Minds: MINDS w/ Jim Andelman
THE DETAILSThursday, October 6th
University Club of Santa Barbara, Library Room
1332 Santa Barbara Street
$35 per person (elegant lunch, beverages & tax included)
Focus:Early Stage Web Based Business
Maximum ten people allowed
FEATURED EXECUTIVE - Jim Andelman
Jim is co-founder and Managing Partner of Rincon Venture Partners. Rincon invests in early stage web-based businesses that are founded by experienced and cohesive teams, employ proven business models and have a clear path to profitability with modest capital requirements. Jim has more than fifteen years of experience in venture capital investing, technology investment banking and advisory services and strategic business consulting.
Previously, Jim led software investing at Broadview Capital Partners, a $250 million Bay Area expansion-stage venture capital firm. Before BCP, Jim was a member of the Technology Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons (subsequently BT Alex. Brown and Deutsche Bank Securities). There, he concentrated on equity private placements, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings for software companies. Jim began his career with Symmetrix, a boutique management consulting firm founded by a Bain & Co. co-founder, which helped to create strategic advantage through the application of technology. At Symmetrix, Jim specialized in strategy formulation and economic modeling.
Jim received his MBA with highest distinction (first in his class) from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and his BS in Economics (magna cum laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jim currently lives in Santa Barbara, California.
WHAT TO EXPECT
A man that loves the early stages of a web based business, Mr. Andelman, will share the 10 things to remember when growing your company and seeking out capital. Entrepreneurs are always juggling a number of balls: raise capital, hire key team members, increase user base, keep costs low, balance giving up ownership percentage over pay. Which mistakes are often made during this juggle? Which teams tend to navigate the foggy skies until sun breaks? He’s a man with experience and insight. He's a man that is in the know. He will offer new perspectives your business could use today.
Pull the pencil out from behind your ear. And mark up your plan for continued success.