625 El Camino Real,
Palo Alto, California 94301

* Sources of capital: Friends & Family, Angels, Venture Funds, Banks
* Investor Presentations
* Structuring the Deal
* Preparing for Due Diligence
* Negotiating Term Sheets

Registration Link: http://scea.org/events/2007-08/May08_EU/

Price: FREE for paid members; $10 for non members, $20 at the door

Shaoher Pan, Spatial Photonics
Steve Clinton, Nixon Peabody LLP
Bill Reichert, Garage Ventures

Jim Chapman, Nixon Peabody LLP

Speakers Bios:

James C. Chapman, Partner, NixonPeabody, LLP
Mr. Chapman has focused on securities law, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and international business transactions for the past twenty years. Jim has been involved in over 175 mergers, acquisitions, and financing transactions. These transactions have included public offerings, private placements, debt financings, venture capital transactions, stock sales, asset sales, mergers, reorganizations, and recapitalizations.

Mr. Chapman holds a J.D. and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, and B.A. from Catholic University of America.

Practice Areas: Corporate Transactions, Venture & Emerging Growth, International

William M. Reichert
Bill Reichert is Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a leading seed-stage and early-stage venture capital fund. Garage makes small investments generally $500,000 to $1 million in promising early stage companies and works intensively with them to help them to the next step. Bill has been on the board of CaseStack, WhiteHat Security, Miasole, cFares, ThermoCeramix, STEP Communications, and ClearFuels Technology in conjunction with Garage¡¯s investments in those companies. The Firm is located in Palo Alto, California.

Bill has spent most of his career as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Prior to joining Garage in 1998, Bill was a co-founder and senior executive at several early-stage, venture-backed technology companies, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, Infa Technologies, and Academic Systems. Earlier in his career, Bill worked at McKinsey & Co. in Los Angeles, the World Bank in Washington, DC, and Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York.
Bill earned his BA from Harvard University and his MBA from Stanford University.
Email: [email protected] com
Direct: 650.838.0815

Shaoher Pan
Dr. Shaoher Pan is the founder of the Spatial Photonics, and current chairman of Bay Area Chapter and board of director of Society of Information Display (SID), an international display community for the professionals in all of the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing, and sales. Dr. Pan is also a member of board of director of Silicon Valley Chinese Engineers Association (SCEA).

Prior to SP, Dr. Pan also founded XHP Microsystems and served as the president & CEO and of the company since its inception. Prior to starting XHP, now Miradia, Dr. Pan was employed at Applied Materials, a semiconductor equipment manufacturer, where he held a variety of positions, most recently as senior manager in the corporate engineering for Applied Materials¡¯ etch and deposition technologies.

In early 90s, Dr. Pan was a member of research scientist for IBM Corporation. Prior to joint IBM, Dr. Pan was a research assistant professor of Physics Department in the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pan received a M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in physics from the City University of New York, and a MBA from Santa Clara University. Dr. Pan holds more than 25 US patents primarily in semiconductor manufacturing and display devices.

Steve Clinton
Steve Clinton is an attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP in Silicon Valley. Mr. Clinton represents a broad range of companies from privately held start-up companies to publicly traded corporations. He has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate transactions and assists clients with the negotiation and consummation of mergers, stock sales, asset acquisitions and other reorganizations. Mr. Clinton regularly assists with cross-border transactions.
Mr. Clinton advises public clients in the preparation of reporting documents and registration statements filed with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as well as other SEC compliance matters.

Mr. Clinton represents clients in equity financings, convertible debt offerings, and venture capital transactions. His practice also consists of representing emerging growth companies in all aspects of business and corporate transactions, including entity formation, entity governance and business planning issues.

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