In-Person Dinner & Panel: Venture Capital Investing Across Sectors

February 22 2023, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST The YJP Mansion

Wednesday, February 22nd
5:30 PM EST

The YJP Mansion


Please join us for an exciting evening with gourmet bites, signature cocktails, and strategic networking as we welcome top movers and shakers in Venture Capital.

The evening's panelists include:
1) Asher Troppe- Co-Founder & CEO at Tress Capital
2) Mitchell Kleinhandler- Managing Partner at Differential Ventures
3) Oliver Libby- Co-Founder & Managing Partner at H/L Ventures

*5:30pm: Roundtable Style Breakout Sessions
     Each panelist will speak to a smaller group of young professionals on a particular topic:
     1) Asher's Room - Cannabis Investing
     2) Mitchell's Room - Technology Investing
     3) Oliver's Room - Impact Investing

*6:15pm: Dinner, Cocktails, & Networking
*7:00m: Fireside chat with panelists, Q&A
*8:00pm: Dessert, Cocktails & Mingling

Asher & Tress Capital
Asher founded the firm in 2013 as one of the world's first investment firms focused exclusively on the cannabis ecosystem. Focused on creating economic and social impact through responsible strategic investment in the cannabis industry, Tress Capital currently manages capital in vehicles across three product groups – Tress Holdings, Tress SMA, and Tress Funds.

Mitchell & Differential Ventures
Mitchell Kleinhandler is a Managing Partner at Differential Ventures. Differential Ventures is a seed-stage venture capital fund founded by data scientists and entrepreneurs for data-focused entrepreneurs. The firm invests in B2B data technology startups that have a unique advantage in data or machine intelligence - especially in Enterprise Tech, FinTech and Cybersecurity.

Oliver & H/L Ventures
Oliver is co-founded the firm in 2009, and is Managing Partner of Hatzimemos / Libby Holdings (H/L Ventures) and of CityRock Venture Partners. H/L's portfolio is filled with impact driven companies, many in the areas of clean energy, climate security, sustainable solutions, health and wellness, and better-for-you consumer products. H/L believes that investing in impact and diversity, and supporting its founders through active engagement, makes good business.

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Asher Troppe
Tress Capital
Co-Founder & CEO
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Mitchell Kleinhandler
Differential Ventures
Managing Partner
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Oliver Libby
H/L Ventures
Co-founder & Managing Partner


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Daniel DeWolf
Member, Chair, of Tech Practice, Co-Chair of VC & Emerging Companies Practice


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Kimberly Klayman
Ballard Spahr
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Noam Hirschberger
PKF O’Connor Davies Advisory


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Fabián Ronisky
Mana Ventures
Venture Associate
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Abby Zhang
CatamountED Capital
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Colby Kash
Camelot BioCapital
Co-Founder, COO
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Kayla Konovitch


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