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Here are the #postseedconf 2014 pictures
The Post Seed conference, hosted by Vator, Bullpen, Venture51, is an annual VC conference focused on the gap, or fundraising process, between seed and later-stage rounds. This year's Post Seed event featured Peter Thiel, in conversation with Bambi Francisco (Vator), Keith Rabois (Khosla Ventures), in conversation with Paul Martino (Bullpen Capital), Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz), in conversation with Cory Johnson (Bloomberg West TV), and Naval Ravikant (AngelList), in conversation with Semil Shah (Bullpen Capital).
Click through above, or go to our Flickr page. Post Seed 2014 Photo Reel.
A big thank you to our Platinum sponsors: Silicon Legal Strategy and Rincon Venture Partners as well as our lunch sponsor - Wavemaker Partners, after-party sponsor - KPMG and our wine sponsor - Bread and Butter Wines!
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