Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Global Voice Hall - 1400 Key Blvd Arlington, 22209 Washington DC
Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 6:00 PM (EST)

About this event

Nick Lavezzo is cofounder and COO of FoundationDB, which is an industrial strength NoSQL database with a data model similar to Google’s Spanner and F1 projects (which run AdWords). FoundationDB is the only DC startup that is angel funded by the famous Ron Conway’s SV Angel fund. FoundationDB also raised $5.5MM seed from Michael Walrath (founder of Right Media), and Howard Lerman (CEO of Yext), and their most recent $17MM Series A from west-coast firm Sutter Hill Ventures with additional investment from CrunchFund (which is owned by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington). Prior to FoundationDB, Nick and his cofounders built another successful startup in the DC area, Visual Sciences, which after a series of acquisitions was ultimately sold to Omniture for $394MM then to Adobe (where they are still selling their product today) Topics include: fundraising, marketing developer oriented products, building a community using social media, getting press attention, solving “impossible” problems, DCTech  

Speaker

  • Nick Lavezzo

    Nick Lavezzo

    FoundationDB

    Nick Lavezzo is cofounder and COO of FoundationDB, which is an industrial strength NoSQL database with a data model similar to Google’s Spanner and F1 projects (which run AdWords). FoundationDB is the only DC startup that is angel funded by the famous Ron Conway’s SV Angel fund. FoundationDB raised $17MM Series A from west-coast firm Sutter Hill Ventures and CrunchFund.

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  • When

    Thursday, Nov 20
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)

    Where

    Global Voice Hall
    1400 Key Blvd
    22209 Arlington

    Global Voice Hall
    1400 Key Blvd Arlington22209

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    • Brian Park

      Brian Park

      Startup Grind

      Washington DC Director

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