INNOVATION PANEL || WEEK 1 || Startups in time of crisis || 1/2
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INNOVATION PANEL || WEEK 1 || Startups in time of crisis || 1/2

Panelists: ● Amandine Flachs Venture Scout at Backed, venture fund in London. Amandine is an emerging tech advocate supporting early-stage tech startups for the past 8 years (Blockchain VR AR ML AI) Every 2 weeks she hosts Entrepreneurs Playing Games, a live video interview where she is joined by startup founders to discuss their journey and answer their questions live (& play video games). ● David de Jesus VC Investor, business builder, and experienced software engineer with over 10+ years of broad technical expertise. VC Investor at VU Venture Partners, a $100M multi-stage fund focused on consumer tech, enterprise saas, fintech, healthcare, and frontier tech. Check size range from $250k - $1M. ● Lisa Yu Founder of OfficeBook. Startup Coach and Angel Investor. Lisa is an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. She is the Founder and CEO of Officebook, the Airbnb for Offices. Before starting her company, she was Director of Platform & Partnerships at Automatic, Launch ManagerforJAMBOXspeakersatJawbone, and Microsoft Security and Research Program Manager. Her mission is to help startups grow and thrive by creating sustainable, supportive environments for productivity. She does this through her mentorship of female leaders in tech as well as through the services provided on her platform. ● Dorna Moini Former practicing attorney turned legal tech Founder and CEO of Documate. Documate is a no-code platform for creating robust document automation systems, that allows anyone to turn frequently used templates and document sets into intelligent workflows that can be used for internal efficiency or to publish a publicly-facing web app. ● Alex Pelevin Founder of Pravo.tech. Co-founder at Case.one. Alex Pelevin is a serial Tech Entrepreneur & UI/UX Design Expert. In 2010, Pelevin founded his company, Pravo.ru, specializing in the Development of Robotic Legal Process Automation Tools for legal departments and the court system. He also authored the algorithm for predicting the outcome of court cases. ● Nicole Duncan Attorney, founder at CurbStand. investor, and advisor. CurbStand is an investor-backed startup based in Los Angeles, California that is introducing a modern payment and specialty services platform for the valet and parking industries. The consumer app harnesses the power of smartphone technology to create a seamless, cashless concierge-style valet experience for users to find and pay for parking, and for businesses and valet companies to better manage their parking operations. CurbStand is doing to a valet, what Uber is doing to the Taxi industry. ● Harrison A. Meyer Law student, Founder of Upsilon (startup in healthcare). Harrison and his team are building a medical device company to develop and sell a new kind of contraceptive device. Upsilon Healthcare Technology is committed to designing and developing a better intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD). Current IUD options are limited, expensive, and create physical discomfort and other side effects.
INNOVATION PANEL || WEEK 1 || Startups in time of crisis || 2/2
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INNOVATION PANEL || WEEK 1 || Startups in time of crisis || 2/2

Panelists: ● Amandine Flachs Venture Scout at Backed, venture fund in London. Amandine is an emerging tech advocate supporting early-stage tech startups for the past 8 years (Blockchain VR AR ML AI) Every 2 weeks she hosts Entrepreneurs Playing Games, a live video interview where she is joined by startup founders to discuss their journey and answer their questions live (& play video games). ● David de Jesus VC Investor, business builder, and experienced software engineer with over 10+ years of broad technical expertise. VC Investor at VU Venture Partners, a $100M multi-stage fund focused on consumer tech, enterprise saas, fintech, healthcare, and frontier tech. Check size range from $250k - $1M. ● Lisa Yu Founder of OfficeBook. Startup Coach and Angel Investor. Lisa is an advocate for diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. She is the Founder and CEO of Officebook, the Airbnb for Offices. Before starting her company, she was Director of Platform & Partnerships at Automatic, Launch ManagerforJAMBOXspeakersatJawbone, and Microsoft Security and Research Program Manager. Her mission is to help startups grow and thrive by creating sustainable, supportive environments for productivity. She does this through her mentorship of female leaders in tech as well as through the services provided on her platform. ● Dorna Moini Former practicing attorney turned legal tech Founder and CEO of Documate. Documate is a no-code platform for creating robust document automation systems, that allows anyone to turn frequently used templates and document sets into intelligent workflows that can be used for internal efficiency or to publish a publicly-facing web app. ● Alex Pelevin Founder of Pravo.tech. Co-founder at Case.one. Alex Pelevin is a serial Tech Entrepreneur & UI/UX Design Expert. In 2010, Pelevin founded his company, Pravo.ru, specializing in the Development of Robotic Legal Process Automation Tools for legal departments and the court system. He also authored the algorithm for predicting the outcome of court cases. ● Nicole Duncan Attorney, founder at CurbStand. investor, and advisor. CurbStand is an investor-backed startup based in Los Angeles, California that is introducing a modern payment and specialty services platform for the valet and parking industries. The consumer app harnesses the power of smartphone technology to create a seamless, cashless concierge-style valet experience for users to find and pay for parking, and for businesses and valet companies to better manage their parking operations. CurbStand is doing to a valet, what Uber is doing to the Taxi industry. ● Harrison A. Meyer Law student, Founder of Upsilon (startup in healthcare). Harrison and his team are building a medical device company to develop and sell a new kind of contraceptive device. Upsilon Healthcare Technology is committed to designing and developing a better intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD). Current IUD options are limited, expensive, and create physical discomfort and other side effects.