379 Lytton Ave
Palo Alto, California 94301

Event: 'VC Breakfast: Morgenthaler Ventures, Focus On Life Sciences, Information Technology'

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2008 At 08:00 AM
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Contact Info:
Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, 390 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301-1431 VCBC Chair: Jai Kumar, contact no. - 408-406-4693 Email: [email protected]


Morgenthaler Ventures has worked with outstanding entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for over 39 years. We have $2.5 billion under management, including $450 million in our current fund (capitalized in October of 2005). Today, our venture capital team focuses its investments in two areas: Life sciences and information technology. We are headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, with offices in Boulder, CO; Boston, MA; Cleveland, OH and Princeton, NJ. Our passion for company building has earned us the respect of our partners and exceptional results for our investors.


Bob, based in Cleveland, OH, joined Morgenthaler in 1969 and has been a Partner since 1971. From 1990 to 1992, he served as President and then Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association.

His major focus is on semiconductors, materials and devices. He sits on the Board of Directors of Intelleflex, Building B, CLK Design Automation, Five Star Technologies, Lamina Ceramics, Paratek Microwave, Renaissance Wireless and Xoomsys, Inc. During his tenure, Bob has been involved in many of the firm’s successful investments – Apple Computer, Applied Intelligent Systems (acquired by Electro Scientific), Aptis Communications (acquired by Nortel Networks), Atria Software (acquired by Rational Software), Endwave, Gliatech, Illustra Information Technologies (acquired by Informix), Intrinsa (acquired by Microsoft), New Focus, Synernetics (acquired by 3Com), and Synopsys. From 1967 until 1969, Bob held several management positions with Foseco, Inc. He received a BS in physics from The College of William & Mary in 1964, an MS in metallurgical engineering from Columbia University in 1965 (awarded in 1966), and an MBA from the Harvard Business School in 1967.

EVENT LOCATION: Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, 390 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301-1431

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

This event is co-sponsored by Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, www.townsend.com.

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

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