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Boldest Venture Trends of the Decade. Book Launch and Panel Discussion

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Hear top Angels and VCs share their top 3 out-of-the box investments of the past decade!

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Starta Ventures is presenting our 3rd annual market report - Beyond Tech - Investment in Future Value.

This year, we are pairing our book launch with a fun panel discussion & VC meetup.

We invite you to join us and our innovation passionate community to discuss the hottest and the craziest trends in venture in the last 10 years. Hear our panelists talk about the leap of faith that really got them going!

Blockchain Art? Meal Kit Extravaganza? Cryptokitty funded E-sports league? What was it for them? Were they crazy to invest or genius?

In partnership with Signum.ai we will also discuss the hottest and most promising upcoming venture trends.

Learn the insights still hidden from most.

Speakers & Panelists:

Serge Milman

General Partner, Starta Ventures

Serge Milman is a New York City based entrepreneur, founder, and venture investor. He has more than 15 years of experience in portfolio management, equities/options, and derivatives trading, startup investing and real estate investing.Serge Milman is a partner at Starta Ventures, where he focuses on bringing seed to A round Eastern European tech startups to North America.Prior to joining Starta, Milman founded Ronin Asset Management LLC, a proprietary trading firm, and Dellwood Capital Partners LP, a privately managed hedge fund with a niche focus on tech, telecom and media investing.

Allison Williams

Director of NVP Labs, Newark Venture Partners

Allison Williams is a former entrepreneur with CEO and COO experience with early-stage software technology companies. As founder and CEO at Yarly, a photo cloud-storage platform, Allison assembled a talented technical team, directed cross platform product development, established a nationwide distributed salesforce and achieved profitability. In mid-2015, Yarly was acquired by YesVideo, a top competitor which powers over 30,000 retail locations, and Allison was retained as an advisor. Since then, she has been COO of a multinational marketing technology software company serving clients such as L'Oreal and Heineken as well as Head of Strategy for a sports live streaming platform. Allison began her career as an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers.Today, Allison leads NVP Labs, the Pre-Seed investment arm of Newark Venture Partners. Allison led development of the program's unique offering which combines capital investment with in-house execution support focused on sales and marketing. Labs is quickly becoming one of the most competitive programs in the country with a less than 1% acceptance rate.

Gautam Ahuja

Blue Scorpion Investments

Gautam Ahuja is General Partner of Blue Scorpion Investments and has beeninstrumental in deal sourcing, deal structuring and actively managing the fund on aneveryday basis. On the business side, Gautam is actively engaged with each portfoliocompany helping them manage growth effectively and efficiently while having a clearpath to profitability. Currently, Gautam sits on the board of DNVB. Prior to co-foundingBSI, he worked at Credit Suisse Investment Bank for 15 years. His previous position wasas Managing Director in the Equities Division as Head of Structured Products Trading forthe Americas, where he structured and risk managed various derivative instruments forlarge blue-chip corporations, insurance companies, hedge funds, pension and pensionfunds, and high net worth individuals. While at Credit Suisse, Mr. Ahuja had a strongtrack record and as a Trader he always generated positive returns. Under his leadership‘Structured Products’ remained a profitable business of the bank. Prior to Credit Suisse,he was a successful and visionary entrepreneur and co-founded the first wirelessInternet company to stream audio over mobile phones called Movingaudio.

Shay Murphy

Partner, NGEN Partners

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6 pm - Doors Open, Registration & Welcome Drinks

7 pm - Panel Discussion

8:30 pm - Networking

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