Jack Saba co-founded Day One Investments and Day One Consulting to aid international economic development by bringing the Blockchain to emerging markets. Day One Investments is an emerging Seed and Series A fund that is sector agnostic and Blockchain specific. At Draper University, he worked with over 200 entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries as they navigated business development, leadership, and fundraising challenges.

Jillian Manus is a Managing Partner of Structure VC, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies. She serves on the boards of several of her portfolio companies, including Hyp3r, Iggbo, and Liquiglide. Jillian is an experienced banking and media executive, a technology investor and entrepreneur. Earlier in her career, Jillian held positions with Credit Suisse Zurich, and Universal and Warner Bros. Studios. She is founder of three companies, an active philanthropist and board member, and a frequent public speaker on technology, business and politics.

Moderator: David Spark is a veteran tech journalist and founder Spark Media Solutions, a content marketing firm for the B2B technology industry. Spark has reported on the tech scene for more than 20 years in more than 40 media outlets. and he now reports predominantly at trade shows for companies such as HP, IBM, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Dice, Citrix, and Juniper Networks. Read Spark’s musing on his Spark Minute blog or listen to him and his co-host weekly on the Tear Down Show podcast.

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Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is CoFounder of Silicon Valley TV & Executive Producer of Smart Money Silicon Valley: Network with & Learn from Silicon Valley Investors! & NoPanels: Engage Directly with Investors & Industry Leaders & PitchPerfect Silicon Valley: Craft your Pitch & Slide Deck for Funding! She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors EZebis: Winning the Venture Game! She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 10 years. She has been in small business for 39 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research with vcs, angels & women founders) "Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation" available on Scribd.