VEF Momentum: Learn to Raise Money from Jeff Bezos & Dave McClure

by Rob Lewis

Dave Schappell, Founder & CEO of Seattle's will be the special guest at VEF Momentum's December event this Friday.

Dave focuses on developing the product vision, building the team and making TeachStreet an inspirational place to accomplish great things. Teachstreet has raised over $3m from Dave McClure, Madrona Ventures, Bezos Expeditions and several prominent angel investors.

Dave’s background includes an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, stints at online pioneers Amazon and JibJab, as well as being a board member and advisor to some of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley. He’s been a guest author on Techcrunch, and a general superstar in the tech space. He’s going to share his experiences on how to prepare for failure, getting customers to give you money, and how is revolutionizing local learning. Don’t miss out!

Just like every VEF Momentum event to date, you can expect some great networking.

This event is on Friday, December 3rd at 6:00pm at Republic at 958 Granville Street. Tickets are $20 and you can register online.

VEF Momentum
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

VEF Momentum was founded under the Vancouver Enterprise Forum with the purpose of connecting, inspiring and mentoring aspiring and emerging technology entrepreneurs in Vancouver. more

Seattle, Washington, United States

TeachStreet is creating a marketplace for lifelong learning, where teachers can find more students and manage their businesses, and where learners can discover the best teachers and classes in their neighborhoods. more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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