SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director, Advance Ventures Focus: Cleantech/Renewable Energy, Communications/Mobility, Digital Media and Information Technology
Start: 02/17/2011 - 8:00 am
End: 02/17/2011- 9:30 pm
Email: [email protected]
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Advance Ventures, www.advancentures.com
Silicon Valley-based Advance Ventures manages a series of seed and early-stage venture capital and short-term debt funds. Advance Ventures focuses its venture investments in Cleantech/Renewable Energy, Communications/Mobility, Digital Media and Information Technology. Advance Ventures actively assists its entrepreneurs build great companies by dedicating significant time to each portfolio company, leveraging deep domain expertise in its core market sectors.
Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director, Advance Ventures
Ephraim Lindenbaum is the founder and Managing Director of Advance Ventures a Silicon Valley based early stage investment fund and venture development advisory firm. Advance Ventures has made more than 25 direct and equity participating investments achieving meaningful exits with iLive.com, Corvigo, Agnitia Networks, eSports.com, LandSonar and MerchEngines. Mr. Lindenbaum serves or has served as a board member or board advisor to: SolarX, Solaireo, Environmental Institute of America, TerraFusion, Aviatis, BPG Worldwide, DiveQuest, eSports, Workout.com, SiteAudit, iLoopMobile, Realta Entertainment Group, Smaato, Tunewear, Inertia Beverage Group, and Ooba Beverages. As a venture development advisory firm, Advance Ventures has worked with more than 30 companies resulting in accelerated growth and transactions with top-tier Silicon Valley venture funds, private equity firms and in the public markets.
Prior to founding Advance Ventures in 1999, Mr. Lindenbaum was a Co-founder of Broadcast Production Group, Inc. and served as CEO/Chairman from 1995 until its acquisition in 1999 by Parago/How2.com. Under his leadership Broadcast Production Group was listed as a top 15 fastest growing private company in Silicon Valley and Top 100 fastest growing private company in the US. Mr. Lindenbaum's entrepreneurial achievements has been national recognized in cover and feature stories by CNN Future Watch, New Media News, AV Video ~ Multimedia Producer magazine, Wired, MicroPublishing News and Silicon Valley - San Jose Business Journal.
In 1995, Mr. Lindenbaum was chosen as one of the 30 most influential business leaders under 30 years of age in the Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and listed among innovators as Marc Andreessen of Netscape and Jerry Yang of Yahoo. In 2005, Mr. Lindenbaum was selected again as one of the 40 most influential business leaders under 40 years of age by the Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. He was among the youngest members of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization(YEO now EO) the entrepreneurial arm of the Young Presidents Organization the world's foremost corporate leadership group.
Mr. Lindenbaum has a strong commitment to real-world business education and entrepreneurial development. He is an active lecturer at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business, University of California Haas School of Business, Stanford University and UCLA/Digital Media Arts Program. Mr. Lindenbaum is a frequent keynote speaker, panel participant and lecturer at industry events, start-up programs and for international entrepreneurial delegations. In addition, he has participated and has been published in magazines, periodicals and books.
When: Thursday, February 17, 2011
8 – 9:30 AM
Location: Kilpatrick Townsend, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Pre-Registered Rates: 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 February 8, 2011