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Startup Advice: Finance Coach

Open Source Startup Summit

Invitation to Bain Capital Ventures presents the Open Source Startup Summit — April 22

You’re invited to join us on April 22 for Bain Capital Ventures presents the Open Source Startup Summit at 111 Minna Gallery in SF.

A first-of-its-kind collaboration between BCV and Empirical.ly, the summit brings together VCs, founders, and senior technologists for a full day of discussions exploring the business of open source.

The summit continues through evening, beginning with a VIP cocktail reception, followed an evening Startup Showcase in the classic #SFBeta tradition (sponsored by our friends at Datastax).

Startup Socials Mixer San Francisco May 2014

Join us at the Startup Socials Mixer and save 30%:



  • 8:00pm – 9:45pm – Networking with chillout music
  • 9:45pm – 10:00pm – Startup Socials Membership Program announcement. Inroductions of featured investors and guests
  • 10:00pm – 1:00am – More Networking. Dance music and party.
  • Startup Socials Members
  • 8:00pm – 1:00am – Private networking for Startup Socials Members (Read more about Startup Socials Membership)

Startups are Raising Gigantic Rounds & Mozilla’s CEO Controversy

Angel Launch Speed Networking Mixer


  • Showcase your Demos
  • Indulge in delicious Italian buffet dinner, cocktails and lively conversation
  • Enjoy small group discussions for speed networking for customers, sales leads,or recruit engineers or developers
  • Network with new business contacts
  • Enjoy dynamic conversations, idea-sharing, and fun networking with new partners and friends over drinks as we discuss a variety of trendy table topics.

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Angel Launch Startup Pitch: Attracting Funding & Startup Venture Pitch

April 24 4pm-9pm Redwood City


Enterprise: Software, Sales, Big Data, Analytics, Mobile and Digital Health, Medical Devices, Hardware, Wearables, Mobile Apps and Devices, Consumer Services: Digital Media, Internet, Social networks, Retail, eCommerce

4:00-4:30 Strategies for Attracting Funding and Raising Series A Financing
Discover what you need to know to raise your series and common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid.

Speaker: Keith White, Contract CFO, Burkland Associates

Speakers and Judges:

  • Manny Fernandez, Founder, DreamFunded, and SF Angels Group
  • Andy Pandharikar, Member, SF Angels Group
  • Tiemin Zhao, Partner, IPV Capital
  • Curtis Feeny, Partner, Voyager Capital