Mark your calendar! StrictlyVC's newest INSIDER Series event takes place Thursday evening, February 25, at the modern Autodesk Gallery at 1 Market Street in San Francisco. If you want to mingle with some of the smartest operators across the tech-investing ecosystem -- as well as sit down with a public company CEO, the king of corporate venture capital, and one of Silicon Valley's highest-profile proponents -- you won't want to miss it.
1.) Autodesk CEO Carl Bass, in conversation with Bolt managing director Ben Einstein about Autodesk's new venture fund, IoT, and more.
2.) Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris on artificial intelligence, robotics, transportation and what's next for GV.
3.) DFJ operating partner and Stanford lecturer Heidi Roizen, with hard-won advice about how to succeed through thick and thin in competitive Silicon Valley.
4.) Wish CEO Peter Szulczewski, in conversation with GGV Capital managing partner Hans Tung about running one of the hottest e-commerce apps on the planet.
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Check-In/Networking
5:45 PM - 6:05 PM What you'll want to know about that new $100 million Autodesk IoT fund.
Carl Bass (Autodesk), Ben Einstein (Bolt)
6:05 PM - 6:30 PM Talking with one of the most active investors in the world.
Bill Maris (GV), Connie Loizos (StrictlyVC)
6:30 PM - 6:55 Why Wish has e-commerce giants from Amazon to Alibaba watching it so closely.
Peter Szulczewski (Wish), Hans Tung (GGV Capital)
6:55 - 7:20 From struggling entrepreneur to Silicon Valley legend.
Heidi Roizen (DFJ, Stanford), Connie Loizos (StrictlyVC)
7:20 PM - 8:00 PM More drinks! More food! More networking!
Much thanks to our wonderful sponsors, including
Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software
Bolt, a San Francisco- and Boston-based seed-stage fund that invests capital, personnel, equipment and expertise in hardware startups
Ludlow Ventures, a Detroit-based early-stage venture firm that believes in VC without ego
AiBrain, a Palo Alto, Ca., company that augments human intelligence with AI by unifying cognitive reasoning, learning, and memory
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