Entrepreneur Thought Leader Mentor Progam -Essential Elements For Successfully Launching A New Venture05/29/2012 - 05/29/2012

Topic:  Entrepreneur Thought Leader Mentor Progam -Essential Elements for successfully Launching a New Venture

Speakers: Tim Wilson, General Partner, Artiman Venture; Sherman Ting, President and Board Director of Sand Hill Angels. More speakers…

When:  May 29, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Program: 6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration and Dinner

                 6:30pm - 7:00pm Presentation

                 7:00pm - 8:00pm Panel Discussion

                 8:00pm - 8:30pm Investor/Entrepreneur Round Table Mentor

Where:  Fenwick & West, LLP, 801 California Street, Moutain View,  CA


Register:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3179121839 Entrepreneurs who likes to have round table chat with the investors, please register early to reserve your seat to pitch to the investors. Only 10 spots are available for entrepreneurs to have one-on-one conversation with the investors.


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In today's high-tech venture environment, there are lots of New Challenges that the startups are facing. By having the killer app or compelling business plan is not enough.

In this special event, we invited several seasoned investors who will share us their vision and compelling stories.

Some of the topics but not limited:

- What are the common mistakes for a new startup?

- What it takes to successuly build company from ground up?

- What are the most important elements that strike investors decision to fund the company?
- How to Recruit All- Stars?

- How to grow your company into a multi-million dollar company?

- Where Investors are investing?

Come and hear from the industry thought leaders.



About Speakers:


Tim Wilson, General Partner, Artiman Ventures

Between 2001 and 2011, Tim was a General Partner at Partech International. He continues to represent Partech and serves on the boards of Invensense (NYSE:INVN), Prysm, Five9s, LedEngin, Array Converter, and Acco Semiconductor. Previous investments include Teknovus (Broadcom) and Ario Data (Xyratek).

Between 1997 and 2001, Tim was the Chief Marketing Officer for Digital Island (NASDAQ: ISLD) a Partech portfolio company. The company was acquired in 2001 for $350M. Prior to Digital Island, Tim was a General Manager at Lucent Technology where he led the international voice communications product management team (now Avaya) with P&L for product lines generating over $2B in annual sales. Before Lucent, Tim held a variety of senior management positions within AT&T (North America and Australia) and AT&T Bell Labs from 1983-1995.

Tim graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Bowdoin College receiving his undergraduate degree in Physics. He received his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business where he was named a Fuqua Scholar.

Sherman Ting, President and a Board Director of Sand Hill Angels.

Sherman has over 25 years of experience in the high technology industry, in engineering, executive management and as an entrepreneur. He is an active investor in start-up ventures.

Most recently, Sherman was Founder and CEO of Century A Technologies, a company which built a marketing/sales/support infrastructure in China, for new breeds of Internet-based enterprise software products designed in the US.

Previously, Sherman was Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where he founded the HP Products Division and grew the business into the number one product line, with over $300M in product license revenue. While at Oracle, he also established the Asia Products Division to spearhead the cultivation of business in the Asia Pacific region, which later became the fastest growing market for Oracle. As a result, Oracle's Japanese subsidiary experienced one of the most successful high tech IPOs in Japanese history. In addition, Sherman was on the Oracle CEO's hand-picked team to start up a Network Computer business, to revolutionize how people and businesses use the Internet.

Sherman received an MSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania.