Jim Scheinman (Maven Ventures)

Pivotal Labs - 3495 Deer Creek Road Palo Alto, 94304 Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area
Mon, Sep 19, 2016, 6:00 PM (PDT)

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.

Speaker

  • Jim Scheinman

    Jim Scheinman

    Maven Ventures

    Jim has achieved 5 ‘unicorn’-level successes over the past 20 years as a founder, executive, and investor. His top performers include Zoom ($1B valuation), Cruise ($1B sale to GM), 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.

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  • When

    Monday, Sep 19
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)

    Where

    Pivotal Labs
    3495 Deer Creek Road Palo Alto94304

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