We are giving away a pair of tickets to Power Breakfast: Investment Panel @ Sentinel Hotel on November 15. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, November 12.
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Power Breakfast: Investment Panel
November 15, 2018
7:30a-9:30a | $45 | All Ages
More info: bizjournals.com
614 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97205
On November 15th we are talking money with top investors from Seven Peaks Ventures, Portland Seed Fund and, from Washington D.C., UPDATA who has invested in a number of local companies including Ruby Receptionists.
Angela Jackson, Co-Founder of Portland Seed Fund
Angela Jackson is co-founder and managing director of the Portland Seed Fund, a top-performing private/public seed fund with 3 funds/$23 Million under management. The Fund has invested in ~100 high growth, capital-efficient companies in sectors including technology, energy, health and consumer product, primarily in the Northwest. Since 2011, the portfolio has realized 25 accretive exits while achieving stellar metrics for place-based investing/economic impact and backing diverse teams. Ms. Jackson also oversees the award-winning Portland State University Business Accelerator, with 20+ resident health/tech startups, propelling PSU to a top-10 spot on US News & World Report’s Most Innovative Colleges list.
Dino Vendetti, Managing Director of Seven Peaks Ventures
Dino founded Seven Peaks Ventures in 2013 to work with and support the region’s most promising entrepreneurs. Dino is a devout believer in growing brilliant ideas by supporting entrepreneurs seeking solutions to complex issues in this highly competitive tech industry. Bringing his experience in Silicon Valley to bear, Dino was an early adopter of creating opportunities for booming towns and regions outside of San Francisco. Dino took his venture experience to Bend, Oregon and began Seven Peaks Ventures on the premise of building and growing the tech eco-system in Oregon.
Jon Seeber, General Partner of UPDATA
Jon Seeber is a General Partner, he co-manages the firm and has been a member of Updata’s investment team since 2006. He has more than 15 years of experience in technology and growth-stage technology investments. Before joining Updata, Jon worked on the Business Development team inside IBM Global Services, managing acquisitions, divestitures, investments, and partnerships – key growth activities for IBM’s largest business unit. During his tenure there Jon helped execute notable transactions including the acquisitions of Internet Security Systems, Healthlink, and Corio. Earlier in his career, Jon served on active duty, and later in the reserve, as an officer in the United States Air Force. He also spent time as a developer, and holds two U.S. patents in network optimization and network security.