You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with First Round Capital Co-Founder and Special Advisor Howard L. Morgan and Thinknum Co-Founder & CEO Gregory Ugwi. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Howard and Gregory curated connections, a business challenge and pitch off... over a healthy meal.
Howard L. Morgan is Co-Founder and Special Advisor at First Round Capital. Despite having retired in 2017 to focus on angel investing, Howard plays a key role in First Round which has invested in many companies including LinkedIn, Square, and Uber and has raised more than $738M in funds.
He has been listed on the Forbes 2009 list of Executives and Directors, currently ranked #12 on CouldAve’s Top 30 Most Respected Venture Capitalist for 2011 and ranks #1 in Philadelphia.
Gregory Ugwi is Co-Founder and CEO of Thinknum, an alt data startup that scrapes the web using Machine Learning algorithms for banks and hedge funds.
Thinknum, works with eight of the top 10 investment banks and hundreds of investment firms and major corporations to develop innovative data sources which provide new insights into economic activity. The company raised $11.6 million in a recent series A round.
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