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Silicon Valley Spring 2013
Applications: Mar 17, '13
Sessions: Apr 01, '13 - Jul 09, '13
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 50 cities worldwide.
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology and growth enterprises worldwide, as well as the investment banks and venture capital firms that finance them. Over the past four decades, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has established its reputation by having an unmatched knowledge of its clients' industries and deep and long-standing contacts throughout the technology sector. The firm's legal expertise serves clients at all stages of growth, from venture-backed start-up companies to multibillion-dollar global enterprises. The firm's clients include some of the most recognized names in the technology, retail, life sciences, venture capital, and finance sectors. The firm has offices in Austin, Palo Alto, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C.
First Republic Bank and its subsidiaries provide private banking, private business banking and the full range of wealth management services with an emphasis on exceptional relationship-based service and a solid commitment to responsiveness and action.
Ravix Group - Ravix Group Inc.provides seasoned consulting expertise to outsource the finance, human resources, and facilities functions of early-stage and middle market companies so that management can focus on their priorities to increase the value of their company.
Purplepatch Services is a strategy consulting firm offering technology firms Marketing Communications and User Experience Design solutions.
Mohr Davidow’s Katherine Barr Announced as Second #FounderShowcase Judge
Today we are excited to announce the second of five judges serving on our Judging Panel at the 12th Founder Showcase. Joining August Capital’s David Hornik will be Katherine Barr, Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures. At Mohr Davidow Katherine is focuses primarily on digital media, consumer Internet, and mobile sectors. A few notable companies she has worked with inlcude Ticketfly, PunchTab, Massive Health, Retention Science, and Visible Measures.
An advocate for innovation and technology, Katherine believes “Entrepreneurs change the world because they find a path to change that the rest of the world can’t see”.
Prior to Mohr Davidow, Katherine worked as a Negotiator at Vantage Partner for companies such as IBM, Cisco, Applied Materials, and HP, was on the founding team of a communications technology startup called HSA, and was on the marketing team for ACCESS Systems USA, a global software solutions provider for mobile devices. She also teaches a yearly Professional Education Negotiation seminar for the School of Engineering at Stanford and is an advisor to Samasource, on the Organizing Committee for C100, an advisor to 500Startups and i/o ventures, and founding sponsor of Startup2Startup.
Joining David Hornik and Katherine Barr will be 3 additional Judges which we plan to announce later this week. At the event the Judges will help us launch several early stage startups to greatness as they evaluate and provide feedback for participants of both our Pitch Competition and Demo Table Competition.
In addition to the entertaining pitch competitions, guests will also hear talks from keynote speakers David Sacks (Founder & CEO of Yammer) and Justin Moore (Founder & CEO of Axcient). Don’t miss out on what promises to be a fantastic event, and quite possibly, our best Showcase yet.
Tickets are still available but will sell out soon, so purchase your tickets today.