Rahul Sood (Unikrn)

Sep 3, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 AM

Rahul Sood is the CEO of Unikrn, a Seattle based gaming startup. "Learn how this startup got on CNBC, ESPN, Nasdaq.com, Fortune, Forbes, signed a partnership with a multibillion dollar company, and raised $10m from Binary Capital, Liz Murdoch, Shari Redstone, and even Mark Cuban - all in 7 months"

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About this event

"Learn how this startup got on CNBC, ESPN, Nasdaq.com, Fortune, Forbes, signed a partnership with a multibillion dollar company, and raised $10m from Binary Capital, Liz Murdoch, Shari Redstone, and even Mark Cuban - all in 7 months" Rahul Sood is the CEO of Unikrn, a Seattle based gaming startup. Previous to Unikrn, Sood created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft, and eventually Microsoft consolidated their global startup activities under Sood’s leadership.  In June of 2013 he launched Microsoft Ventures. A serial entrepreneur, Sood spent 18 years in multiple startups prior to joining Microsoft. He founded luxury and gaming computer manufacturer VoodooPC, which was acquired by Hewlett-Packard.  Voodoo brought the ENVY and OMEN product lines to HP, contributing advanced technologies, such as commercial liquid cooling, and an increased focus on design. Sood is a co-founder of BrightSquid Medical and BullsOnWallStreet, and he is an active angel investor in a number of Startups. Sood sits on the board of advisors for Razer, a company that is widely known for taking over where Voodoo left off. Unikrn is his new baby - their mission is to heighten the experience of watching and participating in eSports. Since November of 2014, Unikrn has raised a total of 10 million dollars, signed an exclusive global partnership with one of the largest wagering companies in the world, and has opened their doors to multiple international markets.  Unikrn has been featured on Forbes, Fortune, ESPN, CNBC, and countless publications around the world. He is active in the entrepreneurial community, helping and mentoring a variety of startups.  In his spare time Sood enjoys wake surfing & wake boarding, paddleboarding, cycling, racing cars, and spending time with his family. He is a native of Calgary, Alberta.

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Speaker

  • Rahul Sood

    Unikrn

When

When

Thursday, September 3, 2015
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC

Agenda

1:00 AMNetworking and Food
2:00 AMFireside Chat
3:00 AMNetworking

Organizers

  • Robert Green

    AWS

    Seattle Director

  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap inc

    Co Director

  • Shawn McGaff

    OblongPixel

    Co Director

  • Eduardo Altamirano

    Mentor

  • Julie Zhu

    Mentor

  • Robert Green

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

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