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How to Survive a Startup

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INCUBED is SF State's only organization that helps students launch their startups. By leveraging existing resources from SF State and San Francisco's unique startup ecosystem, we provide support for current and prospective student founders. 

We're proud to present our panel series "How to Survive a Start-up," featuring three influential panelists along with two SF State student organizations, FAME and POW.

*PS: We're providing FREE Chipotle & Red Bull.

Event Details:
Thursday, October 20th
5pm to 7pm
Library 121

About the Panelists:

Zach Latta | Executive Director @ Hack Club
Zach is an entrepreneur in San Francisco. He's a recipient of the Thiel Fellowship and was recently featured on Forbe's 30 Under 30 list. 
He first joined software start-up Yo as their first engineer. While at Yo, he led their engineering team during their large press cycle where they were featured by the NYT, TIME, WIRED, WSJ. He built out features for partnerships with organizations such as NBA and Motorola. He started Hack Club to help high schoolers start coding clubs around the globe. In the past year, Hack Club has grown to 84 schools in 16 states and 7 countries.

Kathleen Warner | Lead Designer @ Omni
Kathleen is a product designer in San Francisco. She's currently leading design at Omni, where she helps build an on-demand storage concierge service which has raised $7 million in funding.
Previously, she worked at Gumroad, where she helped enable creators to sell directly to their audience. Kathleen was also in the third batch of 500 Startups where she led marketing for mobile app OneSchool. 

Tejas Manohar | Software Engineer @ Segment

Tejas is a software engineer in San Francisco. He's currently working on Segment's Sources team where he helped launch their most recent product. Segment is an analytics API and customer data platform, which has raised $44 million in funding. 
Previously, he was a lead engineer for Autolotto, where he directed a full-stack engineering team to take a product from inception to growth. Tejas also worked at HubSpot in Boston, where he worked on the platform team contributing to Singularity, an open-source Apache Mesos framework.

*while supplies last

Earlier Event: September 8
Welcome Night - Fall '16
Later Event: November 7