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Tuesday, November 15 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fido, Funding, and Family in Startups FULL

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Bob Crimmins and his 11 year old twin daughters launched a kick starter campaign that generated over $20K for a innovative dog poop bag. Bob has said of all the startup things he has worked on, this is the one he's enjoyed the most. Learn more about kids in entrepreneurship.

Scott Porad is CTO of Rover.com. Rover recently finished an additional round of funding that has brought in $65M to grow and scale the company. Learn from Scott about the challenges of scaling a tech startup. 

12:30-1:00 - Snacks and networking
1:00 - 1:50 - Presentations

Also in the track:
See why sport matters in tech, and how it can help you be in the 10% of startups that win.
Grit and Resilience: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur
What's next when you try to execute and fail to grow: the Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
How to grow and not lose the startup soul: Tech Giants & Startup Mentality 

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Katie Walvatne

Business Development Specialist, Dynamic Computing
Whether it’s in the cycle studio, or in the office, Katie pushes for excellence (and loves helping others do the same!). Katie’s experience in forming partnerships and solving problems lends itself well to Dynamic’s approach of relationship-first growth. After getting her BS... Read More →

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Bob Crimmins

Software engineer and entrepreneur
Lifelong technology professional and entrepreneur. I care about business AND I care about technology.I live two lives. I'm a senior software engineer and I'm a "business guy". I wrote my first BASIC program on punch cards at a time when it was neither cool nor lucrative to be a 15-year-old... Read More →
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Scott Porad

CTO, Rover.com
Professional experience building industry-leading web properties in online media (espn.com), e-commerce and online retailing (drugstore.com), social and user-generated content (cheezburger.com) and online, sharing economy marketplaces (rover.com).

Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
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