Deloitte’s Annual Survey Results for 2006: Global Trends in Venture Capital



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    Presentation Overview

    SDForum is proud to present The 2006 Global Venture Capital Survey, sponsored by Deloitte & Touche LLP and conducted in conjunction with the National Venture Capital Association and other venture capital associations throughout the world. This extensive study measures changes in key attitudes over time about global investing among venture capitalists in addition to providing input on questions such as the impact of regulation on the investment climate and the degree to which venture-backed companies are locating primary operations outside their domicile. The survey also investigated new avenues to growth such as Clean Technology, Medical Devices and new materials on the rise.



    7:30am – 8:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
    8:00am - 8:30am - Brian Goncher, Portfolio Company Relationship Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP, overview of the survey
    8:30am - 9:30am - Panel discussion
    9:30am - 10:00am - Q&A



    Navin Chaddha, (bio), Managing Director, Mayfield Fund

    Brian Goncher, (bio), Portfolio Company Relationship Manager, Deloitte & Touche

    Scott Sandell, (bio), General Partner, NEA

    Richard E. See, (bio), Investment Partner, Mitsui & Co Venture Partners

    Allison Tilley, (bio), Corporate Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop

    Speaker Bio's


    Navin Chaddha

    Navin Chaddha is a Managing Director at Mayfield Fund and invests in the software, communications and consumer sectors in the U.S. He leads Mayfield's India investments where he has made six direct investments in the past of which three have gone public on the Bombay Stock Exchange (Allsec, IL&FS Investsmart and Provogue) and the other three (, Persistent Systems and Tejas Networks) are leaders in their industry segments. His notable investments in the US include Akamai, Northpoint Communications and Rhythms NetConnections. Navin is an accomplished three-time entrepreneur (VXtreme: acquired by Microsoft to become foundation of Windows Media, iBeam Broadcasting IPO on NASDAQ and Rivio acquired by CPA2Biz), corporate executive (Microsoft) and venture investor with a proven track record in growing startup companies into industry leaders with successful exits. His venture investing experience includes serving as a General Partner at Gabriel Venture Partners and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Venture Partner at Mobius Venture Capital. Navin holds an MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a BS degree in electrical engineering from IIT Delhi, where he received the Director's Medal and was recently honored with the prestigious distinguished Alumni Award. He is a charter member of TiE and AAMA, and a Global Leader of Tomorrow Member of the World Economic Forum. Navin holds over 35 patents and has been recognized as an industry thought leader by several publications including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Fortune.


    Brian Goncher

    Brian joined Deloitte & Touche in 2004 as part of their growing Early Stage Venture Capital practice. Brian has 21 years of financial and operating experience, including stints at Bank of America, four high-growth companies (Buyers Club, Gear 1, ArtSearch and Astoria Software), Coopers & Lybrand, Frontier Ventures and Crystal Ventures.

    In 1991, Brian began a new consulting practice for C&L called Emerging Company Services, which provides financial and strategic consulting to many Silicon Valley start-ups, including Polycom, Network Appliance, Grand Junction Networks and iband Communications.

    In 1997, he was founder and president of Frontier Ventures, a new venture catalyst sponsored by five venture capital funds: Canaan Capital, Crystal Ventures, Red Rock Ventures, APV Technology Partners and Vanguard Venture Partners. Companies assisted by Frontier Ventures include ReplayTV, Resonate, Silicon Energy, Dynamic Pictures and

    In 2000, Brian became a general partner at Crystal Ventures and was responsible for new investments such as Lightspeed Software (now Astoria Software), Informative and Entopia.

    In 2003, Brian joined Astoria Software as COO to change its strategy, replace the management team and fund the resulting sales growth. All three goals were completed within one year. Brian also serves on the board of SDForum, the largest software industry group in Silicon Valley.

