SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Karan Mehandru, Senior Associate, Scale Venture Partners Focus: Enterprise Software and Systems
Start: 07/29/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 07/29/2010- 9:30 am
Email: [email protected]
Location: Greenberg Traurig LLP 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Scale Venture Partners, www.scalevp.com
Scale Venture Partners chooses markets for investment based on our insights into trends drawn from primary research with incumbents, customers, competitors and our network of experts. We select companies we think are going after something great.
Our investment strategy makes "scale" relevant to you for two reasons. We operate in markets where you can create large scale success. We work side by side with you to help scale your business to reach its market potential.
Most of our investments are mid to late stage, when the software is being used, the chip is in the fab, and the therapy is being tested on humans. It may still feel early to you. You may be just starting to build out your go-to-market team. It's at this stage that our own practical operating experience drives the best rewards.
Karan Mehandru, Senior Associate, Scale Venture Partners
Karan Mehandru focuses on opportunities in enterprise software and systems, semiconductors, consumer electronics and next generation datacenter infrastructure technologies including storage networking, virtualization and cloud computing.
At Scale Venture Partners, Karan works closely with NComputing, Discera and Siimpel. He is also an active member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Silicon Valley.
Prior to ScaleVP, Karan was a Strategic Sales Account Manager at Synopsys. He was instrumental in closing more than $40 Million in strategic and territorial design wins during 2006 and 2007 and directed the sales effort for Synopsys’ software suite, IP and professional services. He also led marketing, applications and sales efforts for his team's top accounts and worked closely with the company's strategic customers and product management teams on the development of new products.
Before Synopsys, Karan was an implementation manager with a focus on the fabless semiconductor market for PMC-Sierra in Vancouver, Canada. During his five years with PMC-Sierra, he led and managed design implementation of large scale ASICs targeted for the telecommunications, enterprise storage and networking markets.
Karan graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada with an Honors Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree with high distinction. He also holds a Master's degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, with a specialization in Technology and Entrepreneurship.
When: Thursday, July 29, 2010
8 – 9:30 AM
Location: Greenberg Traurig LLP, 1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
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 Greenberg Traurig LLP, www.gtlaw.com.
Added by svaseinfo on July 22, 2010