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STARTUP BASECAMP 900 Franklin St, San Francisco,, CA 94109
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 2017 6:30 PM — 9:00 PM
GLOBAL DEMO NITE @Startup Basecamp: PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT DOMAIN SPECIFIC BUT COVERS ALL DOMAINS. Book a demo table & get a video of your 3min pitch!
Join us for VC Chat on how to raise venture capital with Joe Guzel, Crosslink Capital & Ashley Bittner, Owl Ventures.
6:30pm to 7:00pm Networking
7:00pm to 8:00pm VC Chat
8:00pm to 8:30pm Demo Pitches
8:30pm to 9:00pm Networking
Joe Guzzel, Senior Associate Crosslink Capital. Joe joined Crosslink in 2016 and is focused on investments in financial technology, digital media, e-commerce, and consumer technology. Prior to joining Crosslink, Joe was an investor with CrossCut Ventures, an LA-based Seed firm, where he focused on investments across consumer tech, gaming, ecommerce and digital media. Prior to his career in venture, Joe was with Intuit where he held a variety of operating roles; most notably with the Corporate Strategy and Development team where he focused on global expansion initiatives and participated in over $2B worth of M&A transactions.
Ashley Bittner is a Principal at Owl Ventures. Ashley has played a leading role across a variety of education organizations, ranging from schools, to a school district, to startups, to the Federal government. Before joining Owl, Ashley served as a White House appointee to the U.S. Department of Education where she worked in the Office of Innovation and Improvement to support the development and scaling of innovative approaches to improving student outcomes across the country. Specifically, Ashley led the Department’s efforts to expand access to early college experiences for over 20,000 low-income students per year. Ashley has also worked as a Consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, where she advised retail companies, philanthropic institutions and conducted due diligence for private equity funds. Ashley began her career as a 7th and 8th grade Social Studies teacher in the Bronx through Teach for America. Ashley earned a MBA from the Wharton School and a MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. She holds a BA in Political Science and History, with minors in economics and Latin American Studies, from the University of Florida Honors Program. Ashley is a Truman Scholar for the state of Florida (2006).