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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: 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: 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

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, September 2018

This month, we were hosted by Nordic Innovation House in downtown Palo Alto, a wonderful little hub for Nordic startups laying their roots in Silicon Valley. Thank you for hosting us! And as always, a big thank you to our sponsors, WSGR and Colliers, for their continued support. Your dedication to founders is deeply appreciated. We had a mix of regulars and new faces, including [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, August 2018

Our August edition of Startup Poker Silicon Valley was hosted, once again, in Armory's beautiful office in downtown San Mateo. Thank you, Armory! And thanks to WSGR and Colliers, as always, for their continued support of startup founders. Conversation this evening covered the usual broad range of startup topics, but also a surprising number of extracurriculars. The night ended with most attendees agreeing to join [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, July 2018

The July edition of Silicon Valley Startup Poker was a hit! Thanks to Armory for hosting us in their beautiful offices in downtown San Mateo. And thanks, as always, to our sponsors WSGR and Colliers who generously provide the food, drink, and prizes – your continuing support for founders is deeply appreciated. A common thread in the founders at this event was long-distance relationships. It turned out [...]

By | July 24th, 2018|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, June 2018

Silicon Valley Startup Poker’s June event was graciously hosted by Armory in downtown San Mateo. Armory helps your team ship better software, faster. Thanks Armory! And a big thanks, as always, to our sponsors WSGR and Colliers. Your continued support for founders is deeply appreciated. We saw a lot of new faces this month including a couple folks in town from our Seattle chapter, and [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, May 2018

Armory hosted our May edition of Startup Poker in downtown San Mateo. Armory helps software teams ship better software, faster. Learn more at http://go.Armory.io/Manifesto A big "thank you" as always to WSGR and Colliers for their continued support of startup founders! We couldn’t do this without you. We might start calling Ben, "The Borg," because starting with the very first hand, he just assimilated everyone’s [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|Events, Silicon Valley, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: Silicon Valley, April 2018

Fun, random things always happen at our events, and this month was no exception. Our host, DROdio, treated us to an auditory journey through some EDM tunes, and after taking down the win (and with the slightest bit of cajoling), Roman showed off his EDM shuffle on the dance floor! We may need to institute a new tradition: the winner’s dance ?     Congratulations to [...]

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