Published On: Wed, Aug 26th, 2020

Meet a Disrupt 2020 ‘TC10’

If 2020 hasn’t been furious enough, there’s an additional special turn going down during Disrupt 2020 over a fact that, for a initial time ever, a discussion will be entirely virtual.

It also happens to be a show’s 10th anniversary. Time flies when you’re changing a world, eh?

As partial of Disrupt’s 10th anniversary celebration, we’re doing something code new. So it is with good pleasure that we deliver a TC10.

The TC10 is a organisation of entrepreneurs, investors, etc. that have been a tack of a Disrupt discussion over a past decade. They’ve oral during a uncover — possibly for a fireside discuss or on a row or as a Startup Battlefield decider — during slightest 3 times. (Some of them have been there some-more times in a past 10 years than they haven’t.)

The TC10 will all be featured in several ways via a show, from fireside chats to Startup Battlefield judges to a Pitch Deck Teardown! This is a square I’m privately a many vehement about.

The Pitch Deck Teardown takes a demeanour during genuine startup representation decks submitted by attendees of a show. These world-class investors and entrepreneurs will travel by any deck, slip by slide, and give feedback on what they like, what they don’t and how they would change it. Not usually will this give entrepreneurs a transparent clear demeanour during what investors are looking for in a representation deck, though it will also uncover how many investors and entrepreneurs have opposite opinions on what creates a good deck, giving founders a discernment they need to tailor their decks reasonably shaped on a dictated audience.

You can request to a Pitch Deck Teardown right here.

So though any serve ado, I’m unapproachable to announce a Disrupt 2020 TC10:

Aileen Lee

Aileen is a owner of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage focused fund. They find to behind well-developed teams building record that re-imagines work and personal life in vast and flourishing markets — what they call “Life 2.0.” She was before a partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and a CEO of RMG Networks.

A connoisseur of MIT, Aileen has an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Henry Crown Fellow of a Aspen Institute.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 9

Image Credits: Cowboy Ventures

Charles Hudson

Charles Hudson is a handling partner and owner of Precursor Ventures, an early-stage try collateral organisation focused on investing in a initial institutional turn of investment for a many earnest program and hardware companies. Prior to first Precursor Ventures, Charles was a partner during SoftTech VC. In this role, he focused on identifying investment opportunities in mobile infrastructure.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 3

Image Credits: Kathleen Dylan Studios

Cyan Banister

Cyan is dependant to early-stage angel investing. She spends a lot of her time forgetful about what a destiny could demeanour like and invests in people who do a same though are formulating it. Most recently she was during Founders Fund, a top-tier account in SF. Most of her successful investments have a common thesis around pursuit origination and flexibility, though she has invested in all from rocket ships to sandwich delivery. She’s now a partner during Long Journey Ventures.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 6

Drew Houston

Drew Houston is co-founder and CEO of Dropbox. Since first a association in 2007 with Arash Ferdowsi, Drew has led a company’s expansion from a elementary thought to a use used by over 600 million people around a world. Drew perceived his bachelor’s grade in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2006. After graduating, he incited his disappointment with carrying USB drives and emailing files to himself into a demo for what became Dropbox . Today, Dropbox is one of a world’s heading business partnership platforms, with 15 million profitable subscribers and scarcely 3,000 employees opposite 12 tellurian offices.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 3

Kirsten Green

Combining a singular and radical mix of veteran story and acquired investment experience, Kirsten shaped San Francisco-based Forerunner Ventures in 2010, where she serves as owner and handling partner. Noticing that rising purchasing processes were linear and grown for improvement, Kirsten grown a pacesetter genius and methodical eye to sojourn forward of experience-driven sell trends and code constrained code platforms and idealist entrepreneurs.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 3

Image Credits: Forerunner Ventures

Megan Quinn

Megan Quinn is a arch handling officer of Niantic where she oversees business operations and ubiquitous growth opposite a company. In 2015, Megan was a ubiquitous partner during Spark Capital, where she focused on growth-stage investments, including Glossier, Handshake, Pendo, Rover and InVision. During this period, she also led Spark Capital’s investment in Niantic during a company’s Series B appropriation turn where she assimilated a company’s board. She hold product care positions during Google and Square before to removing into venture.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 3

Image Credits: Megan Quinn

Michelle Zatlyn

Michelle Zatlyn is co-founder and COO of Cloudflare, a heading internet security, opening and trustworthiness association that was named to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 List, comparison by The Wall Street Journal as a Most Innovative Internet Technology Company for dual unbroken years, and named a Technology Pioneer by a World Economic Forum. Before co-founding Cloudflare, Michelle hold positions during Google and Toshiba and launched dual successful startups. She binds a BS degree, with distinction, from McGill University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was awarded a Dubliner Prize for Entrepreneurship.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 3

Niko Bonatsos

Niko Bonatsos is a handling executive during General Catalyst, a try collateral organisation with approximately $5 billion in sum collateral raised. Working from a firm’s San Francisco Bay Area offices, Niko focuses his investment plan on anticipating first-time record founders with clever product instincts, a strong ardour for training and a enterprise to emanate innovations with a intensity to advantage millions. In his 9 years with GC, Niko has been instrumental in a firm’s investments in Atrium, Audius, Cover, Hive, HubHaus, ClassDojo, Paribus (acquired by CapitalOne), Sleeper and Snap (NYSE: SNAP) among others.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 4

Image Credits: General Catalyst

Roelof Botha

Roelof F. Botha has spent over 15 years building companies in Silicon Valley. He began within a walls of nascent PayPal, where he assimilated in Mar 2000 while completing his MBA during Stanford. He became CFO in 2001 and led a association by both a IPO in early 2002 and a successive merger by eBay. Roelof assimilated Sequoia Capital in 2003 to assistance founders build fast businesses. In further to heading a U.S. bureau and portion as one of 3 Stewards of a tellurian Sequoia Partnership, Roelof focuses on internet, services and program investments.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 8


Susan Lyne

Susan Lyne is co-founder and ubiquitous partner of BBG Ventures, an NYC-based early-stage account heading investments in companies built by underestimated founders that are transforming a common and lived experiences. Since 2014, a account has invested in 60 companies, including Zola, The Wing, Modsy, Lola, KiwiCo, Glamsquad, HopSkipDrive, Spring Health and Blueland. Before first BBG Ventures Susan hold care positions during media, record and party companies of all sizes and stages, from startups to open companies.

# of Disrupt Appearances: 6

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