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Thank you to all of those who attended Vator Splash Spring and made it great!
Vator held its Splash Spring event on Thursday, and it couldn't have gone better. Not only were the panelists, and all of our presenting companies great, but so were all of our audience members, who helped us to preserved the memory of the event on Twitter forever.
Here are some highlights from our attendees on Twitter:
Here's to a great day at #vatorsplash— Eric Dew (@ericaroundtown) May 12, 2016
At #vatorsplash today ! Excited to absorb all of this knowledge.— Eva Cole (@_evacole) May 12, 2016
Entrepreneurs’ Hits & Misses! Ariel Poler (Super Angel)
Pitching to social impact VCs: Demystifying what it takes to attract their investments, and deliver social and financial returns Anthony Heckman (Associate, Kapor Capital), Carolina Huaranca (Principal, Kapor Capital)
The zero waste economy - putting every idle minute and asset to work Moderator: Mike Walsh (Partner, Structure Capital) Panelists: Art Agrawal (Founder & CEO, YourMechanic), Sean Behr (Founder & CEO, ZIRX), Ken Davis (Co-Founder & CEO, TaskEasy), Daphne Carmeli (Founder and CEO, Deliv)
Marketplaces - How to get the flywheel going Moderator: Ezra Roizen (Managing Director, Vator Investment Club); Panelists: Justas Janauskas (Founder & CEO, Vinted), Mark Lawrence (Co-Founder & CEO, SpotHero), Ivan Tsybaev (Founder & CEO, Trucker Path)
With the market slide, what’s the outlook for venture? Moderator: Jules Walker (Venture Director, KPMG); Panelists: Tianxiang Zhuo (Karlin Ventures), Jules Maltz (Partner, IVP); Alex Rosen (Partner, IDG Ventures), Erik Rannala (Partner, Mucker Capital)
Oakland Founders' and Success Stories Moderator: Ezra Roizen (Managing Director, Vator Investment Club); Diishan Imira (Founder & CEO, Mayvenn), Joel Flory (Co-founder & CEO, VSCO), Elizabeth McMillan (CEO, Dictionary.com)
Everything you need to know to relocate to Oakland: Real estate realities and the importance of office culture Moderator: Anthony Shell (Partner, Avison Young); Panelists: Jonathan Allen (Partner, Avison Young), Mihir Gandhi (General Manager, Lyft), Darcey Harrison (VP of Sales, Swiftype)
Oakland’s Rising Stars and SAP Startup Focus Role Model Quick pitches by Clef, Angeloop, Saint Harridan, NPM; Plus Ian Nazzari (President & CEO at Huru Systems), Mark Noronha (Global Head, SAP Startup Focus Program)
Thanks to our amazing top-tier Splash Spring 2016 sponsors: KPMG, Javelin Venture Partners, SAP Startup Focus Program, Bread and Butter, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Lyft, Avison Young, Tubemogul, Wendel Rosen and Dictionary.com.
(Image source: twitter.com)
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