SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Rupam Shrivastava, Senior Vice President Silicon Valley, ePlanet Capital
Start: 03/10/2011 - 8:00 am
End: 03/10/2011- 9:30 am
Email: [email protected]
Greenberg Traurig LLP
1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Established in 1999, ePlanet Capital (then known as ePlanet Ventures) pioneered the development of a truly global venture and growth capital business model. It was the first venture capital firm to utilise a global model with offices in Asia, Europe and the United States. At ePlanet Capital we seek to continue providing superior returns to our investors by making private equity investments on a global basis.
ePlanet consists of a team of more than 30 professionals across the globe in our offices located in Beijing, Bangalore, Seoul, London and Silicon Valley. We are also represented in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kuwait and Tokyo. With our established and experienced team, we are in a unique position to source, evaluate and compare attractive investment opportunities globally. ePlanet's geographical reach enables us to identify and assess innovation as it develops around the globe, and to collaboratively compare each potential investment's utility, investment merits, addressable markets and likely growth rates. This approach has made us become one of the leaders in catalyzing migration of business models and technological innovation from developed markets to emerging markets. We have made over 100 investments across the globe since inception, including success stories such as for example Baidu, Skype, Focus Media and Kong Zhong. Our portfolio companies have achieved an aggregate market value of over $40 billion.
Rupam Shrivastava, Senior Vice President Silicon Valley, ePlanet Capital
Rupam Shrivastava is a Senior Vice President in the Silicon Valley office, since November 2006. At ePlanet, Mr. Shrivastava is part of the investment team covering the United States, South Asia and the Middle East. He helps manage ePlanet’s interests in Friendi Mobile and Naseeb Networks. Mr. Shrivastava also manages ePlanet’s relationship with the Singularity University and the Clinton Global Initiative.
Mr. Shrivastava is one of 100 global members of the Expert Panel at The TechCast Project, a virtual think tank utilizing the collective global intelligence of its members to forecast breakthroughs in all fields of science and technology.
Prior to joining ePlanet, Mr. Shrivastava was an investment banker at Dresdner Kleinwort in New York focusing on mergers and acquisitions in the automotive, aerospace, defense, and healthcare sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Shrivastava was a consultant to Robert Bosch in Germany for the development of energy efficient automobiles. He has also worked at the Technical University of Munich for the development of battery efficient cell phones.
He holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi where he was awarded the Director’s Silver Medal for graduating at the top of his program.
When: Thursday, March 10, 2011
8 – 9:30 AM
Location: Greenberg Traurig, 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.
Added by svaseinfo on February 27, 2011