Silicon Valley ElevatorPitch
- Business & Professional
- Reed Smith, Palo Alto CA
PeopleConnect is excited to announce their next event PitchForce, taking place Thursday, January 10, 2013, 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, Emergence Capital Partners for a full Pitch Session to the Emergence VC team.
Here are the companies that have been accepted thus far to pitch.
Sean Jacobsohn of Emergence Capital Partners
Sean is a Venture Partner with Emergence Capital Partners. He joined Emergence Capital after being an executive and advisor at portfolio companies YouSendIt and Doximity, respectively. In addition to being a sales and alliances executive in the technology enabled services space for thirteen years, he is co-founder and co-President of the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels, the largest university-affiliated angel group in the world.
Sean has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he's on the HBS Alumni Board, and a BBA in Marketing, Finance, and International Business from University of Wisconsin. He's competed in 2 marathons and 12 triathlons, including Escape from Alcatraz three times and the Kona half ironman.
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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