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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 – San Francisco

The San Francisco chapter results for the 2018 Startup Poker 2.0 League Championship are in. This year's SF member winner is Cory Bray with 39 points. Technically, Cory placed second behind our stalwart sponsor, Kellam Nelson from Colliers International. Lucky for Cory that our sponsors are not eligible to win the members' league championship medallion. And lucky for Kellam that his score qualifies as the [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|Events, San Francisco, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Diego, December 2018

December is the month of holiday parties, traveling and running around, so we typically do not host a game. However over the last 11 months we realized just how many small startups are thriving in San Diego, some with remote teams, or teams of 1 and 2, so we decided to host a holiday game! Thank you to our GoShare Hosts for the space at [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Events, San Diego, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments

Event Recap: San Diego, November 2018

This month's game was early this month! Held by Zipdev over at DeskHub, and it’s quickly becoming a favorite location with over 25 people signing and 17 playing poker! We love having you come for drinks and dinner so even if the game itself isn’t your thing the people and conversation are the real reason to come! So keep coming! This month we had some [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Events, San Diego, Startup Poker 2.0|0 Comments