VC Insights: When and why you should take your startup global
Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
In today’s business world, companies are “going global” at an earlier stage than ever before. Unfortunately navigating the international waters hasn’t gotten any easier. When and why you should take your startup global is an important consideration for every company and is driven by a range of factors including market opportunity, the right talent, cost and acquisition/IPO attractiveness.
Join us for this informative discussion and networking event to hear from some of the Bay Area's most respected venture investors about the rationale and timing behind a successful international strategy.
Guest speakers will include:
Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Ventures
Ryan Sweeney, Accel Partners
Stacey Bishop, Scale Venture Partners
Sean Lynden, Gold Hill Capital
When & Where
TriNet, High Street Partners & DLA Piper
About TriNet: TriNet delivers HR outsourcing services that allow growing companies to do what they do best. Small to medium-sized businesses in technology, financial services, non-profits, and professional services use TriNet’s all-in-one solution for human resources, benefits, payroll, workers' compensation, and strategic human capital services.
About High Street Partners: High Street Partners is the leader in international business software and services. Our mission is to simplify the management and control of existing international operations and planned international expansion, so our customers can capitalize on their overseas growth opportunities. We are focused on extending the capabilities of headquarters-based Finance, HR and Legal executives, and their teams by offering a single point of accountability for international business expansion.
About DLA Piper: DLA Piper is the world’s leading global business law firm, with 4,200 lawyers in offices across the globe. We have a powerful network of business relationships with VCs, entrepreneurs and executives, allowing our clients to connect to the right advisors, market influencers and funding sources. DLA’s Corporate practice was recently ranked #1 in global M&A deal volume by mergermarket, and #2 in Private Equity and Venture Capital deal volume by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst.