SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Shankar Chandran, Principal, Panorama Capital Focus: Mobile/Wireless ecosystem, Cloud Ecosystem, Core and enabling technologies & semiconductor components
Start: 05/13/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 05/13/2010 - 9:30 am
Contact Info: Jai Kumar
Email: [email protected]
Location: Townsend, Townsend and Crew LLP
379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
Panorama Capital, www.panoramacapital.com
Panorama Capital is a seasoned team of technology and life sciences investors with a singular focus: helping entrepreneurs build market leading companies. We invest in entrepreneurs and teams who share our values: a passion to build great companies, an unyielding focus on people and teamwork and a commitment to integrity. We invest across the spectrum, from entrepreneurs with a great idea to more established businesses. Regardless of stage, we look for exceptional management teams pursuing large market opportunities, whose greatest growth lies ahead.
We recognize that success requires more than just capital. It requires hard work and a commitment to do whatever it takes to win. Our philosophy is to make that same commitment to the teams we support, over and above our financial investment. We take a hands-on, highly collaborative approach to investing, bringing to bear the team's extensive operating and investing experience to each portfolio company. Our team consists of former entrepreneurs, operating executives, engineers and physicians who have worked together for many years. This collective experience gives us a powerful combination of industry relationships, entrepreneurial, operating and technical expertise that we draw upon to help our companies succeed.
Shankar Chandran, Principal, Panorama Capital
Mr. Chandran is a principal at Panorama Capital and focuses on technology investments. He joined JPMorgan Partners in 2002. He currently serves on the board of directors of Neoconix and CHiL Semiconductor and as a board observer at Tagsys RFID. Previously, Mr.Chandran was involved either as a director or observer with the firm’s investments in Reflectivity (acquired by TI), Valere Power (acquired by Eltek) and Portalplayer (acquired by Nvidia). Prior to his venture capital career, from 1995 to 2000, Mr. Chandran held various engineering, business development, and management roles at Applied Materials, Inc., and has been granted seven patents. Mr. Chandran serves on the Advisory Board of Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Santa Clara University.
Mr. Chandran holds a B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from the Institute of Technology, BHU (India), an M.S. in Materials Science from Arizona State University, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
WHEN: Thursday, May 13
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.
Added by svaseinfo on April 13, 2010