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San Diego Venture Group
Wednesday January 16 | 3:30 – 5:30pm
The Illumina Theater at the Alexandria
10996 Torreyana Rd, San Diego
President & CEO of National Venture Capital Association
Bobby Franklin is the President & CEO of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) whose membership includes hundreds of venture capital firms that invest in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Bobby took the helm of NVCA in September of 2013 after nearly a decade at CTIA – The Wireless Association.
Partner, Correlation Ventures
As a founder and Managing Director of Correlation Ventures, David helps lead the firm. David created the original vision for Correlation, driven by the opportunity to offer entrepreneurs and other VCs a better co-investment option and to pioneer the use of predictive analytics in venture capital. David began his venture capital career in 1997.
Allison Long Pettine
Co-founder & Partner, SEED San Diego & Ad Astra Ventures
Allison Long Pettine is an investor and entrepreneur who is passionate about finding and empowering visionaries uniquely destined to change the world. She recently founded Ad Astra Ventures, a fund dedicated to empowering founders of high growth startups with at least one female cofounder. She is President of Crescent Ridge Partners, Founding Partner at SEED San Diego, and co-founder of Lymber, which was sold to MindBody in 2017. Allison began her career at Viscogliosi Brothers, a New-York based venture capital company focused on cutting-edge orthopedic medical device technologies. She was an early employee and Director of Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning at Paradigm Spine, a startup that developed non-fusion spinal implants to treat degenerative and deformity spinal disorders. Allison is a mentor at Tech Stars, sits on the advisory board of UCSD’s The Basement incubator, sits on the board of the San Diego Venture Group and is a committee member at San Diego’s Evo Nexus incubator.
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