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YEC SF Cocktails + Connections Recap

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Last Tuesday, YEC members in the Bay Area and those in town for LAUNCH Festival* got a chance to meet and mingle at a private YEC event at San Francisco's BIN 38, named a "Top 5 Wine Bar in the Bay Area."

YEC members in attendance included Heidi Allstop, founder of Spill and Director of Product at MeToo; Patrick Ambron, co-founder & CEO at BrandYourselfArjun Arora, co-founder at ImmediatelyJennifer Benz, founder & CEO at Benz CommunicationsDave Durand, president at Forest Giant; Jordan Goldman, founder of UnigoJun Loayza, Chief Growth Officer at Bunny Inc.Murray Newlands, founder of Influence PeopleWeb Smith, co-founder & CEO at Whence Co.; David Spinks, founder of CMXMarat Stary, head of UX at SelectMinds;  Scott Sundvor, co-founder at 6SensorLabsRadhika Tandon, co-founder at Isharya; and David Troya, founder & CEO at Glamping Hub; among many others.

Also joining the party were YEC friends Kyle Crotty of Techweek; Daren McKelvey of LAUNCHBen Maitland-Lewis of Pretty Instant; and Ryan O'Connell of YEC partner Influence & Co.

The Cocktails + Connections event featured curated connections, complimentary cocktails and ample pours of wine. Appetizers included truffled popcorn, caprese salad bites, chicken liver mousse canape, flat iron steak wontons and seasonal flatbreads.

Victory Marketing provided event staffing and Pretty Instant provided photography.

*After being named the winner of LAUNCH Festival 2014, YEC member Ryan Allis' company, Connect, was a presenting sponsor at LAUNCH Festival 2015, where the team launched Connect 2.0. YEC members David Hassel of 15Five and Patrick Henshaw of Strap were also at LAUNCH -- both in the demo pit.

YEC members can check out all upcoming YEC events here.