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Bay Area Ventures: September 10, 2018

Hosts Sam Brasch, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Sara Schaer (Cofounder and CEO, Kango) and Mike Sha (Co-Founder and CEO, SigFig) on the Monday, September 10, 2018 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

Air Date: Monday, September 10, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Mike Sha

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Mike Sha

Sara Schaer

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Sara Schaer

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Sara Schaer

Cofounder and CEO, Kango

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Sara Schaer is the cofounder and CEO of Kango, an app-based ride and childcare service for busy families. Sara is a Silicon Valley veteran who started as product manager no. 2 at Snapfish, and led the global product team through its acquisition by HP. Sara’s recent accomplishments with Kango include expanding the service from the Bay Area to Los Angeles and a first-of-kind partnership with auto giant Chrysler. Sara currently lives in San Francisco with her husband and two sons. In her free time, she is an avid traveler and volunteer mentor at Technovation, an organization which encourages STEM learning in young women.

 

Twitter & Facebook- @kangoappco

 
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Mike Sha

Co-Founder and CEO, SigFig

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Mike Sha is the Co-Founder and CEO of SigFig, a financial technology company for banks, advisors, and consumers.

Prior to SigFig, Mike held senior roles at Amazon where he launched and built the Amazon Visa Card into one of the fastest growing consumer loyalty cards in history, was one of the original inventors of Amazon’s Prime program, and built sophisticated fraud detection models that leveraged statistical data analysis in preventing online fraud. Mike holds a BA in Applied Math and an MS in Computer Science from Harvard.
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