VC One-on-One with Alta Partners



  • 25-minute appointments with Robert Simon


    * We're sorry. The deadline has passed, and all appointments are filled.

    Deadline to respond:

    9:00am on Monday, March 25

    How to apply:

    Submit your company's 3-page executive summary to by the deadline posted above. Open to SDForum Start-up Company Members only.

    This could be the introduction you've been waiting for! Robert Simon, (bio), of Alta Partners will be hosting a VC One-on-One session with start-up members of SDForum. These private 25-minute appointments provide the face-time your company needs to pitch for funding and make a valuable connection in the investor community.

    Areas of investment include:

    -Enterprise software

    -Software infrastructure






    Anchor Robert Simon

    Robert Simon joined Alta Partners in July of 2000. Mr. Simon has 17 years experience working with and founding software development and Internet companies. For the past three years, Mr. Simon was a Venture Partner with Sierra Ventures investing in data storage and enterprise software companies. Also, he founded and was President of, acquired by Yahoo in February 2000. Prior to joining Sierra, Mr. Simon was co-founder and Executive Vice President of Navitel Communications, Inc. Prior to Navitel, Mr. Simon was the founder and President of Virgil Corporation, which developed and marketed software for retrieving financial information from the Internet and online services. Before Virgil, Mr. Simon was a Director for Lotus Development Corporation at their Lotus West offices. Prior to that, he was the President and Founder of PS Publishing. Mr. Simon started his career in 1983 as General Manager and co-founder of T/Maker Graphics. Mr. Simon holds Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

    For more information, visit Alta Partners


    FREE to SDForum Start-up Members


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