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The power of data in a thriving ecosystem

With Jager McConnell, CEO of Crunchbase

To better understand our ecosystem, startup founders, investors and supporters should be champions of better measurement.

Data collection, assessment and analysis is the first step of fostering more vibrant ecosystems and stronger companies. Data collection is a way for everyone to contribute to the community.

BlueChilli is hosting a panel discussion with Jager McConnell, CEO of Crunchbase, and leaders in Australia’s tech startup community about the importance of having data and how that drives growth.

Moderator – Gen George (founder of tamme, Skilld and co-founder of LMBDW)

Jager McConnell, CEO Crunchbase
Jager is the CEO of Crunchbase, the leading platform used by millions of entrepreneurs and investors looking to discover innovative companies and the people behind them. Jager joined Crunchbase after it spun out from AOL, a move that was announced at TechCrunch Disrupt in 2015. Prior to joining Crunchbase, Jager spent 11 years at Salesforce in various roles across sales, marketing and product development. In his last role at Salesforce, Jager was VP of Product in the Sales Cloud, where he oversaw the core salesforce automation product line.

Monica Wulff, CEO & Co-founder Startup Muster
Monica founded Startup Muster in 2013 with Murray Hurps. Startup Muster is the largest survey of the Australian startup ecosystem, with a mission to measure and showcase the progress, challenges and opportunities within the ecosystem.

Alan Jones, Entrepreneur-in-Residence BlueChilli
As an EIR at BlueChilli, Alan advisors and mentors startup founders on lean startup methodology, marketing and communications. He also manages our StartRail project, a popular visualisation of the Australian tech startup community.

This event is brought to you by the City of Sydney’s visiting entrepreneur program, supported by NSW Government.



125 York St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
Blue Chilli


Wednesday 29 November 2017 from 10am to 12pm


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