Venture In Vinod Khosla Khosla Ventures
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From educational roundtable events to social networking events to our annual Tech 50 Awards ceremony, the Council programs more than 100 events each year. Only the PTC provides you with the opportunity to rub elbows with the best and brightest in southwestern Pennsylvania’s tech industry.
Design & Disruptive Thinking
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Pittsburgh Technology Council, 2000 Technology Dr, Suite 100, (1st Floor, Resource Room) Pittsburgh 15219
A Creative Technology Network and Culture of Innovation Collaborative Lunch & Learn Workshop
Join us for the second session of the Design & Disruptive Thinking workshop series. The program will again be conducted by John Sutherland and Katie Richardson of Ennova, Inc. both of whom have had great success in helping companies identify disruptive technologies and processes and move ideas through a practical pipeline of assessment and implementation. You can get more information on their successes and techniques at www.ennovainc.com.
This interactive learning session will give you ideas and practice in moving ideas through the knowledge funnel to synthesize concepts into impactful business models, products, and services. This session will build on the tools provided through the Value Designer Canvas and will assess ideas and experiences gleaned from the practical application of the tools.
Missed the first session? Don’t worry. You will be provided the set of tools from the March 21 session and you will be able to learn from this experiential discussion of utilization and practicality. We are also offering a summary review tutorial for those who missed Part 1, prior to the regular session start time.
Seating is extremely limited. Please register early.
10:15 a.m. Summary Review Tutorial (*optional; you must register for the main event to attend)
11:00 a.m. Registration, Networking & Program
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Adjourn
Presented in Partnership with the Culture of Innovation Collaborative
This is event is part of the Creative Technology Network.
Champion Network Sponsor: Dollar Bank
Gold Network Sponsor: Bayer MaterialScience
The Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Creative Technology Network is supported by Carnegie Mellon University and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.
Event full, registration is closed
Venture In: Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: Carnegie Mellon University, University Center, 5032 Forbes Ave., Pgh 15213 ( 2nd Floor, Rangos I )
Join legendary Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla on April 24th as he describes Khosla Ventures’ strategies to grow internet, mobile, and clean technology businesses. With more than $1b under investment, Khosla Ventures provides seed, first round, mezzanine, and late stage financing. Khosla Ventures was ranked as one of the top 10 most active investors of 2012 by CB Insights, and it’s recently closed $1b fund has been described as one of the five largest new funds in the U.S. Khosla Ventures invests primarily in mobile, Internet, consumer health, alternative energy, energy efficiency, storage, materials, and other unconventional areas. Their seed and main funds look for slightly different things, but both funds seek out unfair advantages: proprietary, protected technological advances; business model innovations; unique partnerships; top-notch teams.
In addition to his role in founding Khosla Ventures, Mr. Khosla was a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, served as a past General Partner at Kleiner Perkins, and was a founding member of TiE. He is a CMU alumnus.
7:00am Registration & Networking
Alpern Rosenthal | Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
UPMC - Technology Development Center | The Urban Redevelopment Authority
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