SVASE VC Breakfast Club with Tony Mak, Associate, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, LLC Focus: Consumer Web, Enterprise SaaS, Mobile
Start: 09/16/2010 - 8:00 am
End: 09/16/2010- 9:30 am
Jai Kumar Email: [email protected]
Greenberg Traurig LLP
1900 University Avenue, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, LLC, oatv.com
O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) is in the business of funding disruptors, innovators, and hackers of the status quo. From open source to the early days of the web and its recent resurgence, O’Reilly Media has played a key role as trend spotter and advocate for putting world-changing technologies on the map. OATV is our effort to bring the legacy, resources, and relationships of O’Reilly to each investment we make.
OATV takes a cash efficient approach to seeding and growing businesses which creates a natural alignment with entrepreneurs. In addition to capital, OATV brings a depth of operational experience and industry relationships that amplifies the efforts of our portfolio companies.
Tony Mak, Associate, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures
Tony Mak is an Associate at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV). Prior to joining OATV, Tony worked for Redknee (TSX: RKN) in Product Management and Sales Engineering leadership roles. At Redknee, he was responsible for the highest revenue generating product line and built a new international sales organization. In addition, he co-founded a social applications business which was later sold to Zoosk, the largest social dating network.
Previously, Tony worked for Newbury Ventures and UBS Investment Bank assessing new investments, conducting due-diligence, performing corporate finance and M&A advisory. He has also held technical roles at Cisco Systems, Ciena Corp and CGI Group. Tony has a BASc in Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo and an MBA from UC Berkeley, where he was awarded the Price Fellowship Award and Gloria Appel Award for leadership in entrepreneurship.
When: Thursday, September 16
8 – 9:30 AM
Location: Greenberg Traurig LLP, 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.
This event is co-sponsored by Greenberg Traurig LLP, www.gtlaw.com.
Added by svaseinfo on August 7, 2010