19Feb

Raising Venture from an Industry in Transition: Round Table #smartmoneysv

Raising Venture from an Industry in Transition: Venture Capital Round Table with Kevin Swan, iNovia Capital @kswan; Matt Goldstein, Trinity Ventures @mattgoldstein ; Patrick Sagisi, DBL Investors @PatrickSagisi ; Eghosa Omoigui, EchoVC Partners @EghosaO ; Edith Yeung, Right Ventures @edithyeung ; Willam Quigley, Clearstone Venture Partners @bigbillyq with Andrew Romans, […]

17Feb

Venture Capital Then & Now: Bob Pavey, Emeritus Partner Morgenthaler #smartmoneysv

SmartMoney Silicon Valley opened with a Coffee Chat with Bob Pavey, Emeritus Partner Morgenthaler @bobpavey. Bob shared some of the history of venture capital & Silicon Valley. He also spoke about the changes that have happened in the industry. Fabulous conversation with someone who has been in the industry from its […]

Watch Livestream of  Smart Money Silicon Valley Winter 2014 on this link. (Please note all Pacific time) You can download a copy of the Program here   9am: Venture Capital Then & Now Breakfast Venture Capital Coffee Chat with Bob Pavey, Emeritus Partner Morgenthaler @bobpavey 10am: Raising Venture from an Industry […]

10Feb

Jeff Harbach, Exec Director Central Texas Angel Network #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Jeff Harbach, Exec Director Central Texas Angel Network @NVCA Venturescape. He enjoyed practising medecine but was frustrated with the health care system.  He looked at ways to have more of an impact on changing that delivery system & went back to business school. Then he became a Chief […]

07Feb

Larry Marcus, Managing Director Walden Ventures #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Larry Marcus, Managing Director Walden Ventures @GLAZED Conference. Walden Ventures invest in post technology, post product. Larry likes to see something with his own eyes that generates visceral excitement in himself or the target market so it all starts with a great demo.  They dont do seed investing. […]

05Feb

Robert Coneybeer, Managing Director Shasta Ventures #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Robert Coneybeer, Managing Director Shasta Ventures @GLAZED. Shasta Ventures invest in early stage technology companies. About half the investments they make are enterprise focused & the other half are consumer focused. Robert is most interested in the intersection between the real world that we all live in everyday […]

03Feb

Gerry Brunk, Managing Director Lumira Capital #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Gerry Brunk, Managing Director Lumira Capital @NVCA Venturescape. Despite the fact that Gerry was losing his voice we had a very interesting conversation.  Lumira Capital is a Health Care Life Science dedicated venture firm founded in the late 1980s started in Canada. Gerry opened up the office in […]

31Jan

Mark Hasebroock, Founding Partner Dundee Venture Capital #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Mark Hasebroock, Founding Partner Dundee Venture Capital from Omaha, Nebraska @Techcrunch DISRUPT.  He spoke about founding his firm in Dundee 2 years ago.  The Omaha ecosystem is very small & Mark had founded 2 startups.  They focus on Boulder to Omaha & the deal flow is amazing so […]

29Jan

Quinn Li, VP Managing Director Qualcomm Ventures #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Quinn Li, VP Managing Director Qualcomm Ventures @GLAZED. Qualcomm Ventures focuses on the mobile ecosystem from application softwares to key technologies for mobile devices as well as the mobile infrastructure, also digital mobile health. Quinn was an engineer & has been in the wireless mobile industry for 15+ years […]

27Jan

Joshua Green, General Partner Mohr Davidow #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Joshua Green, General Partner Mohr Davidow @NVCA Venturescape. He came to Silicon Valley 32 years ago as a lawyer. He built 2 law firms to 120 lawyers each over time & then took a radical departure & became a basketball coach at the high school level for 8 […]