Entrepreneurs to Meet Active Investors in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles

March 06, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
New York, NY March 6, 2010 - FundingPost (www.FundingPost.com) is proud to announce both its Silicon Valley Angel Investor & Early-Stage VC Event" and its March 11 Los Angeles Angel Investor & Early-Stage VC Event," sponsored by Bingham McCutchen. FundingPost is excited to be heading back to the West Coast. In addition to having a venture and angel event series in Silicon Valley, which includes a panel discussion, elevator pitches, and networking opportunities to meet the VCs and Angels, FundingPost will also be organizing an event in Los Angeles. The panels of local investors will address trends in early-stage investing, hot sectors, the best and worst ways to get their attention.

Speakers for the Silicon Valley Event include:
Adrian Shulman, Partner, Bingham McCutchen
Paul Cummings, Partner, Honda Strategic Venturing
Ho Nam, General Partner & Co-founder, Altos Ventures
John Hall, Managing Director, Horizon Ventures
Steve Goldberg, Partner, Venrock
Eric Chen, Venture Partner, WI Harper Group
Matthew Denesuk, PH.D., Partner, IBM Venture Capital Group
Nicola Corzine, Deal Manager, Band of Angels

Speakers for the Los Angeles Event include:
John Filippone, Partner, Bingham McCutchen
Andrew T. Sheehan, Managing Director, Sutter Hill Ventures
David Travers, Principal, Rustic Canyon Partners
Scott Lenet, Managing Director, DFJ Frontier
Brendon S. Kim, General Partner and Co-founder, Altos Ventures
Scott Sangster, President, Tech Coast Angels Los Angeles
Stephen Silver, CEO, MAVN Funding
Craig Gunther, Managing Director, Blade Ventures

"We received great feedback from last year's Silicon Valley event and are looking forward to returning and introducing a new panel of Investors and Venture Capitalists," said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost.

To register to attend either event, visit: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=166&refer=PR

With over 9,500 CEOs and 650 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 18 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,600 VC & Angel Investor members & over 120,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception; FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline. FundingPost has been responsible for Millions and Millions of dollars in Venture Capital Raised! www.FundingPost.com

Bingham, with approximately 1,000 lawyers in 12 offices spanning the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia, has extensive experience representing venture capital funds in organizational matters, negotiating and documenting their investments in portfolio companies, and representing clients in multiple rounds of preferred stock and other financings. Bingham's venture capital clients cover a variety of industries, including software and hardware, life sciences and healthcare, telecommunications, Internet infrastructure and e-commerce, and energy. For more information: www.bingham.com

Heather Coull