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  • Past Event
  • January.07.2016
  • Silicon Valley - Panel Event:

Building an A+ Team

w/ Entelo, Polaris Partners, PokitDok & USVP

Thursday, January 7, 2016
Networking: 7:30 – 8:30 am
Panel Discussion: 8:30 – 10 am 

Orrick's Silicon Valley Office (1100 Marsh Road)

Registration for this program is closed. 


Jacques Benkoski
Partner US Venture Partners


Jon Bischke
Co-Founder & CEO Entelo


Lisa Maki
Co-Founder & CEO PokitDok


Gary Swart
Partner Polaris Partners


Ted Tanner
Co-Founder & CTO PokitDok



There are two major stressors for startup founders: raising capital and building a killer team. Let’s face it – talent is scarce, not to mention extremely difficult to find, attract and retain. Join our expert panelists with decades of experience in building and leading A+ teams, to discuss valuable lessons learned in acquiring top talent.


Expect walk away with actionable insights around:

  • Finding the perfect person and fit
  • Being the best boss you can be – culture, motivation, development
  • How to best handle a situation when it’s not quite working out