SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Peter Gardner, Managing Director, Wavepoint Ventures Focus: Medical, Information and Clean Technology
Start: 11/06/2008 - 8:00am
End: 11/06/2008 - 9:30am
Contact Info: Jai Kumar Email: [email protected]
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
VC Breakfast Club with Peter Gardner, Managing Director, Wavepoint Ventures Focus: Medical, Information and Clean Technology
Wavepoint Ventures, www.wavepointventures.com
Wavepoint invests in capital efficient seed and early-stage companies in the medical, information and clean technology sectors. By bringing capital, experience and relationships to young companies, Wavepoint helps committed teams bring unique innovations to market faster and more efficiently, resulting in more wealth creation for entrepreneurs and investors.
Peter Gardner, Managing Director, Wavepoint Ventures
Peter brings 12 years of professional venture investing to Wavepoint and has extensive experience raising capital, managing investment portfolios, structuring financings, and building management teams. He has served on the boards of 11 early-stage, venture-backed technology companies.
Prior to Wavepoint Peter was a general partner at Allegis Capital, a $515 million venture capital firm located in Palo Alto, CA. During Peter's tenure at Allegis the firm increased its capital under management seven-fold. Prior to Allegis, Peter was a vice president at Technology Funding, Inc., a $315 million venture capital firm.
Before entering the venture capital industry Peter was a project leader at Weston Solutions, a national environmental engineering and consulting company. He began his career in lab positions at Genetics Institute and Brookhaven National Laboratory.
Peter has an MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA and bachelor’s degrees in both Biology and Environmental Science from Tufts University. He is a co-founder and member of the board of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of the Capital Region, a non-profit that helps entrepreneurs incorporate community involvement and philanthropy into their corporate cultures.
WHEN: Thursday, November 6
8 – 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
Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/1783
Added by svaseinfo on October 15, 2008