Enter your email to join us on Monday, 6 April at 3pm EST for a livestream on raising capital for your startup. Susan Lyne, President of BBG Ventures (AOL’s new venture fund), Kate Shillo, a VC and Director of Galvanize, and Allyson Kapin of Women Who Tech will share tips on how to nail your pitch as well as pitfalls to avoid. Save your spot for this exclusive event and RSVP below.
Susan Lyne, President of BBG Ventures (AOL’s new venture fund)
Susan is the President of The BBG Fund at AOL Inc. She is a Formal Advisor at LearnVest, Inc. Susan served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Brand Group AOL from February 27, 2013 to September 2014. She has also served in various positions at Walt Disney Company, including President, ABC Entertainment from January 2002 to May 2004 and responsible for development and management of ABC's Primetime schedule, Executive Vice President, Movies & Miniseries, ABC Entertainment from 1998 to 2002, and Executive Vice President, Acquisition, Development & New Business, Walt Disney Motion Picture Group, 1996 to 1998, where she developed films for Disney's feature and television divisions.
Kate Shillo, VC and Director of Galvanize
In her current role, Kate helps manage investments for Galvanize Ventures. Previously she helped build and manage Lerer Ventures as Director of Operations for 4 years - an early stage tech investment firm in NYC with over 190 investments. Prior, she was an EA to Kenneth Lerer, Founder of Lerer Ventures and The Huffington Post, and launched her career as an EA to Martha Stewart at MSLO.
Allyson Kapin, Co-Founder of Rad Campaign
Allyson has been named one of the Most Influential Women in Tech by Fast Company, a Tech Titan by the Washingtonian and one of the top 30 women entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter by Forbes. She is the co-author of the nonprofit best selling book Social Change Anytime Everywhere with Amy Sample Ward. Allyson is also the co-founder of Rad Campaign, a web design, web development, and social media agency that works with nonprofit organizations, advocacy groups, and foundations. Her campaigns have been recognized with several web awards and featured on several top media networks ranging from CNN to NPR and the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.