We sourced five startups from our Fund81 VC forum members to present for our June forum. Check out this episode to hear pitches from these incredibly tenacious entrepreneurs.
Airin (Park City, UT) Nominated by both Resolute Ventures and Peterson Ventures
CarServ (Austin, TX) Nominated by Springtime Ventures
Fleeting (Brooklyn, NY) Nominated by the Hustle Fund
Hostfully (San Francisco, CA) Nominated by me (MergeLane)
Reality Check (Palo Alto, CA) Nominated by Peterson Ventures
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