Lina Khan, Steve Case & more join StrictlyVC in Washington, DC

Late last summer, TechCrunch joined forces with StrictlyVC to create smaller, more intimate evenings for our readers. Already this year, we’ve hosted these nights in San Francisco and Los Angeles, featuring the co-CEO of Waymo, the co-founders of Anduril and WorldCoin, and the founder of the AI hardware device Rabbit, along with top investors like Elad Gil. Now, we’re headed to Washington, D.C., for another night of top-notch interviews and unparalleled networking, all at the cozy Woolly Mammoth Theatre on Tuesday, June 11.

What to expect

StrictlyVC events deliver exclusive, insider content while facilitating meaningful connections among leading investors, entrepreneurs and executives. Attendees can anticipate engaging discussions, thought-provoking insights and ample opportunities to forge new connections — all while enjoying complimentary cocktails and canapés.

Who’s speaking?

Lina Khan – Chair, Federal Trade Commission
As chair of the Federal Trade Commission, Lina Khan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. With a background in business reporting and antitrust research, Khan has dedicated her career to addressing consolidation across various markets.

Steve Case – Chairman & CEO, Revolution
Steve Case is known for his pioneering efforts, such as founding AOL, and integrating the internet into everyday life. As the chairman and CEO of Revolution, Case has been instrumental in backing numerous successful ventures, with a focus on empowering entrepreneurs across different stages of growth.

Michael Gronager – CEO and Co-founder, Chainalysis
Michael Gronager’s journey from co-founding one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges to leading Chainalysis highlights his deep understanding of blockchain technology and its implications. With Chainalysis, Gronager aims to equip global agencies and financial institutions with the tools to combat illicit activities in the crypto space.

Helen Toner – Director of Strategy & Foundational Research Grants, Georgetown’s CSET
As the director of Strategy and Foundational Research Grants at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Helen Toner brings a unique perspective on the intersection of AI, national security and geopolitics. Her expertise in analyzing the AI ecosystem, particularly in China and the United States, offers valuable insights into the future of technology and its implications on global security.

Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno – Co-Founders, Humane
Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, the dynamic duo behind Humane Inc., have left their mark on the tech industry through their innovative designs and product development. With a background in designing iconic Apple products, including the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Chaudhri and Bongiorno continue to push boundaries with Humane, focusing on creating human-centric technologies that redefine user experience.

Secure your spot

Tickets for StrictlyVC Washington, D.C., are priced at $159, offering exceptional value for an evening packed with exclusive content and networking opportunities. Don’t miss out — book your tickets now before we sell out.


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