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TWiST Live at WSGR – San Francisco

Friday, December 13 2019 – 12:30PM to 5:00PM

One Market Plaza, 1 Market St # 19, San Francisco, CA 94105

events agenda


Registration opens for TWiST Live event & public office hours with Jason Calacanis (*Come early for a light lunch & to sign up for a chance to “Ask Jason” or pitch on stage. Note: we won’t have time for everyone to pitch but we’ll fit in as many of you as possible!)


Public Office Hours with Jason Calacanis (“Ask Jason” – Shark Tank)


Wilson Sonsini Legal Workshop


Appetizers & Networking


TWiST Live: Fireside chat with Jason Calacanis and Marco Zappacosta, Thumbtack

Jason Calacanis is a technology entrepreneur, angel investor, and the host of the popular podcasts This Week in Startups and Angel.  As a “scout” for top Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and later as an angel investor, Jason has invested in 150+ early-stage startups including 6 “unicorns” (billion-dollar valuations). His book “Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups: Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000″ was published by Harper Collins in July 2017.

Marco Zappacosta is the co-founder and CEO of Thumbtack. Recognized on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list, Marco and Thumbtack have been featured in media outlets including The New York Times, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and CNBC and were acknowledged as one of GlassDoor’s Best Places to Work and Highest Rated CEOs lists. Marco co-founded Thumbtack after graduating from Columbia University, where he majored in Political Science. He and his family live in San Francisco. His favorite personal Thumbtack project was hosting a Halloween party that included a Thumbtack bartender, magician, and photographer.

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