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VENTURE CAPITAL EVENTS

PricewaterhouseCoopers Shaking the MoneyTree
2000 Q3 Survey Results (11.29.00)

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Living on the Fault Line--Managing for Shareholder 
Value in the Age of the Internet (10.26.00)
The very bedrock of business is shifting. Shockwaves are being felt around the globe. The fault line isnít just in California. Itís everywhere. And itís the Internet. Join Geoffrey Moore, author of Living on the Fault Line, and Netpreneur.org for a lively, interactive, and thought shifting dialogue on the new market dynamics and how to manage for value in the Internet Economy. 
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Jeff Osborn on: The Real Deal-- 
Financing Ideas to IPO 
(09.20.00)
Join the netpreneur community for straight talk from Jeff Osborn of Osborn Capital on financing and building companies. What are the four different types of venture capital financing and how do they differ? What are the various stages of funding and what happens in terms of valuation and dilution for the investors, founders and employees? Jeff will address these and other issues. After experience in the trenches as an entrepreneur followed by a successful career as an executive with UUNET, Jeff now helps new ventures as a business angel investor.
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PricewaterhouseCoopers Shaking the MoneyTree
2000 Q2 Survey Results (08.31.00)
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PricewaterhouseCoopers Shaking the MoneyTree
2000 Q1 Survey Results (05.31.00)
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PricewaterhouseCoopers Shaking the MoneyTree
1999 Survey Results (02.29.00)
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Science, Art or Sorcery?
Perspectives on Setting (and Enhancing) the Valuation of .com Startups  (12.15.99)
Here's a topic that evokes more emotions and questions from netpreneurs than most--company valuation. Come hear from four people who are right in the middle of the valuation discussion and learn from their very different perspectives: an investment banker and well-known author, a VC, a netpreneur, and a specialist in economic analysis, finance and valuation services. Then, ask your own questions and interact with the panel.
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A conversation with Tim Draper (5.6.99)
Venture capitalist Tim Draper, whose firm has backed such Internet success stories as Hotmail.com and about 40 other trail blazers, shared unconventional wisdom about what it takes to make it big on the Net.
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Angels & Revolutionaries (11.18.98)
Guy Kawasaki, Gerald Benjamin, and a panel of other distinguished experts discuss how to create and fund startups in the new economy.
NOTE: This event video is in the process of being moved. We should have it live and well within a week. Thanks for your patience and please check back!
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Life in the food chain: Steve Walker shares lessons learned, from startup to buy out (8.27.98)
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People define the deals: Venture capitalists share the formula for funding success (7.28.98)
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Netpreneurs discuss their first funding experiences (5.21.98)
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ANGEL FUNDING EVENTS

Angels & Revolutionaries (11.18.98)
Guy Kawasaki, Gerald Benjamin, and a panel of other distinguished experts discuss how to create and fund startups in the new economy.
NOTE: This event video is in the process of being moved. We should have it live and well within a week. Thanks for your patience and please check back!
Summary | Transcript | Video | Speaker Bios | Q&A w/Guy Kawasaki | Q&A w/Gerald Benjamin | Sponsors

Jeff Osborn on: The Real Deal-- 
Financing Ideas to IPO 
(09.20.00)
Join the netpreneur community for straight talk from Jeff Osborn of Osborn Capital on financing and building companies. What are the four different types of venture capital financing and how do they differ? What are the various stages of funding and what happens in terms of valuation and dilution for the investors, founders and employees? Jeff will address these and other issues. After experience in the trenches as an entrepreneur followed by a successful career as an executive with UUNET, Jeff now helps new ventures as a business angel investor.
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Netpreneurs discuss their first funding experiences (5.21.98)
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ENTREPRENUERSHIP/STARTUPS EVENTS

Guy Kawasaki on: The Top Ten Lies of Entrepreneurs (11.14.00)
Guy Kawasaki is the CEO of Garage.com, a venture capital investment bank. His company receives more than 10,000 business plans a year, so he's heard all the lies the entrepreneurs tell. In his talk, he will skewer these lies and offer better ones.
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Copyright © 1999-2000, Garage.com

