David Chen (Strikingly)

Nov 6, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

David is the Co-Founder & CEO of Strikingly, a Y Combinator-backed company that allows anyone to set up a gorgeous, mobile optimized website in minutes. Last year Strikingly raised $1.5 million in seed funding from top silicon valley investors.

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About this event

David is the Co-Founder & CEO of Strikingly, a Y Combinator-backed company that allows anyone to set up a gorgeous, mobile optimized website in minutes. Last year Strikingly raised $1.5 million in seed funding from top silicon valley investors. David is responsible for fundraising, strategy, and marketing at Strikingly. In 2012, David dropped out from the University of Chicago to start Strikingly with two cofounders, Teng Bao and Dafeng Guo. The team moved to Silicon Valley with $100 in their pockets and were accepted into Silicon Valley's most successful incubator, Y Combinator. Before Strikingly, David co-founded Moneythink, a non-profit financial literacy education organization. Moneythink was the winner of the 2013 MassChallenge 100K award, and is now funded by Blackstone, recognized by the White House, and featured on Forbes, MTV, the Chicago Tribune, and U.S. News.

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Speaker

  • David Chen

    Strikingly

When

When

Thursday, November 6, 2014
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM UTC

Agenda

11:00 AMNetworking and Food
12:00 PMFireside Chat
1:00 PMNetworking

Organizers

  • Erik Walenza-Slabe

    IoT ONE

    Chapter Founder/ Mentor

  • Marian Danko

    Mentor

  • Sunny Ting

    BI X (a part of Boehringer Ingelheim)

    Mentor

  • Mingai Zhu

    Chapter Director

  • Maxy Zou

    Core Team

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