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The 2019 VC Platform Global Community Summit will take place on July 25-26, 2019! More details will be shared with community members soon.


VC Platform Global Community Summit 2018


This year's summit will take place in New York City on Wednesday, August 1st at WeWork Bryant Park

To attend the VC Platform Summit, you'll first need to become a part of the community by joining here

The Summit will run from 10:00am - 8:30pm. The agenda is below. Follow along at #VCPlatformSummit:


10:00am – 11:00am Intros & Icebreaker


11:00am – 11:45am CRM Session & Shared Vendor List Distribution

  • Streak | Lindsay Knight, Chicago Ventures

  • Affinity | Keji Mustapha, Connect Ventures

  • Totem | Maria Palma, RRE Ventures

  • Airtable | Stephen Ross, Hyde Park Angels

  • Shared Vendor List Distribution | Andrew Oddo, Bowery Capital


11:45am – 12:30pm Lunch & Platform "Types of Work" Data


12:30pm – 1:30pm 5-Minute Lightning Talks

  • Scaling Platform Operations | Jordan Odinsky, OurCrowd

  • Best Practice Talent Initiatives | Kiana Sharifi, Balderton

  • From Big Picture Strategy to Short-term Priorities - How to Manage Time | Keji Mustapha, Connect Ventures

  • Optimizing the Founder Onboarding Process | Alessandra Henderson, Human Ventures

  • Designing a Mentorship Program | Whitnie Narcisse, FirstRound

  • 2018 Comp Survey Results | Maria Palma, RRE Ventures

  • Implementing a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy | Lindsay Knight, Chicago Ventures

  • Designing Events that Meet your Strategic Platform Goals | Lauren Young and Bethany Crystal, USV

  • Identifying Your Fund’s Unique Content Opportunity | Kristi Dula, Pritzker Group Venture Capital

  • Creating New Revenue Streams Through Platform Initiatives | Casey Taylor, Digital Currency Group

  • Planning Your Annual Founder Summit | Priti Trivedi, Two Sigma Venture


1:30pm – 2:25pm Guest Speaker


2:25pm – 2:55pm Device Break


2:55pm – 3:40pm Speed Dating Session


3:40pm – 4:00pm WeWork Product Launch


4:00pm – 4:45pm Group Discussions

  • Strategies to Engage Partners/Key Stakeholders in Platform Strategy [led by Maddie Callander, Boost VC]

  • Measuring Community Health, KPIs and ROI [led by Jordan Odinsky, OurCrowd]

  • Budget Planning and Team Size/Scaling by Fund Size [led by Natasha Hazan, Monashees]

  • Supporting Recruitment and Hiring Efforts [led by Brianna Brown, Stripes Group]


4:45pm – 5:15pm Career Progression Panel

Daniel Goldstein, Innovation Endeavors; Dan Kozikowski, FirstMark Capital; Brittany Laughlin, Lattice Ventures; Moderator: Maria Palma, RRE Ventures


5:15pm – 6:00pm Career Progression Discussions


7:00pm – 8:30pm Dinner