Come see 6 WeWork companies battle it out, in WeWork's brand new Galactic Headquarters, for a chance to compete at the Fenway Fast Pitch event . The top three demos from New York will advance to the final round in Boston for a chance to win $15k. You decide who will be the first company crowned champion in WeWork's new headquarters.
Each company will demo for 3-minutes with a 3-minute Q&A session to follow. Audience members and judges will get the chance to vote on the Fast Pitch winner and receive an invitation to pitch at Fenway Park for a shot at $15,000.
Plenty of food and Wine will be served.
BILL PESCATELLO- Lightbank Capital
Bill Pescatello joined Lightbank as a Principal in May 2011. He joined the team from NBC Universal, where he was a Vice President and founding member of the Peacock Equity Fund, the venture capital arm of NBCU, from 2007-2011. Bill has led investments in Centzy, Locu (acquired by GoDaddy) Ovulin and Contently (co-lead) while also sitting on the boards of Udemy, Snapsheet, Fooda, lifecrowd, Whoshere.
ADAM NeuMANN- WEWORK
An entrepreneur in various industries ranging from apparel to real estate, Adam was Co-Founder of Green Desk and Co-Founder/CEO of Big Tent Inc., which developed the well-known Egg Baby and Krawlers brands of children’s clothing. Adam leads real estate, business development and strategy for WeWork.
david Concannon- Orrick
David L. Concannon is a member in the firm’s global Emerging Companies Group and leader of the East Coast practice. His work with clients includes formations, angel, seed, venture and private equity financings, public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He focuses his practice in the sectors of technology, life sciences and cleantech/energy.
Mr. Concannon’s representative corporate clients include Aristotle Circle, DrugDev, Elite Daily, Fashion GPS, Lenddo, Ninjafish, Reonomy and Selfie. His investor-side clients include Bessemer Venture Partners, IA Ventures and Hermes Growth Partners.
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