500 Startups is coming to Northwestern on March 2! Join us for a special talk and Q+A with Clayton Bryan.
Seating is limited. RSVP early. This event is open to Northwestern students, faculty and staff only.
About 500 Startups:
500 Startups is a global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator based in Silicon Valley with over $200M in assets under management. We have invested in a wide variety of technology startups all over the world, currently over 1,500 companies since our inception in 2010 including: Credit Karma, GrabTaxi, Twilio, Udemy, Ipsy, TalkDesk, Intercom, MakerBot (acq’d by SSYS), Wildfire (acq’d by GOOG), and Viki (acq’d by Rakuten). Our team of 115 people manage seed investments in 20 countries and speak over 25 languages. We run accelerator programs in San Francisco & Silicon Valley 4x per year emphasizing internet marketing and customer acquisition, design and user experience, and lean startup practices and metrics. Our Distro team and programs deliver growth marketing and investment for seed-stage companies. Our investment team and mentor network has operational experience at companies such as PayPal, Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Twitter and Apple.
About Clayton Bryan: Clayton currently splits his time between the SF Seed Program and the Diversity Fund at 500 Startups. Prior to joining 500 Startups, Clayton was a Partner at the Dorm Room Fund in New York where he headed up business development and led investments in Brooklinen, Kitsplit, and Pundit. Before his time in New York, Clayton managed a San Francisco-based accelerator where he was responsible for mentoring early-stage startups on product development, partnerships, and fundraising. Earlier in his career, he oversaw customer development at startups focusing on commerce and media, and began his career at Yahoo!. Clayton is passionate about building better B2C companies to meet the ever-changing preferences of today's consumer.