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UCLA TDG First Fridays Event

10889 Wilshire, Suite 820-20

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UCLA First Fridays Event: June 1, 2018

Topic: An Overview of the Local Deep Tech Startup and Funding Ecosystem

Key focus areas include: cyber-security, automation (robotics/AI/ML), advanced manufacturing, advanced materials and health technology (bio-tech and services around health care or Pharma)

Speaker: Yipeng Zhao, Embark Ventures

Yipeng Zhao is a Managing Partner at Embark Ventures, a Los-Angeles based venture capital firm focused on early-stage companies. Embark Ventures is particularly interested in Frontier/Deep Tech companies such as cyber-security, AI/ML, Robotics, Advanced Materials, and Biotech. Yipeng co-founded Embark Ventures in 2017 where he manages Embark Ventures’ new investments and portfolio companies.

Yipeng started his career as a research statistician at UCSD focused on Nonparametric and Semiparametric estimation and inference problem in Econometrics. While at UCSD he spent time on the application of big data in customer behavior research and game-theoretical econometrics approach to customer behavior research. Yipeng also has extensive research experience in financial risk management and time series data analysis.

After 3 years at UCSD, Yipeng joined ZMXY Global Investment, a China-based private equity investor where he has been actively involved in equity investment in both China and US.

NOTE: FirstFridays is located at 10889 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820-20. (Please note: we are unable validate parking for this event.)

Join us for coffee, muffins and networking the first Friday of the month. Space is limited. Please select the above "Register" button to RSVP.

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ABOUT UCLA TDG FirstFridays

UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) hosts a monthly educational series and mixer called UCLA TDG FirstFridays.

The continental breakfast event will occur on the first Friday of every month from 9:00-10:30 in our conference room Suite 820-20, 10889 Wilshire Blvd.

The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for the campus and local communities to come and meet with our staff and interns, to hear a brief presentation on a variety of topics relevant to intellectual property and entrepreneurship at UCLA and to ask questions and network.

We hope that you can join us!

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