At our inaugural SplashX event last July 28, 2016, VC Panel David Kaplan, CFO of 99designs, a fast-growing on-demand marketplace for freelance graphic designers, shared how 99designs raised a round in an environment when VC funding dried up. David helped raise $45 million in financing.
SplashX is a short-and-sweet, three-hour evening program with two Keynote Splash Talks given by entrepreneurs from a particular area, in this case - the East Bay, as well as a panel of local VCs talking about the funding environment. Splash Talks are 20-minute TED-like talks about building, scaling and fundraising. TED Talks are "ideas worth spreading" whereas Splash Talks are "lessons worth learning.
Thanks to our amazing top-tier SplashX Oakland sponsors: Avison Young, Roger Royse and Executive Inn and Suites. SplashX was brought to you by Vator, Inc.
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SplashX LA is coming soon in January 2017, stay tuned. If you want to be an independent SplashX Organizer or create your own mini-splash and host your own SplashX event in your hometown contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor's Note: Our annual Post Seed conference is around the corner on Dec. 1 at The Village in San Francisco. Speakers include Chamath Palihapitiya (Founder & CEO, Social Capital LP) and Jeff Lawson (Founder, CEO & Chairman,Twilio) and many more. Join us! REGISTER HERE.
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