Filmed by AVC, August 30, 2012.
In 2012 venture investment appears to have softened considerably and may be in a state of transition with the funding environment less robust. The VC industry is undergoing profound changes and seed/angel funds have become more active than ever before. A panel of expert angel and venture capital investors take a look at early stage investing during the past year and what the future investment environment holds.
Welcome: Andre Marquis, Executive Director- Lester Center for Entrepreneurship
Moderator: Sam Angus, Partner- Fenwick & West LLP
Money Tree Presentation: Steve Bengston- PricewaterhouseCoopers
Jim Barnett, Partner-Shasta Ventures
Jeff Clavier, Founder and Managing Partner- SoftTech VC
Vivek Mehra, General Partner- August Capital