HBSA/NC Entrepreneurship


LexSpot   OpenDNS   kiwi crate
     
2013 HBSA/NC NVC Winner   Growth Startup Business 2013   Growth Startup Consumer 2013
     
Clear Care   BioMine   Red Beacon
     
2012 HBSA/NC NVC Winner   2011 HBS Global NVC Winner
2011 HBSA/NC NVC Winner
  2010 HBSA/NC NVC Winner
Acquired by Home Depot


Results from HBSA/NC New Venture Competition (NVC) Finals Reception- Tuesday, March 5th

Winner:

Lexspot
Romish Badani, Co-Founder & CEO, HBS '12
www.lexspot.com

LexSpot is dramatically reducing the cost of working with lawyers. Our marketplace allows consumers to “unlock” up to 80% savings on legal fees using our technology. Our technology empowers consumers to complete portions of legal work themselves, thereby enabling lawyers to reduce their fees while still providing quality legal representation.

Runner-up:

Zillabyte
Jake Quist, Co-Founder & CEO
Roger Dean Huffstetler, Co-Founder & COO, HBS ‘10

www.zillabyte.com

Zillabyte is a business information platform. We simulate the global economy by modeling every attribute and relationship for companies. We’re the non-social compliment to LinkedIn. LinkedIn: stated preferences vs Zillabyte: revealed preferences. We structure the world’s information for better business decisions. Current investors include Eric Ries and YC. Winner of Launch Enterprise: "Best Enterprise 2.0"

Growth Startup 2013 winners:

Growth Startup : Business: OpenDNS
Growth Startup : Consumer: Kiwi Crate

2013 NVC Panel Judges:
Eric Chin (Moderator) '98, General Partner, Crosslink Capital
Ajay Agarwal '95, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Patrick Chung '04, Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Jean Kovacs '85, President, HBS Angels Northern California
Aaref Hilaly '98, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Michelle Zatlyn '09, Co-Founder, CloudFlare

2013 NVC Companies:
  • boomtrain
  • LexSpot
  • PathSource
  • Salessorter.com
  • Slim
  • Slim & Sage
  • So Called Games
  • Staplit
  • Veam
  • Zillabyte
  • Zyante
2013 Growth Startup Companies:

Top 3 2013 Growth Startup Business:
Top 3 2013 Growth Startup Consumer:

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BUSINESS NVC Judges

2013 BUSINESS HBSA/NC NVC Finalist Panel Judges:

Eric Chin (Moderator) '98, General Partner, Crosslink Capital

Ajay Agarwal '95, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Patrick Chung '04, Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Jean Kovacs '85, President, HBS Angels Northern California
Aaref Hilaly '98, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Michelle Zatlyn '09, Co-Founder, CloudFlare

2013 BUSINESS HBSA/NC First Round NVC/ Growth Startup Judges:

Ethel Chen '08, Vice President, Norwest Venture Partners
Jake Flomenberg, HBS '10, Venture Capitalist, Accel
Ping Hao '97, HBSA/NC Board
Sean Jacobsohn '98, Partner, Emergence Capital
Maria Karaivanova, MBA '09, Strategic Partnerships, CloudFlare
Peter Mills, HBS '81, Principal, Recondite Innovations
Tom Rikert, '06, Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Dan Rosen, HBS '06, Founding Partner, Commerce Ventures
Bob Rosin, HBS '00, VP & GM, Business Development, Skype
Alex Scherbakvosky '03, Principal, New Enterprise Associates
Jonathan Spier '04, Entrepreneur In Residence, Altos Ventures
Cali Tran '06, Principal, North Bridge Venture Partners
Ali Wasti, HBS '09,Vice President, Azure Capital Partners
Michael Yang, HBS '98, Managing Director, Comcast Interactive Capital
Chris Yeh '00, Partner, Wasabi Ventures

LinkedIn Groups:

HBS Bay Area CEOs:
http://linkd.in/YW1mdj

HBS Bay Area Founders:
http://linkd.in/XJeXDP

NVC Team:

Chairs: Ping Hao '97, Sean Jacobsohn '98
NVC and Growth Entrepreneurs: Gabe Turner '10
Venture Judges: Sean Jacobsohn '98, Jonathan Spier '04
Website: Brian Hoskins '03

Learn more about global NVC contest

General Club Questions:
Contact Kirsten Pickford, Executive Director, HBSA/NC at kirsten@hbsanc.org, 415-421-4500.

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