SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Richard Irving of Pond Ventures, focus on consumer and mobile software, Wireless, Internet media, web based services and Infrastructure
Start: 08/07/2008 - 8:00am
End: 08/07/2008 - 9:30am
WHAT:VC Breakfast Club with Richard Irving of Pond Ventures, focus on consumer and mobile software, Wireless, Internet media, web based services and Infrastructure
WHEN:Thu Aug 7th from 8:00am – 9:30am
200 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
CONTACT:Jai Kumar, Program Chair, [email protected] Cell: 408-406-4693
COST: $25 SVASE Members; $39 Affiliates; $49 Non-members. This event is for ENTREPRENEURS ONLY, BY PREREGISTRATION ONLY.
This event is co-sponsored by Nixon Peabody, www.nixonpeabody.com.
VC Breakfast Club with Richard Irving of Pond Ventures, focus on consumer and mobile software, Wireless, Internet media, web based services and Infrastructure
With over $200 million under management, Pond is the only team in Silicon Valley & London dedicated to building European technology into global companies. Our partners have lived and worked in Silicon Valley, the US, Asia, and Europe. We can get you going internationally from day one — help you recruit team members, customers, suppliers and partners from our excellent contact network. Our team of experts, partners, consultants, advisors and other associates will provide top-level professional help without charge to our portfolio companies. The company's success is our sole reward. We are looking forward to working with you.
We are looking for companies whose products meet a clear market need, have defensible technology advantages and need the capital to grow rapidly into a large, profitable company.
Pond will supply the funding and help entrepreneurs, fill talent gaps, establish US, Japanese and Asian operations, build global strategic partnerships.
Based in Silicon Valley, Richard co-founded Pond in 1997 and brings twenty-five years' experience in venture capital, business management, marketing and engineering in technology companies including AT&T Bell Labs, AMD, Brooktree, and Irving International. Starting as a chip designer at Bell Labs, and strategic marketing manager at AMD, Richard later managed three business units at Brooktree with full P&L responsibility both prior to and following the company's initial public offering. These grew from as small as $1M up to $90M. Richard has been involved in numerous IPOs, acquisitions, and private financings. Richard serves as Director of Transitive, picoChip, Gigle, and Nanotech. Richard has a B.Sc. (1st Class Hons.) and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Manchester University.
Added by svaseinfo on July 28, 2008