Affinity Campfire 2023: Hurry Up and Wait: Digitizing in Down Markets

Panelist at Presido in San Francisco, CA on September 28, 2023

Gartner predicts that 75% of investor reviews will be influenced by AI and data analytics by 2025. As a result, many VCs are facing a creeping deadline to modernize their systems and processes now—or risk being left behind. Simultaneously, firms are being tested by a challenging deal landscape where cutting costs and doing more with less are a top priority.

The Campfire 2023 panel ‘Hurry Up and Wait: Digitizing in Down Markets’ featured Affinity VP of Product, Jennie Dvorak, as moderator and four panelists:

Other panelists included:

  • Amber Quinones, Head of Platform and Operations, BBG Ventures
  • Diogo Henriques, COO, BAM Elevate
  • Ryan Bateman, Chief Technology Officer, Sands Capital
  • Andrew Cafourek, VP, Head of Technology, Anthos Capital