Global Catalyst Partners
Tower Semiconductor USA
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw
Bank Leumi USA
Date: May 11th, 2004
Time: 5:00PM -8:30PM
Location: KPMG, Mountain
Sessions / Buffet Dinner / Networking
General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Tony Perkins, former creator and editor in chief of Red Herring
Topic: "How to be
a successful VC" (A special Q&A format)
The following topics will be addressed: The principles of selecting
companies, The role of the VC after the investment made. When do you
replace the CEO? What is the role of the VC in setting up direction
and strategy. Lessons learned: best decisions and the worst mistakes.
Some examples from Mr. Khosla's portfolio companies. His perspective
on the future of the valley and venture investment.
Q & A
Allium Inc. Presentation/
Q & A
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$175 for VC/Corporate $100 individual by May 4th. Following that add
$25. First priority for Silicom members, guests
registration will be accepted based on availability.
that would like to participate in the poster
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Vinod Khosla General Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield &
Khosla was a co-founder of Daisy Systems and founding Chief
Executive Officer of Sun Microsystems where he pioneered open
systems and commercial RISC processors. Vinod serves on the
boards of Centrata, Indian School of Business, Infinera, Juniper
Networks, Kovio, OnFiber Communications, SEEC, QWEST Communications,
Agami and MetricStream.
Vinod holds a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering
from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, a Master's
in Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and
a MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Tony Perkins, Creator and Editor In Chief, AlwaysOn
is a pioneering media entrepreneur and a prominent opinion leader
in the technology business and investment editorial world. Tony
earned this distinction as the creator and editor in chief of
Red Herring, which he founded in 1993, and the AlwaysOn network,
his current venture. Tony continues to chronicle the technology
world in a regular column for the Wall Street Journal and as a
television commentator for MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews,”
CNN, CNBC, BBC, and Bloomberg Television. His prolific editorial
output consistently lands him on the list of top ten technology
business journalists by AdWeek's Technology Marketing magazine.
5/11/04 Confirmed Companies
develops and markets medical devices enabling therapeutic treatment
of ischemia, an insufficient flow of blood to critical tissues.
highest quality flat panel displays based on Organic Light Emitting
Diode (OLED) technology with balanced colors, long life times, low
leading provider of datacenter automation and utility computing
software that reduces costs, improves application service levels
and increases IT efficiencies.
A medical device company developing a break thru
technology in the field of stents.
provides software applications for the global education market.
the $3.3B Ultrasound medical imaging market. Sensant's Silicon Ultrasound
technology represents the first fundamental change in ultrasound.
company with novel, rapid, drug discovery and development technology
in Women's Health and Cancer, Bionovo's drug MF101 is entering FDA-
Phase II clinical trial.
next generation email security and secure document delivery systems
for enterprise business, ISP, Government, and home users.
Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the rapid development of novel ion-channel
drugs using the biodiversity of predatory marine snails and other
simulation acceleration technology. SimPLE can handle RTL designs
up to 100M gates and accelerate the simulation run times by a factor
of 10x or greater.
Films has a proprietary technology which allows it to put black and
white movies in color with a quality never before seen.
Ventures Poster Session
each investor's monthly meeting a selected number of companies get to
present their products and marketing materials in a mini booths style.
If you would like your company to be considered