SVASE Event: 'Startup-U SFO: Creating A Winning Executive Summary With Will Price, Hummer Winblad'
Event: 'Startup-U SFO: Creating A Winning Executive Summary With Will Price, Hummer Winblad'
Date: Thursday, July 12, 2007 At 12:00
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Location: DLA Piper 153 Townsend Street, Suite 800 San Francisco, CA 94107 Contact Name: Anne Donker Contact No: 415.378.3966 Email: [email protected]
WILL PRICE, Principal of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.
Will's background includes venture capital, start-up CEO experience, and roles in product management, strategy, and finance. Prior to joining Hummer Winblad, Will was a Senior Vice President with Pequot Ventures, where he focused on investments in information technology. While at Pequot, Will served as a director on the boards of Tectura, Klocwork, and Kavado and as a board observer on Scalent Systems and Securify.
Previously, Will served as COO of Lumenati Inc., a venture-backed company developing broadband software applications. Prior to Lumenati, Will was CEO of Embark Solutions, where he raised Series A funding and led the company through its merger with Lumenati. He has also worked with the Boston Consulting Group, Infinity Financial Technology and Morgan Stanley.
Will graduated from Harvard College and earned his M.B.A. from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University where he graduated at the top of his class.
Will writes an active blog on software start-ups and venture capital, which can be found at willprice.blogspot.com
Popular FAQs regarding Startup-U:
What is the cost of this event?
A $5 (member) or $15 (affiliate/non-member) registration fee, plus a $1.50 credit card processing fee, includes event and lunch, available through advanced online registration. A $10 or $20 fee is collected at the door.
What is the format of a Startup-U event typically?
Generally speaking, each event begins with an introduction by the host followed by a brief talk about SVASE and self-introductions by each of the attendees. After the introductions, the host introduces a speaker (usually 20 minute presentation, followed by group discussion) or the discussion topic; the exact format varies based on the host and that variety is what makes this event so exciting!
Who should attend?
Startup entrepreneurs, anyone thinking about forming a startup, service providers, angels and VCs active in the Silicon Valley information tech and biotech entrepreneur communities. Past participants include:
Current and aspiring entrepreneurs
Venture Capitalists, Angels and other members of the funding community
Service Providers (e.g. human resources, contract programming, etc.)
Independent Consultants (e.g. sales, marketing, engineering, etc.)
Do I need to be a member of SVASE to attend this event?
Non-members and guests of members are welcome to attend any 2 SVASE Startup-U events. Afterwards, we recommend that non-members become members of SVASE. For more information on the benefits of joining SVASE, please visit our website at www.svase.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category§ionid=4&id=100&Itemid=109&Itemid=59. You can also join at the event itself.
What if I have more questions?
Please contact the Host for this event: Anne, Dan, Sarah or Rob at [email protected].
This event is co-sponsored by DLA Piper, www.dlapiper.com
Added by svaseinfo on June 3, 2007