Fifth Annual Bay Area Capital Connections Conference (BACC V)

When:
May 10, 2012 @ 1:30 am – 11:00 am
Where:
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Cost:
$55.00
Contact:
Darlene CraneE-mail

Bay Area Capital Connections Conference Five (BACC V)

May 10, 2012

Use discount code for $10 off registration:  BACCVspcl1

$55 through May 3; $75 through May 7; $100 at the door on May 10

Includes breakfast, lunch, coffee, networking mixer

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Bringing Entrepreneurs and the Investment Community Together to Grow Companies and Strengthen the Double Bottom Line

Date:                           May 10, 2012
Time:                           8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location:                     Federal Reserve Bank of S.F. ,101 Market Street, S.F., CA 94105
Cost:                            $55, early registration to 5/7, $75 to 5/9, $100 5/10 at the door
Public Access:            BART, MUNI accessible
Includes breakfast, lunch, refreshments at casual mixer

 The Program:

Join us for a day of learning, inspiration, opportunity and networking. Get the real story from investors and successful entrepreneurs as they share their paths to success in panel and discussion talks. Watch opportunity in action at a pitch session and learn first-hand what investors really want to know.  All companies are welcome and we encourage companies with diverse leadership that are building strong financial results and generating social and economic benefits to attend.

Check out the websites of the Companies selected to Pitch to Investors:

 

  • aSociete.com, CEO, Vanessa Gabriel. CEO
  • GroupBookers.com, Edwin Salgado and Nancy Chen-Salgado FounderMyKeyno, LLC, Product iVest, backpack reinvented by Sanderson Broudy, CEO     www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuwqsXHa05k
  • MindblownLabs.com, Jason Young
  • 360DocFinder.com, Rebecca Bahr, San Francisco
  • SkillvilleGames.com, Taylor Louie, Fremont, CA

Comments from the 2011 conference:

            The Pitches were EXTREMELY illustrative.

            You are hitting the nail on the head.  Keep up the good work.

MAY 10, 2012

8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, 101 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

BART and MUNI accessible

 

 

 

PG&E: Joan Kerr, Director Supplier Diversity.

 

9::30 – 10:15 a.m.

Morning moderated discussion: Growing a Product CompanyLearn how to work with investors to build a transformative company.  

Julie Corbett, CEO, Ecologic Brands; Seth Miller, Partner, DBL Investors; and moderated by Lyz Ferguson, Managing Director, Drexel Oceania LLC.
Corbett is the mastermind behind Ecologic’s innovative green packaging – a testament to her insatiable curiosity and ability to “think outside the bottle.” She approaches challenges with fierce optimism and tenacity and isn’t afraid to turn the packaging industry upside down.

 

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

 

 

The conference connecting entrepreneurs and investors

Join us for a day of learning, inspiration, opportunity and networking. Get the real story from investors and successful entrepreneurs as they share their paths to success in panel and discussion talks. Watch opportunity in action at a pitch session and learn first-hand what investors really want to know.  All companies are welcome and we encourage companies with diverse leadership that are building strong financial results and generating social and economic benefits to attend.

Early registration discount

Register now at http://bit.ly/AB76rD and apply Discount Code:  BACCVspcl1 for $10 off

$55 through May 3; $75 through May 7; $100 at the door on May 10

Includes breakfast, lunch, coffee, networking mixer

Check out the websites of the companies selected to Pitch to Investors:

  • aSociete.com, CEO, Vanessa Gabriel. CEO
  • GroupBookers.com, Edwin Salgado and Nancy Chen-Salgado Founder
  • MyKeyno, LLC, Product iVest, backpack reinvented by Sanderson Broudy, CEO  www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuwqsXHa05k
  • MindblownLabs.com, Jason Young
  • 360DocFinder.com, Rebecca Bahr, San Francisco
  • SkillvilleGames.com, Taylor Louie, Fremont, CA

Comments from the 2011 conference:

The Pitches were EXTREMELY illustrative.

            You are hitting the nail on the head.  Keep up the good work.

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Attendee check-in

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome

Alliance Board Member

Welcome

Lena Robinson, Regional Manager, Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Sponsor comments

PG&E: Joan Kerr, Director Supplier Diversity.

9::30 – 10:15 a.m.

Morning moderated discussion: Growing a Product CompanyLearn how to work with investors to build a transformative company.  

Julie Corbett, CEO, Ecologic Brands; Seth Miller, Partner, DBL Investors; and moderated by Lyz Ferguson, Managing Director, Drexel Oceania LLC.
Corbett is the mastermind behind Ecologic’s innovative green packaging – a testament to her insatiable curiosity and ability to “think outside the bottle.” She approaches challenges with fierce optimism and tenacity and isn’t afraid to turn the packaging industry upside down.

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

 

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Financial Track:
Trends Changing the Investment Landscape: Innovative Accelerators and Crowd FundingLearn how to maneuver for success in the new financial landscape.
Monisha Perkash, CEO & Founder, LUMOback, a seed-funded company that recently emerged from Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors venture creation program called Runway.

Cory Ford, Director of the Public Media Accelerator is leading the effort to change media for good. Recently he was Director of the Runway Program and mentored Perkash.

Contributing Moderator: Jennifer Kassan, CEO of Cutting Edge Capital, on witnessing the JOBS Act signing, its opportunities and risks. 

 

Management Track:
Branding Your Startup Increase sales through marketing strategy and brandingHear from professionals, and a CEO with a distinctive brand how to develop a product and a brand

William Gaulitier, CEO of e-storm for over a decade.

Susan Griffin Black, Founder and CEO of EO® a family-owned and operated Certified Organic Manufacturer of personal care products.
Contributing Moderator: Francesca Schuler, CMO at BEVMo and Founder of Bay Area Marketers, an organization that shares marketing expertise with startup CEOs.

12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Keynote SpeakerSpeaking on Strategies for Developing Human Capital

Lynda Ward Pierce, SVP of Human Resources & Administration, BrightSource Energy Inc.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

Financial Track:

Meet the Pitch Event InvestorsKnow how investors evaluate your business and you as a CEO
Geoff Roach, Fellow, The Halo Fund, Angel Forum.
Patrick Sagisi, Associate, DBL Investors.
Shirley Gee, Investor, Keiretsu Forum and others.
Management Track:

Successful Impact InvestingLearn how investors and entrepreneurs generate financial results and double/triple bottom-line outcomes.  Hear from experts in investing for more than money and innovator in entrepreneur development.
Lisa Hagerman, Director of Programs, DBL Investors.
Eduardo Rallo, Managing Partner, Pacific Community Ventures.
Contributing Moderator: Shea di Donna, Co-Founder & Director of Entrepreneurship, Silicon Valley International, an education consultancy at the cutting edge of entrepreneurship and innovation

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.                     

Break

 3:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Pitch Session, Investor judges evaluate entrepreneurs’ presentations.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Networking Mixer

 

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