July 9th

Learn to leverage Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) to simplify the investment process, increase speed, and reduce costs.


Virtual panel discussion with private investment industry experts, representing tech startups, impact investing, and cannabis.

 

July 10th

Expand your expertise and schedule a one-on-one with Assure.

Our industry experts in Structuring, Take Overs, Operations, and more are available for individual meeting requests.


 

TCA
Tech Coast Angels
event partner
 
Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund. Providing more than just money, with its 400+ members, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas.
 

SPEAKER DETAILS

 

 
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Jeremy Neilson
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Jeremy Neilson, an Inc. 5000 entrepreneur, is a founder and a co-CEO of Assure. Prior to Assure, Mr. Neilson launched and managed Utah’s $300M private equity program, the Utah Fund of Funds, which invested in 28 funds and across most of the private equity spectrum. Before the Utah Fund of Funds, Jeremy was an associate with the University Venture Fund where he spent time working closely with local and national venture capitalists on company due diligence. Jeremy has served as a venture capital fund advisory board member and investment committee member for various foundations.
 
 
 

PANEL GUESTS

PANEL DISCUSSION: SPECIAL PURPOSES

A discussion on the current market, investment types, structuring, and fund administration solutions.

 

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Matt Thompson
TECH COAST ANGELS & SKYVIEW CAPITAL
Matt Thompson brings nearly two decades of experience in private equity, finance, consulting and operations. Prior to joining Skyview, he worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 50 enterprises, with a specialization in the telecom, media, and high technology sectors. He was Vice President of Finance at The Gores Group where he served on the Board of J Mendel Inc and led the Audit Committee. He also served as Director in the Communications Media and Entertainment group of FTI’s Corporate Finance practice in Los Angeles.

Matt earned an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School and a B.A. in Biology and Economics from Pomona College. He is also a Certified Insolvency Restructuring Advisor and has published featured telecom and restructuring articles in TMA Topics and AIRA Journal. He currently serves as President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.
 
 
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Jeanne Sullivan
ARCVIEW VENTURES CIO & CANNABIS PANEL GUEST
Jeanne has been a member of the Arcview team for several years – and is an advisor, investor, and sought-after speaker in the cannabis sector. She is the CIO of Arcview Ventures and co-founder of the Arcview Collective Fund and manages many SPVs for the Arcview membership. Formerly, Sullivan co-founded an NYC-based tech venture capital fund with $400 million under management. She has deep tech "chops" having been in product roles with AT&T and Bell Labs for many years.
 
Jeanne has been a member of the Women’s Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School and is an Athena Entrepreneur Fellow for Barnard College. She also serves on the Global Board of Trustees of Astia, funding high-growth women entrepreneurs. Forbes cited Sullivan as “one of the women VCs changing the world. The New York Hall of Science honored Jeanne for her work inspiring girls and women in science, technology (STEM) sectors. Jeanne also serves on its Board of Trustees.
 
 
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David Beatty
GAINGELS
David is an entrepreneur and venture investor. He is co-founder and managing partner of Gaingels LLC, a venture investment syndicate investing in companies (Late seed to pre IPO) embracing LGBT leadership. Founded in late 2014, Gaingels members have invested over $20mm in 70+ portfolio companies and 8 VC funds. 
 
David is also co-founder of Digital Irish Angels, investing in companies on the Island of Ireland. Born in Ireland, David started his career as a headhunter in London before being transferred to the USA in 1990 by IMI computing. David is Chairman of Empire Messaging, Inc., a company he started in 1993 and ran until 2004, which provides Enterprise Messaging solutions to corporate clients.  David has co-founded 3 other tech enabled companies with successful exits. He lives in NYC with his Partner Ryan on the Upper west side. 
 

SCHEDULE

 

 
July 9th
5:00PM - 6:30PM -- Happy Hour
-- 5:00 --
Tech Coast - Kick-Off
(5 mins)
Jeremy Neilson Keynote
 
-- 5:35 --
Break
 
-- 5:40 --
Virtual Panel Discussion on Special Purposes
 with live Q & A
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July 10th
Schedule a Break-out

Interested in diving deeper with your specific fund questions?

Industry Experts from Assure are available to discuss your specific questions about Structuring, Take Overs, Operations, and more.

 

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John Wallace
COO
Operations Expert
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Jeremy Neilson
CEO
Structuring Expert
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Katie Neilson
CRO
Operations Expert

 

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Jared Snow
Account Executive
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Jeremy Sell
Account Executive
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Matt Shields
Account Executive
 
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