO of Zappli and Appsalar

Roger Royse, Founder at Royse Law

Steve Morin, VP, SocioCast

Val Babajev, Founder of VoiVoda Labs and Angel investor at Band of Angels, The Angels Forum, and Keiretsu Forum.

Ziv Gilat, Founder of Eye-Fi inc.

Participating investors for the second seminar:

Accel Partners

Bessemer Venture Partners


Founders Fund (FF Angel)


U.S Venture Partners

Seminar Schedule

August 28, 2012, 7-10pm - 10 preselected startups do short demos and mingle with advisors. Advisors will sign up to work with the startups and will prep them for demo day. Advisors can also attend the seminars and speaker series, which will take place throughout the two weeks. Advisors are also invited to demo day. After the seminars, startups may take the advisors for full time.

August 30, 7-9pm. First seminar workshop session -Visionary Thinking. Solving a core problem, introspective analysis of your startup's near and long term goals, vision, mission, and realization of full potential.

September 3 , 7:30-9:30pm- Second seminar workshop session- Maximum outcome for a short runway. User acquisition strategy, mvp, revenue and monetization, understanding the behavior of your users and clients. We have a great speaker for this series- Nir Eyal, who is a contributing writer for TechCrunchForbesPsychology Today, and am a frequent speaker at industry conferences, universities, and Fortune 500 companies (presentations available here). He is also a mentor at several incubators including 500 StartupsFounders InstituteInnovation Endeavors, and the Thiel Fellowship.

September 6, 2012, 6:30-9pm- Our guest speaker will be Roger Royse, legendary lawer of Silicon Valley and Author of 10 Legal Mistakes Made by Start-up Companies. Roger will discuss the legal mistakes that early startups make.

September 12, 2012, 7-9:30pm- Deal Terms- How to negotiate with investors, sees, series, seed, convertible note, and meaningful termsheet analysis. David Wood represents Perkins Coie in the Palo Alto office and is a member of the firm's Emerging Companies practice. David's practice includes capital formation (including private financings of equity and debt securities), mergers and acquisitions and business transactions, including joint ventures and technology transfer transactions. David has represented companies in transactions across a wide array of industries, including, among others, software, computer hardware, digital media and internet services.http://www.perkinscoie.com/dwood/

September 19, 6:30-10pm- Demo day. The culmination of all the workshops and advisor mentoring. Startups will apply all the advice and training they got to their presentations.

Fees, Terms, and Conditions:

All preselected startups will have a participation fee of $400 per founder or $550 for more than one founder. Participation fee will cover seminar setup, organization, and food expenses.

Have questions about JFE Startup Seminar Series? Contact JFE

When & Where

2546 Greenwich street
San Francisco, 94123

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:00 PM (PDT)

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JFE is the leading tech hub for Israeli and Jewish entrepreneurs, investors, and technologists. Since its founding in 2009 in San Francisco, JFE continues to grow, innovate, and bring new programs to entrepreneurial millenials across the US and Israel. 

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