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Virtual Venture Capital Panel and Pitch Night

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The Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you on the day of the event. If you do not receive it, please email us at marketing@downtodash.com.

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DownToDash presents a virtual night of networking & learning from Venture Capitalists.

We have some amazing speakers that will be sharing tactics and strategies for startups and raising money.

Panelists:

1. Balaji Gopinath - General Partner at Kubera Venture Capital

Balaji Gopinath has spent over 20+ years investing in, building and scaling startups. He is currently Co Founder and General Partner at Kubera Venture Capital; focused on investing in PreSeed – Series A startups in the Industry 4.0/Future of Work space that are Digitizing Industries using AI/ML and Data Science.

Most recently, Balaji was the Global VP at SAP.iO Fund & Foundry, an early stage investment arm of SAP (Seed and Series A) focused on investing in companies in the areas of Machine Learning/AI, Blockchain,Big Data, Commercial/Industrial IoT and other frontier technology.

Balaji has also launched, advised and managed several accelerator models at UpRamp/Cable Labs, R/GA Venture Studio, Acceleprise, Nike, and Turner MediaCamp. He has also held executive positions at Time Warner/Turner, Nike, and several startups ending in two IPOs, acquisitions, and some miserable failures, and holds 2 patents in the interactive advertising and automated content recognition space.

2. Tai Rattigan - Vice President Of Business Development at GGV Capital

3. Alexander Saunders

Founder & CEO Simple Tones Ventures

Alexander started Simple Tones Ventures in 2017 to create superior investor returns through ownership stakes and advisory roles in portfolio companies directly impacting human, social and natural innovation in synergistic industries. Prior to STV, Alex was Vice President of Planning and Development in addition to General Manager of three Saunders Hotel Group properties, a fourth generation hospitality owner and operator. Prior to joining SHG, Alex was part of Denihan Hospitality Group’s Acquisition and Development team in New York City as well as an Operations Manager with HEI Hotels & Resorts in Indianapolis, Manhattan, Dallas and Washington, DC. Alex also currently serves as an Investment Partner with VU Venture Partners.

Alex is actively involved in the philanthropic community, serving on Brigham and Women's Cancer Advisory Board and as a volunteer with Dana Farber Cancer Institute's One to One program. He also is an active mentor to the Small Business Administration's SCORE Boston Chapter. Additionally, he has held positions on AHLA’s National Gateway Council and Chaired the Massachusetts Lodging Association’s Young Professional Group. Alex graduated with a B.A. in Economics and Classics from Connecticut College.

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Kevin Siskar CEO of Finta

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