Manu Kumar (K9 Ventures)

Aug 20, 2014, 1:00 – 4:00 AM

Pivotal Labs Palo Alto, 3495 Deer Creek Rd, Palo Alto, 94304

Manu is an entrepreneur turned investor. He is the founder and Chief Firestarter at K9 Ventures, a technology-focused micro-VC fund based in Palo Alto, California. K9 invests in teams of technical founders Silicon Valley, who are creating new technology or opening new markets, with a direct revenue model.

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About this event

Manu is an entrepreneur turned investor. He is the founder and Chief Firestarter at K9 Ventures, a technology-focused micro-VC fund based in Palo Alto, California. K9 invests in teams of technical founders Silicon Valley, who are creating new technology or opening new markets, with a direct revenue model. Manu was the founder of SneakerLabs (acquired by Octane/E.piphany), iMeet (merged with Netspoke, acquired by Premiere Conferencing), CardMunch (<wbr />acquired by LinkedIn), a founding advisor to Lytro, and is the co-founder of eShares. He holds a Bachelors in Electrical and Computer Engineering with University Honors and a Masters in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon, and a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford with a distinction in teaching. Manu is an investor in CrowdFlowerTwilioDNAnex<wbr />usHighlightCamCardMunchL<wbr />ytroLyftIndexTank (<wbr />acquired by LinkedIn), BackType (<wbr />acquired by Twitter), EasyESIcard.io <wbr />(acquired by PayPal), BaydinLucidChart<wbr />, Torbit (acquired by Walmart Labs), OccipitalTapCanvas3<wbr />Gear SystemseSharesLocoMotive LabsCoinMobileSpan (<wbr />acquired byDropbox), Tangible Play and KidAdmit.

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Speaker

  • Manu Kumar

    K9 Ventures

When

When

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
1:00 AM – 4:00 AM UTC

Agenda

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

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