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The Agenda

Sep 12th, 2013

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AGENDA

MORNING SESSIONS

Time

Session

9 – 10 AM

Registration and Breakfast

10 – 10:10 AM

WELCOMING REMARKS

Speaker: Alex Mittal, Co-founder and CEO FundersClub
10:10 – 10:30 AM

ANGEL INVESTING: LESSONS LEARNED (FIRESIDE CHAT)

Moderator: Boris Silver, Co-founder and President of FundersClub
Speaker: Ariel Poler, Angel investor
10:30 – 10:50 AM

INVESTING IN "LIFE 2.0" (FIRESIDE CHAT)

Moderator: Josh Constine, Journalist
Speaker: Aileen Lee, Founder of Cowboy Ventures, Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
10:50 – 11:10 AM

BREAK

11:10 – 11:50 AM

THE IMPACT OF INCUBATORS / ACCELERATORS (PANEL)

Moderator: Danielle Morrill, Co-founder and CEO of Mattermark
Speakers: Garry Tan, Partner at Y Combinator
Adam Draper, Founder and CEO at Boost.vc
George Kellerman, Partner at 500 Startups
Horacio Melo, Executive Director at Startup Chile
11:50 – 12:30 PM

WHAT TOP FOUNDERS WANT FROM INVESTORS (PANEL)

Moderator: Garry Tan, Partner at Y Combinator
Speakers: Peter Kazanjy, Co-founder and President of TalentBin
Ash Rust, Co-founder of SendHub
Jessica Mah, Co-founder and CEO of inDinero
12:30 – 1:30 PM

LUNCH

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Time

Session

1:30 – 1:50 PM

INNOVATING IN SEED STAGE VC: LESSONS LEARNED (FIRESIDE CHAT)

Moderator: Alex Mittal, Co-founder and CEO of FundersClub
Speaker: Josh Kopelman, Managing Director at First Round Capital
1:50 – 2:30 PM

TRENDS IN EARLY STAGE VC (PANEL)

Moderator: Mahendra Ramsinghani, Managing Director at First Step Fund
Speakers: Josh Kopelman, Managing Director at First Round Capital
Aydin Senkut, Founder and Managing Director at Felicis Ventures
Andrea Zurek, Founding Partner at XG Ventures
Andy White, Partner at VegasTechFund
2:30 – 2:50 PM

EVALUATING A STARTUP: HOW I MAKE MY INVESTMENT DECISIONS (FIRESIDE CHAT)

Moderator: Felicia Curcuru, VP of User Experience at FundersClub
Speakers: Aydin Senkut, Founder and Managing Director at Felicis Ventures
2:50 – 3:30 PM

TRENDS IN FINTECH: PAYMENTS AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCE (PANEL)

Moderator: Boris Silver, Co-founder and President of FundersClub
Speakers: Bill Clerico, Co-founder and CEO of WePay
James Beshara, Co-founder and CEO of CrowdTilt
Matin Tamizi, Co-founder and CEO of Balanced
Lisa Falzone, Co-founder and CEO of Revel Systems
3:30 – 3:50 PM

AFTERNOON BREAK

3:50 – 4:30 PM

TRENDS IN ECOMMERCE: BIG DATA, SOCIAL COMMERCE, AND MODELS OF THE FUTURE (PANEL)

Moderator: Engle Saez, CMO of FundersClub
Speakers: Michelle Lam, Co-founder and CEO of True & Co
Chris Bennett, Co-founder and CEO of Soldsie
Sander Daniels, Co-founder of Thumbtack
Rakesh Tondon, Co-founder and CEO of LE TOTE
4:30 – 4:50 PM

FROM STUBHUB TO SPREECAST: WHAT I'VE LEARNED AS A SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR IN FUNDRAISING, HIRING, AND MORE (FIRESIDE CHAT)

Moderator: Chris Bennett, Co-founder and CEO of Soldsie
Speaker: Jeff Fluhr, Founder of StubHub, Spreecast
4:50 – 5 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

Speaker: Alex Mittal, Co-founder and CEO of FundersClub
5 – 7:30 PM

NETWORKING AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION

8 PM

ADJOURN

Sponsors

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Special thanks to all of our sponsors for being part of UPROUND. For all inquiries and information about next year's sponsorship opportunities, please contact Susana Montes at susana@fundersclub.com.

Gold Sponsors

O'Melveny & Myers

Community Sponsors

hackers and founders mattermark silicon valley bank

Special Thanks To

merryvale winery