Annual Meeting Agenda

January 30th, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Art, 250 S Grand Avenue

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1:30pm

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Yves Sisteron

1:35pm

Upfront Strategy & Venture Market Dynamics
Mark Suster

1:45pm

Fund Performance Update
Dana Kibler & Stuart Lander

2:00pm

Portfolio Presentation - Nima
Shireen Yates, Co-founder & CEO

2:10pm

Portfolio Presentation - Strive Talent
Will Houghteling, Founder & CEO

2:20pm

Competing and Winning in a Crowded VC Market
Moderated by Theresa Sorrentino Hajer, Cambridge Associates

Kara Nortman, Kevin Zhang, & Kobie Fuller

2:45pm

Portfolio Presentation - Inboard Technology
Ryan Evans, Co-founder & CEO

2:55pm

Portfolio Presentation - Jiko
Stephane Lintner, Co-founder & CEO

3:05pm

Break

3:25pm

Inclusion, Bias & Sexual Misconduct - What Great Firms are Doing to Lead and Protect
Moderated by Jessica Reed Saouaf, Hall Capital Partners

Greg Bettinelli & Kara Nortman

3:50pm

Portfolio Presentation - Happy Returns
David Sobie, Co-founder & CEO

4:00pm

Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & ICOs - What Investors Need to Know
Mark Suster

4:30pm

Portfolio Presentation - Propeller
Trevor O'Brien, Founder & CEO

4:40pm

Running a Modern VC Firm - What Are the New Tools & Rules for Success
Moderated by Kevin Stoudt, Spider Management Company - University of Richmond

Yves Sisteron, Greg Bettinelli & Stuart Lander

5:05pm

Portfolio Presentation - Bionaut Labs
Michael Shpigelmacher, Co-founder & CEO

5:15pm

Closing Remarks
Mark Suster

5:20pm

Short Walk to The Broad Art Museum

5:30pm

Private Viewing at The Broad Art Museum
221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles

6:30pm

Dinner & Cocktails at Otium with Jeffrey Katzenberg
222 S Hope St, Los Angeles


How to Get to MOCA

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) 
250 S Grand Avenue, LA, CA 90012

 

Parking:

If you are driving we suggest you park in California Plaza Garage 351 S. Olive St. LA, CA 90071 (entrance under the 2CAL sign).

Once parked, take the elevators to the plaza level and follow signage to MOCA and the Upfront Summit.

Luggage:

We can store your luggage during the meeting and dinner. If you are staying at the Dream Hollywood, we will transport your luggage there for you.