Leave the Vanity Metrics at Home -- How to market your startup to VCs

  • February 11, 2014 · 6:00 PM

NEW VENUE: This month we're excited to be hosted by Hotwire, located on Montgomery St across from the TransAmerica Building.

**Please arrive by 6:45. Due to building security, anyone arriving after 6:45 cannot be guaranteed entrance.**

This Month's Topic

Are you a seed, series A, or growth stage company planning to raise money? Come learn from Paul Willard (Subtraction Capital) and Mike Harden (Artis Ventures) about how to successfully pitch your marketing milestones to investors.

Paul Willard brings more than 20 years of technology experience in product, design and marketing and has a proven track record of identifying markets that are ready for disruption and growing businesses within them. Prior to joining Subtraction Capital, Willard was CMO of Atlassian and Practice Fusion after having held senior management positions at Coupons.com, NextCard and Washington Mutual. 

Michael Harden is a Co-founder and Senior Partner of ARTIS Ventures. Mike currently serves as the Chairman of the Board for Chefs Feed, a chef driven media company, and also serves as a board member for Practice Fusion. ARTIS Ventures has invested in YouTube, Practice Fusion, & Nimble Storage.


Read Agile Marketing Manifesto.

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6:00 - 6:45  Arrive, Sign in:  Food & Beers

6:45 - 6:50  Austin Walne - Introduction

6:50 - 7:30  Paul Willard & Mike Harden

7:30 - 8:00  Q&A

8:00 - After Meetup drinks nearby

Mindjet - Pizza 
Artis Ventures - Venue & Beers
Want to sponsor SF Agile Marketing? Please contact Austin Walne.

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