Venture Finance SIG: What are software focused Venture Capitalists (VCs) looking to invest in 2010?
Note - Online registration is now closed. You may register at the door, this evening. Thank you!Topic: What are software focused Venture Capitalists (VCs) looking to invest in 2010?Meet 3 VCs who are actively investing in the software sector (enterprise, consumer, mobile). Is SaaS, Cloud Computing, Mobile Apps, Digital Media, etc still attractive for VCs? This event will allow the audience to have an open Q&A session with these investors, so arrive prepared with your questions. We will be discussing which specific sub sectors within software they are looking to invest in and which sub sectors they are looking to avoid investing in. Other items we can discuss include: what are the most recent investments they have made and why did they make them, what sort of M&A or IPO activity do they project in 2010.Panel:James Cham, Bessemer Ventures Partners - http://www.linkedin.com/in/jcham
Prashant Shah, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners - http://www.linkedin.com/in/shahp
Sean Flynn, Shasta Ventures - http://www.linkedin.com/in/flynnsModerator:Shai Goldman, SVB Capital - http://www.linkedin.com/in/shaigoldman
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6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments
7:00p.m.-8:30 p.m. Panel discussion and Pitch Session (starts promptly at 7:00pm)