Startup and Investor Mixer

Mon. Oct 15, 2018 at 8:00pm EDT
21 and Over
Price: $35.00
21 and Over
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Price: $35.00
21 and Over
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DownToDashEntreStart It Up NYC and Sharebert are teaming up to bring NYC startups and investors together for a night of connections, fun and a lot of rose. Wander the rooms in The Mansion while sipping Rosé from around the world and meet NYC's top Venture Capitalists. 

Guests will arrive at 8pm to wander the rooms of the Mansion and then listen to speakers in the bar at 8:45pm. Please arrive promptly at 8pm to be able to go through the experience. All guests who arrive after 8:30pm will be ushered to the bar for the speakers.

We have four speakers that will be sharing tactics and strategies for startups and raising money.

Lisa Burton - Executive Director of HearstLab

Lisa Burton is the Executive Director of HearstLab, a community of early stage, women-led startups innovating in media, data and technology. HearstLab provides assistance with building teams and refining products, along with office space in their New York City offices. At HearstLab, Lisa meets with prospective startups and supports the portfolio companies in residence, including advising on data and data science. Throughout her career, Lisa has built and led data science programs at startups and as a consultant across diverse industries -- from mobile payments to advertising to healthcare. Most recently, she cofounded a startup that leveraged data from social media to help brands understand and connect with their customers. Lisa came to data science from Mechanical Engineering, where she specialized in data-driven modeling and machine learning to predict the motion of swimming animals. She holds a PhD and SM from MIT and BSE from Duke.


Polina Marinova - Editor at FORTUNE and the author of Term Sheet


Polina Marinova is an editor at FORTUNE and the author of Term Sheet, FORTUNE's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Her coverage focuses on venture capital, technology, startups, and sometimes crypto. She has worked on lists including 40 Under 40, the Fortune 500, and Most Powerful Women.  

Charlie O'Donnell, Partner and Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

Charlie O'Donnell is the sole Partner and Founder at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures.  The fund makes seed and pre-seed investments and was the first venture firm located in Brooklyn--where he was born and raised.  Brooklyn Bridge invested in the first rounds of Canary, The Wing, Orchard Platform, Tinybop, Hungryroot, Clubhouse, Ringly, and goTenna among others.  Working in venture capital since 2001, he apprenticed his way through the asset class with analyst roles on the original Union Square Ventures team as well as at the General Motors pension fund--a long time limited partner in many top tier funds.  At First Round Capital, he sourced the firm's investments in Singleplatform (sold to Constant Contact) and GroupMe (sold to Skype).  Charlie discovered GroupMe at the Techcrunch Hackathon where the service had been built.  He also sourced investments in Backupify (which was an idea he had tweeted to the founder, a friend of his), chloe + isabel, and Refinery29.

Charlie bikes to work, has done seven triathlons, four marathons, and runs the kayaking program in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The longest he has consecutively been outside of the five boroughs of New York City is three weeks.

Brandon Andrews - Investor and Lead Consultant ABC's Shark Tank Diversity Tour

Brandon Andrews is a senior consultant at Values Partnerships. He leads a nationwide casting tour for ABC's Shark Tank. He writes about business, politics, and crowdfunding.


  • Admission into Rose Mansion

  • 8 samples of wine (about four glasses)

  • Rose Mansion, GoVino wine glass

  • Rose Mansion, Collectable Enamel Pin

  • Other fun surprises

  • Entry to The Grand Tasting Lounge @ Rose Mansion

  • Great advice from our VCs 

  • Network with amazing founders and investors


DownToDash is a millennial focused app that connects people in the same location based on what they are down to do, whether it’s workouts, sports, movies or other activities. Users can post specific plans, for example, play Tennis on Thursday at 5 pm at McCarren Park and other users can join.

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Entre is the fastest growing community for entrepreneurs, artists, creators, and innovators.

Our monthly events bring people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources and friends that will make them successful.

Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, Entre aims to refer the best services available for helping them achieve their goals. We aim to work with sponsors and partners who share our vision in helping the start-up community grow and succeed.

Start It Up is a media network site that provides a platform for the most game-changing startups in NYC to break through the noise, and share how they're shaping our future.

Sharebert makes shopping fun. Users win prizes and earn rewards just by browsing Sharebert's inventory of over 100M high-end brands & products.


Please confirm your date when purchasing: Your ticket is only valid on the date of the ticket without exception.


  • All tickets are non-transferable. Tickets purchased through third parties will not be accepted.

  • You must be 21 to enter Rosé Mansion. Everyone must show an ID. The only forms of ID we accept are your US state issued Driver's License, ID Card or Passport. Absolutely no exceptions.

  • Wine tastings are best with a clean palette, so try to not drink before arriving! To keep you safe and keep the experience fun for everyone, we reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone who is intoxicated.

  • Your ticket guarantees an hour in the experience starting from your ticket time. If you arrive late, we cannot guarantee the full hour. 

  • The experience closes at 10pm, but you are welcome to join us at the bar until 11pm.

For more additional questions, please visit our FAQ page.

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Rosé Wine Mansion 111 West 32nd Street
New York, NY 10010