Founders! TechCrunch is taking over Manhattan next week with our first stymie defendant ever, and partnering with Flybridge to legion Include Office hours at WeWork Grand Central Station. On April 6th from 2-4pm ET, General Partners Chip Hazard and Jesse Middleton is likely to be had met with underserved and underrepresented founders from the Greater New York area. Submit your application here .
Launched in 2014, TechCrunch developedthe Include Program to promote a chance for underserved and underrepresented founders. Include Office Hours are a part of this effort. Every month, TechCrunch spouses with a notable VC or angel in SF or NYC. Business selected meet with their partners to get key advisory opinions and counseling. Include Office Hours with Flybridge will take place April 6th from 2-4pm. Apply here to meet with the investors.
Underserved and underrepresented groups include( but are not is restricted to) girl, Latino/ a, Black founders, ex-servicemen, and LGBTQ.
Theres more! At TechCrunch Takes Manhattanwell likewise be hosting TC Include Pitch Practice for underrepresented founders, aFlash Pitch happening, and TC Editorial Pitch Practice with Jon Shieber. All of this cumulating in the TC Trivia Throwdown with writer Jordan Crook.
Now lets check out the TechCrunch Include Office Hours Partners 😛 TAGEND
Chip Hazard, General Partner
Chip is a General Partner at Flybridge whose investment interests and suffer broadly cover companies and technologies in theinformation technology sector. His investments include MongoDB, Firebase( be achieved by Google ), Stackdriver( be achieved by Google ), Mattermark, Datalogue and Nasuni. Before to intervene in the firm in May 2002, Chip was a General Partner with Greylock Partners, a leading risk capital firm he joined in 1994. While at Greylock, Chip ledor participated in innumerable successful investing in the enterprise information technologyfield. Prior to Greylock, Chip was with Company Assistance Limited, increased investment and consultingfirm in Warsaw Poland; and Bain and Company, an international management-consulting firm.Chip received a BA with reputations from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard BusinessSchool where he was a Baker Scholar and a Ford Scholar.
Jesse Middleton, General Partner
Jesse is a General Partner at Flybridge whose investment interests include mobile, SaaS, large-scale data, consumer and e-commerce. His investments include Imperfect Produce, Remote Year and Splice. Prior to assembling Flybridge in 2016, Jesse was an early manager at WeWork, one of the fastest growing and most valuable startups in history. He co-foundedWeWork Labsin 2011, which became WeWorks world-wide startup incubator, and ran WeWork X, M& A, startup assets, business and digital produce increase as well as inside marketings during his five-year term at the company.
Prior to WeWork, Jesse was the co-founder and CEO of Backstory, a speculation backed startup. Jesse inaugurated his occupation traveling in the various regions of the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Israel and China as a system protection designer are stationed in Philadelphia. He moved to New York City where he became the head of information technology at LivePerson in 2010. He likewise was an active angel investor and sufficed as an advisor to numerous very early stages engineering startups including 3Claps, Authenticated Digital, Benny, Camelot Metrics, Eight, fitmob( be achieved by ClassPass ), inDinero, Jackpocket, Leo Health, Morsel, Rukkus, Squire, Symple, Thunderclap, Uptown House and YourTrove( be achieved by LiveNation ).