    M.B.A., B.S., University of Chicago


    Scott Sandell

    Scott joined NEA in 1996 as an Associate, became a Partner in 1999 and a General Partner in 2000. Scott focuses on investments in information technology and alternative energy, and is responsible for NEA’s activities in China. Present board memberships include Agami Systems, Cassatt, Data Domain, DreamFactory, HelioVolt, Ion America, SolFocus, Spreadtrum Communications, SugarCRM, Tableau Software, Telegent and Teneros. He also serves as Co-Chairman of the board of the Software Development Forum. He has sponsored investments in 3ware (acquired by Applied Micro Circuits Corporation), Amplitude Software (acquired by Critical Path), Fineground Networks (acquired by Cisco), Neoteris (acquired by Juniper Networks, (NASDAQ: JNPR), NetIQ (NASDAQ: NTIQ), (NYSE: CRM) and WebEx (NASDAQ: WEBX). Scott started his career at the Boston Consulting Group and later joined C-ATS Software as the company's first salesman. He founded and ran the European Subsidiary before attending Stanford Business School. During and after business school, Scott was a Product Manager at Microsoft, where he worked on Windows 95. In addition to an MBA from Stanford, Scott holds an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.


    Richard E. See

    Mr. See has over 20 years experience in venture capital, M&A, and LBOs. He co-founded Mitsui’s Private Equity Department in 1997 and has invested in over 25 companies in telecommunications, software, and Internet infrastructure. He is involved in the convergence of telecommunications and the Internet, particularly new business modalities as companies move functions to the Internet. Within telecom he focuses on equipment, sub-systems, and component companies, as well as various areas in the telecommunications topology: core, MAN, and access/edge. His investments have included: Palamida, RGB Networks, Sensage, Plumtree Software, Promatory Communications, Array Biopharma, Mahi Networks, Celion, Luxn, BeamReach, Nexsi, ChemConnect, and TradeCard. Previously, he oversaw Mitsui's US network of over 100 subsidiaries and executed acquisitions, investments, and divestitures. Mr. See's experience also includes work for Citicorp, where he managed a $1.6 billion portfolio related to major investment banks; the Bank of New York, where he grew the middle market service industry portfolio by 29%; and Chase Manhattan Bank, where he originated investment banking and corporate finance deals totaling $5.4 billion. In addition, he has coordinated senior loans, mezzanine debt, and direct equity ownership. Mr. See holds a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity College.


    Allison Tilley

    Ms. Leopold Tilley focuses on the representation of technology companies in securities and venture capital transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, public offerings, venture funds and joint ventures. She has significant experience representing acquirers and target companies. Ms. Leopold Tilley is co-head of the Firm’s Information Technology Practice Team, Head of the Silicon Valley Business and Technology Group and co-head of the Southeast Asia Specialty Team.

    Ms. Leopold Tilley has represented a wide variety of companies ranging from start-ups and emerging growth companies to Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms, venture capital firms and other clients. Her securities and general corporate representation currently includes work with a number of public and private companies including WebEx, Inc., Atheros Communications; SiRF Technology, SYNNEX Corporation, Z-Force Communications, SiNett, ReaMetrix, Xambala, Hellosoft and Catalytic, Inc. Ms. Leopold Tilley’s venture fund representation currently includes work with a number of VC funds, including Walden International, Crimson, ComVentures, The Mayfield Fund; Accel Partners; Foundation Capital, NewPath Ventures, FBR CoMotion Venture Capital, Zap Ventures, Charter Ventures and Granite Global Ventures.

    Ms. Leopold Tilley has also been involved in numerous merger and acquisition transactions, representing both sellers and purchasers. Representative transactions include: Telsima in its acquisition of the Velocity business from Intel, Jareva in its merger with Veritas; Teralogic in its merger with Oak; Yago in its merger with Cabletron; Acclaim Communications in its merger with Level One; and numerous mergers for InterMedia Partners. In 2003 Ms. Leopold Tilley was named one of the top 20 lawyers under age 40 in California by the Daily Journal.


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    2475 Hanover Street
    Palo Alto, CA 94304-1114



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