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Join us for "Effective Networking Strategies for Startup Founders"! We are excited to feature three incredible speakers: Erika Bahr, Anna Yuan, and Jeyla Sadikova. Together, these industry leaders will provide invaluable strategies and insights to help you navigate the networking landscape and drive your startup to new heights. Get ready for an engaging and informative session that promises to empower you with the tools needed for successful networking in today's competitive market.

Dress Code: White

Erika Bahr

Erika Bahr is the Founder and CEO of Daxe, an innovative AI data security platform that bridges the gap between technology and finance and legal data. She focuses on encrypting machine learning models to enhance investment security and reduce financial risks. Under Erika's leadership, Daxe has been instrumental in redefining investment strategies, opening new markets, and fostering diversity and equal opportunities for underrepresented entrepreneurs. Her extensive experience includes over a decade of developing sophisticated data systems and AI solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Erika holds an advanced degree from the Harvard Business Analytics Program and an MSBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Anna Yuan

Anna Yuan is an accomplished entrepreneur and investor. She is the co-founder of ScaleGrowth, an AI-First platform revolutionizing businesses with Proactive Decision AI. Anna brings extensive experience in product growth from her tenure at tech giants like Apple and REA Group. With two US patents to her credit, Anna is dedicated to driving innovation and transformation in the technology landscape.

Jeyla Sadikova

Originally from Azerbaijan, Jeyla's journey spans from corporate roles at McKinsey & Company to impact entrepreneurship. She founded her first company in telehealth in Switzerland and is currently building illumicell AI, a fertility tech startup based in Boston, MA. In 2022, Jeyla created the largest Swiss volunteer network, bringing together hundreds of volunteers, companies, and entrepreneurs to deliver 200 tons of medical aid to Ukraine, provide free telemedical services, and evacuate sick children from war zones. She shared this experience as a speaker at the World Economic Forum, demonstrating how small businesses can mobilize efforts and make an impact. Jeyla is an Imperial College alumna.

Whether you're a female founder, looking for a female co-founder, a female professional with startup, M&A, or corporate strategy experience, or simply curious about the latest trends and developments in these fields, don't miss this opportunity to gain insights into the latest innovations in business and entrepreneurs. Register now to reserve your spot!

Lastly, we invite you to wear white to the event as a symbol of your support for the advancements. We look forward to seeing you there! 

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650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
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