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Thursday, June 6, 2013    
   
 

Open Forum: VC Roundtable 2013

   
 

Speakers:
Andrew Chung, Partner, Khosla Ventures
Jeff Clavier, Founder and Managing Partner, SoftTech VC
John Lilly, Partner, Greylock
Jonathan MacQuitty, Partner, Abingworth Life Science
Peter Sonsini, General Partner, NEA

Moderator:
Steve Bengston, Managing Director, Emerging Company Services, PwC

   
  2012 ended up being two years: before Facebook IPO and after. All the enthusiasm, hype, and expectations for the Facebook IPO were shattered even though it ended up being one of the biggest venture backed IPO's ever. The fallout was so extreme that 2013 is now being billed as the Star Trek year: the Enterprise is back. Is this just the venture spin machine working its magic or will we see a major shift from consumer to enterprise investment? Even with all the well-publicized problems in cleantech, biotech, and medical devices, VCs invested $26B and raised $21B in 2012. What can we expect to see in 2013? What has changed in fundraising? Is there a Series A crunch? What are the key metrics for losing a round? Join this discussion with four outspoken leading investors, as they opine on these key questions and more.


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Sponsored by Microsoft, Womble Carlyle  
   
 

Location:
Microsoft
1065 La Avenida Street
Building 1
Mountain View, CA 94043

   
 

 
 
 
           
 
 
 
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