Think Bigger: Why Great Companies Think IPO

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Rosewood Sand Hill

Eucalyptus Room

2825 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Think Bigger. Think IPO.

Building for the long-term?

Apply today for this forward-thinking event, to be held April 4th 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, that will include a series of panels featuring renowned Silicon Valley leaders from fast-growing companies and VCs that have backed some of the biggest ideas. Join other CEOs and founders to hear views on why IPOs matter, how to reach the IPO stage, and why the difficulties of being a public company have been overblown.

Participating speakers include:

  • Sameer Gandhi Partner, Accel Partners
  • Ken Goldman CFO, Fortinet
  • Bill Gurley Partner, Benchmark Capital
  • Jeff Jordan General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
  • Doug Leone Partner, Sequoia Capital
  • Dominic Orr President & CEO, Aruba Networks
  • Frank Quattrone Founder & CEO, Qatalyst Partners
  • Tony Zingale Chairman & CEO, Jive Software

Panels moderated by Sarah Lacy, Founder of PandoDaily, and Ari Levy, Technology Reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek.


Apply today, space is limited.

Preview the issues this event will focus on by watching Great Perspectives on Tech IPOs, recently released by Wealthfront and featuring Silicon Valley all-stars Eric Schmidt | Executive Chairman, Google, Bill Gurley | Partner, Benchmark Capital, Ben Horowitz | Founder & General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz, and Frank Quattrone | Founder & CEO of Qatalyst Partners.

Event Agenda

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Topic

Speaker

6:00pm-6:20pm

Registration & Networking

6:25pm-6:30pm

Welcome

Andy Rachleff | Co-founder & CEO, Wealthfront, Co-founder Benchmark Capital

6:30pm-6:45pm

Opening

Frank Quattrone

6:45pm-7:15pm

Why Companies Should Aspire to Go Public

Sameer Gandhi, Bill Gurley, Doug Leone

7:15pm-7:30pm

Networking Break

7:30pm-8:00pm

Recent IPOs and Perspectives

Ken Goldman, Jeff Jordan, Dominic Orr, Tony Zingale

8:00pm-8:05pm

Closing Remarks

8:05pm-9:00pm

Reception & Networking

Date and time

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Rosewood Sand Hill

Eucalyptus Room

2825 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025

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