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Odysseys in Technology
Innovation is Nothing New:
100-Odd Years of Venture Capital Wisdom
 

SPONSOR
Sun Microsystems Laboratories


Reid Dennis, and Pitch Johnson


DATE & TIME
Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Member Reception - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lecture - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Full Lecture - 04_27_05_INNOVATION IS NOTHING NEW_VENTURE CAPITAL
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LOCATION
Computer History Museum
1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard
Mountain View, CA 94043
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REGISTRATION
Registration for this event has been closed. Some seats are still available for those who register at the door.

Free. Suggested donation of 10.00 at the door from non-members.
RSVP is required.

Call (650) 810-1898 for information.


ABSTRACT OF TALK
Reid Dennis, founder of Institutional Venture Partners, and Franklin “Pitch” Johnson, founding partner of Asset Management, review their combined 100 years of venture capital experience and observation, from the major mistakes to the spectacular successes. How does venture capital affect innovation? What have we learned? What is really new? Come learn and be entertained by the very personal stories and views of these two legendary venture capitalists.

BACKGROUND
Odysseys in Technology, The Computer History Museum Speaker Series Sponsored by Sun Microsystems Laboratories, presents people and perspectives behind extraordinary innovations and advancements in the computer technology-related world. Each event in the Series provides stimulating interaction with authentic experts whose achievements have transformed how things are done or viewed, and to examine how their personal stories might inform the present and future. These programs occasionally feature technologies or point events, with the objective to apply lessons of history to present day understanding and inspiration.

MEMBERSHIP
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