See how Vator Splash Spring played out on Twitter

Steven Loeb · May 12, 2016 · Short URL:

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:

Diversity & Social Factors: How innovation can have the biggest global impact - Bambi Francisco (Founder & CEO, Vator), Mitch Kapor (Founder, Kapor Center for Social Impact)

What does Venture Capital look like in 2016? Rolfe Winkler (Reporter, Wall Street Journal), Josh Stein (Partner, DFJ)

Entrepreneurs’ Hits & Misses! Ariel Poler (Super Angel)

Afternoon Sessions' Opening Libby Schaaf (Mayor, City of Oakland), Alex Roizen (Managing Director, Vator Investment Club)

@451degrees #vatorsplash #oakland #eastbay #tech #startups with @libbyschaaf @bambi100 @vatortv @bullpencap

A photo posted by Patrick Giblin (@patgiblin) on May 12, 2016 at 1:36pm PDT

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)

Protecting yourself as a startup founder Ryan Howard (Founder, Chairman, Practice Fusion)

The On-demand revolution Oisin Hanrahan (Founder & CEO, Handy), Bambi Francisco (Founder & CEO, Vator)

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)

From start to IPO - the journey Brett Wilson (Founder & CEO, TubeMogul)

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,

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 ClefAngeloopSaint Harridan, NPM; Plus Ian Nazzari (President & CEO at Huru Systems), Mark Noronha (Global Head, SAP Startup Focus Program)

It takes a village: The social neighborhood Nirav Tolia (Co-Founder & CEO, NextDoor) and Bambi Francisco (Founder & CEO, Vator)

The future of brands and commerce Andy Dunn (Founder & CEO, Bonobos), Bianca Gates (Sales Executive, Facebook, Co-founder & President, Birdies)

The future of fantasy sports  Paul Martino (Partner, Bullpen Capital), Tom Griffiths (CPO & Co-founder, FanDuel)

Thanks to our amazing top-tier Splash Spring 2016 sponsors: KPMGJavelin Venture PartnersSAP Startup Focus ProgramBread and ButterKapor Center for Social ImpactLyftAvison YoungTubemogulWendel Rosen and

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