Mar 21 2013
Brad Feld on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: April 9th at Caltech
 
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In Collaboration with the

Caltech Entrepreneurs ForumPresents   

Prominent Venture Capitalist and Author Brad Feld:
Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in your City
 
Brad Feld Headshot

Brad Feld
Co-Founder, Foundry Group

A titan in the world of VC and start-up thinking, Brad is founder of Foundry Group (prominent VC based in Boulder, Colorado) and TechStars. He is a prolific author having written 5 books including hits like “Do More Faster” and most recently “Start-up Life.” 

Given our local efforts to accelerate the development of Pasadena and the Los Angeles region as a start-up/innovation hub, Brad will focus his comments on the ideas covered in his book from late last year “Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in your City,” a great guide to those looking to accelerate local technology & entrepreneurship.  

 

This is an event that you will not want to miss so put it on your calendars NOW.    

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 
Cahill Center at Caltech, Pasadena
Coffee and networking: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Post-Program Coffee & Networking:  9:15 am to 9:30 am

This event is
Free to the Public
thanks to support from the
City of Pasadena and Tech IP Law Firm KKPB
 Seating is limited for this event.  Advanced Registration is strongly encouraged.         Register Here.For directions to the Cahill Center and parking information click here.

 
Brad’s Bio: 

Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad is also a co-founder of TechStars.

 

Brad currently serves on the board of directors of BigDoor, Cheezburger, Fitbit, FullContactGnip, MakerBot, MobileDay, Modular RoboticsOblong, Orbotix, Rover.com, SafeInstanceSEOMozStanding Cloud, and Yesware for Foundry Group. Previously, Brad was an executive at AmeriData Technologies after it acquired Feld Technologies, a firm he founded in 1987 that specialized in custom software applications.

 

In addition to his investing efforts, Brad has been active with several non-profit organizations and currently is chair of the National Center for Women & Information Technology, co-chair of Startup Colorado, and on the board of Startup Weekend. Brad is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of venture capital investing and entrepreneurship and writes the widely read blogs Feld Thoughts, Startup Revolution, and Ask the VC.

 

“Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in your City”
By Brad Feld
Use this QR code to find out more about Brad’s book on Amazon
The Pasadena Innovation Council thanks the invaluable sponsors who made this event possible:
Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum thanks its Founding Sponsors:

Materia Inc

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