SVASE Annual Year End Forecast Event —Silicon Valley Startup Trends & Forecasts 2011: Technology, Startup & Investing

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December 2 Silicon Valley Investment Expert Panel Features Dealmakers and Influencers from Bloomberg and Venture Capital Firms Mayfield Fund, Claremont Creek Ventures, Trinity Ventures

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This SVASE expert panel will forecast for 2011 what technology, startups and investing trends they expect to most impact the entire Silicon Valley startup ecosystem — from startups to deal makers, investors and the economy

The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today announced its annual year-end forecast event: Technology, Startup & Investing Trends & Forecasts for 2011. This year’s December Main Event will take place on the evening of December 2, 2010 at the Palo Alto, CA offices of co-sponsor Cooley LLP’s (http://www.cooley.com). The evening will feature a panel of Silicon Valley venture capital and journalist startup investment experts addressing the promising and not so promising startup investment trends for the coming year.

The event will be held Thursday, December 2, 2010 from 6:00-8:30 pm, featuring a mini trade show 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., prior to the Main Event panel, Q&A with the panelists, and extended networking which will run until 8:30 p.m. To register for the event, and obtain information on the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs, visit: http://www.svase.org.

The SVASE Super-panel is comprised of:

  • John Steuart, managing director, Claremont Creek Ventures
  • James Cham, Principal, Trinity Ventures
  • Todd Kimmel, partner, Mayfield Fund
  • Ari Levy, tech reporter, Bloomberg

Cooley, LLP partner Matt Hemington, partner will moderate the event.

“This SVASE expert panel will forecast for 2011 what technology, startups and investing trends they expect to most impact the entire Silicon Valley startup ecosystem — from startups to deal makers, investors and the economy,” said Chris Gill, President and CEO of SVASE. “We can expect to hear heated debate and wry exchanges on subjects such as the potential consequences of Super Angel over-investment on startup valuation, the ‘real deal’ with clean tech and life sciences investing, and the impact on Silicon Valley startups of the local talent drain caused by FaceBook, Twitter & FourSquare.”

About SVASE

Founded in 1995 by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit in Northern California dedicated exclusively to helping technology and life science entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses.
SVASE provides support and resources for entrepreneurs, from the idea through initial rounds of funding to product launch, delivered at 12 monthly events and a continually evolving web site. For more information about SVASE, please visit http://www.svase.org .

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Jeff Lettes, 408-406-1161
Director of Communications (SVASE), Principal, Global Media Strategy
jlettes(at)globalmediastrategy(dot)com

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