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Regional Investor Lunch Panel

Wednesday, April 9
11:30am–1:30pm

In partnership with PACT, this is a panel among out-of-market venture capitalists about making investments in Philly and along the northeast corridor.

  • 11:30AM: Doors Open
  • 12PM: Welcome
  • 12:15pm: Panel discussion begins

Panelists include Adam Marcus of OpenView Ventures (Boston); Will Crowder of DreamIt Ventures (New York City) and Kelly Keenan Trumpbour of See.Jane.Invest angel investing (Baltimore).

Moderated by Juliana Reyes, Technical.ly Philly

This event is part of the Business Track Day.


Business Track presented by

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Event supported by

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University City Science Center, Quorum
3711 Market Street, 8th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104

Speakers

  • Adam Marcus

    Adam Marcus

    Adam joined OpenView in 2009 and is currently on the boards of several of its portfolio companies.

    Prior to joining OpenView, Adam worked at Battery Ventures focusing on investments in SaaS, e-commerce and digital media. At Battery, Adam was on the Board of J. Hilburn, a Board Observer at ExactTarget (NYSE: ET), and was actively involved with Cortera. Prior to Battery, Adam was Director of Corporate Development for The Boston Celtics, where he led strategic initiatives for the team. He also worked at Lycos (sold to Telefonica), where he was responsible for M&A, private equity and joint venture investment within North America, Europe and Asia. Earlier in his career, Adam worked in Business Development at Gamesville.com (sold to Lycos) and at Tripod.com, which was an early innovator in the online community space (sold to Lycos).

  • Will Crowder

    Will Crowder

    William Crowder is Managing Director at DreamIt Ventures where he works closely with DreamIt’s NYC and Philadelphia cycles, overseeing the DreamIt Access track. He is responsible for the operation of DreamIt Access; a partnership between DreamIt Ventures and Comcast to increase the number of minority-led startups. Outside of DreamIt, William leads the investing activities of the Comcast Ventures Opportunity Fund, a $20M seed stage venture fund; and is the Founder and Managing Director of Growth Strategy Advisors, a boutique strategic advisory and business development company that launched in 2008.

  • Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

    Kelly Keenan Trumpbour

    Kelly Keenan Trumpbour draws on her experience in Washington, DC lobbying on behalf of women’s business groups, recruiting young professional women to enter politics, and helping them link the personal stories behind their passions with the conviction of leadership. A published author and professional speaker, Kelly holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins and a law degree from the University of Maryland.

    See Jane Invest was created to help women gain the confidence and funding they need to turn their ideas into startups. Entering the marketplace as entrepreneurs and investors enables women to express their values, give back to their communities, and model smart risk taking. See Jane Invest is focused on helping women entrepreneurs understand and use the advantages of equity crowdfunding once SEC regulations complete the 2012 JOBS Act.

  • Juliana Reyes

    Juliana Reyes

    I'm Technical.ly Philly's lead reporter.