Mentor Idea Review
Spring 2011 San Francisco Semester
Can you pitch your idea in three minutes and survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How viable is the idea itself? Can you present the idea in a meaningful and articulate way? Have you done the research necessary to understand the market and prove that the idea is valid?
Review your idea with Mentors.
2011-03-29, 06:30 PM
Bubba Murarka is a Partner at DFJ, where his current responsibilities include leading early stage investments in mobile technology companies. Currently, Bubba holds board seats with Highlight, CircleCI and Grid Mobile. Prior to joining DFJ, Bubba led product development ...
Chairman & CEO, Dynamic Signal
Russell Fradin is the Founder and CEO of Dynamic Signal, a new startup in the Social Media Marketing and Monitoring space. Prior to founding Dynamic Signal, Russ was the co-founder and CEO of Adify, acquired by Cox for $300M in the Spring of 2008.
Prior to starting ...
Phil Libin is the CEO of Evernote, a web service designed to allow users to easily capture and store information, memories, and content in any environment. Prior to Evernote, Phil was a founder of two other successful tech startups: CoreStreet and Engine 5. He has been wr...
CEO & Serial Entrepreneur, PARC, Xerox Company
Jim Kaskade has 10+ years as a CEO/senior executive building high-tech products, teams, and businesses in the areas of cloud computing software, Software as a Service (SaaS), online and mobile digital media, online and mobile advertising, and semiconductors. He has an add...
Product Manager, internet.org @ facebook
David is a Product Manager for internet.org at Facebook, bringing Internet access to the world. David has been programming since he was five and has coded for MIT, Harvard, Stanford, There.com, atWeb, and Legato. David wrote the first layman's description of MP3 in early ...
Garrett leads StumbleUpon’s product and business strategy. He has guided SU’s development and design since 2001, from inception to over 13M registered members. StumbleUpon is now the largest personalized content discovery engine on the web, delivering over 700 million rec...
Founder & CEO, AwayFind
Jared Goralnick is the Founder & CEO of AwayFind, a web application that helps people to escape from email by notifying them of urgent messages. In addition to leading business development and managing the team at AwayFind, he also hosts Ignite DC, co-organizes Inbox Love...
VP Business Development, LinkedIn
Bob is VP of business development for LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with over 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Bob's scope includes leadership of all partnership activities and ecosystem for LinkedIn, incl...
Founder/CEO , Minor Ventures
Ron helped found and ran Minor Ventures from 2005 to 2010 which has launched great companies such as Grand Central - now Google Voice, OpenDNS, Atmosphir and Scout Labs - now part of Lithium.
Ron takes a product and markets approach to identifying great new companies...
Jason is co-founder of Founders Den, Rethink Books and TEDxSF. With more than 17 years of experience marketing technology products and services he was previously an Entrepreneur in Residence at Dolby Laboratories and the Vice President of business development for Global ...