The Innovation Firm

When

June 10, 2014

Where

WPI
100 Institute Road, Rubin Campus Center
Worcester, MA 01609

Getting Your First Investment

The Venture ForumHamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is pleased to have been a sponsor and speaker at The Venture Forum's event "Getting Your First Investment."  The event was held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 5:30 - 8:30pm at WPI in Worcester, MA.

The Venture Forum Event Description:

Keynote Speaker: Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist, Apple

Moderators: Mitch Sanders, ECI Biotech, and Deirdre Sanders, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Ask the Experts – Discussion about what is needed for that first investment and questions from the audience:

  • Mark Solomon: Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
  • John Hession: Cooley, LLP
  • Brian Dingman: Dingman, McInnes & McLane, LLP
  • Rick Powell: Greenberg, Rosenblatt, Kull & Bitsoli, P.C.
  • Michael Greeley: Foundation Medical Partners
  • Pamela Norton: Mass Life Sciences Center


Agenda:
 
5:30pm Registration and Networking
6:00pm Introductions
6:10-6:30pm Guy Kawasaki virtual keynote
6:30-6:40pm Q&A with Guy Kawasaki
6:40pm Thank you to The Venture Forum Sponsors
6:45pm Networking Break – Wine and Cheese Reception
7:30pm Entrepreneur 1 Minute Elevator Pitch
7:40-8:30pm Ask The Experts Panel
 
Questions for both Guy, and the panel of experts, were generated in two ways. Some will be pulled from those submitted before the meeting, and then there was an opportunity for live questions from the audience for both Guy and then the expert panel.

 

For more information, please visit The Venture Forum's website.

Guy KawasakiGuy Kawasaki is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of twelve books including APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur and Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. He is a special advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google. He is also the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. His in-depth knowledge of the high-tech industry combined with his years of management experience enables him to address a wide range of audiences. He has spoken for organizations including Google, Nike, Audi, TEDx, Wal-Mart, Sprint, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Saturn, Stanford University, TIE, Calgary Flames, The Body Shop, MIT, Forbes, and Aveda.

Overview

When

June 10, 2014

Where

WPI
100 Institute Road, Rubin Campus Center
Worcester, MA 01609

The Venture ForumHamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is pleased to have been a sponsor and speaker at The Venture Forum's event "Getting Your First Investment."  The event was held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 5:30 - 8:30pm at WPI in Worcester, MA.

The Venture Forum Event Description:

Keynote Speaker: Guy Kawasaki, former Chief Evangelist, Apple

Moderators: Mitch Sanders, ECI Biotech, and Deirdre Sanders, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Ask the Experts – Discussion about what is needed for that first investment and questions from the audience:

  • Mark Solomon: Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
  • John Hession: Cooley, LLP
  • Brian Dingman: Dingman, McInnes & McLane, LLP
  • Rick Powell: Greenberg, Rosenblatt, Kull & Bitsoli, P.C.
  • Michael Greeley: Foundation Medical Partners
  • Pamela Norton: Mass Life Sciences Center


Agenda:
 
5:30pm Registration and Networking
6:00pm Introductions
6:10-6:30pm Guy Kawasaki virtual keynote
6:30-6:40pm Q&A with Guy Kawasaki
6:40pm Thank you to The Venture Forum Sponsors
6:45pm Networking Break – Wine and Cheese Reception
7:30pm Entrepreneur 1 Minute Elevator Pitch
7:40-8:30pm Ask The Experts Panel
 
Questions for both Guy, and the panel of experts, were generated in two ways. Some will be pulled from those submitted before the meeting, and then there was an opportunity for live questions from the audience for both Guy and then the expert panel.

 

For more information, please visit The Venture Forum's website.

Presenter Bios

Guy KawasakiGuy Kawasaki is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of twelve books including APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur and Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions. He is a special advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google. He is also the co-founder of Alltop.com, an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web, and a founding partner at Garage Technology Ventures. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. His in-depth knowledge of the high-tech industry combined with his years of management experience enables him to address a wide range of audiences. He has spoken for organizations including Google, Nike, Audi, TEDx, Wal-Mart, Sprint, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Saturn, Stanford University, TIE, Calgary Flames, The Body Shop, MIT, Forbes, and Aveda.

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