The University Venture Fund is an exceptional forum to give young entrepreneurs exposure to real word capital formation
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 19, 2006
Know More Media has announced that it has been invited to provide real-time reporting of the University Private Equity Summit 2006 being held in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 19-21, 2006. Know More Media is an online publisher of business information and news. It will provide the detailed coverage of the Summit proceedings on VCSmart.com, a business blog focused on venture capital news and information.
The University Private Equity Summit 2006 is hosted by the University of Utah’s University Venture Fund (UVF) (http://www.uventurefund.com). The University Private Equity Summit 2006 is an annual conference that provides an opportunity for students to meet and learn from some of the nation’s leading private equity professionals. It also allows students from across the country and world to assemble and share their unique perspectives on the future of the industry. The goal of UVF is to expose university students to private equity and the entrepreneurial process by providing a real-world business environment modeled after private-sector venture capital firms.
“The concept of UVF is simple,” states Geoff Woolley, Chairman of the UVF. “It is a University partnership combining the best investors, students, private equity firms, and mentors in an environment where UVF student associates invest in top tier venture investments mentored by private equity's best investors. The benefits are multiple. Investors garner superior returns, and student associates receive the best real world education any university could provide. I just wish this kind of education was available when I was a student.”
The University Venture Fund offers a unique service for syndicating venture capital firms by supplying student resources to carry out time-intensive due diligence. In return, the UVF has the opportunity to co-invest in deals led by the best venture capital funds nationally and internationally. As a result, UVF participates in exciting exclusive deals that are not regularly open to most funds or individuals in the venture capital industry. This strategy provides student associates with a unique educational experience, and increases the probability of success for UVF.
“The University Venture Fund is an exceptional forum to give young entrepreneurs exposure to real word capital formation,” states Kent Madsen, partner for Wasatch Venture Fund (http://www.wasatchvc.com/).
Hal Halladay, CEO of Know More Media (http://www.KnowMoreMedia.com), said, “We are thrilled to provide detailed coverage of the exceptional panels, speeches, and keynote addresses at the University Private Equity Summit. VCSmart.com (http://www.VCSmart.com) is a business blog in our network of online business publications, and it is focused on helping readers understand how to work with venture capitalists and how to raise equity. This Summit covers many relevant topics, and we hope this information will be valuable to our audience.”
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