SF: Enter the Dragon - VC Forum



Advance invites members to Enter the Dragon – join venture capitalists in Silicon Valley, Shanghai and Sydney via video conference on 19/20 November to discuss China’s emerging opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs in the global economy. 

Is Shanghai the next Silicon Valley? Will China’s formidable economic presence on the world stage bring entrepreneurs and VC's together to build solutions for the next generation.

Come be part of the discussion with top-tier US and Chinese VC's and hear their investment strategies and visions, including;

*The difference between Silicon valley and China VC ecosystems;
*Building your global networks for business opportunities;
*Navigating a foreign market with trusted resources;
*China's growing clean and green tech market opportunities;
*How Silicon Valley's innovation and Australia's unique blend of resources, clean fossil fuels, water and solar technologies will neatly fit in this vast market sector as the world reshapes itself in the next two decades

Panelists include:
Ford Tamer, Operating Partner, Khosla Ventures
Matt Jones, Partner, Nth Power
Ron Cao, Managing Director, Lightspeed Venture Partners, China
Alison Leopold Tilley, Partner, Pillsbury, co-leader South East Asia team
Darren Ho, Managing Partner, CMHJ China
Tony Surtees, Executive Director, Prime Digitalworks Pty Ltd
Dr Mannie Liu, Director, Renmin University, Venture Capital Research Center
Victor Westerlind, General Partner, RockPort Capital Partners

Moderated from Silicon Valley by
Dr Larry Marshall, Managing Director, Southern Cross Venture Partners and from Shanghai by Joseph W.K Chan, Partner and Head of China VC & PE, Pillsbury.
Thursday 19 November, 2009
6.00pm to 9.00pm
Pillsbury - Silicon Valley
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto  CA 94304

Friday 20 November, 2009
10.00am to 1.00pm
Pillsbury - Shanghai
Suite 4201, Bund Center
222 Yan An Road East, Huangpu District
Shanghai, 200002
Friday 20 November, 2009
1.00pm to 3.00pm
Macquarie Bank
Level 3 Auditorium
1 Martin Place
Sydney  NSW  2000

Advance members free!
Appertizers and premium Australian wine & beer served.

[REGISTER NOW] Registration essential, space is limited!

This event is a pilot program run by Advance with the aim to create a platform for global conversations within specific industry networks and to raise awareness of Australia's capabilities in the U.S. and China.
This event is powered by:

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Advance Global Australians is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Organizer Louis Matthews


Thu, Nov. 19, 2009
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT-0700) US/Pacific

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2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, California 94304