500 Startups: Shai Goldman, Venture Partner
Shai Goldman is a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, a global seed stage VC firm that is one of the most prominent and successful accelerators in the U.S. Shai runs the NYC office, makes investments and assists in portfolio management. Previously, Shai worked at Silicon Valley Bank for ten years, both in the Bay Area and NYC, working closely with the startup and venture community. Shai attended Santa Clara University.
500 Startups provides early-stage companies with up to $250K in funding, inclusion in their startup accelerator program, and unique events like SmashSummit, UnSexy, and GeeksOnaPlane. With hundreds of experienced startup mentors around the world, a creative work space in the heart of Silicon Valley, and a vibrant community of startup founders. Their investment team and mentor network has operation experience at companies including PayPal, Google, YouTube, Yahoo, AOL, Zynga, LinkedIn, Twitter, Apple, and Facebook.
Come and pose your questions to one of the biggest names in tech accelerators.
Happy hour sponsored by MicroOffice to follow at 5pm :)
Friday speaker series brings key thought leaders, investors, executives in an intimate fireside chat format conversational approach to giving entrepreneurs access to trends, ideas, process within large organizations and better understand how things work.
Imagine you had a meeting with these angels and access to ask anything. The audience is kept small to allow for that engagement. More hard to reach guys are brought each Friday for real conversations. Come learn about what you can't "google" to stay updated on what the market wants and share a beer.