Int'l SIG: Filling the European Venture Gap
How to Succeed in Business on 500,000 Euros or How I Disarmed the Dotcom Bomb
William Sterling, U.S. Country Manager, GorillaPark
Silicon Valley World Internet Center
700 Welch Road, Suite 250
Stanford Barn (2nd floor)
Palo Alto, CA
7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions
8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions
$10 for non-SDForum Members
No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
Accelerators occupy a unique and permanent place in the investment value chain. GorillaPark(tm), the leading pan-European business accelerator, invests in early stage companies with high growth potential and accelerates them to IPO class organizations within 18-24 months. By immediately surrounding entrepreneurs with experienced management teams and state-of-the-art facilities, startups are able to adopt world class business practices from day one. GorillaPark's "8 Steps to IPO"(tm) is an efficient, repeatable process that helps companies identify their unique value proposition and create sustainable, defensible shareholder value.
William Sterling is the U.S. Country Manager for GorillaPark. He is responsible for the U.S. launch of European companies accelerated by GorillaPark who have explosive growth potential in the U.S. market. His career includes 4 start-up companies, 2 IPOs and senior management and board positions with Fortune 500 companies.