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FirstFridays @ UCLA TDG - Why VC's Pass on Investing

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UCLA TDG First Fridays Event

10889 Wilshire, Suite 820-20

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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UCLA First Fridays Event: March 2, 2018

Topic: "Why VC's Pass on Investing"

Speaker: Michael Silton, Managing Director, Act One Ventures

Michael Silton is the Managing Director of Act One Ventures a seed stage venture fund that invests in software and biotech. Act One has an emphasis on LA universities and their alumni. Portfolio companies include SoxHub, Social Native and Naked Biome.
Previously Michael served as Executive Chair of the UCLA Venture Capital Fund.
Michael is an entrepreneur by background and at heart, having founded and run both private and public companies over the last three decades. Most recently, Michael was CEO/Founder of B2B SaaS company Rainmaker Systems, which he took public on NASDAQ and grew to over 1,000 employees worldwide. They provided eCommerce software and services to clients including Vanguard, IBM, Abbot Labs, Dell and many more. He also previously co-founded UniDirect, a pioneer in electronic software licensing and distribution.

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, bagels and networking the first friday of the month. Space is limited. Please select the above "Register" button to RSVP.


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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