Startup Aggieland’s Silicon Valley Bank Shark Frenzy is free and open to the public. A reception will be hosted by Silicon Valley Bank from 5 pm - 6 pm. Attire is business casual.
A Startup Expo, also from 5 pm - 6 pm, will be hosted by CNVE’s nationally-ranked Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization at Texas A&M University.
Shark Frenzy begins at 6 pm. Awards and cash prizes announced at 8:30 pm.
Phil Graves, head of corporate development for Patagonia & Tin Shed Ventures ($20M)
Mark Bowles, founder of ecoATM (acquired for $350 Million)
Nathan Day, cofounder of SoftLayer (acquired for $2 Billion)
Clint Bybee, founding partner with ARCH Venture Partners ($2 Billion).
Bob Metcalfe, founder of 3Com and inventor of the Ethernet
Aggie Angel Network
Rudy Garza, G51
Chris Valletta, cofounder of Mission AthleteCare
Chris Westfall, pitch coach for Shark Frenzy and Dragon’s Den contestants