brunchwork w/ Techstars (IoT, FinTech) & FoundersGuild
Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
Fill your weekend with inspiration and intention. Join us for an unforgettable farm-to-table brunch and mimosas with Techstars MD Jenny Fielding & FoundersGuild Founding Partner Josef Feldman! Your brunch will feature:
* Inspirational fireside chat with Jenny & Josef in an intimate setting
* Dynamic Audience Challenge
* Curated connections with other young people hungry for the next opportunity (we will introduce you to the people you want to meet)
* Seasonal, organic, farm-to-table brunch
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About the speakers
Jenny Fielding is a Managing Director at Techstars, where she leads both the FinTech and Internet of Things Accelerators in NYC. Prior to joining Techstars, Jenny headed up a corporate venture and digital innovation group at BBC Worldwide where she made strategic investments and led business development deals. She has also started several companies, most notably Switch-Mobile, a mobile VoIP company that was acquired. Jenny began her career as a lawyer and also spent some time in banking at JP Morgan.
Josef Feldman is the Founding Partner of FoundersGuild, a "fund for founders" and their networks. Feldman and his partner grew the fund from $50,000 in 2012 to $8 million, backed by NYC tech executives. Feldman also launched the annual SandHill.nyc program as well as the Venture Think Tank (thinktank.vc). He has invested in over 20 companies based in NYC as well as globally and is recognized on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
About our partners
Rise New York offers you the ideal base for connecting, growing and launching your FinTech business. Located in Flatiron, the hub of New York's startup scene, Rise is perfectly situated among the City's top entrepreneurs and high-profile Fortune 500 companies. We offer first-class facilities that will help you to get your ideas heard – from a 100-seat auditorium and suite of meeting rooms to video and podcast recording facilities.
Fiverr® is the world’s largest marketplace for creative and professional services, providing any digital service in one click. Whether designing a logo, fresh website, writing colorful advertising copy or recording a catchy jingle, Fiverr Sellers deliver high-quality services across 190 countries, with a vast catalog of more than 150 categories, and at affordable prices!
Ladder is a test-driven marketing team that has helped over 50 startups achieve their growth goals. They have built the largest marketing tactic database (500+ tactics and counting) and recommendation engine.
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