MPC San Francisco

27th March 2019

MPC San Francisco

27th March 2019


The annual Marketplace Conference on March 27th, 2019 in San Francisco united marketplace founders, VCs, and subject matter experts to discuss the present and the future of marketplaces and network effects. Our guests had the chance to join us for thought leadership on fundraising, growth hacking and strategy, legal issues and more, as well as 1:1 access and office hours with top VCs. People in functional roles who attended include founders, CEOs, product professionals, marketers, growth hackers and operations executives.
  • Keynotes, fireside chats, panels & workshops
  • 30+ speakers & panelists
  • 400+ attendees
  • 1:1 office hours with VC
  • 1-full day of marketplaces & network effects madness

Selected Speakers


Juney Ham
ex-Chief Marketplace Officer at Hired
Josh Breinlinger
General Partner at Jackson Square Ventures
Anthony Foxx
Chief Policy Officer at Lyft
Rishi Garg
General Partner at Mayfield Fund
Mariam Naficy
Founder and CEO at Minted
Scott Shechtman
Head of New Markets at Nasdaq
Jonathan Golden
Partner at NEA
James Currier
Managing Partner at NFX
Ben Narasin
Venture Partner at NEA
Gary Swart
General Partner at Polaris Ventures
Amit Maheshwari
President at Rollick
Eugen Russ
Managing Director at Russmedia
Jessica Lee
Partner at Sequoia
Toby Russell
Founder & Co-CEO at Shift
Laura Wu
CEO at Shippo
Andrew Paradise
CEO at Skillz
Mark Lawrence
Co-Founder & CEO at SpotHero
Ezra Galston
General Partner at Starting Line
Greg Schwartz
COO & Co-Founder at StockX
Melody McCloskey
CEO at Styleseat
Ethan Smith
Growth Advisor at Ticketmaster, MasterClass, Mucker Capital
Andre Haddad
CEO at Turo
Pete Flint
Managing Partner at NFX
Stephanie Palmeri
General Partner at Uncork Capital
Stephane Kasriel
CEO at Upwork
Kevin Frisch
CMO at Wag!
Heather Rothenberg
VP of Trust and Safety at Wag!
Yong Kim
CEO & Founder at Wonolo
Kurt Bilafer
Chief Revenue Officer at Yapstone
Sanjay Saraf
Chief Product Officer, Global Payments at Yapstone



Travis Pittman - Tourradar

"It was great to be able to meet with the right investors and get in the weeds on specialized topics."
Julian Doorten - StorageShare

“This was a great event in terms of being able to meet VCs, event content and networking.”

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Our Sponsors & Partners

We are a non-profit conference

The Marketplace Conference is run as a non-profit conference. All proceeds are donated to NGOs and partner organisations for social good. If paying for your ticket presents a financial hardship, please contact us.

Selected Attendees

Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco
CA 94105
United States


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