San Diego June 2014 Poker 2.0 Recap

June was the first month that we had a Big Money option at Poker 2.0, and half our players chose to play for the Big Money! We had a regular pot that everyone competed for, and a side "Big Money" pot that people who bought in at twice the buy-in price were competing for. [...]

June 30th, 2014|

Why should women founders come to Poker 2.0?

This is a question I've thought a lot about almost since the very beginning of Startup Poker 2.0 more than eight years ago.  I have heard it from many, many women. To be clear, the essence of the question is not "why should I come play a game with other founders?"  The essence of the [...]

June 18th, 2014|

San Diego May 2014 Poker 2.0 Recap

Poker 2.0 last week was a blast!   We had a great turnout:   Players goaded each other into going all in:   Plus we got other kinds of crazy:   The final table was stacked full:     Here's how it turned out for the winners: 1st Place: Danny Shepherd of Titan SEO and [...]

June 3rd, 2014|

San Diego April, March, and February 2014 Recap

We've been remiss in updating the San Diego Poker 2.0 blog since we revamped the website, so we have three months of events to report on. This week's Poker 2.0 event was a family affair, with the first place winner from March, John Lynch of Kaleo, taking first place again; and our sponsor Dan Koeppen [...]

April 23rd, 2014|

San Diego January Poker 2.0 recap

With a pot size approaching $1,000 and the biggest attendance so far, January's Poker 2.0 in San Diego was a blast. We also welcomed nine newcomers!  As always, we welcomed our sponsors, Damon Melda of Jones Lang LaSalle, and Dan Koeppen of Wilson Sonsini law firm, by putting bounties on their heads. This time, it took [...]

January 27th, 2014|

San Diego, December 2013 Event Recap

December’s Poker 2.0 event was the first event StartUp San Diego hosted in our new collaborative office space. It was a great way to christen the place—and motivate us to finally bring the kegerator over from our old office. Thanks for rolling the beast across downtown, Bevato team! We also had lots of first-timers. Hopefully [...]

December 6th, 2013|