The Quarterly Venture Breakfast Series in collaboration with PWC, will discuss trends in venture investments in "Go West Young VC: US Venture Firms Go Abroad".
Silicon Valley is still the center of the investing universe but many people think that will change in the next 10-20 years. At current growth rates VC investment in China will equal the entire US in about 7 years. In a world where talent, not money, is the resource in short supply, won't the countries with the most engineers (read India and China) win? The current US immigration policies seem to be speeding up the process. In some of the hottest sectors, like clean tech, over half the deals are already outside the US. Come hear what our panel of experts has to say about globalization and how it will affect us.
8:00am-8:30am Registration and Breakfast
8:45am-9:00am Overview with Steve Bengston
9:00am-9:45am Panel Discussion: "Go West Young VC: US Venture Firms Go Abroad"
Steve Bengston, PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Tim Chang, Norwest Venture Partners
Ullas Naik, Globespan Capital Partners
Robert Walker, Sierra Venture Partners
Moderator: Allison Leopold-Tilley, Pillsbury Winthrop
9:45am-10:00am Question and Answer
$20 members, $30 non-members.
Official Website: http://www.sdforum.org/pwc08
Added by FullCalendar on September 5, 2008