FF SIG (SJ): Success Factors for Startups



  • With Terry Gannon, Cofounder - TeraGen



    Terry Gannon, Cofounder - TeraGen


    SDForum Center

    111 West Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA


    6:30-7:00 pm light dinner

    7:00-9:00 pm program



    $20, advance registration required by phone (408) 494-8378. Limited to company founders who are SDForum Members; no service providers, please.

    Presentation Overview

    What does it take for a startup to be successful in these challenging times? What issues are you or your company facing? Our guest has founded or been part of many startups, and will lead an interactive discussion of success factors tailored to the specific background and concerns of the audience. Come listen, discuss, and learn from his extensive experience and advising other startups, and from other participants' current experiences.


    About our Guest

    Terry Gannon is a veteran entrepreneur and executive from the semiconductor industry, most recently the cofounder of configurable processor company TeraGen. Terry's experience runs the full gambit of the product life cycle, from development to production and marketing at companies including Xilinx, Sun, and Xerox. Now semiretired, he currently advises a number of startups on issues such as fund raising, strategy development, organization, and company development. He holds a Ph.D. in device physics and semiconductor electronics from UC Santa Barbara.

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