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Monday, October 5 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
VIP Kickoff & Reception at Galvanize - presented by Deloitte
Limited Capacity seats available
To add The VIP KICKOFF to your schedule you need to purchase a SF/Oak VIP Pass ticket. If you already purchased a starter or unlimited ticket please email support@newco.co for upgrade information.  
Join NewCo Founder John Battelle for a mix of 1:1 conversations and more— all with the smart people behind some of San Francisco's most exciting host companies. Then, sip cocktails and network with like-minded NewConians. Prepare to defend your schedule picks for the days ahead, the choices have only gotten tougher this year!

Thank you to our venue host Galvanize and our silver sponsor Deloitte.

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John Battelle

CEO and Editor in Chief, NewCo Platform
John Battelle is the co-founder and CEO of NewCo Platform. He started NewCo back in 2012 as a passion project with Brian Monahan, who nows runs marketing for Walmart.com. Brian remains an active board member and advisor to both John and the entire NewCo team.NewCo started with a bike ride between Brian and John. Brian was missing the Web 2 Summit, which John decided to mothball back in 2011. Truth was, Battelle was a bit tired of the... Read More →
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Michael Buckwald

CEO and Co-founder, Leap Motion
avatar for Stewart Butterfield

Stewart Butterfield

Co-Founder & CEO, Slack
avatar for Marc Fenigstein

Marc Fenigstein

CEO, Alta Motors
avatar for Kara Goldin

Kara Goldin

Founder and CEO, Hint Water
avatar for Eric Greenberg

Eric Greenberg

Founder and CEO, Wrap Media
avatar for Erica Kisch

Erica Kisch

Executive Director, Compass Family Services
avatar for Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

Co-Founder and CTO, Strava
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Christie Simons

Partner, Deloitte

Host Companies
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Galvanize is an education company that blends the lines between learning and working. We believe in creating easy access for anyone who has the drive and determination to jump into the tech world, especially in entrepreneurship, engineering, and data science. Our campuses are home to students, startups, investors, mentors, and other people who are engaged and excited to level up their skills. To learn more about Galvanize... Read More →

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Rey Davila

Seeking Internship, Marketing Student
People should talk to me about great business books, content marketing and photography.
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Sarah Kim

Head of Digital Marketing / Startup mentor, Oportun
I’m a left brain-right brain marketer who has worn many hats throughout my career, including product marketer, sales enablement manager, new market launcher, community manager, referral programs builder, digital marketing strategist and more. I genuinely love marketing and am always on the lookout for opportunities to work with smart people who are passionate about innovative ideas, especially in food, education, clean energy, and social... Read More →
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Shailesh Sachdeva

Founder, Tribll

Monday October 5, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Galvanize 44 Tehama St, San Francisco, CA 94105
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  • Company Description The VIP festivities are presented by Deloitte a Silver sponsor for NewCo SF. Deloitte provides industry-leading Audit, Consulting, Tax and Advisory services. Our value lies in combining multiple strengths drawn from the breadth of our businesses. The result: fresh insights and innovative thinking that equip our clients with the confidence to make tough business decisions.
  • Tags Deloitte, Sponsor