DURHAM – Bull City Venture Partners’ annual venture capital conference is set for Oct. 22 featuring a lineup of high-profile investors as well as entrepreneurs. And WRAL TechWire readers can get a 20 precent discount off tickets.

More than 600 people have already registered to attend the half-day event which will take place at the Carolina Theatre.

When registering, enter the code “BCVP20” to receive the discount.


John Somorjai is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Salesforce Ventures at Salesforce. Since 2005, he has been leading the evaluation, deal execution and integration of Salesforce’s corporate strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, as well as investments.

Scott Kupor is Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a $10 billion venture capital firm. Scott was employee #1 at the firm and has managed all facets of the firm’s growth over its nearly 10-year history. Scott is the author ofSecrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It.


Panelists scheduled to participate include:

  • Joanne Chen, Partner at Foundation Capital
  • Ashley Brasier, Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Monique Villa, Investor at Mucker Capital
  • Janey Hoe, Vice President, Cisco Investments
  • Eric Huang, Founder and CEO at Prometheus Group
  • Lee Prevost, Co-Founder and former President, Dude Solutions
  • Anil Chawla, Founder, CEO at ArchiveSocial

Event information and ticks are available online.