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PitchForce

PeopleConnect

Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

PitchForce

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SCHEDULE:

  • 5 – 6PM          Networking, appetizers and demo tables. Vote for top startups.
  • 6:15-7:15        Top 6 startups are announced to pitch to a distinguished panel of VCs
  • 7:15-7:45        Q/A with Mitchell Kertzman, Managing Director, Hummer Winblad
  • 7:45-8:30        Networking

PeopleConnect is excited to announce their next event PitchForce, taking place Thursday, November 8, 2012, from 5 PM-8:30 PM at RocketSpace (181 Fremont Street, SF, CA 94105). PitchForce is a part of a series of monthly fund raising events for high tech, software, clean tech, medical device, biotech or medical diagnostic companies. Each month ten companies are chosen to participate in PitchForce. Presenting companies will each have a demo table and have the opportunity to meet and network with angels, VCs and guests during the first hour. Attendees will then vote for their favorite company and the top five will get to present to a distinguished panel of VCs.  The panel then chooses who they feel is the most promising startup. The winner will get a meeting with our Sponsoring Venture Capitalist, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners for a full Pitch Session to the Hummer Winblad VC team.

Here are just a few of the companies set to pitch this Thursday. Just click on their logo to learn more!

COMPANIES:

 Free Flow Wines  Let'sLunchnuffnangx PrizeReel  SoundFittapgreet TESHUB The Daily Sales Exchange Xuropa Zyante

Keynote Speaker

Mitchell Kertzman

Mitchell Kertzman is a Managing Director at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. He has over 30 years of experience as a CEO of public and private software companies. Most recently, Mitchell was Chairman and CEO of Liberate Technologies, a provider of platform software for the delivery of digital services by cable television companies. Before joining Liberate, he was chairman of the board and CEO of Sybase, Inc. Mitchell was founder and CEO of Powersoft, which merged with Sybase in February 1995.

A former programmer, Mitchell founded Powersoft in 1974 as Computer Solutions. He renamed the company and became a member of the Hummer Winblad family in 1991 when Hummer Winblad invested in the company, which became the leading provider of client-server development tools with its flagship product, PowerBuilder. The merger with Sybase in 1995 was, at the time, the most valuable in the history of the software industry.

 

Please apply as soon as possible as we are selecting companies on a rolling basis.
Email ignite@peopleconnectstaffing.com with any questions.

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When & Where


RocketSpace
181 Fremont St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, November 8, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)


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PeopleConnect

PeopleConnect is a full-service executive search firm specializing in helping innovative startups, early stage ventures, and companies in expansion or turnaround mode grow great teams.

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