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Lifograph SV Pitch Night w/ Band of Angels, Orion Capital, Podium VC, Tech...

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Mindrome

4701 Patrick Henry Drive

Bldg 23

Santa Clara, CA 95054

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You are invited to pitch at our Lifograph SV Pitch Night in front of a panel of investors representing:

- Band of Angels - one of the oldest and largest angel groups in Silicon Valley with over 150+ accredited investors

- Orion Capital - investment bank focusing on capital raising and mergers and acquisitions

- PodiumVC - sports technology venture fund and accelerator focused on funding and developing opportunities in sports tech

- Tech Angel Group - Silicon Valley based Angel Investor group focused on high technology seed stage companies

- Wharton Angels - an angel group of 80+ angels who invest across all industries and sectors


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INVESTORS:

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NEIL SHROFF - Angel Investor at Band of Angels and Managing Director at Orion Capital, as well as Adjunct Instructor at Stanford University

JOHN GIDDINGS - Founder of Tech Angels Group, Advisor at PodiumVC and Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University

DEA WILSON - CEO at Lifograph - The Wiki of People, Angel Investor at the Wharton Angels and Tech Angels and Managing Director at Silicon Valley Incubator

Limited seating availability. RSVP early to secure your spot.

Food and drinks are provided.

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PRIZES:

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- Lifograph sponsorship package

- One sponsorship table at a Lifograph event

- 2 tickets to Lifograph events

The pitch winner will get an automatic referral to the startup screening committees of Wharton Angels and Harvard Angels.

The winners will also have an opportunity to arrange for a private meeting with the investor panel, at investors' discretion.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

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Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch.

You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity.

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FORMAT:

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90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel.

At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes.

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INVESTOR PANEL

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NEIL SHROFF


Neil is the Managing Director at Orion Capital, an investment bank focusing on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising.


Neil is also an Adjunct Instructor at Stanford University where he teaches about mergers and acquisitions.


Neil is a Partner at Elite Bay Area and previously he was the CEO at Isentio and also worked with startups and Fortune 500 companies as part of his career experience with DBC International, Matrix Metals, Front Line Strategic Management Consulting, SRI International, and Stanford Genome Center.


Neil has a BS in Bioengineering from the University of California.


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JOHN GIDDINGS

John Giddings is the Founder of Tech Angels Group, an angel investor group interested in seed stage tech startups. He also works at PodiumVC, a sports technology venture fund and accelerator focused on developing isports tech startups.


John is also an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University, where he teaches Applied Entrepreneurship and Technology Entrepreneurship.


He has worked at several startups and Fortune 500 companies such as National Semiconductor, VLSI Technology, TSMC, Amkor Technology, SmartPenny.com, Mindspeed Technology, Chip X, TeleLumen, and CleanTech Integration, among others.


John has a MSEE in Semiconductor Physics and an MBA in Marketing from Santa Clara University.

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DEA WILSON

Dea is the Founder of Lifograph - The Wiki of People - https://www.lifograph.com - a free people search engine with 500K profiles and 1.2M connections that helps match people and companies based on their needs, skills, interests and real-life relationships.

Dea is a serial entrepreneur and Managing Director of Silicon Valley Incubator. She is also an angel investor at the Wharton Alumni Angels and Tech Angels, her investment interest being in consumer, mobile and SaaS startups. Dea is a big supporter of female founders and currently leads a community of almost 1,000 women leaders and entrepreneurs.

Dubbed "Ms. Silicon Valley", Dea is what people call a "super-connector", her expansive network including the "Who's Who" in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc.

She is a big car racing fan and is currently serving as a Director in the Board of Directors of the Ferrari Club of America, Pacific Region.

Dea has been a guest speaker at numerous events and conferences and she has also been featured and interviewed in many media publications, including Entrepreneur Media, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, Investor Business Daily, Crunchbase, Startups.co, Sociable, 150sec, Repatriot, Startup Grind, TheNextWeb, ProTV, NationalTV, etc.

As an Executive Director at The VC Network and LifographTV, Dea interviews many prominent VCs, angels, executives and founders in Silicon Valley and tech.

She earned a Master's degree from University of Washington on a full scholarship and she also graduated with an MBA degree from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania), majoring in entrepreneurship.

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AGENDA:

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6:00pm - 6:30pm – registration and networking

6:30pm - 8:30pm – pitches

8:30pm - meet the investors, networking

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DEMO/SPONSOR TABLES

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Buy a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure. Demo/sponsor table includes:

- 2 (two) general admission tickets

- 1/2 sponsor table

- promotion before and during the event

- logo displayed on the event description

- promotion in front of all attendees and speakers

- business cards of the attendees (if available)

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ORGANIZER:

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LIFOGRAPH - The Wiki of People

Discover 500,000 profiles and 1.2M connections on Lifograph for FREE

As seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Investor Business Daily, TheNextWeb, etc.

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VENUE SPONSOR:

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MINDROME

Coworking space in Santa Clara for entrepreneurs and freelancers who love startups, technology and a fun working environment.

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REFUND POLICY

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We are happy to refund your ticket if refund is requested 24 hours before the event.

Unfortunately, any refunds requested less than 24h in advance cannot be honored.

However, you can sell or transfer your ticket to someone else before the event starts.

Thank you for your understanding. :-)

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BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT AND IN ANY OTHER LIFOGRAPH EVENTS YOU AGREE TO THIS LIABILITY DISCLAIMER:

No liability insurance is provided for the protection of individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, attendees, speakers, sponsors or others who may participate, in any capacity, in events organized, co-organized, promoted and/or sponsored by Lifograph ("Lifograph Events"), whether free or paid events.

In consideration for your participation in Lifograph Events, you do hereby release and forever discharge Lifograph, Inc., and its officers, board, employees, and agents (collectively, "Lifograph"), as well as its event organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, jointly and severally, from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in Lifograph Events.

This release extends and applies to, and also covers and includes, all unknown, unforeseen, unanticipated and unsuspected injuries, damages, loss and liability and the consequences thereof, as well as those now disclosed and known to exist. The provisions of any state, federal, local or territorial law or statute providing that releases shall not extend to claims, demands, injuries, or damages which are known or unsuspected to exist at this time, to the person executing such release, are hereby expressly waived.

By participating in Lifograph Events, you hereby agree on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, to indemnify Lifograph and its event organizers, co-organizers, promoters, sponsors, speakers, and any other people or companies involved in Lifograph Events from any and all actions, and causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in Lifograph Events in any capacity.

By allowing you to participate in Lifograph Events, Lifograph and its organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, do not assume any risk or admit any liability in connection with these events. You expressly assume all risk of any injuries or damages caused by any person or entity for any reason during the Lifograph Events or related activities, including, but not limited to, the negligence of Lifograph, its organizers, co-organizers, promoters, speakers and sponsors, or any other person.

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You agree that at Lifograph Events where alcohol is served you must be 21 years or older in order to consume such beverages.

This Disclaimer shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under the applicable law.

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