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Events

Burkland events are an ideal way to connect with founders, VCs, and other members of the startup community. Here’s a snapshot of some of our past and future events.

Burkland Events

June 8 Melinda_Tipalti event

Keynote at the 2nd annual Connected Finance event

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  • Location: Virtual

Having the right tech stack and access to measurable financial data is even more important in a volatile market. Join us for “Driving Business Growth Through a Connected Finance Tech Stack” on June 8th at 9:00 am. We’ll discuss:

  • Building a dynamic organization
  • Dealing with unforeseen consequences
  • Leveraging technology to connect processes

Register today!

Speakers: Melinda Moore, Business Development at Burkland, and Lisa Weaver, Chief Hustler at Hustle & Blush


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Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, New York

Thanks to all who attended our monthly Fundraising Breakfast, hosted by Ruben A. Austin, Director at Burkland & Partner at Transatlantic Venture Partners.

Jenny Fielding, General Partner at The Fund, was a fantastic guest speaker.

We discussed how to raise venture capital and attendees had the opportunity to mingle with investors and startup founders.

Co-sponsored by ZenDesk & Spring Place.


Finance 102 Workshop

Finance 102 Workshop

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  • Location: Online

Uncover best practices for venture-backed startups at our Finance 102 Workshop. Led by fractional CFO and SaaS expert, Debbie Rosler, this free online event will took place on April 26 from 11am – 12pm PDT.

Topics include:
➤ Financial Planning & Analysis
➤ Financial Modeling
➤ Assessing Revenue Model and Unit Economics
➤ Forecasting
➤ Board Financial Reporting

Sponsored by Burkland and TriNet.


Fundras bfast Mar 23, 2022

Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, New York

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our monthly Fundraising Breakfast, hosted by Ruben A. Austin, Director at Burkland & Partner at Transatlantic Venture Partners.

John Frankel, Partner at ff Venture Capital, was the guest speaker

During this multi-course breakfast we discussed how to raise venture capital and attendees had the opportunity to mingle with investors and startup founders.

Co-sponsored by ZenDesk & Spring Place.


Upfront Summit 2022

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  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Upfront Summit 2022 brings together 1,200 venture capitalists LPs, tech CEOs, and influencers from all across the country to showcase what makes Los Angeles truly unique. Livestreamed from the Banc of California Stadium, the two-day event covers some of the most important topics in our industry today such as climate change and sustainability, as well as Web3, cryptocurrencies, and more.

World-class speakers include top names from Sequoia to Andreessen Horowitz to Coinbase to LL Cool J to Paris Hilton.

Burkland is proud to be among the select group of sponsors.


Founders Bfast in Austin Feb 24, 2022

Founders Breakfast

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  • Location: Austin, TX

Burkland and Brex hosted a Founders Breakfast in downtown Austin on February 24.

Burkland’s Melinda Moore and Tina Dai of Silverton Partners shared tips on how to navigate your next fundraising round.


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VC Comms Con 2022

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  • Location: San Diego, CA

Burkland is excited to be a sponsor of VC Comms ConBAM‘s 3rd annual private gathering of marketing and communications professionals from the top venture capital funds. Join us in San Diego February 16-18. Expect 70+ funds, 15+ speakers, 10+ top tier media, tacos, yoga, a private walking tour of Balboa Park, and more. 


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Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, New York

Megan Cross, Partner at AplifyHer Ventures, and Laurel Touby, Managing Partner at Supernode Ventures, joined us to share their experiences as women in venture and advice on investing in diverse early-stage startups.

Burkland’s own Kim Petry, CFO of Bored Ape Yacht Club and RTFKT, also joined the panel discussion. Special thanks to our host Ruben A. Austin, Director at Burkland and Partner at Transatlantic Venture Partners, and our co-sponsors Rippling and Spring Place.


Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, Beverly Hills

Our first Fundraising Breakfast at Spring Place Beverly Hills was a hit!

Speakers included Alexa Binns of Halogen Ventures, Melinda Moore of Burkland and Moore Ventures, and Ruben A. Austin of Burkland and Transatlantic Venture Partners, who shared their unique perspectives on the startup/venture ecosystem. Cheers to Fenwick & West and Spring Place for co-sponsoring.


Fundraising breakfast Dec 1, 2021

Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, New York

Jed Talvacchia, Head of Corporate Development at R3, Trevor N. Tanifum, Principal at FS Vector, and Burkland’s own Kim Petry, CFO of Bored Ape Yacht Club and RTFKT,  joined us to share their experiences in the Fintech and NFT industries.

