Event Series
The state of startup studios and venture capital. 
Join our private virtual events to discuss the startup studio model as an emerging asset class. 
These discussions are designed to bring investors, entrepreneurs, and leading startup studios together.
Hosted in small group settings, we lead intimate and deep discussions on startup studio topics like: 
Upcoming Events
Jack Spades Fund 01 Debut and Virtual Wine Tasting
Jack Spades is the first fully-remote startup studio with a core focus on building and investing in the "future of business building". This event will kick-off with a virtual wine tasting, and will be followed by a presentation on Jack Spades Fund 01.

Accredited investors are invited to apply.
guest sommelier:
Sara Moll, Founder at Vin Social
*This presentation is not an offer to sell securities of any investment fund or a solicitation of offers to buy such securities. Securities managed by Jack Spades Studio, LP are offered to selected investors only by means of a complete offering memorandum and related subscription materials, which contain significant additional information about the terms of an investment in the Fund.
Past Events
October 29, 2020
12pm - 1pm EST
Startup Studios vs. Traditional Venture Capital
Featured Guest Speaker:
Bryan Landers, Partner at Make Studios and former Partner at Backstage Capital
Understand how the startup studio model differs from the traditional venture capital model, and explore how studios and VC's can collaborate.
November 5, 2020
12pm - 1pm EST
How Startup Studios Enable Financial, Social and Environmental Returns
Featured Guest Speaker:
Romain Diaz, Founder & CEO at Satgana Venture Studio
Studios are one of the best emerging asset classes for building impact-focused startups. Let's discuss how investors can reap these benefits.
November 19, 2020
12pm - 1pm EST
Who is Investing in Startup Studios, and Why?
Featured Guest Speaker:
Alper Celen, Partner at Enhance Studio
Join us as we feature one of MENA's top startup studios to discuss who is currently investing in the asset class, and why.
December 3, 2020
12pm - 1pm EST
How Investors Can Source Their Own Direct Deals Through Studios
Featured Guest Speaker:
Brian Dolan, CEO at Verdant AI Startup Studio
There is an overwhelming interest in the idea of sourcing direct deals amongst family offices investing in venture capital. Let's explore how the studio model is an ideal asset class for this practice.
December 8, 2020
12pm - 1pm EST
The Collaboration Between Studios and VCs
Featured Guest Speaker:
John Cowgill and Jim Wilson, Partners at Costanoa Ventures and TA McCann, Managing Director at Pioneer Square Labs
Explore how studios and VCs can collaborate by diving into a recent financing where Costanoa Ventures backed a company built by Pioneer Square Labs, a leading startup studio based in Seattle, WA.
January 14, 2021
12pm - 1pm EST
How Team Building Is Changing
Featured Guest Speaker:
Michael Saloio, Founder & CEO at Huddle
As work becomes more remote, more collaborative, and more asynchronous, startups and founders are turning to untraditional means of building teams.
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