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Silicon Valley Clean Tech Speaker Series

October 13, 2011, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – No Onsite Registration http://svctss20111013.eventbrite.com/ $6.50 ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED ** SEATING IS LIMITED - RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! **

Location

NOTE!! NEW VENUE!! Key Point Credit Union Conference Center 2805 Bowers Avenue Santa Clara, CA

Directions

From the US-101 Great America/Bowers Exit drive South towards El Camino Real. Just after you cross Central Express way turn left at the first light (Meade Avenue) into the Keypoint Credit Union parking lot.

Program

Trends in Clean Tech - An Investor's Perspective Marc van den Berg, Managing Director VantagePoint Capital Partners, specializes in clean tech and is a board member of six prominent clean tech companies. Marc will be sharing his insights into the clean tech market. What are the sectors to watch? Who are the up and coming companies and technologies? Where is venture capital investing in clean tech today? What do venture capitalists look for in a winning proposal? What are the most common mistakes that entrepreneurs make?

Presenters

Marc van den Berg joined VantagePoint in 2006 from Venrock Partners. He has more than 25 years of industrial experience serving in executive roles in both technical and business capacities at small private companies as well as large public enterprises. His 10 years of experience in semiconductor capital equipment and materials at ATMI, Inc., and Microbar, Inc. significantly benefits VantagePoint solar and lighting technology portfolio companies. Previously, he held technical and operations positions in the Environmental Capital Equipment business at Purus Inc. Earlier in his career, he spent a decade developing advanced lasers as platforms for a broad array of industry applications at XMR Inc. Marc is a graduate of Santa Clara University (BSEE).

Who Should Attend

Individuals from the private and public sector looking for: A broad understanding of the Clean Tech marketplace today and what are the promising technologies and up-and-coming companies Insight into how an investor sees the myriad of sectors that make up Clean Tech and what the investor is looking for Investment, technology development and career opportunities Professional development and networking opportunities

Additional Details

ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED - SEATING IS LIMITED – REGISTER TODAY! http://svctss20111013.eventbrite.com/

Sponsors

Silicon Valley Clean Tech Forum EcoGreen Group of Silicon Valley http://www.ecogreengroup.org