Entrepreneurship and Investment

Tuesday, Session 2: 11:15–11:55am

Track 4: Entrepreneurship and Investment

Venture Capital Perspectives on Retail and Consumer Investing: Part 2

In the second session of this two-part series, join us to hear from some of today's top venture capital firms as they discuss their decisions to invest in different consumer-facing businesses and groundbreaking commerce technologies. Our panelists will address the changes they anticipate in how consumers discover, shop and buy as well as discuss how they identify the business models and technologies that will define the next generation of commerce.


Ajay Agarwal
Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Ben Lerer
Founder, Thrillist Media Group
Managing Director, Lerer Hippeau Ventures
Dan Rosen
Partner, Commerce Ventures
Janie Yu
Partner, Fung Capital


William Susman
Managing Director, Threadstone Advisors