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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Fireside Chat with Jacques Benkoski, Partner USVP

Jacques Benkoski, Partner USVP with Shuly Gailili.  An international business man, Jacques was born in Belgium, educated in Israel and the U.S., held executive positions in Europe and the U.S. prior to moving permanently to the Bay Area more than 15 years ago. Jacques sees himself as an innovator-creator. He […]


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.  […]