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For three hours, Uber let riders pitch their startup to a VC in an Uber Pool — here's what it was like

Getting in front of some of the most well-known venture capitalists in New York isn't an easy task. But for a few hours on Thursday, Uber gave anyone with an idea the option to hail a VC at the touch of a button. Called Pool Pitch, the option was available on October 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Users could hail a ride with an investor from New York firms like First Round Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Brooklyn Bridge Capital, and Primary Venture Partners, anywhere in New York's five boroughs.
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