VC Breakfast with Guest VC: Stephen Bernardez of Onset Ventures
The VC Breakfast Club provides a terrific opportunity for entrepreneurs. Up to 10 participants meet with a VC or Angel Group in a relaxed, informal setting, to build relationships and get valuable feedback on their startup idea. Participating entrepreneurs deliver an elevator pitch, and the guest VC provides immediate feedback, enabling fast, effective, accessible mentoring and relationship development.
Entrepreneurs will be given 5-10 minutes to discuss their business with the VC. Depending on the number of attendees for each event there may be more or less time to speak.
To get the most out of these breakfast meetings, attendees should be prepared to provide a clear, concise elevator pitch about their business, and be able to answer questions from the VC.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs only are seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile. Seating is limited to 10-- sign up now and reserve your seat!
About Stephen Bernardez:
Steve Bernardez joined ONSET Ventures in 2006, bringing more than a decade of experience in the IT industry. He has had director-level management responsibility in business development and market strategy at both large technology companies and startups. Steve came to ONSET from Microsoft, where he sourced and developed go-to-market alliances with venture-backed software startups. Prior to Microsoft, Steve led the business development function at an early stage ecommerce search startup. He also was a strategy management consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) where he advised large software and hardware vendors on corporate strategies including new market entry, acquisition, and licensing strategies.
At ONSET Ventures, Steve specializes in evaluating and nurturing IT investments.
Steve holds B.S. and MBA degrees, both from Stanford University.