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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
   
8:00 am CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
 

 

8:45 am

WELCOME REMARKS

   
9:00 am

THE FUTURE: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE VENTURE INDUSTRY?
Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs

Moderator:

Hank Barry
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

Panelists:

Dan Borok
Principal
Millennium Technology Value Partners
 
Don Butler
Managing Director
Thomvest Ventures
 
Mike Kaplan
Founder & Managing Director
AltosHealth
 
Corey McCann
Principal
MPM BioVentures
 
Ryan Pfenninger
Venture Partner & CTO
Elevate Ventures

Stacey Seltzer
Principal
Aisling Capital
 
Bruce Taragin
Managing Director
Blumberg Capital

 
9:50 am

BREAK

   
10:00 am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I
Track I:   Life Sciences Track (Grand Hall)
Track II:  Technology Track  (Hahn Auditorium)
Track III:  Clean-tech Track  (Boole)

   
11:00 am NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
   
11:40 am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II
Track I:   Life Sciences Track (Grand Hall)
Track II:  Technology Track  (Hahn Auditorium)
Track III:  Clean-tech Track  (Boole)

   
12:50 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING
   
01:50 pm

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III
Track I:   Life Sciences Track (Grand Hall)
Track II:  Technology Track  (Hahn Auditorium)
Track III:  Clean-tech Track  (Boole)

   
3:00 pm

CONCURRENT VC PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Location: Hahn Auditorium

FUNDABLE DEALS: MAKING VCs SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE
Ideas are all well and good, but in order to attract capital they will need to be packaged and presented in a way that will entice investors and of course a SOLID business model.  This panel will discuss the skills required to make a highly effective pitch that will attract potential financiers and the types of deals investors want.

Moderator:

Jeffrey Kuhn
Managing Partner
FLG Partners

Panelists:

Dan Ahn
Managing Director
Voyager Capital
 
Jishnu Bhattacharjee
Managing Director
Nexus Venture Partners
 
Norm Fogelsong
General Partner
Institutional Venture Partners
 
Mark Gorenberg
Managing Director
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

John Maroney
Managing Member
Delphi Ventures

Stephanie Palmeri
Principal
SoftTech VC
 
Gaurav Tewari
Executive Director
SAP Ventures


Location: Grand Hall

CAPITAL FOR CLEAN-TECH
In the wake of the overall economy, the clean and renewable energy sector has proven to be an area of strength for venture capital investors. This panel of leading VCs will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.
 
Moderator:

Tom Cain
Managing Capital
Greener Capital
 
Panelists:

Mahesh Konduru
Principal
Potomac Energy Fund
 
Jim Long
Partner
Gabriel Venture Partners
 
Mark Platshon
Partner
Birchmere Ventures
 
Bill Reichert
Managing Director
Garage Technology Ventures
 
Patrick Sagisi
Associate
DBL Investors

Mark Silverman
Partner
Catamount Ventures

   
3:50 pm NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
   
4:30 pm

CONCURRENT VC PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Location: Hahn Auditorium

TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT: NEW RULES FOR NEGOTIATING TERM SHEETS
Entrepreneurs who don’t prepare well for term-sheet negotiations may find themselves locked into an uncomfortable relationship with their VC for years to come. Whether you’re looking for a first round or follow-on funding, attend this panel to learn what you should know about negotiating term sheets.

Moderator:

Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO
youngStartup Ventures

Panelists:

Jacques Benkoski
Venture Partner
U.S. Venture Partners
 
Mary Lincoln Campbell
Managing Director
EDF Ventures
 
Jonathan Ebinger
General Partner
BlueRun Ventures
 
Renata Quintini
Partner
Felicis Ventures
 
Sharon Wienbar
Managing Director
Scale Venture Partners

Samuel Wu
Managing Director
MedImmune Ventures


Location: Grand Hall

CORPORATE VENTURE FUNDING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 
With a new flowering of startup innovation, many giants of industry have decided to enter or re-enter the world of VC. This session will explore the value-added investment approach of Corporate VCs and how it yields important dividends that are “beyond the bottom line,” both for the investor and for the startup.

Moderator:

Alex Suh
Founding Managing Director
California Technology Ventures

Panelists:

Rohit Bodas
Vice President
American Express Ventures
 
Sami Hamadé
Partner
Aberdare Ventures
 
Michael Sears
Investment Partner
Siemens Venture Capital
 
Patrick Suel
Venture Partner
Panasonic Venture Group
 
Eileen Tanghal
Senior Investment Director, Head of Applied Ventures
Applied Ventures
 
Michael Yang
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
 
Jack J. Young
Managing Director
Qualcomm Ventures


   
5:20 pm

AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS

5:30 pm

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