Workshop: Introduction to Venture Capital (hosted by Silicon Valley Hungarian Innovators)
The basics of venture capital, by a veteran of four different venture funds.
As venture capital has been the primary catalyst of innovation commercialization since the 1980s, scientists and other innovation professionals may find an introduction to venture capital interesting and very useful. In this presentation we assume no prior knowledge, so all are welcome!
We cover the following topics:
- What is VC?
- Industry overview
- Expected returns, statistics of VC
- Why VC is so hard
- Historical examples
- Losing VC strategies
- Success factors of VC
- Fund structures
- Sample portfolio
Our presenter, Istvan Jonyer, has been a venture capitalist with four different funds and is an active angel investor.
Join us for a conversation with Istvan on Thursday, December 2 at 12 noon PST.
Brought to you by the Hungarian American Society for Science, Technology and Innovation in Silicon Valley.
Location: online via secure videoconferencing.