2765 Sand Hill Road,
Menlo Park,, California 94025

Event: 'VC Breakfast: Greylock Partners: Focus On Emerging Technologies, Life Science/Healthcare/Biotech, Real Estate'

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2006 At 08:00
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Contact Info:
CONTACT: VCBC Chair: Jai Kumar, contact no. - 408-406-4693 Email: [email protected]
URL: www.svase.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=149&extmode=view&extid=564

The featured VC will be Colin Wiel, Chapter President, San Francisco, Keiretsu Forum. www.k4forum.com/

EVENT LOCATION: Law Offices of O'Melveny & Myers, 2765 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

This event is co-sponsored by O'Melveny & Myers LLP www.omm.com.

Keiretsu Forum
Keiretsu Forum is an investment community of accredited private equity investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. The community is strengthened through its involvement in social and charitable activities.

"Keiretsu" definition Keiretsu is a Japanese term describing a group of affiliated corporations with broad power and reach. Keiretsu Forum is described as a conglomeration of individuals or small companies that are organized around private equity funding for mutual benefit. Keiretsu Forum believes that through a holistic approach that includes interlocking relationships with partners and key resources, they can offer an association that produces the highest quality deal-flow and investment opportunities.

Our mission is "Great Association With Quality Deal Flow". Forum members provide early-stage capital in the range of $250K-$1.5MM. Keiretsu Forum is not a fund and does not invest as a LLC. Members collaborate on due diligence, but make individual investment decisions.

Colin Wiel
Colin Wiel is Chapter President of Keiretsu Forum San Francisco. He is an active Angel investor having made Angel investments in more than ten companies in the past five years. Colin often remains actively involved in the companies in which he invests, and he currently serves on the advisory boards of four companies.

Colin is also an Entrepreneur, having started a 35-person software engineering firm which he ran from its inception in 1998 through to its acquisition in 2001. Over his career, Colin has made a wide variety of technical contributions such as co-architecting a genomics database to host the fruit fly genome; designing and developing a fuzzy logic based antiskid system for commercial aircraft for Boeing (two US patents issued); co-architecting the Java infrastructure for Charles Schwab's online trading website (the largest dollar volume e-commerce website in the world); and developing and teaching the Java Servlet and JSP curriculum for UC Berkeley Extension. Colin holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from U.C. Berkeley.

Colin has founded several community organizations including special interest groups of the Software Development Forum and the IEEE.

COST: $25 SVASE Members; $39 Affiliates; $49 Non-members. This event is for ENTREPRENEURS ONLY, BY PREREGISTRATION ONLY.

This event is co-sponsored by O'Melveny & Myers LLP www.omm.com.

CONTACT: VCBC Chair: Jai Kumar, contact no. - 408-406-4693

LOCATION: Law Offices of O'Melveny & Myers, 2765 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Official Website: http://www.svase.org/index.php?option=com_extcalendar&Itemid=149&extmode=view&extid=564

Added by svaseinfo on September 17, 2006

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