SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Curtis Feeny, Managing Director, Voyager Capital Focus: CleanIT, Digital Media, Software, and Wireless
Start: 10/27/2011 - 8:00 am
End: 10/27/2011- 9:30 am
Email: [email protected]
1080 Marsh Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Voyager Capital, www.voyagercapital.com Voyager Capital invests primarily in early stage cleanIT, digital media, software and wireless companies, where the firm's domain expertise and "Go to Market" resources help build market leaders.
Investment Strategy: IT Sectors: CleanIT, digital media, software, and wirelessThe firm invests in four technology sectors that align with the most compelling investment opportunities in our primary investing regions, as well as with our team's experience and investing track record. Geographies: Seattle, Portland, and CaliforniaWe focus on funding first venture rounds in early and growth stage opportunities in the Pacific Northwest and California. In the Pacific Northwest we focus primarily on the Seattle and Portland markets, although we will consider other opportunities in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. In California we look for early stage companies where we have strong domain expertise and can leverage the firm's strategic partnerships. “Go to Market” value adds: Developing effective market strategies and building high performance teamsOur "Go to Market" investment strategy supports entrepreneurs through two critical execution hurdles facing early and growth stage companies: Developing effective market strategies and building high performance teams. Curtis Feeny, Managing Director, Voyager CapitalCurtis Feeny has invested in enterprise software, data center systems, wireless infrastructure and clean IT technologies. He also has expertise in SaaS, open source, and capital efficient software companies. Curtis has served on 14 boards, both public and private, and has been a managing director at Voyager Capital since 2000, when he opened the Silicon Valley office. He currently serves on the boards of Tropos Networks, Sensys Networks and WellnessFX. Since 2000, he was on the board of Trammell Crow Company (TCC:NYSE), which was purchased by CB Richard Ellis (CBG:NYSE) in 2006, and has remained on the board since. In 2006, Curtis was also appointed by President George W. Bush to be a Trustee of the Presidio Trust. Before joining Voyager, Curtis was the first Executive Vice President of the newly formed Stanford Management Company, helping oversee the University’s endowment from 1992 to 2000, when assets under management grew from $1.5 billion to $9 billion. He was responsible for investing and managing real estate and other asset classes including private equity and venture capital. Before joining Stanford, Curtis was managing partner for Trammell Crow in Seattle, with $700 million of assets under management. Previously, he worked in energy R&D and the semiconductor industry. Curtis has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in mechanical engineering, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University.
When: Thursday, October 27, 2011
8 – 9:30 AM
Location: Kilpatrick Townsend, 1080 Marsh Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile.
This event is co-sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend, www.kilpatricktownsend.com.
Added by svaseinfo on September 23, 2011