Video: Getting to a super-sized A round and liquidity

Mitos Suson · January 4, 2017 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/4893

At Post Seed 2016, CEOs and Partners talked about the size of their funds and investment

At our Post Seed 2016 event last Dec.1, Bambi Francisco Roizen, Founder and CEO of Vator led a panel session including Winter Mead, Vice President of Sapphire Ventures; Shruti Gandhi, Managing Partner at Array Ventures; Brenda Smith, President of CV Brokerage; and Brian O’Malley, Partner at Accel Partners. Post Seed is hosted by Vator, Bullpen Capital and Haystack.

Vator (short for innovator) is an awesome business network dedicated to high-tech entrepreneurs and investors. Vator consists of Vator.co, the online network with 150,000-plus members; VatorX - a platform to help filter for great startups; Vator Investment Club - made up of Vator investor members who invest in Vator-curated startups; Vator Media, which includes VatorNews, a provider of analysis, commentary, and news about innovation and venture capital, and Vator Events, which organizers the Splash startup series and Post Seed conference.

Bullpen Capital is a second round investor that invests in companies previously seeded by the Super Angel funds. Bullpen's founders include Paul Martino, founder and former CEO of Aggregate Knowledge, Duncan Davidson, founder of Covad and former venture partner at VantagePoint, and Richard Melmon, co-founder of Electronic Arts.

Haystack is a seed-stage fund.

If you want to invest in startups selected by Vator, join the Vator Investment Club. Join by December 31 and be eligible to receive a complimentary ticket to Splash Health, Wellness & Wearables on March 23, and a round-trip flight on Surf Air.

Thanks to our amazing top-tier PostSeed 2016 sponsors: CV Brokerage Inc, Silicon Legal Strategy, Rincon Venture Partners, Bread and Butter, SurfAir, Soothe and Bixel Exchange.

Editor's Note: SplashX LA is around the corner on January 19 at TechStyle Fashion HQ in Los Angeles. Speakers include Adam Goldenberg (Founder & CEO, TechStyle Fashion), Richard Jun (Managing Partner, Bam Ventures), Brian Garett (Co-founder and Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures), Laurent Grill (Luma Launch), Mitch Thrower (Founder & CEO, Events.com) and many more. Join us! REGISTER HERE.

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