On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, OLC attended a Fireside Chat with Accel Partners and Zoc Doc’s Business Development lead held at Mercy College. Located at 66 West 35th Street, New York City, Alley Boost was founded to bring together the best and the brightest around innovative ideas in the startup ecosystem.
Guest speaker, Sameer Gandhi joined Professor Wazi in a discussion of Accel’s growth in New York. As the first VC in Facebook, Sameer flew in express for the event and shared his knowledge about their Early Stage Fund and business development at Accel Partners. Cynthia Loh followed with a presentation as the first executive hire in Business Development at ZocDoc. She shared her experiences growing ZocDoc from infancy into a leading scheduling system connecting doctors and patients as well as challenges and triumphs as Director of Sales.