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1871 – Female Roundtable Discussion with Sonia Nagar and Alyssa Jaffee, Pritzker Group

April 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Sonia Nagar and Alyssa Jaffee from Pritzker Group Venture Capital for a small group discussion and Q&A featuring local female entrepreneurs. Participants will be able to receive honest, direct answers from members of the investment team at one of the most active VC funds in the Midwest, as well as share learnings with one another. The number of participants will be capped at 10, and participants are not allowed to pitch their business during the discussion.

Bio: Sonia joined Pritzker Group Venture Capital in 2016. She is responsible for sourcing, diligence, and oversight for the firm’s investments in consumer, enterprise and emerging technologies. Most recently, Sonia was vice president of product and head of mobile apps for RetailMeNot (NASDAQ: SALE), responsible for cross-platform strategy and leading an app redesign that earned a 2015 People’s Voice Webby Award for Best Shopping App. Sonia joined RetailMeNot in 2014 following its acquisition of Pickie, the venture-backed mobile shopping start-up she co-founded in 2011. Prior to Pickie, Sonia was a senior associate for Booz & Company leading post-merger integration and growth strategy projects for digital media and retail clients. Previously she worked in product management, investment banking, and engineering roles with Amazon, Goldman Sachs, and General Motors.

LinkedIn link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sonias3

Bio: Alyssa Jaffee joined PGVC in August 2016 where she focuses on enterprise software and digital health. Most recently, she was the co-founder of TransparentC, 2016 NVC winning company focused on helping people make more data-driven career decisions with the first platform, www.transparentmba.com. Alyssa’s prior experience in venture capital includes time at Hyde Park Angels (HPA), one of the Midwest’s largest angel organizations, focusing on B2B SaaS, as well as Healthbox, an early stage healthcare innovation firm, supporting their accelerator program called the Studio.Prior to business school, Alyssa worked as the Senior Director of Performance Technologies for the Advisory Board Company. There, Alyssa was charged with expanding new business through the sales of healthcare technology platforms. With an extensive travel regimen, Alyssa met with hundreds of hospital executive teams to understand their strategic needs and recommend various solutions. She has copious amounts of experience in launching new products and thinking about go-to-market strategies.

LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alyssa-jaffee-71095011

Register Here: https://goo.gl/QahrdW



April 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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