Startup Grind Ft Andrea Zurek(XG Ventures) & Khailee Ng (500 Startups)

Andrea Zurek is a Founding Partner at XG Ventures, an angel investment company. XG Ventures has invested in over 67 companies with 16 exits, including such companies as Facebook, Cocodoc, Tapulou and Posterous. Andrea worked at Google for 7 years, starting in early 2000 as one of the first ad sales executives. She built and managed the West Coast sales region, leading over 30 sales people with annual bookings of $100M+. She was responsible for inking over 200+ deals of new business, across multiple verticals, including building original partnerships with eBay, WalMart, E*Trade, CNET, Cisco and Macy's.   Khailee built and sold 2 companies in his 4 year career as an entrepreneur: GroupsMore (acquired by Groupon) and SAYS.com (merged with Catcha Group). He proceeded to angel invest in startups, making investments in the US and Southeast Asia before becoming an EIR at 500 Startups. He is now a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, overseeing a Southeast Asian focused fund, investing in the next generation of Southeast Asia’s most promising startups.