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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.
Trinity Ventures’ @JamesCham Announced as Newest Member of the 12th #FounderShowcase Judging Panel
James Cham is a Principal at Trinity Ventures where he focuses on consumer services, social media, and digital media. Prior to joining Trinity in 2010, James was a Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners where he played active roles in numerous investments in consumer internet services and digital media sectors along with a number of seed investments. Before Bessemer, James was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group where he developed marketing strategies for entertainment and IT companies. Earlier, he built web applications for startups as a Principle at Zefer and developed IT systems for Fortune 500 companies as a software developer at Andersen Consulting.
"What I love about this job is the chance to help entrepreneurs create something great”, says James in regards to his role at Trinity,” New ventures never grow in a linear fashion; they accelerate, rev, stall, and pivot all the time.”
James Cham will be joining David Hornik, Katherine Barr, Noah Doyle, and one final member which will be announced tomorrow, on stage at the 12th Founder Showcase. These five Silicon Valley VCs will help us launch several early-stage startups to greatness as they provide feedback to our pitch competition participants.
The 12th Founder Showcase is scheduled to take place on November 7th in San Francisco, and 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 memorable event, and quite possibly, our best Showcase yet.