University Bioconnect: Venture Capital for Deep Tech w/ Justin Ernest

Sep 13, 2023 5:30PM—7:30PM


Joystick Gamebar 427 Edgewood Ave SE · Atlanta, GA

For our next event, we are excited to welcome Justin Ernest!

Justin is an investor at Playground Global, a $1.2 billion early stage venture fund based in Palo Alto that invests in a variety of deep tech areas including AI & robotics, engineered biology, next-gen compute, aerospace, and decarbonization. Justin co-leads the venture team and also spends a lot of his time working with portfolio founders on strategy and fundraising efforts. A native of Atlanta, he started his career at Coca-Cola and subsequently held roles at a variety of venture capital and private equity firms including NextGen Venture Partners, TechOperators, Sidewalk Labs, and Advent International. Justin graduated from the University of Georgia and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Join us as Justin shares his thoughts on venture capital!

5:30pm-6:00pm Networking and hanging out

6:00pm-6:30pm Justin’s presentation and Q/A

6:30pm-7:30pm Networking and hanging out

Dress code: on the casual side of business casual, depending on your preference. (It’s a light social hang, so feel free to wear whatever you have on that day or whatever feels right to you).

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