Artifact Details

Title

Egan, William P. oral history

Catalog Number

102781070

Type

Text

Date

2010-11-04

Contributor

Egan, William P., Interviewee
Kolker, Carole, Interviewer

Publisher

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Place of Publication

Boston, MA

Extent

93 p.

Format

PDF

Description

Bill Egan is a founder and General Partner of Alta Communications. He founded Alta's predecessor firm, Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. in 1979, one of the earliest bi-coastal venture capital firms in the US. Prior to founding Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co.[BEDCO], Bill was a Partner at TA Associates. Bill began his career as a Manager of Venture Capital for New England Enterprise Capital Corporation.

Bill has identified and backed several of America's leading growth companies in the information technology, life sciences, and communications industries, which include Continental Cablevision, Cephalon, American Superconductor, SyQuest Technology, Asurion and ServiceSource.

Bill is past President and Chairman of the National Venture Capital Association, a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, a Member of the Board of Overseers at The Wharton School, and a former Trustee of Fairfield University. Bill is also a member of the Board of Directors of Village Voice Media, Cephalon, Inc., and CRH plc.

Bill received a degree in Economics from Fairfield University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Finance.

Category

Transcription

Collection Title

NVCA Oral History Collection

Credit

Gift of National Venture Capital Association

Lot Number

X8628.2018

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