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Startup brunchwork w/ Upfront Ventures & Lime

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Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PST)
Style Firm LA, Santa Monica Place

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Upfront Ventures VC Chang Xu and Lime Culture & Entertainment Manager Leila Najafi. Enjoy a fireside chat with Chang and Leila, curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.

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Chang Xu is Principal at Upfront Ventures. She believes in leveraging technology to augment human potential and looks to partner with founders working on challenges in AI/ML (computer vision, robotics), the future of work (hiring, training, early childhood), and commerce tech (logistics, manufacturing, supply chain). Prior to joining Upfront, Change was the first Product Manager at the Minerva Project, a venture-backed, tech-enabled university for the 21st century.

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Leila Najafi graduated from LMU Business School in 2009 with an emphasis in marketing. She started her career in tech as the LA Marketing Manager for Eventbrite and was later recruited for the LA Marketing Lead position at Lyft to help launch their LA market. For over 7 years, Leila has helped startups build new markets by creating 360 degree marketing campaigns. Today, Leila is a marketing consultant and currently works with the Culture & Entertainment team at Lime. On her free time, Leila is a content creator and travel writer and her bylines can be found in Thrillist and Tastemade amongst others. You can follow her adventures on Instagram at @LeilasList


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brunchwork is a community for ambitious professionals. Every week, we host brunches and dinners with industry experts across the country. We send a Sunday newsletter with career recommendations and insights, from the experts.

 

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sweetgreen serves simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning.

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Style Firm Los Angeles is shaping activewear with a twist —we lift, flatten and smooth the hips, butt, and tummy! We are “The Little Black Dress of Activewear”™️




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