$10 – $500

Virtual Venture Capital Panel and Pitch Night

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$10 – $500

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To apply to pitch at the virtual event, email us at marketing@downtodash.com with your Pitch Deck (startups pitching get free tickets).

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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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1. Laurent Grill - Partner and Lead Investor at Luma Launch

Laurent is an entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist who works with start-up founders to successfully build scalable teams, strong company cultures and disruptive products. Laurent believes that there is a fundamental need for additional support in the early stage ecosystem in Los Angeles and other budding technology hubs around the US and globally. This desire to support these growing tech communities led him to his current role as Partner and Lead Investor at Luma Launch, a pre-seed to seed venture fund. Luma Launch is focused on early-stage startups solving major problems in a handful of categories including the future of work, healthcare and education, supporting underserved communities and environmental solutions/clean energy.

2. Chinedu Enekwe - Partner at Aux21 Capital

Partner at Aux21 Capital, the 1st & 2nd gen immigrant VC, investment fund advisor, securities attorney and startup mentor.

3. Siya Raj Purohit - General Partner of Pathway Ventures

Siya Raj Purohit is the Co-founder / General Partner of Pathway Ventures. Prior to starting Pathway, she was an early employee at Udacity and Springboard. She's the author of Engineering America, a book on the country's jobs-skills gap that she published as a college sophomore, and regularly guest lectures about the Edtech & Future of Work sectors. Siya is an alum of the University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University.

4. Nihal Maunder - Investment team at Toyota AI Ventures

Nihal Maunder works on the investment team at the early stage venture firm Toyota AI Ventures, responsible for sourcing startups, evaluating opportunities, and working on internal technical projects.

Prior to joining Toyota AI Ventures, Nihal worked at Johnson Controls’ innovation lab alongside the artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning team, where he built full-stack AI solutions. He also co-founded an AI startup in the talent acquisition space and participated in the FreeVentures and SkyDeck startup accelerator programs at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nihal received a bachelor’s degree in data science from UC Berkeley.

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