Startup Grind Hosts Ann Miura-Ko (Founder @ Floodgate Capital)
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
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Ann Miura-Ko is a co-founding partner at FLOODGATE where their investments include: Branchout, Chegg, Digg, IMVU, Kongregate, MILK, Reputation, Revision3, Smule, Twitter, and Zimride. We're excited to have her coming to speak to us on July 18 in Palo Alto.
In addition to serving at FLOODGATE, Ann is a lecturer in the School of Engineering at Stanford University, where she got her PhD focused on mathematical modeling of computer security. She teaches High Tech Entrepreneurship with Steve Blank and is a frequent lecturer in courses such as Technology Venture Formation, High-tech Entrepreneurship, and the Mayfield Fellows Program. Many of her students have gone on to secure Angel and VC funding for their ideas. Prior to joining FLOODGATE and her stint at Stanford, Ann worked at Charles River Ventures and McKinsey and Company.
6:00 - Networking and Pizza
7:00 - Fireside Chat
8:00 - Questions and More Networking
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Derek Andersen - Founder of Startup Grind
Ann will be interviewed by Startup Grind founder Derek Andersen. Derek worked at Electronic Arts on games like The Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football.
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