… and we’re back! October, 2016 San Francisco Recap

After a long hiatus from writing recaps, I' a little rusty... I gotta remember to take more pictures... and write down the names of the winners. Doh!  In fact, the only picture I have of the event is the one that Wissam Tabbara (founder/CEO of Clever Nudge) took when he arrived for the event.  Thanks [...]

October 14th, 2016|

We’re taking a break on event recaps….

Phew!  It takes more effort than you'd think to write 50 blog posts per year.  Not to worry... they'll be back... just let us catch our breath.  In the mean time, if you're here to see what happens at these Startup Haven events then I think you'll find plenty of evidence in these posts to prove [...]

October 5th, 2016|

December 2015 San Francisco Recap

San Francisco's Poker 2.0 returned to one of our favorite locations... 500 Startups, ​​where we enjoyed Poker 2.0 Holiday style,complete with Eggnog! Huge shout out to Meghan from 500 Startups who worked with the Startup Have Logistics Team to insure a flawless event! Our SF hosts were all busy with their plans for world domination so [...]

December 14th, 2015|

November 2015 San Francisco Recap

The competition at November's Poker 2.0 in San Francisco was fierce! We had a blast hanging out with some of the top tech entrepreneurs in the area -- fierce at startups... fierce at poker. Not only did Mattermark host our offices this month, our team made a hell of a showing -- capturing 2 of the 3 overall winners! Poker 2.0 [...]

November 16th, 2015|

San Francisco, June 2014 Event Recap

Thanks to the team at 500 Startups for hosting us in their new SF offices.  They're still unpacking boxes but it's not hard to imagine the great vibe that will be flowing once the first cohort moves in later this summer. It was a great crowd with plenty of regulars and some new faces as [...]

June 24th, 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|