Jon Baer - Silicon Valley, Venture Capital and Tough Love for Startup

Jon Baer - Silicon Valley, Venture Capital and Tough Love for Startup

About This Event

What You Will Learn

  • Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley
  • Best practice for building a successful company
  • Tips on raising venture capital

Description

  • A recovering venture capitalist
  • A founder and CEO of two venture-backed companies
  • A Co-author of Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider's Guide
  • A teacher and a mentor

Jon Baer, of Threshold Ventures will be spending an afternoon with us to share some of his valuable insights of Silicon Valley and the companies that he worked with over the past years. He is a recovering venture capitalist who loves working with early stage companies around the world and has worked with a number of companies in Australia. He was the founder and CEO of two venture-backed companies, one of which was a spinout from SRI International. Jon now spends his time teaching, mentoring, and advising early stage companies with leading accelerators and investors around the world. He believes that startups require tough love; and need to focus on money, metrics, and milestones. Jon teaches startup CEOs to say less, because less is more. He is the co-author of Decoding Silicon Valley: The Insider’s Guide, a book written to help entrepreneurs everywhere be more successful in building and scaling their companies.

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