Hosted by Ruben A. Austin, Director at Burkland and Partner at Transatlantic Venture Partners. Sponsored by Carta, Spring Place, and Burkland.


"The Power or Ask" Breakfast

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  • Location: Beverly Hills, CA

Co-sponsored by First Republic Bank, this breakfast gathering was attended by VCs from the LA area. Jacqueline Hawk led a lively discussion about “The Power of The Ask.”


Austin Startup Crawl

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  • Location: Capital Factory, Austin, TX

Get ready to tour the latest and greatest of Austin’s startup community. Instead of traveling to multiple locations this year, the Austin Startup Crawl will gather at Capital Factory to hear pitches, meet founders, and learn more about what the Austin startup scene has to offer. Burkland is thrilled to be a sponsor.


Tuesday Nights Female Founders & Funders

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  • Location: OSEA, Venice, CA

Parachute‘s CEO & Founder, Ariel Kaye, along with thirty other high-profile female founders and VCs came together in Venice to pitch, mix and mingle. Special thanks to our co-sponsors and OSEA for hosting.


Fundraising Breakfast

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  • Location: Spring Place, New York

Thank you to May Li, Founder of J20 Ventures, and Spencer Krug, Partner at RiverPark Ventures, for sharing their insights and knowledge with our community of startup founders and VCs. Special thanks to Transatlantic Venture Partners for co-hosting this event with Burkland.


Tenacity VC happy hour

Tenacity Ventures Happy Hour

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  • Location: Atherton, CA

Hosted by Ben Narasin, we gathered 50 VC’s, LP’s and entrepreneurs together to celebrate the newly founded Tenacity Ventures. Ben shared several of his rare whiskeys with a delicious cheese pairing. We also sampled alternative fish sushi sponsored by Kuleana.


Events: Silicon Beach Soiree

Silicon Beach Soiree

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  • Location: Expert Dojo, Santa Monica, CA

A toast to the Los Angeles Startup Scene. Vouch and Burkland brought together the LA Tech ecosystem by hosting a networking event at Expert Dojo‘s rooftop space with cocktails, appetizers, and a fireside chat moderated by Burkland’s Melinda Moore with Evan O’Donnell from Sound Ventures and Michael Powers of Bright.


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LTO Summit 2021

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  • Location: Austin, TX

Burkland attended this incredible gathering of the LTO (Let’s Talk Ops) community in Austin on October 5-7.


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LA Yacht Cruise with Silicon Valley Bank

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  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

A fun afternoon of sailing on the Pacific with LA Funders and Series A Founders, sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank.


La Noxe NYC

TheDinner.vc event at La Noxe

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  • Location: New York, NY

This gathering was part of thedinner.vc event series, a curated dinner series for VCs at unique venues. La Noxe is an underground speakeasy discreetly located in a NYC subway station.


TuesdayNights July event

Tuesday Nights Female Founders & Funders

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  • Location: The Georgian Hotel, Santa Monica, CA

Twenty-five female founders and funders gathered for Happy Hour overlooking the ocean to connect and share insights. Founders from TeaDrops, Capsule Jewelry, Farmstead, Hustle & Blush, GEMHealth, and VCs from Crosscut, Willow Growth, and Wonder Venture attended this event, which was co-sponsored by Fenwick & West LLP.


Boulder Dinner in July

Boulder VC Dinner

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  • Location: Boulder, Colorado

Burkland hosted a lively dinner party in Boulder with partners from The Beacon Fund, Techstars, Bolster, Hawke Ventures, and Liberty Global Ventures. 


Coyote Valley Sporting Clay Event

Coyote Valley Sporting Clays with Operating Partners

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  • Location: Morgan Hill, CA

A sporting day out with Let’s Talk Ops members & VC operating partners, co-hosted with HSP Group. Let’s Talk Ops is a community of first-class operators powering some of the most successful venture capital firms in the world from behind the scenes. HSP Group helps companies manage their international operations and expand globally.


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TheDinner.vc event at Spring Place

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  • Location: New York, NY

This gathering at Spring Place New York was part of thedinner.vc event series, a curated dinner series for VCs at unique venues. Spring Place is a private membership club that features thoughtfully curated design, for working, eating, and entertaining.