Mark your calendar! StrictlyVC's newest INSIDER Series event takes place Wednesday, February 8, at the modern Autodesk Gallery at 1 Market Street in downtown San Francisco. If you want to mingle with smart operators, learn more about different slices of the startup industry, and generally enjoy a fun evening, you won't want to miss it.
1.) Venture capitalist and startup whisperer Brad Feld on demystifying the startup funding process in 2017 and much more.
2.) Cowboy Ventures founder Aileen Lee in conversation with Accompany CEO Amy Chang about her new virtual assistant company, lessons Chang learned as longtime global head of product at Google, and her newest role as Cisco's youngest board member.
3.) Roivant Sciences founder Vivek Ramaswamy on building a billion-dollar pharmaceutical company out of thin air.
4.) Tusk Ventures founder and longtime political strategist Bradley Tusk on becoming Silicon Valley's favorite fixer -- and what startups can expect with a Trump presidency.
5.) Emily Weiss, founder of the cosmetics company Glossier, in conversation with IVP general partner Eric Liaw on how she managed to build a cult following around her products -- and where she's taking the company next.
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
5:45 PM - 5:50 PM
5:50 PM - 6:10 PM
Power operators Amy Chang and Aileen Lee on the rise of Accompany.
6:10 PM - 6:30 PM
Political strategist turned startup advisor Bradley Tusk on what founders need to know to navigate today's changing regulatory waters.
6:30 PM - 6:50 PM
Millennial Vivek Ramaswamy is behind the biggest biotech IPOs of both 2015 and 2016. How is he pulling it off?
6:50 PM - 7:00 PM
Quick break for food/drinks
7:00 PM - 7:20 PM
Glossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss with IVP's Eric Liaw on building a next-generation cosmetics brand, online and off.
7:20 PM - 7:50 PM
A deep dive and Q&A with Brad Feld.
7:55 PM - 8:30 PM
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The StrictlyVC INSIDER Series fee is $105 per person and includes access to the featured interviews, along with the following social gathering. Hope you can make it for a night of top-notch content, great networking, and delicious food!