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Venture Capital Update

Oregon Zoo, Skyline Banquet Room
4001 SW Canyon Rd.
Portland , OR 97221-9704, US (map)



A panel of two venture capitalists and two executives from recently funded technology companies will provide an update on the state of venture capital financing and share their experiences relating to Oregon venture capital transactions.

Attendees will gain insight with respect to topics such as:

  • What industries are and are not attracting venture investments?
  • What are the attributes and characteristics of a venture ready business?
  • How has the market changed with respect to valuation, liquidation preferences and other critical terms?
  • How much capital should an emerging company raise?

VC Panelists – Active investors in Oregon: - Gerry Langeler, Managing Director, OVP Venture Partners - Mike Buckley, Managing Director, Intel Capital

Portfolio Company Panelists – Recently funded Oregon technology companies: - Peggy Miller, Chief Operating Officer, PacStar Communications, Inc. - Jim Plymale, Chief Executive Officer, Clinicient, Inc.

Moderator: Eric Rosenfeld, Managing Director, Capybara Ventures

Who Should Attend: Attendees include all individuals who wants to raise capital for an emerging technology company or learn about the state of the venture capital industry.