Congrats to the December cohort for officially graduating from 48Hrs in the Valley! 

2016 Theme: Capital Matters: "Human, Financial, Social"

December 2016 Agenda and speakers:


48Hrs Day 1 - December 6

Day 1 of 48Hrs will revolve around introducing the 2016 Winter Cohort. We'll be showcasing our 48Hrs Alumni as well as holding custom workshop and presentations delivered by successful entrepreneurs, founders and executives. The day of programming, will be followed by a cocktail hour at a nearby bar.

Keynote Speakers

tim Draper

Headmaster, Draper University


Founder & CEO,

Pitch workshop

 Cohort Companies will polish up their pitches for Day 2's pitch competition with guidance from our pitch experts, Lars Leckie, Anthony Lee, Paul McKinlay, Kevin Swan, and Robert Simon. 


Anthony lee

Managing Director,

Altos Ventures



Vice President,

Wellington Financial LP

Kevin Swan

VP Corporate Development,



robert simon

Managing Partner,

BDC IT Venture Fund

48Hrs alumni - where are they now?

John Huehn and Kyle Boulay are 48Hrs Alumni who will be sharing insight on how the program has supported their startups. The panel discussion will be moderated by Jon Quick. 

john huehn

President & CEO, 

In the Chat

Kyle Boulay

 Founder & CEO,



CHarles BOvet

VP of Operations

BONE Structure

Breakout workshops

Jasper Malcolmson and Jen Holmstrom will lead workshops addressing immediate and long term hurdles of cohort companies surrounding social and human capital, respectively.  

Jasper malcolmson



jen holmstrom

Head of Talent, 

GGV Capital

48Hrs Day 2 - December 7

Day 2 of 48Hrs will begin with a pitch competition from each company, followed by multiple panels hosted by some of the most influential minds in the Valley. The day will continue with high-level mentorship and venture guidance through one-on-one meetings with angel investors and VCs. The event will conclude with an invitation-only networking reception.

Opening Remarks

Terry Doyle

Co-Chair, C100

Interim Executive Director, C100

Pitch Competition

Each company will be given three minutes to pitch their business, followed by three minutes of feedback from the panel. Top pitches will be awarded for Best Tech, Most Entertaining, Biggest Upside, and an Audience Choice. 



Nitin Chopra

VC, Shasta Ventures

Marvin Liao

Partner, 500 Startups

Ansaf Kareem

Associate Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partner

keynote Presentation

"Thinking Big"

jonathan ehrlich

Partner, Foundation Capital

Fireside Chat

"Scaling Sales to Accelerate Growth"

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David baga

Chief Business Officer, Lyft

Robert labatt

VP, Product & Innovation,

Breakout Session

Marketing and Sales Bootcamp

Oleg Rogynskyy


Day 2: Closing reception

An invitation-only reception with C100 Partners & select Charter Members to honor the December 2016 48Hrs in the Valley Cohort. 

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