Selcuk Atli, 500 Startups and Nomadic Mentors
Selcuk Atli is a serial entrepreneur based in San Francisco and an Entrepreneur in Residence at 500Startups. He’s an alumnus of YCombinator, an Endeavor Entrepreneur and a Fulbright Scholar. He’s founded Boostable, Manifest and Nomadic Mentors (non-profit).
Selcuk most recently founded Boostable an advertising platform based in San Francisco and raised over 4 million dollars from silicon valley investors like YCombinator, 500 Startups and SVAngel. Boostable graduated from YCombinator’s Winter 2014 class as of the top companies featured by Techcrunch and Business Insider. Boostable helps online marketplaces like eBay offer digital advertising as a service to their sellers.
Prior to Boostable, he founded Manifest (also known as SocialWire). Manifest is a product advertising platform that helps some of the largest retailers in the US like Zappos, Target and Neiman Marcus advertise their products on Facebook, Google and Pinterest. Manifest is based in San Francisco. Manifest raised over 5 million dollars from investors like First Round Capital, 500 Startups and SofttechVC. Manifest was a winner of Facebook’s innovation awards in 2013.
6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat