You're invited to brunchwork with Lerer Hippeau Partner Graham Brown, wine guru Bianca Bosker and leadership guru Joshua Spodek. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Graham, Bianca and Joshua... an audience challenge, and curated connections over a healthy meal. Your RSVP includes access to our clubhouse for this weekend.
Sat, 11/9, 11:30am: Brunch with Joshua Spodek
Sat, 11/9, 3pm: Social with Bianca Bosker
Sun, 11/10, 11:30am: Brunch with Graham Brown
* Pop-in and out of events... or stay at the clubhouse to connect with other members / crank on a project. *
Graham Brown is a Partner at Lerer Hippeau, one of the most active seed stage investor in New York with 400+ investments. The firm’s investments include some of the city’s most prized startups including BuzzFeed, Casper, Glossier, Joor, Oscar, Refinery29, SeatGeek, Warby Parker, and Fundera. With 80+ exits under its belt in companies like Sailthru, Venmo, Grovo, Moat and Tapad, Lerer Hippeau has been a guiding force and catalyst for the emergence of New York Tech.
Graham leads the firm’s main fund ($122M) as well as its Select Fund ($60M), both of which closed last year. He was previously a Senior Associate at SoftBank Capital. And before that, he worked as an associate at Polaris Partners and helped lead digital strategy at preventive health company Life Line Screening.
Bianca Bosker is an Award-winning Journalist and the Author of the New York Times bestseller CORK DORK: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste, which has been hailed as the "KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL of wine."
Bianca has written for publications such as The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Food & Wine, The Guardian, and The New Republic. Her writing has been anthologized in the Best American Travel Writing and recognized with awards from the International Association of Culinary Professionals, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Association of Food Journalists, and the MFK Fisher Awards, as well as shortlisted for The Gerald Loeb Awards, the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, the Deadline Club Awards, among others.
Joshua Spodek, PhD MBA is a two-time TEDx speaker, bestselling author of Initiative and Leadership Step by Step, host of the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast. He holds five Ivy League degrees and helped build an X-ray observational satellite with the European Space Agency and NASA.
Joshua teaches and coaches leadership and entrepreneurship at NYU and Columbia Business School. He has spoken at Harvard, Princeton, West Point, MIT, BCG, PwC, S&P, and IBM. Appearing on every major network, the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and more, he has been called “best and brightest” in Esquire’s Genius issue, “astrophysicist turned new media whiz” by NBC, and “rocket scientist” by Forbes.
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