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X Academy Series: Founder Academy

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X Academy Series: Founder Academy Founder Academy is a five-day virtual curriculum and educational experience for founders who are post Seed but haven't raised a Series A round. It is organized by San Francisco-based Epic Events founded by Anna Cho, Founding Partner of First Check Ventures and Anna Cho Syndicate. This application only, merit based program will dive into topics from "Team & Culture" to "Negotiating a Term Sheet". The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming investors and founders. This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in building the next unicorn. You’ll hear what is top of mind for investors and network with a global community of fellow pioneers, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant! How to Apply? Please submit your startup application here: https://bit.ly/3ejnnR4 Deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 24, 11:59pm PT. Check out other events in our X Academy conference series: Founder Academy - 11/30 Angel Academy - 12/7 Check out other events in our X Investor conference series: Diversity Investor Conference - 12/1 Hardware Investor Conference - 12/2 Tech Investor Conference - 12/3-4 Angel/Pre-Seed Round Investor Conference - 12/15 EdTech Investor Conference - 12/15 Seed Round Investor Conference - 12/16 Gaming/Digital Media Investor Conference - 12/16 A Round Investor Conference - 12/17 Healthcare/Life Sciences/Biotech Investor Conference - 12/17 B+ Round Investor Conference - 12/18 Check out the other events in our Heads of X series: Heads of Product - July 28 Heads of Engineering - August 13 Heads of Design - August 27 Heads of Data Science - September 10 Heads of Digital Marketing - September 24 Heads of Sales - October 8 Heads of Operations - October 22 Heads of People - November 19 Heads of Finance - December 8 Heads of Legal - December 22 Program Breakdown Starting at 2:00PM PDT, Founder Academy will be broken up into two sections: open mic networking and pitches 30 minutes before event start, and informative presentations from investors and experts. Agenda (All Times In PDT) DAY ONE - November 30 1:30pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min) 2:00pm - Opening Remarks 2:00pm - Presentation 2:30pm - Presentation 3:00pm - Closing Remarks DAY TWO - December 1 1:30pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min) 2:00pm - Opening Remarks 2:00pm - Presentation 2:30pm - Presentation 3:00pm - Closing Remarks DAY THREE - December 2 1:30pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min) 2:00pm - Opening Remarks 2:00pm - Presentation 2:30pm - Presentation 3:00pm - Closing Remarks DAY FOUR - December 3 1:30pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min) 2:00pm - Opening Remarks 2:00pm - Presentation 2:30pm - Presentation 3:00pm - Closing Remarks DAY FIVE - December 4 12:30pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min) 1:00pm - Opening Remarks 1:00pm - Presentation 1:30pm - Presentation 2:00pm - Closing Remarks What is #XAcademy? X Academy is a new 5-day virtual curriculum and educational series for individuals in the early stage startup ecosystem. What is #FounderAcademy? Founder Academy is a 5-day educational experience for founders who are Post Seed to Pre-Series A. This application only, merit based program will dive into topics from "Team & Culture" to "Negotiating a Term Sheet". It will feature a mix of networking, pitching, and presentations, all with the aim to provide actionable insights around how to build the next unicorn. NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/35HgFjW

X Investor Series: Diversity Investor Conference (On Zoom)

X Investor Series: Diversity Investor Conference X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, X Investor Conference Series is a conference series you won't want to miss. Diversity Investor Conference is the second conference in the X Investor conference series, and the most exciting Diversity investor conference to bring together active investors in top startups led by a Diversity founder (Black/African American, Latina/Latino, Native American, LGBTQ, and women founders). It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming diversity investors and founders. This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in diversity startup investing. You’ll hear what is top of mind for diversity investors and network with a global community of fellow diversity pioneers, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant! Want to Pitch? If you want to present at this event, please purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket and submit your application here: https://bit.ly/2H39qKt. Conference Breakdown Starting at 9:00 AM PDT, Diversity Investor Conference will be broken up into three sections with two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch break. Our keynote speakers will receive 15 minutes each to share their most impactful insights. We will end the event with an exclusive 45-minute VIP Virtual Networking Session (must purchase ticket with VIP). Agenda (All Times In PDT) 9:00am - Panel (30 min) 9:30am - Pitch (2 hr) 11:30am - Panel (30 min) Featured Investors and Experts: -Navin Goyal - Cofounder & CEO, LOUD Capital -Nishad Parmar - Senior Partner & Chief Investment Officer, LOUD Capital -Akmann Van-Mary - Angel Investor; Managing Director, Velo’m -James Jones Jr, Esq - Angel Investor; Founder, Ownors; Mentor, 500 Startups -Michael Baran - Senior Partner & Digital Solutions Lead, inQUEST Consulting; Instructor, Harvard University; Author, Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions -Randy Sabourin - Angel Investor; Co-President, Practica Learning -Cornelia Shipley - Angel Investor; President, 3C Consulting; Author, Design Your Life -Jake Rostovsky - Transgender Diversity and Inclusion Training Consultant -Dr. Karen M. R. Townsend - President, KTownsend Consulting; Author, It All Started When I Stopped Using Lotion: One Woman’s Journey From Chaos to Calm -Jossie Haines - Senior Director of Platform Engineering, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate - Tile (Ex-Apple, Zynga) -Kelly Lockwood Primus - CEO & President - Leading Women -Sherrell Dorsey - Publisher - The Plug -Mary Spio - Founder, Chief Visionary & Product Architect - CEEKVR INC -Hollie Heikkinen - Founder & CEO - iWorker Innovations What is #XInvestor? X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3icC35u

