200 E. Santa Clara
San Jose, California

Bay Area Capital Connections II:
Investment and Business Resources for Companies in Urban Markets

A major regional conference for Hispanic, minority, and other CEOs and entrepreneurs operating rapidly-growing companies and start-ups with innovative, scalable business models.

This 1-day event provides critical information on accessing equity and/or debt capital and management resources. Topics covered include angel investing, venture capital, debt capital, building management teams, marketing strategies, valuation, and exits.

The conference includes a pitch session to investors for selected companies seeking equity capital.

Keynote Speakers:
Fred Buenrostro, CEO, CalPERS
Joe Coto, California Assemblyman and Chairman of Latino Caucus
James Gutierrez, CEO, Progress Financial Corporation
Margarita Quihuis, CEO, Indigo Financiera

Panelists (Preliminary):
Bay Area Equity Fund, Mike Dorsey
Pacific Community Ventures, Eduardo Rallo
Central Valley Fund, Jose Blanco
Keiretsu Forum, Randy Williams
Band of Angels, Daniel Joenson
Angel Capital Network, Hal Nissley
Dissero Partners, John Dare and Mike Kanazawa
Heller Ehrman, Tim Hoxie
FinanceStaff, Linda Carlton
Union Bank of California, Bob Garrett
Citibank, Robert Shoftner
Solano SBDC, Charles Eason
ST-Infonox, Sam Araki
Maxwell Consulting, Bruce Maxwell
USF School of Business, Lawrence Louie
Claremont Creek Ventures, Ted Driscoll

Conference Organizers:
Alliance for Community Development and Bay Area Council

City of San Jose, Work2Future, Heller Ehrman LLC, Technology Ventures Corporation, University of San Francisco, California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Access to Business Capital

Media Sponsors:

Co-Marketing Organizations:
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce SV, TechBA, SJ BioCenter, CTC

Corporate Sponsors:
Union Bank of California, PG&E, Citibank, Schwab Bank, Merrill Lynch, Bank of the West, Hamilton Lane, Wilmer Hale, CalPERS

$110/person to 9/19. $150/person 9/20-10/17. $160/person onsite.

Official Website: http://www.allianceforcommunitydevelopment.org/news.html

Added by FullCalendar on September 13, 2007