Jim Scheinman (Maven Ventures)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00 AM UTC

Jim Scheinman is the Managing Partner and Founder of Maven Ventures. He's invested in companies like Bebo ($850M sale to AOL), Tango ($1B+ valuation), and NBCi ($6B IPO), Check ($360M to Intuit), Cruise ($1B sale to GM). Jim attended Duke University and UC Davis School of Law.

About this event

Jim has achieved 3 ‘unicorn’-level successes over the past 20 years and serves as a highly engaged investor and mentor for all companies in the Maven portfolio. Jim’s top performers as a founder, executive, and angel investor include Bebo ($850M sale to AOL), Tango ($1B+ valuation), and NBCi ($6B IPO), plus several other exits including the recent acquisition of Check by Intuit for $360M. Jim is one of the leading growth experts in Silicon Valley, a TED speaker, and a frequent presenter and judge at many startup conferences and events. Jim has a BS in Neuropsychology from Duke University and earned a JD at the University of California Davis School of Law. Jim has startup in his blood. He’s a serial entrepreneur.

Jim is one of the early pioneers of the social networking phenomenon as one of the first employees and the former head of business development and sales at the first social networking site, Friendster. In 2005, Jim left Friendster to join co-founders Michael and Xochi Birch to launch Bebo as the first employee and Board member. Prior to his internet career, Jim practiced corporate and intellectual property law at a leading Silicon Valley law firm for 3 years.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC


1:00 AMNetworking and Food
2:00 AMFireside Chat
3:30 AMNetworking