X Investor Series: Diversity, Hardware, Tech Investor Conference (On Zoom)

X Investor Series: Diversity, Hardware, Tech Investor Conference X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, X Investor Tech Series is a conference series you won't want to miss. This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in Tech startup investing. You’ll hear what is top of mind for Tech investors and network with a global community of fellow Tech pioneers, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant! Presentation Areas: December 1: Diversity Diversity Investor Conference is the first event in the X Investor conference series, and the most exciting Diversity investor conference to bring together active investors in top startups led by a Diversity founder (Black/African American, Latina/Latino, Native American, LGBTQ, and women founders). It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming diversity investors and founders. Want to Pitch? If you want to present to 150+ investors at this event, please submit your application and purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket: https://bit.ly/3ejnnR4. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, 11/24 11:59pm PST. Epic Events is sponsoring several merit-based Pitch spots, but you must apply by deadline to be considered! December 2: Hardware Hardware Investor Conference is the second event in the X Investor conference series, and the most exciting Hardware Investor conference to bring together active investors in top Hardware startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming Hardware investors and founders. Want to Pitch? If you want to present to 150+ investors at this event, please purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket and submit your application here: https://bit.ly/3ejnnR4. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, 11/24 11:59pm PST. Epic Events is sponsoring several merit-based Pitch spots, but you must apply by deadline to be considered! December 3-4: General Tech Tech Investor Conference is the third event in the X Investor conference series, and the most exciting Tech Investor conference to bring together active investors in top Tech startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming Tech investors and founders. Want to Pitch? If you want to present to 150+ investors at this event, please purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket and submit your application here: https://bit.ly/3ejnnR4. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, 11/24 11:59pm PST. Epic Events is sponsoring several merit-based Pitch spots, but you must apply by deadline to be considered! Tech: Mobile Internet/Digital Media IoT Security Software/IT More Life Sciences/Healthcare: BioTech Diagnostics Drug Discovery Healthcare IT Medical Devices Pharma CleanTech: Energy Efficiency Energy Generation Energy Infrastructure Energy Storage Transportation Water & Wastewater FinTech: Banking Blockchain Insurtech Personal Finance Payments Predictive Analytics This event is for startups in the following stages: Angel/Pre-Seed Seed Series A Series B Series C NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3m9uTAJ

X Investor Series: Hardware Investor Conference (On Zoom)

X Investor Series: Hardware Investor Conference X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, X Investor Conference Series is a conference series you won't want to miss. Hardware Investor Conference is the second conference in the X Investor conference series, and the most exciting Hardware Investor conference to bring together active investors in top Hardware startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming Hardware investors and founders. This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in Hardware startup investing. You’ll hear what is top of mind for Hardware investors and network with a global community of fellow Hardware pioneers, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant! Want to Pitch? If you want to present at this event, please purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket and submit your application here: https://bit.ly/3bgiDtK. Conference Breakdown Starting at 9:00 AM PDT, Hardware Investor Conference will be broken up into three sections with two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch break. Our keynote speakers will receive 15 minutes each to share their most impactful insights. We will end the event with an exclusive 45-minute VIP Virtual Networking Session (must purchase ticket with VIP). Agenda (All Times In PDT) 10:00am - Panel (30 min) 11:30am - Pitch (2 hr) 12:30pm - Panel (30 min) Featured Investors: -Aymerik Renard - General Partner, Hardware Club; Mentor, HAX; Mentor; Startupbootcamp; Mentor; Lemnos Labs Inc -Andy Jorgensen - Principal, Lighthouse Investments; CRO, MindStream Analytics; CEO, Cantilever.ai; Executive Committee; SLC Angels -Shauna McIntyre - CEO, Sense Photonics; Former Automotive Services & Automotive Maps Program Lead, Google -Dennis Liu - Associate Director, Global Strategy & Business Development, Ford Motor Company -Joseph Wei - Managing Director, Technology Ventures Group; Hardware Mentor, Asia-Pacific Innovation Academy; Mentor, European Innovation Academy; Mentor, Women's Startup Lab -Eric Bear - CEO - MONKEYmedia, Inc. -Jim Sacherman - Partner, Watershed Growth Ventures; EIR, University of Nevada, Reno; Former Director, Innovation Center, University of Nevada, Reno -Stephen Svajian - Angel Investor; CEO, Co-Founder, Anova Culinary -Nan Xu - eCommerce Manager, Investments Hardware Ltd -Kishore Sundara-Rajan - Hardware Engineering Lead - Google -Michael Azoff - Chief Analyst, Kisaco Research -Anil Rachakonda - Vice President, co-pace, Continental AG -Jack Pearson - Commercial Director - Remix Robotics -Ahmed Banafa - Faculty, San Jose State University (IoT, Blockchain, AI, Cybersecurity); Blockchain Technology & Cybersecurity Instructor, Stanford Continuing Studies -David Kanter - Executive Director, MLCommons -Sophi Kravitz - Director of Product, Hackaday -Dylan Crow - Venture Capital Associate; HAX What is #XInvestor? X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/3hgVaKA

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