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:
Stephanie Palmeri is a senior associate at SoftTech VC, there she invests in early stage consumer internet companies including next generation commerce, mobile services, and saas. At SoftTech VC, Stephanie’s work includes opportunity reviews, due diligence, market analysis, and dealflow management, in addition to active involvement with SoftTech VC portfolio companies.
Prior to joining SoftTech VC, Stephanie was an active member in New York City’s emergent VC and entrepreneurial community where she was an Associate with early-stage venture fund NYC Seed and launched the NYC SeedStart incubator. Additionally, she worked with Lot18 on business development and marketing initiatives. Stephanie’s early experience includes working for Accenture and Estee Lauder as well as building SaaS applications for customers including SAP AG, JP Morgan, and Diageo.
SoftTech VC is an early stage venture capital firm managing seed stage funds, SoftTech VC II and SoftTech VC III. SoftTech has consistently invested in 20 new opportunities a year since Jeff Clavier launched it in 2004. Principals at SoftTech VC have been involved in over 100 startups as investors, advisors or founders. SoftTech VC has seen 20+ exits, and their companies have raised over $800M in follow-on financing. Today, SoftTech VC is among the most active investors in early stage consumer Internet and mobile startups.
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fnMentoring is on Wednesday, August 29th beginning at 10:30 am. RSVP here to participate in this event. If you are a tech startup founder and want to learn more about the benefits of Founders Network please click here.
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 $1M in startup discounts and mentorship from 50+ Institutional Investors. 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.