Calling for Apps: Silicon Valley Premiere Fundraising Conference, November 2, 2007

You are invited to apply to present at our upcoming Visibility Conference November 2, 2007.  If you are not fundraising, you are welcome to forward this on to your peers and friends that are raising money from VCs.

Our Sponsors: Fenwick & West LLP, MacCorkle Insurance Services, Square 1 Bank, and PeopleConnect.

The Visibility Conference is an invitation only fundraising conference with 10 or more Investors and up to 10 Startups. Typically we have more than 20 VCs attending. This is an 8:30AM to 2:00PM event where selected seed and early stage (Series A, B, C, and Restart) companies will give a 10-minute presentation, and receive 10 minutes of feedback and questions from investors sitting in the audience. During other presentations, you will be sitting with the investors in the audience. There is also a networking lunch that is included in the event.

Sample List of VCs that have RSVP’d
Alex Osadzinski, VP at Trinity Ventures
Ash Dhar, VP at Horizon Ventures
Ben Choi, Sr. Associate at Storm Ventures
Brendon Kim, GP at Altos Ventures
Bryan Hale, Associate at DFJ
Corey Reese, Associate at Alsop-Louie Partners
Curtis Feeny, GP at Voyager Capital
David Epstein, GP at Crosslink Capital
Dorothy Pavloff, MD at CA Technology Ventures
Eric Kaufamnn, MP at In-Q-Tel
Jay Boddu, Kauffman Venture Fellow at Sofinnova
Jay DeCoons, Sr. Associate at Highland Capital Partners
Jay Reinaman, SVP at Visa
John Van Dyke, Angel Investor
Jonathan Ebinger, GP at Blue Run Ventures
Matt Pollock, Associate at Partech Int’l
Mike Boich, Partner at InterWest Partners
Navam Welihinda, Sr. Associate at Sierra Ventures
Prashant Shah, Principal at Hummer Winblad
Robert Simon, Director at Alta Partners
Sachin Mahesh, Associate at Opus Capital
Todd Jaquez-Fissori, Partner at Siemens VC
Ullas Naik, GP at Globespan Capital

And, more to follow!

Although it is up to each participant to network at the conference, every presenting company team member has the ideal opportunity to meet all attending investors and sponsors participating in the conference in an intimate setting. You don’t have to fight for attention in a packed room of entrepreneurs and service providers any more! And, the Investors are very likely to remember you when you follow up with them the next day.

List of companies that received financing who presented at RHP produced fundraising conferences since 11/01 to present: Acceeze, Accordus, Aravo, ChipExpress, CloudShield, Infotone, IP Lock, Layer 7 Technologies, Leopard Logic, MediaPublisher, nSite, ONSET Technology, Vivotech, RadVault, Sapias, SpectraSwitch, Aethon, SeeControl, Kilopass, Neterion, and most recently Replay Solutions.

Date of Event: November 2, 2007

Location of Event: Fenwick & West, 801 California Ave, Mountain View

Focus is IT including: s/w, services, Internet, communications, h/w, semiconductor, computing, optical networking, component of a system, consumer electronics, systems, mobile, wireless , etc.

The selection process is 2-fold.

First, the screening team will select 12 candidates out of all the applications submitted by the deadline.

NOTE: If you are pressed for time, at least submit your executive summary and application fee by October 18th at 5PM to qualify for first round applications or October 23, 2007 at 5PM for second round applications. (PLEASE NOTE: we do typically look very closely at the application which you can fill out online.)

And second, the 12 candidates will participate in a 30-minute presentation auditions (October 22nd & 23rd, 2007) where we will select up to 10 that will present at the conference.

It takes three easy steps to apply for this event: first round application deadline is 10/18/07 at 5PM; second round app deadline is 10/23/07 at 5PM.

First, email your executive summary to apply@rhpartners.com with the name of your company at the subject line.

Next, fill out the application form (http://www.rhpartners.com/event_one_to_one.html). 

Finally, go to EventBrite (http://www.eventbrite.com/event/75027409) to submit your $30 application fee to be considered. However, if you are a client of or member of any of the following firms or associations: Clients & Association Members of Right-Hand Partners, Fenwick & West, Square 1 Bank, MacCorkle Insurance Services, PeopleConnect, SDForum, eBIG, WorkIt, Entrepreneurs Foundation, Fountain Blue members, the discounted application fee is $20.

If you are selected to present, you will receive a link to pay the $1000 company participation fee that includes up to 3 hours of mandatory presentation content coaching. The $1000 admits 2 people per company into the conference. You can register a 3rd team member for $295.

If you have any questions, please email me at rwu@rhpartners.com

All the best,

Rebekah Wu
Right-Hand Partners (RHP)
(415) 439-4498 TEL
(415) 354-3300 FAX
rwu@rhpartners.com
www.rhpartners.com

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