Finance Teach-in Panel: VC investing in EdTech, Thurs 10/1 12:30-2:00 in C220

by Finance Club


Thu, Oct 1, 2015

12:30 PM – 2 PM

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F320 (Koret Classroom)

2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA , 94720, United States

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Would you like the opportunity to hear the perspectives of three key investors in the emerging education technology space? Maybe you're interested in VC/seed-stage investing generally, or in the intersection of education and technology, or in having an impact through scaling world-changing ideas -- or you're working on your own startup and want insight into all of the above. Haas MBAs of all motivations are invited to join a Finance Teach-in panel on VC investing in EdTech, on Thurs, Oct 1 at 12:30-2:00 in C220.

This panel will include:

Amit Patel, Principal at Owl Ventures, backing entrepreneurs with solutions to drive student achievement:

Ross Jensen, Portfolio Manager at Emerson Collective, spearheading its EdTech investing:

And our own Jake Saperstein (Haas MBA '11), Director of Innovation Policy and Social Investment at AT&T, running its EdTech accelerator:

The format will be a moderated panel discussion, followed by general Q&A.

Teach-ins are an opportunity for students to practice talking the talk in a low-pressure environment, so please come ready for broad participation. You may want to ask about emerging trends, interesting investments, personal paths or advice on getting into this space.

RSVP below.

Finance Teach-ins are brought to you jointly by the Haas Finance Group, Career Management Group and Finance Club


F320 (Koret Classroom)

2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA , 94720, United States