Berkeley Entrepreneurs Forum For Angel and Venture Capital Financing (08-28-14)

In 2014 the early stage financing environment exploded with valuations and the number of financings increasing substantially, including several multi-billion dollar fundings. By some measures the number of venture fundings in Q2 of 2014 approached levels not seen since the days of the internet bubble.

2014 also continued a number of trends from prior years: the growing influence of founders/entrepreneurs, the significant growth in the activity of seed/angel investors as well as alternative funding platforms and incubators. Please join this panel of expert angel and venture capital investors for a look at early stage investing during the past year and what the future investment environment holds. The presentation will also include a review of the key metrics for venture capital investments/exits and critical VC term sheet terms for Q2 2014. Don’t miss this thought provoking and informative session!

Participants include:
Samuel B. Angus (moderator)
Partner, Fenwick & West LLP

Steve Bengston

Josh Breinlinger
Sigma West

Jeff Clavier
SoftTech VC

Howard Hartenbaum
August Capital

Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
Andersen Auditorium
2220 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720
Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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About The Lester Center for Entrepreneurship
The Center is internationally recognized for providing leading edge entrepreneurship education and scholarly research in innovation at the hub of the UC Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area’s collaborative, multidisciplinary startup community. Our offerings include Steve Blank’s Lean LaunchPad class, the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps, the cross-school Skydeck Accelerator plus many more. From Google Earth to Bright Source Energy and Fair Trade products, Lester Center entrepreneurs realize the Berkeley-Haas mission to “Redefine how we do business.

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SOURCE: Fenwick & West LLP