StartOut San Francisco presents Demo Day


StartOut Demo Day will feature the hottest startups within the LGBT community. Attendees will get a first look at the startups, meet the founders, and network with other top-tier investors, corporate strategists & press.
Apply to be one of the lucky startups to demo to potential investors, partners, service providers, and other StartOut members and submit your pitch here: (DEADLINE: Apr 22)


Patrick Chung is founding partner of Xfund, which he spun out of NEA, Accel, and Breyer Capital. Prior to Xfund, Patrick was a partner at NEA and led the firm’s consumer and seed investment practices. He is a director of 23andMe, Philo, and Ravel Law, and is actively involved with CrowdMed, Curalate, Guideline, Halo Neuro, IFTTT, Landit, Rock Health, ThirdLove, Upworthy, and Zumper. Past investments include Pulse (acquired by LinkedIn), Loopt (acquired by Green Dot), GoodGuide (acquired by Underwriters Laboratories), Xfire (acquired by Viacom), and Xoom (NASDAQ: XOOM). Prior to joining NEA, Patrick helped to grow ZEFER, an Internet services firm (acquired by NEC) to more than $100 million in annual revenues and more than 700 people across six global offices. Prior to ZEFER, Patrick was with McKinsey & Company, where he specialized in hardware, software, and services companies. Patrick received a joint JD-MBA degree from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, where he served as an Editor of the Harvard Law Review. Patrick was a Commonwealth Scholar at Oxford University, where he earned a Master of Science degree. Patrick earned his A.B. degree at Harvard College in Environmental Science. He is a member of the New York and Massachusetts bars, an elected director of the Harvard Alumni Association, and a member of the Committee to Visit Harvard College.

Tom Burke is a serial entrepreneur and financial executive with more than 20 years of success building technology companies. He is the founder and managing director of Burke Venture Group, a consulting firm focused on serving the financial and strategic needs of emerging companies. Over the past decade, Tom has worked with numerous entrepreneurial companies in executive, board and investor roles. Previously, Tom was the co-founder and chairman of Calimetrics, Inc., an intellectual property company in the consumer entertainment industry, which was acquired by LSI Logic Corp (NYSE: LSI), and before that he was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. Tom holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA (with honors) from Yale University. He lives in San Francisco with his husband Axel Brunger, a scientist on the faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Vivienne Ming was named one of Inc. Magazine’s “Top 10 Women to Watch in Tech,” Dr. Vivienne Ming is a theoretical neuroscientist, technologist, and entrepreneur whose guiding mission is to maximize human potential: from neurons to toddlers to economies. Vivienne has co-founded several companies. The most recent, Socos, combines machine learning and cognitive neuroscience to improve children's life outcomes. Vivienne researches, writes, and speaks extensively on issues of AI, the future of work, diversity, health technology, innovation, and education.
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