Event Recap: San Diego, July 2017

It was one of the larger outings we've had in San Diego in a while, hosted by the fantastic University Club. There were some special guests in the house, invited guests (entrepreneurs, not founders, but Chick-fil-A franchise guys), so it was fun to hear same problems as a business owner but a different perspective. We also [...]

August 1st, 2017|

New Year, More Poker in San Diego!

It was another great night of Startup Poker in San Diego this January, as we enjoyed Thai, start-up chatting and placing bets! The highlight of the evening was watching our threepeat winner Jeremy from Lawn Love FINALLY be defeated! Congrats to our winners of the evening: Chris from NuLeds Ken from Churn Buster Tim from [...]

February 7th, 2016|

San Diego Poker 2.0 December 2015 Recap

It was another epic night of Poker 2.0 in San Diego, as founders and investors in the tech community came together for a "friendly" game of Poker... Startup Haven style! Jeremy Yamaguchi From Lawn Love took 1st again for the 2nd time in 3 showings (he got 2nd last time). Jeremy, we love you, but you better watch [...]

December 31st, 2015|

San Diego October 2015 Recap

Startup Poker 2.0 was back in San Diego in October for a crazy night of high stakes playing! Jeremy Yamaguchi (black shirt in photo) was the winner of the previous game, and he fought hard to come out on top for a second time in a row, however was beat by Tim Ryan (green shirt). [...]

November 15th, 2015|

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|