17.30 – 20.00
Now a Managing Partner at NFX Guild, an early stage venture capital fund focused on network effect business, Pete Flint founded the online real estate company Trulia in 2005, now one of the most popular real estate websites and mobile apps in the U.S. He was its CEO and Chairman from inception to acquisition. In July 2014, rival property service Zillow purchased Trulia for $3.5Bn, with both brands continuing to operate side-by-side.
Andy McLoughlin is a Partner with SoftTech VC, one of the most active seed stage venture capital firms on the west coast. Prior to joining SoftTech, Andy was active angel investor, working with companies like Postmates, Intercom, Buffer, Pipedrive, Bugsnag, Zesty, Secret Escapes. He was also co-founder of London and San Francisco-based Huddle, a leading enterprise SaaS collaboration platform. Andy’s personal portfolio have collectively raised over $700M in venture funding from top tier firms including Benchmark, Bessemer, Atomico, Social Capital, Google Ventures, Spark Capital, Index Ventures, Founders Fund, Matrix Partners, and Battery.
Pete and Andy will share their experiences as both entrepreneurs and investors raising money here in the US.