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Fireside chat with Andy Johns, former President and current advisor to Wealthfront
October 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
In celebration of Miami Fintech Festival by Visa, join Refresh Miami and eMerge Americas for a fireside chat with Andy Johns, former President and current advisor to Wealthfront.
Discussion will cover:
- How to grow and scale your career
- How to scale growth through product/market fit – war stories from the early days of facebook, quora, twitter and wealthfront.
- What are Silicon Valley VCs and Investors looking for in startups outside of SV?
- Open questions from the audience.
Andy has spent his career helping consumer internet technology companies grow and deliver great consumer internet products at scale. He’s been a product, marketing, and executive leader during his career at Facebook, Twitter, Quora, and Wealthfront. He also served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Greylock Partners. Lastly, he is an advisor and/or investor in a few early stage venture capital firms such as Cowboy Ventures and Homebrew, as well as a variety of startups including Blue Bottle Coffee (sold to Nestle), Opendoor, Poshmark, Flipboard, Curbside (sold to Rakuten), Accompany (sold to Cisco), BallerTV, and Fitmob (sold to ClassPass).
Interviewing Andy will be Rocco Savage. Rocco is the founder of Option Alpha, a technology and education platform where over 100,000 investors learn about the financial markets and derivative options. Rocco was Senior Business coaching specialist for Tony Robbins Companies and mastered the secrets to growing his Business Results Coaching division.
6:30pm – 7:15pm: Networking, drinks and light bites
7:15pm – 8:30pm: Fireside chat and Q&A with audience
Founded in 2008 as kaChing by Benchmark co-founder Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll, Wealthfront is an automated investment service fund (or robo-advisor) that offers a combination of financial planning, investment management and banking-related services exclusively through its software. In January of 2018, Wealthfront announced a $75 millionround of financing led by Tiger Global Management with participation from all existing venture capital investors, including Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Social Capital and Spark Capital Growth. As of March 2018, it had more than $10 billion of assets under management.
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