SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Joyce Chung, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures, Focus: Software, Services, Clean Technology,
Start: 10/23/2008 - 8:00am
End: 10/23/2008 - 9:30am
Contact Info: JaiKumar
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
VC Breakfast Club with Joyce Chung, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures, Focus: Software, Services, Clean Technology, and Material Sciences (not Life Sciences)
Garage Technology Ventures, www.garage.com
Garage Technology Ventures is a seed-stage and early-stage venture capital fund, focusing on investing in startups with novel technologies and the potential to build significant companies.
Garage started as Garage.com in October 1997. The co-founders, Guy Kawasaki, Craig Johnson, and Rich Karlgaard, created the company in order to help entrepreneurs raise angel and venture capital. Initially operating as an accelerator, over the next five years Garage helped nearly 100 startups raise about $400 million, including such companies as Tripwire, Claria, Lefthand Networks, SalvageSale, Hoku Scientific, and Digital Fountain. Garage has also produced a highly acclaimed series of events including Bootcamp for Startups, The State of the Art, and Silicon Valley 4.0.
Joyce Chung, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
Joyce Chung has over 10 years of operating experience in technology companies and 10 years of venture capital investing experience. She was a founding partner of Cardinal Venture Capital, a $125 million early stage venture fund. At Cardinal, Joyce was responsible for investments in Chipcon (acquired by Texas Instruments), Mobilygen, Valista, and Zilliant. She continues to co-manage the current Cardinal portfolio. Prior to forming Cardinal Venture Capital, Joyce managed venture investments for Adobe Ventures. Her portfolio companies included Vignette (Nasdaq: VIGN), DigitalThink, Digimarc (Nasdaq: DMRC), and Virage. Joyce also held operating roles at Adobe Systems, Sony Corporation, and Cambridge Technology Group. She received an S.B. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Joyce is active at the Stanford Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and is on the board of the Association of MIT Alumnae (AMITA), Chair of the Northern California chapter of AMITA and Member of the Executive Council of Astia.
WHEN: Thursday, October 23
8 – 9:30 AM
LOCATION: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile.
This event is co-sponsored by Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, www.townsend.com.
Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/1720
Added by svaseinfo on September 17, 2008