This Friday, September 27, directly after the Innovation Rally at the IDEA Center:
Come listen to Clayton Bryan, Venture Partner of 500 Startups and watch some of our student ventures pitch their ideas. Student ventures will be pitching to Clayton from 500 Startups and two surprise guests invited by Resonado!
Clayton has over 15 years of experience in the tech space. Initially working as a content marketer for Yahoo, he transitioned into community building and business development for several startups. For the past 4 years he has worked in venture capital concentrated on early stage investments.
Currently, as a Venture Partner at 500 Startups in San Francisco, Clayton is focused on media, digital health, and frontier tech (both B2B and B2C) investments. Clayton also leads 500's diversity and inclusion efforts through the Unity & Inclusion event series. His investments at 500 include Resonado, Public Goods, and Printify.
Prior to returning to the Bay Area, as a Partner for the Dorm Room Fund in New York, Clayton worked with and invested in some of the best and brightest student founded startups on the east coast, including Brooklinen, a deal he led. Clayton received his BA in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley and his MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU.
2:30pm Opening Remarks by Resonado Co-Founder &CEO, Brian Cho
2:35pm Clayton Introduction + What 500 Startups does (10min)
2:45pm Student Venture Pitches (5min Presentation + 5min Q&A)
Student Ventures: Enspice, Prosthetech, Foreager, PWR, GiveBee