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True Ventures & Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ) brunchwork

CA
Sunday, August 18, 2019
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
SVB San Francisco, 505 Howard St 3rd floor

You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ) Managing Partner Emily Melton and True Ventures Partner Tony Conrad. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Emily and Tony, curated connections, and a business challenge and pitch off... over a seasonal, farm-to-table meal.

 

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Emily Melton is a managing partner at Threshold Ventures, formerly DFJ Venture. Her portfolio includes BetterUp, Elation Health, Livongo, Ooda Health, Redfin, Shift, Verge Genomics, Vineti, and Wellframe. She has sourced investments in Box (NYSE: BOX), Meebo (Google), Kudo (Google), RichRelevance, and Flux (MTV Networks). She was also an advisor to Pulse Network (LinkedIn), Healthtap, and Poshmark. 

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Having founded about.me and Sphere (both acquired by AOL), Tony Conrad brings founder and startup leadership expertise to his partner role at True. With more than $2 billion under management, True has made investments in FitBit, Ring (acquired by Amazon), Brightroll (acquired by Yahoo), Blue Bottle (acquired by Nestle) and Good Reads (acquired by Amazon). 

Tony is a personal investor in Slack, WordPress, Lowercase Capital, Saltwater, Ne Timeas (Flour+Water, Trick Dog, Salumeria, Central Kitchen), Samovar and August. He works with founders and operating teams from WordPress, Glowforge, Hodinkee, High Fidelity, Oak, ZERO, Flipside Crypto, Wires Glasses & Teamable. He is also a board member of the Tony Hawk Foundation, an advisor to SF based Noise Pop and formerly a T40 National Co-Chair of Technology for President Obama.

 

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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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Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) helps innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB serves companies in technology-related, life science and healthcare, venture capital and private equity, and premium wine industries. Along with commercial, investment, international and private banking services, SVB offers funds management, business valuation services, broker-dealer transactions, asset management and private wealth management. SVB operates in centers of innovation in the U.S. and around the world. Learn more at www.svb.com.

 

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We will serve a DIY avo toast bar, coffee and mimosas. 




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Most guests come solo and bond during the breakouts

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