New Age Startups
Entrepreneurs & Investors Meet
May 10th 2012
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Presentations by speakers : 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Pitch Clinic: 7:30pm to 9:30pm
CASS Business School
106 Bunhill Row
Register now at http://genius-pitches2012.eventbrite.com
complimentary tickets on first come first serve for cass students registering with their cass student email. Registrations will be cancelled and names droped from the list if you register using other emails.
Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, Astia, Canada Square Capital & Other VC firms
Agenda and speakers subject to change.
Nigel Grierson, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Doughty Hanson Technology Fund
Nigel Grierson is a co-Managing Director and Founder of the Doughty Hanson Technology Fund. The $272M Technology Fund invests on a pan-European basis from offices in London and Munich. The Fund focuses on early-stage companies in growth areas within the market sectors of communications, hardware, consumer technologies (including renewable energy), and semiconductors . Prior to joining Doughty Hanson, Mr. Grierson was the Group Director for Intel Capital Europe, managing a team responsible for making strategic equity investments, acquisitions and developing new business opportunities for Intel throughout Europe. He and the team together originated and invested in over 35 technology start-up companies, many of which became substantial public companies. During his 15 year career at Intel he also held the positions of: European Divisional Director for Networking Products with responsibility for sales marketing and product development; European Marketing Director; and Group Systems Engineering Manager. Previously to Intel he worked at AT&T in the Communications Product Division leading a team developing high performance silicon processors, and at Schneider developing industrial process control systems. Mr Grierson graduated with qualifications in telecommunication engineering and electrical engineering. He is an alumnus of Insead Fontainbleau.
Talk by Nigel Grierson
1. A unique and patented “make a deal” trade and social shopping application that brings negotiation online, for the first time.
This unique and patented "create your own discount" application is already making waves with over 250,000 visitors in one month, half a million dollars in buyer requests and thousands of twitter & Facebook followers
2. 3 D printing & design technology for educational establishments
3. Intelligent server
Pitch Clinic : 7:30pm to 9:30pm
10 minute Pitches by pre selected founders and feedback by VCs / angel investors. Please email your pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 25th to be considered for the Pitch clinic. Your pitch will be reviewed by 5-6 VC/ Angel Investors and feedback provided on the spot.
When & Where
Genius Incubator helps entrepreneurs realise their dreams. Genius Incubator helps growth stage companies raise capital from Venture Capitalists, private equity investors, angel investors and lending institutions in UK, Europe and India.www.geniusincubator.com