Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM, PST
Alpha is hosting a private, invite only dinner for founders and CEOs of Market Network companies in San Francisco. Market networks are an emerging category of startups that combine elements of social networks (e.g. Facebook or LinkedIn) with marketplaces (e.g. eBay or AirBnb). Our host for the evening will be James Currier, co-founder and partner of NFX Guild.
Zendesk started the customer experience revolution in 2007 by enabling any business around the world to take their customer service online. Today, Zendesk is the champion of great service everywhere for everyone, and powers billions of conversations, connecting more than 100,000 logos with hundreds of millions of customers over telephony, chat, email, messaging, social channels, communities, review sites, and help centers. Zendesk products are built with love to be loved. Learn more at www.zendesk.com.
For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. Learn more at svb.com.
Fenwick provides comprehensive legal services to leading technology and life sciences companies — at every stage of their lifecycle — and the investors that partner with them. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. For more information, please visit fenwick.com/.
Crosslink Capital is a leading early-stage investor based in the San Francisco Bay Area investing in emerging growth companies since 1989. They are a proven team of early stage business builders investing out of their ninth fund ($350M). Crosslink partners with ambitious entrepreneurs who are reshaping massive markets with disruptive technology.
Burkland provides strategic financial services for venture-back startups to help them scale. They offer Fractional CFO, Startup Accounting & Bookkeeping, Tax Services, People Ops, and Financial Due Diligence.