Princeton AEF Holds Mini-Summit in San Francisco

Monday, May 6, 2019
by Wright Seneres

Ahead of the 2019 Bay Area Tiger Entrepreneurs Conference, a mini-summit of programming and networking was convened for Princeton Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund portfolio companies at the offices of DLA Piper LLP on April 10. Founders representing DonorUP, Remedy, LightUp, Volumetric, and Nucleos began the day with a fireside chat between Andrew Collins '10, founder of Bungalow, and Trevor Wilkins '13, currently principal at Quake Capital Partners and formerly of Princeton AEF portfolio company Kudzoo. 

Andrew Collins '10 in conversation with Trevor Wilkins '13

Andrew Collins '10 (second from right) in conversation with Trevor Wilkins '13 (far right), as Noah Freedman '12 of Nucleos (far left) and Josh Chan of LightUp (second from left) look on. (Photo via Gerardo Puglia)

Professor John Danner of the Keller Center at Princeton met with founders and Princeton Entrepreneurship Council staff for a conversation in leadership.

Keller Center Professor John Danner talks leadership at the Princeton AEF Mini-Summit

Keller Center Professor John Danner talks leadership at the Princeton AEF Mini-Summit. (Photo via Gerardo Puglia)

Princeton AEF founders then met with Jim Cohen '86 and Mark Poag '93, managing partners at Fitz Gate Ventures, and Tom Meyer '87, managing partner at Nassau Street Ventures, for a roundtable discussion on venture capital. Fitz Gate Ventures, Nassau Street Ventures, and Chaac Ventures are the three venture capital firms focused on Princeton startups. 

Jessica Ma '15 of Remedy (left) looks on as Jim Cohen '86 (center) and Mark Poag '93 (right) discuss venture capital

Jessica Ma '15 of Remedy (left) looks on as Jim Cohen '86 (center) and Mark Poag '93 (right) discuss venture capital. (Photo by Wright Seneres)

Princeton Entrepreneurship Council thanks Brad Rock '80 and Christina Storniolo at DLA Piper for their assistance and hosting of the AEF Mini-Summit. 

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