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Founder Showcase: Pre-Seed Startup Pitch & Networking Event (Online)

Learn about cutting-edge technology businesses

Date
Dec 16, 2020
Time
12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Address
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The Founder Showcase is Silicon Valley’s leading international startup pitch event, helping seed-stage startups learn, launch, and connect to investors. On this interactive online event you can watch presentations from promising pre-seed startups from across the globe, and learn from world-leading venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. In addition, there are several networking sessions to connect with others. Since 2008, speakers like Elon Musk and startups like Udemy and Thumbtack have presented on our stage. Angels, venture capitalists, media, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in startups and global innovation are invited to attend.


Keynote Speaker: Tim Chang, Partner at Mayfield Fund


Tim Chang is a Partner at Mayfield Fund, focusing on venture capital invests in Consumer Internet, Digital Media, eCommerce/Marketplaces and Health/Wellness. He has been twice named on the Midas List of top 100 VCs. Tim led Mayfield’s investments in MOAT (acquired by Oracle), Basis (acquired by Intel), Fitmob (acquired by Classpass), Ript Labs, Grove Collaborative, Massdrop, Pillow, HealthTap, 3Drobotics, and Lantern. Tim was previously a Partner at Norwest Venture Partners, where he led NVP’s investment in Playdom (acquired by Disney), ngmoco (acquired by DeNA), AdChina (acquired by Alibaba), PCH International, and Lumosity. Prior to joining Norwest, Tim was a Principal at Gabriel Venture Partners, where he established and led their wireless practice, investing and joining the board of Iridigm Display (acquired by Qualcomm). He was also actively involved with the boards of Placeware (acquired by Microsoft), IPWireless (acquired by NextWave) and NextG Networks (acquired by private equity syndicate). Before entering the venture capital industry, Tim was a Product Manager at Gateway, where he launched Enterprise products into the Japanese market, and began his career as a tri-lingual development engineer for General Motors, working across China, Korea, and Japan.



Who Should Attend?
  • Angel and early-stage investors looking to invest in startups
  • Alumni, mentors, and friends of the Founder Institute
  • Anyone interested in launching a technology company 
  • Anyone interested in learning about the innovative companies coming out of Founder Institute and beyond
 


See more Online Startup Events, or for more information about the investors, incubators, and accelerators in Omaha, see our list of Startup Resources.


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