Bill Reichert: The Art of Angel Investing

Bill Reichert is Managing Director Garage Ventures.  Bill has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and an operating executive. Since joining Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies. He sits on the Boards of CaseStack, WhiteHat, ClearFuels, cFares, and ThermoCeramix. Prior […]


Gwen Edwards: Angels both Muscles & Wings

Gwen Edwards is Managing Director Golden Seeds.  Gwen is an accomplished executive with 30 plus years of experience from the technology/telecommunications industry.  From  Stanford Research Institute to operating executive running a $400M business unit of SBC/now AT&T, to CEO of a venture backed company.  The constant thread in her career […]


Fireside Chat with Steve Blank @K&S Ranch

Steve Blank is a retired serial entrepreneur-turned-educator who is changing how startups are built and how entrepreneurship is being taught. He created the Customer Development methodology that launched the lean startup movement, and wrote about the process in his first book, The Four Steps to the Epiphany. His second book, […]


Marya Stark: Building an Angel Investing Portfolio

Marya Stark is a Co-Founder of The Angel Fund, which brings key women in technology together to invest in Bay Area technology companies.  She is also a Co-Founder and the Founding Executive Director of Emerge America, the premier national leadership program for women who want to run for public office.  […]


Venture Capital Trends Roundtable

Venture Capital Trends Roundtable @SmartMoney 2012: Cathy Lego, Lego Ventures; Eurie Kim, Principal Forerunner Ventures; Gamiel Gran, Partner Sierra Ventures; Saad Khan, Partner CMEA IT; Sarah Cone, Associate Illuminate Ventures; Christine Tsai, Partner 500Startups; Jacob Ner-David with moderator Christina Farr, writer Venturebeat. Bios follow & video below: Cathy Lego, Lego Ventures, is […]


Buddy Arnheim: Legal Structure of Investments

Buddy Arnheim,Partner Perkins Coie’s Business practice, focuses his practice on the representation of emerging growth companies, venture capital funds and investment banks. Buddy is widely acknowledged as a leading practitioner in the areas of corporate and securities law and corporate governance matters. He has been involved in hundreds of transactions […]


Christine Herron: How Venture Capital Works

Christine Herron, Managing Director Intel Capital: Christine joined Intel Capital in 2010. Previously, Christine was a Principal with First Round Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm, where she worked with companies such as BillFloat, Double Verify, Get Satisfaction, Mint.com, and Xobni. As a Director at Omidyar Network, she developed  the Media […]


Chris Yeh: Silicon Valley Ecosystem

Chris Yeh, Entrepreneur & Investor: Chris has been building Internet businesses since 1995. He is the VP Marketing for PBworks, which provides highly vertical collaboration solutions that help businesses work more efficiently and effectively. Its products serve markets such as advertising and marketing agencies, law firms, and education, as well as […]