GP + LP Global Venture Summit

16 Oct 2018 12:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Morrison & Foerster hosted its inaugural GP + LP Global Venture Summit on October 16, 2018, at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo Alto. The half day event focused on some of the most compelling topics in today’s global investment fund space, with panels that included:

Raising Money Outside the U.S.

  • Zeeshan Ahmedani, Senior Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster
  • Rob Mailer, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • TJ Nahigian, Co-founder and General Partner, Base10 Partners
  • Laura Smoliar, Founding Partner, Berkeley Catalyst Fund
  • Serena Tan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Funds and Investments

  • Susan Gault-Brown, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Cindy McAdam, Partner and General Counsel, Ribbit Capital
  • Alfredo Silva, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Corporate Venture Capital

  • David Charron, Faculty, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, UC Berkeley-Haas
  • Sean Doyle, Investment Director, Intel Capital
  • Kevin Jacques, Vice President & Head of Corporate Ventures, Visa
  • Chip Lion, Co-Chair of the Private Funds Group, Morrison & Foerster
  • Jason Nelms, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

GP / LP Relations – Key Issues

  • Larry Cowen, Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel, Northgate Capital
  • Chuck Farman, Co-Chair of the Private Funds Group, Morrison & Foerster
  • Mark Hayes, Managing Director, MAP Energy
  • Stephanie Thomas, Co-Chair of the Private Funds Group, Morrison & Foerster



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