You're invited to an unforgettable brunch with WndrCo General Partner & Emagen Founder Anthony Saleh and MaC VC Co-Founder & Managing GP Marlon Nichols. Enjoy a fireside chat with Anthony and Marlon, curated connections, a creative challenge and pitch... over a healthy meal.
Aymen "Anthony" Saleh is the founder of Emagen Entertainment Group, that houses a limited roster that includes R&B act Alina Baraz, west coast rapper YG, Future, and hip-hop icon Nas.
An active investor, Anthony has funded Lyft and Dropbox among others, and guides the portfolios of his music clients, too. He also serves as a general partner at WndrCo, the Jeffrey Katzenberg-led holding company with investments in Tinkergarten, The Infatuation and Mixcloud.
He was founder and partner of Queensbridge Venture Partners, and also served as a managing partner of VCap Investment group. Prior to that, he was the executive vice president and general manager of Atom Factory which represented artists such as Nicki Minaj and Lady Gaga.
Anthony has been named to Billboard’s “30 Under 30 Top Music Executive,” The Hollywood Reporter “Top 35 Under 35 Music Executive,” Forbes’ “30 Under 30,” as well as “The Levo 100 Entrepreneurs.”
Marlon Nichols is the founding managing partner at MaC Venture Capital (formerly Cross Culture Ventures), which finds the entrepreneurs who are building the future for the rest of America. He’s a former Kauffman Fellow and Investment Director at Intel Capital.
Marlon’s unique eye for global trends and shifts in consumer behavior has helped him capture many high-potential investments, which include Gimlet Media, PlayVS, Thrive Market, Fair, LISNR, Mayvenn, Blavity, Wonderschool, and other companies that reflect overlooked markets.
He serves on the board of directors for Blavity, LISNR, mSurvey, Ryff, and Wonderschool. Marlon is the recipient of MVMT50’s SXSW Innovator of the Year award, a nominee of the ADCOLOR in Tech award, Digital Diversity’s Innovation & Inclusion Change Agent award. He was also named among Pitchbook’s 25 Black Founders and VCs to Watch, was a TechWeek 100 winner and was named one of Silicon Republic's 26 VC professionals spearheading change.
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