390 Lytton Avenue,
Palo Alto, California 94301

SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Jon Soberg, Senior Vice President, Blumberg Capital Focus: Social Media

Start: 08/04/2011 - 8:00 am
End: 08/04/2011- 9:30 am

Contact Info:
Jai Kumar
Email: [email protected]
Cell: 408-406-4693

Location: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
390 Lytton Avenue,

Palo Alto, CA 94301


Blumberg Capital, www.blumbergcapital.com

Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture firm that works closely with innovative entrepreneurs to build exceptional companies. Our team has over a century of relevant experience collaborating with disruptive technology companies in Software, Digital and Social Media, Mobile and Consumer Internet. Our relevant operational expertise and focused network enables us to be bridge-builders, connecting entrepreneurs with key business, technology, and investor partnerships to drive success. Blumberg Capital is headquartered in San Francisco with team members located in New York and Israel.

Blumberg Capital specializes in helping companies from the outset, so we typically make our first investment in either the Seed or Series A round. We invest with like-minded partners, and we are life-cycle investors, so we follow on through future rounds. We are very flexible with our investments; we can invest as little as $100K or as much as several million.

Jon Soberg, Senior Vice President, Blumberg Capital

Jon Soberg has over 17 years of experience as an investor, entrepreneur, and operational executive. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Jon held CEO, COO and CFO positions at several startups, and has built large organizations from the ground up in several companies including Ditech, Broadband Digital Group and Adforce, which had a highly successful IPO. A CFA Charterholder and adjunct faculty in the Wharton Marketing Department, Jon has consulted for top companies including Toyota, HSBC, Neiman Marcus, Capital Group and Accenture. Jon started his career in technology at CMU's Field Robotics Center.

Jon earned a B.S in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College, an M.S. in Engineering from Northwestern University, and an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing from the Wharton School, where he is a Palmer Scholar.

Jon serves as a member or observer on the Board of Directors of Yap.tv, Bringit, Mobsmith, Mertado, Mobile Spinach, ZipZap, Mygola, and VideoGenie.

When: Thursday, August 4
8 – 9:30 AM

Location: Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, 390 Lytton Avenue, 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 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, www.sheppardmullin.com.

Official Website: http://www.svase.org/events/vc-breakfast-club-jon-soberg-senior-vice-president-blumberg-capital-focus-social-media

Added by svaseinfo on July 16, 2011