SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Sumeet Jain, Senior Associate, CMEA Capital Focus: High Technology
Start: 07/16/2009 - 8:00am
End: 07/16/2009 - 9:30am
Jaikumar Email: [email protected]
Nixon Peabody LLP 200 Page Mill Road, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306-2022
CMEA Capital, www.cmea.com
CMEA Capital is a venture capital firm with a clear focus on life sciences, high technology, and energy and materials investments. We believe that the most successful venture backed companies are those that are science based, with experienced teams that have a vision. As a result, CMEA typically invests in companies that have cutting edge and highly differentiated technology at their core and founding teams of the highest caliber still in place. These are companies that have the potential to transform their industries.
CMEA Capital was founded in 1989 and maintains offices in San Francisco and Menlo Park. We invest in both early and late stage science-focused ventures, and leverage a strong network of corporate, investment, and entrepreneurial relationships on behalf of portfolio companies. Our partners and associates have extensive science, engineering, and operational backgrounds, providing us the confidence to look beyond today's technology. We apply our focus on science and teams to our collaborations with entrepreneurs and venture investment partners who are changing the world, one great company at a time.
Sumeet Jain, Senior Associate, CMEA Capital
Sumeet joined CMEA Capital in 2008 as Senior Associate in the firm's Technology group. Prior to CMEA, Sumeet was an Investment Banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in its Technology, Media & Telecom group. At Goldman Sachs, he focused on mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financing transactions across the software, internet, semiconductor, and communications equipment sectors. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Sumeet worked in business development and sales at iManage, a content management software company that was acquired by Interwoven in 2003.
Previously, Sumeet was with Personify, an early web analytics software company, and where he helped grow the company with roles in product management, business development, sales and professional services. Sumeet began his career with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) where he worked on operations for companies in Andersen Technology Ventures portfolio.
Sumeet holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from Cornell University, and a MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
WHEN: Thursday, July 9
8 – 9:30 AM
LOCATION: Nixon Peabody LLP, 200 Page Mill Road, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94306
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 Nixon Peabody, www.nixonpeabody.com.
Official Website: http://www.svase.org/?q=node/2819
Added by svaseinfo on June 15, 2009