SVASE VC Breakfast Club with David Aslin of Nexit Ventures, focus on Mobile and Wireless Communications
Start: 09/18/2008 - 8:00am
End: 09/18/2008 - 9:30am
WHAT:VC Breakfast Club with David Aslin of Nexit Ventures, focus on Mobile and Wireless Communications
WHEN:Thu Sep 18th from 8:00am – 9:30am
1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
CONTACT:Jai Kumar, Program Chair, [email protected] Cell: 408-406-4693
COST: $25 SVASE Members; $39 Affiliates; $49 Non-members. This event is for ENTREPRENEURS ONLY, BY PREREGISTRATION ONLY.
This event is co-sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, www.gtlaw.com.
VC Breakfast Club with David Aslin of Nexit Ventures, focus on Mobile and Wireless Communications
Nexit Ventures is a venture capital company with its home bases in the Nordic countries and Silicon Valley - the focal points of Mobile technologies. This dual presence creates a unique transatlantic bridge and brings significant value to our portfolio companies.
Team - In addition to extensive hands-on experience in investing in and supporting high-tech growth companies with a global reach, the Nexit Ventures team has a proven entrepreneurial track record of founding and developing successful companies.
Focus - Nexit Ventures is focused on wireless innovation. The sharp focus ensures a deep level of industry knowledge and leads to significant added value to portfolio companies.
Bridge - Nexit Ventures has created a transatlantic bridge between Silicon Valley and Nordic's Wireless Valley.
David Aslin has more than 20 years of global Infocom executive and venture creation experience. His business building expertise was developed as General Manager at HP and in small European technology companies; since 2000 he has applied it in Silicon Valley as a venture capitalist, startup coach and entrepreneur.
Alongside his work with Nexit, Mr. Aslin advises and creates new companies in wireless and clean energy applications. Previously, Mr. Aslin invested in Nexit portfolio company Bitfone while leading early stage investing for 3i Technology Partners, where he was a General Partner. Other wireless investments he led for 3i include Triage Wireless, Discera, Kineto Wireless and AOptix.
While serving as head of business development for Richtec plc (now L-3 Communications) Mr. Aslin created a new equipment company, Ottercom, and became its first CEO; it was later acquired by EMS Technologies.
Mr. Aslin’s career at HP progressed from sales engineer to UK General Manager and member of the European leadership team. He created and led a new pan-European business opportunity to $30m revenues in under two years.
A frequent speaker on venture and technology topics, Mr. Aslin is a Charter Member at SVASE and EIR at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at University of California, Berkeley.
Mr. Aslin holds an M.S. from Imperial College, London; CBA from Warwick Business School and MSIB from INSEAD, France.
Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/1555
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