Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Eva Ho

Eva Ho
General Partner, Susa Ventures

@eva_ho

Eva Ho is a General Partner at Susa Ventures, an early stage technology fund investing in companies that leverage the power of data to create market-leading platforms, tools, and analytics with inherent network effects. Eva is a serial entrepreneur and founder, most recently a founding executive at Factual, a leading location data provider in Los Angeles. Prior, she was a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Google and Youtube for 5 years. Prior to Google, she was the head of marketing for Applied Semantics, a company that sold to Google in 2003. She also co-founded Navigating Cancer, a health startup, in 2008 which is now based in Seattle. She is deeply involved in supporting entrepreneurs in her role as advisor/mentor at WebFWD, MuckerLab, Common Crawl, and newMe Accelerator. She is also active in the non-profit sector, serving on the boards of First Descents, Iridescent and Whole Child LA. Eva holds an MBA from Cornell and a BA from Harvard.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E18
Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media), Roger Chen (Computable Labs), Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace), Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs), Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Matthew Tamayo-Rios (Kryptnostic), Ann Johnson (Interana), Gary Marcus (Geometric Intelligence), Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack), Peter Brodsky (HyperScience), Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners), Alex Rice (HackerOne), Chris Wake (Spire Global, Inc.), Harper Reed (Modest), Dennis Mortensen (x.ai), Rajiv Maheswaran (Second Spectrum), Jessica Stauth (Quantopian)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 14 ratings)
This is a day to learn about the data innovations that have the potential to blindside even the most careful organizations. Aimed at decision makers, the Innovation + Growth program focuses on how data-oriented startups, academics, and venture capitalists approach innovation and the potential to disrupt incumbent business models. Read more.
4:00pm–4:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
I+G
Location: 1E 18
Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Jessica Stauth (Quantopian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
In this session we will discuss how the latest crop of FinTech startups are turning to sophisticated on-line communities and open source technologies to compete with established Wall Street business models. We will explore the power of transparency and incentives in building communities, as well as the challenges from an investor’s and entrepreneur’s point of view. Read more.