NY Enterprise Technology Meetup — April 2019

April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019

6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

110 5th Avenue 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011



    Event Description


    Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup’s (NYETM) April meetup on Wednesday 4/17/19 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Work-Bench! For our April meetup we’ll have 2 demos and an Enterprise VC Fundraising Trends panel moderated by Polina Marinova of Fortune.  Panel — Enterprise VC Fundraising Trends Crissy Costa, Principal at Primary Venture Partners Graham Brown, Partner at Lerer Hippeau Vipin Chamakkala, Principal at Work-Bench Moderator: Polina Marinova, Editor at Fortune Magazine Crissy Costa, Principal at Primary Venture Partners Crissy focuses on investments in B2B SaaS and enterprise application businesses as a Principal at Primary Venture Partners. Prior to joining Primary, Crissy spent the last few years of her career operating at startups with a focus on mobile software and developer tools, most recently as the Director of Growth at Ionic, the world’s largest cross-platform development framework. There she created the enterprise product line, developing both the go-to-market strategy and the product marketing materials needed to scale the business.  Graham Brown, Partner at Lerer Hippeau Graham Brown is a Partner at Lerer Hippeau. He works closely with LH portfolio companies WorkJam, Clubhouse, Ordway, Klara and Guideline. He came from SoftBank Capital, where he focused on early stage investments in mobile and web companies, with a particular interest in marketplaces. He previously worked as an associate at Polaris Partners and helped lead digital strategy at preventive health company Life Line Screening.  Vipin Chamakkala, Principal at Work-Bench Vipin is a Principal at Work-Bench focused on investments in ML/AI infrastructure, developer tools, and cloud native technology. Prior to joining Work-Bench, Vipin worked in the Office of the CIO at Bank of America, where his team vetted hundreds of startups a year and onboarded many as vendors. Moderator: Polina Marinova, Editor at FORTUNE Polina is an editor at FORTUNE and the author of Term Sheet, FORTUNE’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Her coverage focuses on venture capital, private equity, technology, and startups. Polina has also worked on franchises including 40 Under 40, the Fortune 500, and Most Powerful Women.  ======== Demos 1. EON Group  2. Union Crate – Union Crate is a supply chain platform that simplifies demand planning and daily operations for consumer goods companies.  Looking forward to seeing you all soon! ======== Many thanks to Lerer Hippeau for sponsoring this month’s event! Lerer Hippeau is the most active early-stage venture capital fund in New York City with investments in leading consumer and enterprise companies, including Allbirds, Casper, Transfix, Percolate, and Augury. The firm focuses on backing founders with product vision, customer insight, and a keen instinct for brand building. For more information please visit www.lererhippeau.com The NYETM is brought to you by Work-BenchWork-Bench is a $47M enterprise technology focused VC fund based in New York City. Work-Bench invests in the next era of enterprise founders selling into the Fortune 500 and supports startups through customer acquisition and community. Subscribe to our Enterprise Weekly Newsletter.



    About the Organizers

    The NYETM fosters innovation in the NY enterprise technology ecosystem through promoting early stage technology companies, supporting entrepreneurs, educating companies on how to work with enterprises, and creating an environment where entrepreneurs, investors, and businesses can all network and learn from one another. We have over 5,000 members across Fortune 1000 executives, enterprise startups, VCs of all stages, and more. Join our meetup today.

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