SVASE VC Breakfast Club with David Wu, Deal Screening Committee, Band of Angels
Start: 10/14/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 10/14/2010- 9:30 am
Jai Kumar Email: [email protected]
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Band of Angels, www.bandangels.com
The Band of Angels is Silicon Valley's oldest seed funding organization. We are a formal group of more than 120 former and current high tech executives who are interested in investing their time and money into new, cutting edge, startup companies. We've seeded over 200 companies in our history with 40+ profitable M&A exits and 9 Nasdaq IPOs. Band members have founded companies such as Symantec, Logitech, and National Semiconductor and been senior executives at the likes of Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, and Intuit.
Deal Screening Committee, Band of Angels
David Wu currently works at Intuit (NASDAQ:INTU), where he is a Vice President in their Small Business Group. He leads product marketing for the Grow Your Business Division and has managed a variety of businesses including Intuit Websites, QuickBooks Online, Intuit.com, Customer Manager, JumpUp, StepUp, and MyCorporation during his tenure at the company. David joined Intuit in December 2007 as part of the company’s acquisition of Homestead Technologies Inc. for $170M, where he was the COO and CFO since 1997.
His almost two decades of experience in the computer and Internet industries also includes positions at Synopsys and Scitor Corporation, where he led the team to InfoWorld's 1996 Product of the Year.
David is an active angel investor and serves on the deal screening committee for the Band of Angels, the Silicon Valley’s oldest seed funding organization. He acts as an ongoing advisor to US Venture Partners, consulting on Web 2.0 and New Media opportunities, and is a board member and advisor to various early-stage internet startups.
David has a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a B.A. degree in Economics from Stanford University.
When: Thursday, October 14, 20108:00 – 9:30 AM
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
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 Townsend, Townsend and Crew, www.townsend.com.
Added by svaseinfo on September 15, 2010