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The Investor Outlook: The NEW “Business” of Investing – If the Venture Model is Broken, Who’s Funding All these Startups?

When?

Dec

06

Monday December 06, 2010

10:30AM - 12:30PM

Where?

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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

1 Embarcadero Center - 30th Floor
San Francisco CA 94111

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Early stage investing is booming and we are finally seeing the kind of exits that show signs of a potential IPO market in our future. What is the new business of investing – startups are getting funded at rapid speeds, if venture is broken, who’s doing the investing? What role do angel fund and incubators like Ycombinator and Techstars play in nurturing entrepreneurs to build better, bigger companies?
 
WE’LL DISCUSS:

  • What is the new model for investing?
  • Who are the new “super angels” and how are they changing the landscape for investors and startups?
  • Does anyone care about building a big company or do they still want to flip for 20x returns?
  • How will the competition between Apple and Google fuel innovation and how can entrepreneurs take advantage of it?

 

MODERATOR:

Craig Miller, Partner - Manatt


SPEAKERS:

Josh Felser, General Partner - Freestyle Capital

Rob Hayes, Managing Partner - First Round Capital

John O'Farrell, General Partner - Andreessen Horowitz

Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur and Angel investor

 

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