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Lifograph SV Pitch Night w/ Emergent Ventures & Harvard Business School Angels

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RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/53319441886

You are invited to pitch at our Lifograph SV Pitch Night in front of a panel of investors representing:

- Emergent Ventures - an early stage venture capital fund based in San Francisco that invests in seed to Series A tech startups located in the United States and India

- Harvard Business School Angels - an angel group venture capital firm that helps companies and their founders tell their story, impress investors and raise money

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/53319441886

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

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Startups looking for funding are invited to pitch.

You may also attend as a spectator and take advantage of a great learning and networking opportunity.

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/53319441886

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FORMAT:

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90-second verbal elevator pitch (no deck) followed by non-rebuttal feedback from the investor panel.

At the end of the event, the investor panel will choose three pitch winners who will be able to choose one of the free prizes.

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/53319441886

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INVESTOR PANEL

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ALOK NANDAN

Alok Nandan is a Managing Partner at Emergent Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund investing in seed to Series A tech startups located in the United States and India.

Previously, Alok was an advisor to several high growth tech startups and was a Director of Product at TempoAI, a startup backed by top tier VCs like Relay Ventures, Sierra Ventures, Qualcomm, Mayfield and HorizonVentures. TempoAI was later acquired by Salesforce.

Earlier, Alok led product teams at YuMe (IPO: NYSE), a company backed by top tier VCs like Accel, Khosla Ventures and Samsung Ventures. He joined YuMe at an early stage and experienced its evolution into a public company going IPO on NYSE.

Alok also held multiple product management roles at Microsoft, with the last one being Founding PM of Windows Azure, for which he received the Gold Star Award (given to top 1% of Microsoft staff). Earlier in his career he also worked at Intel and several tech startups. Alok is also a co-inventor of three technology patents.

Alok holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, a Masters degree and Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA.

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TONY CLEMENDOR

Tony is an Angel investor at the Harvard Business School Angels, where he is a member of the Startup Selection Committee and is also associated with Backstage Capital, a VC fund located in Silicon Valley.

He is the Founder of The Pitch Guru, an advisory firm that helps startups and their founders tell their story, impress investors and raise money. Tony works with founders who want to raise money from investors and is leveraging his experience to help companies launch, fund, and scale.

Tony has served as an Advisor and Mentor for companies such as SilkRoll, Seed&Spark, SendaRide, Women’s Startup Lab, Backstage Capital, GreyBrick Partners, Blacksmith International, Exponent Advisors, and LEFT.

Tony holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Psychology from Tufts University.

RSVP HERE: https://www.lifograph.com/events/53319441886

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VENUE SPONSOR:

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