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Founders Dinner| Aziz Gilani, Managing Director at Mercury Fund [MEMBERS ONLY]

November 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST

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It’s not what’s on the table that matters—it’s who’s in the chairs.Unknown

While being an entrepreneur can sometimes be a lonely journey, being at Station means that you have access to a community to help you grow, hold you accountable, and reach your goals faster. Join us at Startup Founders Dinner, where we bring the community together to connect, collaborate and grow over dinner once a month. Be prepared to share:

  1. Your business idea in one sentence
  2. The most important thing you’ve accomplished over the past month
  3. Something you want to accomplish in the month going forward
  4. How everyone else in the room can help

Who Should Attend:

  • Any and all Station Houston members

What You’ll Learn:

  • Current projects, goals & ambitions of fellow Station members
  • Identify subject matter experts within Station community
  • How to leverage the Station community to collaborate & accelerate

More about Aziz Gilani:

Aziz Gilani is a Managing Director at Mercury, where he focuses on investments in enterprise SaaS, Cloud and data science startups. Aziz currently serves on the boards of Mercury portfolio companies Datical, GameSalad, Graylog, Koupon Media (observer), Label Insight (observer), ShareThis (observer) and Trendkite (observer). Aziz’s previous investments at Mercury have included BlackLocus (acq. by The Home Depot), Infochimps (acq. by CSC), Modest (acq. by PayPal), and Phurnace Software (acq. by BMC Software).
Prior to joining Mercury, Aziz was a Senior Engagement Leader with Infosys Consulting, an early executive at ABB Performance Services, a Senior Consultant at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, and an Analyst at Lotus Development Corp. Aziz received his BBA from the University of Texas where he was a TILF Scholar, and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management where he was an FC Austin Scholar.
In addition, Aziz is a graduate of the Kauffman Fellows Program through the Center for Venture Education, where he completed industry-defining field work on Seed Accelerators. Aziz is a recognized expert in Seed Accelerators, and has been quoted in several national publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, ReadWriteWeb, TechCocktail, and The Business Journals.
Outside of Mercury, Aziz serves in advisory roles for Knight Foundation, the Mayor of Houston’s Tech and Innovation Council, Seed Accelerator Rankings, and SXSW Interactive. He is also an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business where he teaches a course on venture capital.

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/founders-dinner-members-only-tickets-50420538187

Venue

Station Houston
1301 Fannin Street #2440, Houston, TX 77002
Houston, TX 77002 US
Website:
https://stationhouston.com/venue/station-houston-2/

Organizer

Station Houston
Email:
info@stationhouston.com
Website:
http://stationhouston.com