IBF's 12th Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from IBF - International Business Forum

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Venture Economics and
 the National Venture Capital Association, U.S.-based venture funds received
 year 2000 3rd and 4th quarter commitments totaling $60 billion.
     How are venture capitalists strategizing and doing business?
     The 12th Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference presented by IBF -
 International Business Forum will address these and other issues to an
 audience of leading venture capitalists and institutional investors.  The
 conference will take place on June 6-8, 2001 at the Stanford Court Hotel in
 San Francisco.
     Keynote speakers will share information on the following topics: 2001 path
 to profitability: how are venture capitalists proceeding with caution and
 responding to opportunities; Internet infrastructure investing: preparing for
 the next wave; Where will billions be invested; Broadband technology
 investing: peer-to-peer computing, MEMS and optical; What's next: beyond
 internet infrastructure and communications investing; Where will value be
 created and sustained; What's hot in wireless: picking the winners; Early
 stage, mid and later stage investing; Sources of capital and fund-raising
 strategies; Co-investing, parallel and side car funds; The resurgence of
 biotech investing: genomics, proteomics, bioinfomatics, product and platform
 deals; How corporate investors and venture capitalists work together;
 Partnership alliances and co-investing; Will institutional investors be
 doubling up or cutting back on their investments; How mega funds are impacting
 the venture business; Who will be the winners and losers; and Venture returns:
 analysis and projections.
     Those participating as speakers and keynote panelists include: C. Richard
 Kramlich, New Enterprise Associates; John Mumford, Crosspoint Venture
 Partners; Graham Anderson, Euclid Partners; Julian Allen, Whitney & Co.; James
 Atwell, Summit Partners; Erica Bushner, Wilshire Private Markets Group; Robert
 Coneybeer, New Enterprise Associates; David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners;
 Michael Darby, Battery Venture Partners; Jai Das, Intel Capital; John Deleage,
 Alta Partners; Timothy Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Sandra Ell, California
 Institute of Technology; Standish Fleming, Forward Ventures; Kevin Fong,
 Mayfield Fund; Barry Gonder, CalPers; Richard Grogan-Crane, Crescendo
 Ventures; Ray Haarstick, Relevant Technologies; Douglas Hamilton, Silicon
 Valley Bank; Richard Hayes, CalPers; Brian Jacobs, St. Paul Venture Capital;
 Franklin "Pitch" Johnson, Jr., Asset Management Associates; Kevin Kester,
 Colorado Pera; Christopher Kidd, Korn/Ferry International; Arthur Klausner,
 Domain Associates; Joseph Lacob, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Tracy
 Lefteroff, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Austin Long, Alignment Capital; Ravi Mohan,
 Battery Ventures; Gary Morgenthaler, Morgenthaler Ventures; Vincent
 Occhipinti, Woodside Fund; Aymerik Renard, Innovacom Venture Capital France;
 Jesse Reyes, Venture Economics; Gary Rieschel, SOFTBANK Technology Ventures;
 Alan Salzman, Vantage Point Venture Partners; Nicolas Tcherdakoff, Nortel
 Networks; Richard Testa, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault; and Ronald Van der Meer,
 ComVentures.
 
     For further information contact Alexandra Scott, President and CEO,
 (516) 594-3000, Ext. 30, e-mail: alexs@ibforum.com.
 
     Web:  http://www.ibforum.com
 
 

SOURCE IBF - International Business Forum
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Venture Economics and
 the National Venture Capital Association, U.S.-based venture funds received
 year 2000 3rd and 4th quarter commitments totaling $60 billion.
     How are venture capitalists strategizing and doing business?
     The 12th Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference presented by IBF -
 International Business Forum will address these and other issues to an
 audience of leading venture capitalists and institutional investors.  The
 conference will take place on June 6-8, 2001 at the Stanford Court Hotel in
 San Francisco.
     Keynote speakers will share information on the following topics: 2001 path
 to profitability: how are venture capitalists proceeding with caution and
 responding to opportunities; Internet infrastructure investing: preparing for
 the next wave; Where will billions be invested; Broadband technology
 investing: peer-to-peer computing, MEMS and optical; What's next: beyond
 internet infrastructure and communications investing; Where will value be
 created and sustained; What's hot in wireless: picking the winners; Early
 stage, mid and later stage investing; Sources of capital and fund-raising
 strategies; Co-investing, parallel and side car funds; The resurgence of
 biotech investing: genomics, proteomics, bioinfomatics, product and platform
 deals; How corporate investors and venture capitalists work together;
 Partnership alliances and co-investing; Will institutional investors be
 doubling up or cutting back on their investments; How mega funds are impacting
 the venture business; Who will be the winners and losers; and Venture returns:
 analysis and projections.
     Those participating as speakers and keynote panelists include: C. Richard
 Kramlich, New Enterprise Associates; John Mumford, Crosspoint Venture
 Partners; Graham Anderson, Euclid Partners; Julian Allen, Whitney & Co.; James
 Atwell, Summit Partners; Erica Bushner, Wilshire Private Markets Group; Robert
 Coneybeer, New Enterprise Associates; David Cowan, Bessemer Venture Partners;
 Michael Darby, Battery Venture Partners; Jai Das, Intel Capital; John Deleage,
 Alta Partners; Timothy Draper, Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Sandra Ell, California
 Institute of Technology; Standish Fleming, Forward Ventures; Kevin Fong,
 Mayfield Fund; Barry Gonder, CalPers; Richard Grogan-Crane, Crescendo
 Ventures; Ray Haarstick, Relevant Technologies; Douglas Hamilton, Silicon
 Valley Bank; Richard Hayes, CalPers; Brian Jacobs, St. Paul Venture Capital;
 Franklin "Pitch" Johnson, Jr., Asset Management Associates; Kevin Kester,
 Colorado Pera; Christopher Kidd, Korn/Ferry International; Arthur Klausner,
 Domain Associates; Joseph Lacob, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Tracy
 Lefteroff, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Austin Long, Alignment Capital; Ravi Mohan,
 Battery Ventures; Gary Morgenthaler, Morgenthaler Ventures; Vincent
 Occhipinti, Woodside Fund; Aymerik Renard, Innovacom Venture Capital France;
 Jesse Reyes, Venture Economics; Gary Rieschel, SOFTBANK Technology Ventures;
 Alan Salzman, Vantage Point Venture Partners; Nicolas Tcherdakoff, Nortel
 Networks; Richard Testa, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault; and Ronald Van der Meer,
 ComVentures.
 
     For further information contact Alexandra Scott, President and CEO,
 (516) 594-3000, Ext. 30, e-mail: alexs@ibforum.com.
 
     Web:  http://www.ibforum.com
 
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