You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Fuel Capital Partner/TaskRabbit Founder Leah Busque and Seismic CEO Rich Mahoney. Enjoy a fireside chat with Leah and Rich, curated connections, and a business challenge and pitch off...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal.
Leah Busque is General Partner at Fuel Capital, where she invests in early-stage companies across consumer technology, hardware, education, marketplaces, and retail. She’s passionate about supporting teams who are taking on world-changing ideas.
She created one of the most widely recognized consumer brands of the past decade with TaskRabbit. As TaskRabbit’s CEO for eight years, Leah scaled the company to 44 cities and raised more than $50 million. In 2016, Leah transitioned into the role of executive chairwoman and in 2017, TaskRabbit was acquired by IKEA.
Rich Mahoney is the CEO and cofounder of Seismic. They develop wearable suits/tech designed to aid movement for people with mobility issues. It is a spin-off venture from SRI International, where he was the Director of one of the best robotics programs in the world for more than seven years. During his tenure at SRI, Rich led the transition of SRI Robotics technology into new ventures, helping to foster the creation of multiple early-stage companies bringing robotics products to market.
Rich was also the founding President of Silicon Valley Robotics.
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