This sponsored post is produced by Startup & Tech Mixer.

Startup & Tech Mixer and Rubicon Venture Capital (formerly Georgetown Angels) are excited to kick off a new Speaker Series.

Join us this Wednesday, with complimentary, sponsored drinks and snacks, to talk Venture Capital investment and Bitcoin.

Network and learn from venture capitalists and angel investors who represent billions of dollars of investment management, and as a valued VentureBeat reader, you can receive a 50 percent discount on tickets by registering here. Use promo code “VentureBeat.”

Event highlights:

Bitcoin panel: “The Future of Bitcoin”

Discussion on decentralized currency and the future of Bitcoin, featuring:

  • Greg Kidd, chief risk officer of Ripple Labs
  • Paige Freeman, cofounder of Women In Bitcoin and VP of BitPay
  • Cedric Dahl, CEO of Buttercoin
  • Travis Skweres, CEO of CoinMKT
  • William Quigley, general partner at Clearstone Venture Partners
  • Moderator: Raj Gollamudi, director of Intel Capital

Fireside chat on “The Entrepreneurial Bible to Venture Capital”

Bestselling author Andrew Romans will sit down for an interview with Ari Kalfayan, cofounder of Startup & Tech Mixer and CEO of GoBoldly.

Venture capitalist panel: “VC Insight Panel: Secrets to Raising Capital and Success”

How to gain access to VCs and pitch your business, featuring:

  • Sean Jacobsohn of Emergence Capital
  • Dafina Toncheva of USVP
  • Tim Wilson of Artiman
  • David Blumberg of Blumberg Capital
  • Stephanie Palmeri of SoftTech VC
  • Moderator: Andrew Romans of Rubicon Ventures

Networking receptions:

These happen before and after the speaker series with leading entrepreneurs, VCs, and other community leaders.

Startup & Tech Mixer’s mission is to inspire and nurture the inner entrepreneur and leader in all of us. We foster innovation by taking something that is typically transactional into an experience that’s transformational. We hope you will join us!

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