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  • Past Event
  • June.25.2015
  • Silicon Valley – Panel Event:

Building a Marketplace

w/ Upwork, Poshmark, Thumbtack, Polaris Partners & Flywheel

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 4:15 - 7:30 pm
Location: Orrick's Silicon Valley Office (1100 Marsh Road)

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Speakers

Oneal Bhambani
CFO & Board Member, Flywheel Partner, TCW/Craton Technology Fund

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Hayden Brown
Head of Product Upwork

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Manish Chandra
Founder & CEO Poshmark

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Jonathan Swanson
Co-Founder & President Thumbtack

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Gary Swart
Partner Polaris Partners

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Marco Zappacosta
Co- Founder & CEO Thumbtack

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Overview

Marketplace (n) – the arena of competitive or commercial dealings; the world of trade. This seemingly common term has paved the way for new and interesting spaces in the tech world, but what does it take to create a one? Join Orrick TOTAL ACCESS and our seasoned panelists to find out!

Topics

  • The building blocks of a marketplace
  • Challanges & competitive barriers
  • What happens if the market slows down?

Agenda

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm: Light Reception & Networking

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm: Building a Marketplace – What Your Mother Never Told You w/ Gary Swart & Marco Zappacosta of Thumbtack

6:15 pm – 7:30 pm: Panel Discussion