555 Mission Street, Suite 2400
San Francisco, California 94105

SVASE Startup-U SFO: The Seed Round and other Alternative Sources of Funding with Auren Hoffman, Matt Halprin & Al Ramadan

Start: 10/08/2009 - 11:45am
End: 10/08/2009 - 1:30pm

Contact Info: Anne Donker
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 415.378.3966

Location: DLA Piper
555 Mission Street, Suite 2400
San Francisco, CA 94105

URL: www.svase.org/?q=node/1973

Auren Hoffman: Auren is CEO of Rapleaf, was formerly Chair of Stonebrick Group and the Connector Group. He's a non-employee cofounder of BrightRoll. Previously, he founded and sold three Internet companies: BridgePath (sold in 2002), Kyber Systems (sold in 1997), and GetRelevant (sold in 2002). Auren holds a B.S.E. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley. He writes a blog called Summation.

Matt Halprin: Matt leads Omidyar Network's Media, Markets & Transparency initiative. In his role as Partner, Matt builds Omidyar Network’s team of talented investment professionals and works with portfolio organizations to help them succeed. Matt was Vice President, Global Trust and Safety at eBay. Prior to eBay, Matt served as a Partner / Vice President at the Boston Consulting Group and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Quadlux. Matt is on the Boards of Wikimedia Foundation (Wikipedia), Sunlight Foundation, DonorsChoose.org, Goodmail Systems and Management Leadership for Tomorrow, which supports the next generation of minority leaders in the United States. He graduated with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School and holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Stanford University.

Al Ramadan: Al helps build great companies. He was SVP GM Mobile & Device at Adobe and EVP / CMO at Macromedia. Al has a passion for the experience delivered to the customer and believes that great experiences are great business. He has experienced first hand what it takes to be a leader in the technology industry - from early stage ventures through to mature public companies. Today he is focussed on developing early stage companies into industry leaders. He participates as a Board Member, a Strategic Advisor and in some cases an Angel Investor.

11:45-12:00 Registration, Networking and Food
12:00-12:15 SVASE/Startup-U Overview, Introductions, Speaker Intro
12:15-1:15 Speaker Presentation & Interactive Q&A
1:15-1:30 Networking with the presenters!

Pre-registration closes at 9 AM the day of the event.
With your help, we will start on time so the speaker can provide you with as much interactive information as possible.

Please note topics are subject to change without notice.

Added by svaseinfo on September 26, 2009

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