fnMentoring functions accelerate your startup and expand your high-tech network through mentoring sessions with founders and featured guest experts. Functions are free to members but require your RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured guest will be:
Name: Annie Kadavy
Background: Annie Kadavy joined CRV in 2012, bringing experience in consumer products, e-commerce, and start-up business development and strategy. Prior to CRV, Annie worked at Bain & Company, Warby Parker, and on more start-up business plans of her own than she can count. She filed her first design patent at the age of 17 and loves consumer products that make people smile. Annie holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an M.A. In Business Operations and a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University.
Company: Founded in 1970, Charles River Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund that takes a value-added, hands-on approach to support its portfolio companies. Charles River Ventures is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful early-stage venture capital firms with approximately $1.4 billion under management. CRV is dedicated to helping exceptional entrepreneurs turn their ideas into the next category leaders in high growth technology and media sectors. Since its founding in 1970, CRV funds have been ranked among the industry’s top performers. CRV has offices in Cambridge, MA and Menlo Park, CA.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday July 23rd beginning at 10:30 am PT. RSVP here to participate in this event.
Founded in 2011, Founders Network offers lifelong peer mentorship to over 600 tech startup founders globally. Our platform, programs and high-touch service facilitate authentic experience sharing, warm introductions and long-term professional relationships. Additional benefits include over $500k in startup discounts and promotion to 2,000 newsletter readers. Members are located in San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, London and other tech hubs. Each month our Membership Committee admits a new cohort of full-time tech founders who are nominated by an existing member.