Silicon Valley

21Feb

Is Silicon Valley Venture a Global Model? with Saad Khan, CMEA #smartmoneysv

Venture Capital Coffee Chat with Saad Khan, Partner CMEA IT @saadventures Related articles Josh Elman, Partner Greylock Partners #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Robert D Pavey, Partner Morgenthaler Ventures #smartmoneysv (smartmoneysv.com) Entrepreneur Corner: Domain woes and building a sales machine (venturebeat.com) MediaSpike raises $5.2M from army of investors for in-game ads (venturebeat.com) Robert […]

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 […]

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 […]

24Jan

Sunny Dhillon, Associate Signia VC #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Sunny Dhillon, Associate Signia VC @C2SV. Signia is an early stage fund set up June 2012. They focus on Seed & Series A investing in a wide range of sectors inc mobile. Some focus areas happen to be gaming, ad tech, customization of the enterprise, ecommerce.  He’s passionate […]

22Jan

Dr Lars Buttler, Managing Director Madison Sandhill Capital #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Dr Lars Buttler, Managing Director Madison Sandhill Capital @Gamesbeat 2013.  Lars spoke about investing in the gaming industry. “Its a very dynamic ecosystem as there are huge challenges to the incumbents because innovation is popping up anywhere in the world overnite. A company can go from zero to […]

09Jan

Kristian Segerstrale, CoFounder Initial Capital #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Kristian Segerstrale, CoFounder Initial Capital @Gamesbeat.  Kristian spoke about Initial Capital which is a Seed Investment Fund & is a collection of entrepreneurs who’ve had multiple successful companies in the past.  He was a CoFounder Glu Mobile, a public games company & he was CEO/CoFounder Playfish which sold […]

07Jan

Rik G Vandevenne, Director River Cities Capital Funds #smartmoneysv

I interviewed Rik G Vandevenne, Director River Cities Capital Funds from Nth Carolina @NVCA Venturescape.  He spoke about River Cities Capital Funds who have about $500m under management & they’re investing in their 5th fund.  They invest in growth equity, health care (medical devices, health care services, health care IT) […]

13Dec

Jason Mendelson, Managing Director Foundry Group

I interviewed Jason Mendelson, Managing Director Foundry Group @NVCA Venturescape.  He spoke about how being a musician has helped him connect better with entrepreneurs.  Music has helped him develop an emotional connection with himself & as a result he finds it easier to relate to entrepreneurs.  “Hey look at that […]

01Apr

Greg Kidd: The Insights Behind Killer Startups

Greg Kidd is Founder/CEO 3taps, an early stage investor & advisor to Twitter & Square. He founded and took public Dispatch Management Services Corp (DMSC) – the world’s largest on demand dispatch network for urgent deliveries. The company purchased more than 60 companies from Perth, Australia to Edinburgh, Scotland and […]