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Event Recap: Silicon Valley, March 2019

We held our March Founders Poker event at Armory’s newly redecorated offices in downtown San Mateo. Thank you for hosting us, Armory! And a huge “thank you”, as always, to our sponsors WSGR and Colliers - we couldn’t do this without you. Chris of Clerky sparked an entertaining conversation on our companies’ names origins. Can't go wrong with portmanteaus, Nirvana songs, and animal mascots. One [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Francisco, March 2019

Our March Founders Poker event was hosted at Node’s beautifully nerdy space at the intersection of SF’s vibrant North Beach, Chinatown, and Jackson Square neighborhoods. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality, Node! And a huge thank you, as always, to our sponsors Colliers and WSGR - we couldn’t do this without you! I think we gave SXSW a run for its money, tonight! We had [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, February 2019

We held the February edition of Silicon Valley Founders Poker at Nordic Innovation House in downtown Palo Alto. Thanks for always being such great hosts, NIH! Thanks also to our sponsors, WSGR and Colliers, for their continued support – we couldn’t do this without you. Consensus around the table was that Oakland would overtake Silicon Valley as a startup hub in the next 10 years. [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Francisco, February 2019

Our February game was so popular, it was almost like we had a poker celebrity headlining the event. And we did! Chatbox founder and former poker pro, Phil Gordon, swung by on his way to SaaSter, and gave an awesome talk about how to apply lessons from poker to startups and vice versa. And for everyone who showed up for their shot at the crown, [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Francisco, January 2019

Our first SF Startup Poker of 2019 was hosted by 500 Startups. A big thank you to 500, and our sponsors WSGR and Colliers, for everything they do for founders. We couldn't do this without you. We had the great fortune to start the new year with special guest, Ben Narasin of NEA. As a serial entrepreneur turned VC, Ben's career sort of spans the [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, January 2019

Our first Silicon Valley Founders Poker of 2019 was hosted by Armory in downtown San Mateo. Our sincerest thanks to Armory, and our sponsors WSGR and Colliers, for their continued support of founders. We couldn't do this without you. We had a great turnout this evening with players braving the rain to come in from all parts of the Bay Area. It was also our [...]

By | May 31st, 2019|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

2018 Poker 2.0 League Winners – Seattle

The Seattle chapter results for the 2018 Startup Poker 2.0 League Championship are in. Big congratulations to this year's Seattle member winner, Adam Gering, who finished with 118 points -- inching out number two, Joe Barrett, by just one point! The top five winners were separated by only four points!! The entire leader board is below. It took us a while to get the championship [...]

By | May 30th, 2019|Events, Seattle|0 Comments

2018 Poker 2.0 League Winners – Portland

The Portland chapter results for the 2018 Startup Poker 2.0 League Championship are in. Big congratulations to this year's SD member winner, Christa King, who finished with 20.6 points. It's worth noting that five of the top six players all played in 4 or more events and three of the top six played in 6 or more events. Remember, only your top three results count [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|Events, Portland|0 Comments

2018 Poker 2.0 League Winners – San Diego

The San Diego chapter results for the 2018 Startup Poker 2.0 League Championship are in. Big congratulations to this year's SD member winner, Jeremy Yamaguchi, who finished with 20.425 point. As you can see below, the top three players were separated by just about one point -- so remember, every win matters and landing on 8th place instead of 9th in just one event can [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|Events, San Diego|0 Comments