Mercedes Bent

Mercedes Bent

Partner

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Mercedes Bent is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Mercedes is an investor and operator who lives and breathes startups. She invests in consumer fintech edtech LATAM & multicultural regions and founders including Flink Outschool Stori and more. In 2016 she was named a 40 Under 40 for Tech Diversity in Silicon Valley" and in 2021 WSJ named her one of 9 "Women to Watch in VC". She has an MBA and a Masters in Education from Stanford University and an AB from Harvard University. She is an African-American of Bermudian Grenadian and Colombian heritage and in her free time she enjoys playing cards & off-roading in her Jeep.

Monday, April 4, 2022

3:50 pm
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4:30 pm

Bleeding Edge: e*verse - Games, Web3 and Metaverse

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Harbor B, Level 2

Learning Communities in Web3: can Edtech Lead Web3 Innovation?

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

2:10 pm
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2:50 pm

Edging to 1 Trillion – Building & Investing in EdTech

Panel
Harbor E, Level 2

The Path to a Trillion Dollar EdTech Company: A Perspective from Top Investors

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