We are excited to announce the third judge serving on the 13th Founder Showcase judging panel, Paul Bragiel of i/o Ventures. On Wednesday, March 27th Paul will join Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners) and Jon Soberg (Blumberg Capital) on stage as we help launch several promising startups to greatness.
Paul Bragiel is the co-founder of multiple successful ventures, including Golden Gate Ventures, an accelerator and seed investment firm that aims to ‘bridge Silicon Valley and Asia”, and i/o Ventures, an early stage startup program in Silicon Valley. Under i/o Ventures, Paul has incubated 11 companies helping 8 access additional investment, and 3 have been acquired. Paul is an investor/advisor to 20+ companies. Prior to i/o Ventures, Paul founded three global companies, Lefora, Meetro, and Paragon Five.
The 13th Founder Showcase is scheduled to take place on March 27th at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View. In addition to the entertaining pitch competition, guests will hear talks from keynote speakers Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz) and Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures).
Tickets are still available but will sell out soon, so purchase yours today and in the meantime, to hear more from Paul, follow him on Twitter @bragiel and check him out the video below to catch him on This Week in Startups with Jason Calacanis.
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