Startup Grind hosts Lisa Nelson, Managing Director M12 (Microsoft VC fund)

Seattle
Galvanize - 111 So. Jackson St. Seattle, 98104
Oct. 30, 2018, 6 p.m.

About this event

She most recently served as chief of staff for the EVP of Business Development where she helped identify, pursue and support new areas of growth for Microsoft through key strategic partnerships, investments, and M&A. Lisa is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Bachelor in Business Administration – Finance and Statistics from the University of Washington.

As the corporate venture arm for Microsoft, M12 (formerly Microsoft Ventures) invests in enterprise software companies in the Series A through C funding stage with a focus on big data & analytics, business SaaS, cloud infrastructure, machine learning & artificial intelligence, productivity and security. As part of its value-add to portfolio companies, M12 offers unique access to strategic go-to-market resources and relationships globally. The Company has offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and Tel Aviv. Since its inception in 2016, M12 has invested in almost 70 early stage startups.

Speaker

Startup Grind hosts Lisa Nelson, Managing Director M12 (Microsoft VC fund)

Lisa Nelson

Managing Director - M12

Lisa is Managing Director at M12, Microsoft’s venture fund. In addition to being an investing partner, Lisa also manages portfolio development, VC partnerships and marketing for the fund. She recently served as chief of staff for the EVP of Business Development where she helped identify, pursue and support new areas of growth for Microsoft through key strategic partnerships, investments, and M&A.

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When

Oct. 30, 2018
6 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Where

Galvanize
111 So. Jackson St. Seattle, 98104

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