When Startups Stop...
If I knew then what I know now 
(07.20.00)
More important than the stories about "dot.bombs" and Web sites with [expletive deleted] names are the actual experiences of entrepreneurs who have started businesses that didn't exactly follow the original path, or end up where their founders had planned. Join us and hear from a panel whose lessons learned will be of interest to any entrepreneur who is starting or growing a business.
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Making the Leap
A conversation about risk taking
(06.22.00)
Join us for a lively netpreneur community conversation with Tom Ashbrook, award winning journalist, a founder of HomePortfolio.com and author of The Leap, A memoir of Love and Madness in the Internet Gold Rush. Tom will share lessons from his own leap into the New Economy and lead an interactive discussion with netpreneurs on taking the plunge.
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Views from the Valley (05.17.00)
"Views from the Valley" features a panel with an investor (Ginger Lew), an entrepreneur (Matthew Haley), and an attorney (David Sylvester) who have spent time both in Silicon Valley and our nation's capital. They will share their insights as to the differences in the startup world between our two regions and lessons learned in Silicon Valley that might be particularly helpful and relevant to Greater Washington's netpreneurs.
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Garage to. . .
Building a Business of Your Own
(04.20.00)
"Garage to gorilla" isn't the path for everyone. Today, one in 12 people is likely to be engaged in a startup. Only a fraction of those startups will go public or be acquired. The vast majority of them will be self-employment ventures or small businesses. Join us with our panel of New Economy entrepreneurs who are not planning on going public or necessarily being acquired.
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Newsapalooza!
An interactive conversation with leading journalists on how startups get coverage.  (10.19.99)

What do reporters and journalists look for in a story: how can you rise above the clutter; do the rules associated with print apply to the online world; how can a startup get ink; what are the landmines in dealing with the press... .
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From Garage to Gorilla (6.8.99)
Many claim that the Internet has enabled a New Economy with new obstacles and opportunities. Are the rules for starting and growing a successful business really changing? What will the big opportunities be for Internet startups? Marc Andreessen and Ted Leonsis discussed their startup experiences, shared advice on where the opportunities are, and offered a vision for the future.
NOTE: This event video is in the process of being moved. We should have it live and well within a week. Thanks for your patience and please check back!
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How ego and greed can infect any entrepreneur (6.25.98)
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Stars of E-Commerce (6.4.98)
Five seasoned entrepreneurs from the Greater Washington region who have made and lost millions in their quest to innovate electronic transactions share their visions of the future of electronic commerce.
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The Stars of Telecom (10.22.97)
Five CEOs representing the Greater Washington region’s thriving telecom industry supply a mixture of strategy, humor, war stories, aphorisms and encouragement in summing up their successful ventures.
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A checklist for business positioning
(with Mario Morino) (3.26.98)
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Do you need a business plan?
(with Mario Morino) (2.25.98)
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An Evening With The Barons (6.12.97)
TechCapital calls these four business leaders the "Barons of the Beltway" because of their prominence in the region’s technology community. Here they provide a retrospective of their careers, discussing strategy, financing, hiring, and partnering in Net-based businesses.
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TECHNOLOGY/NEW ECONOMY EVENTS

Dr. Jeffrey Sampler on: Be Quick or Be Dead:
Strategies for the New Economy
(10.18.00)
Join Netpreneur.org and Jeffrey Sampler, Associate Professor of Information Management and Strategy at the London Business School and thought leader on competitive strategies in the New Economy, for an provocative and interactive discussion on competition in the digital age. Learn how the new economy is challenging the many concepts of traditional competitive strategy and about new sources of competitive advantage.
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Dynamic Trade (presented by Forrester Research) (3.25.99)
Dynamic trade--defined by Forrester as leveraging technology to satisfy current demand with customized response--will define the rules of the Internet economy, according to John C. McCarthy, Group Director New Media Services at Forrester Research Inc.
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The "Net" impact on business, with Bill Whyman (10.21.98)
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Heart of an economic transformation (6.11.98)
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INVESTMENT BANKING EVENTS

Anatomy of an Acquisition
. . .the netpreneur perspective
(02.24.00)
The frenzy of companies buying companies is changing the Internet industry landscape daily. And we're seeing the frenzy in the netpreneur community here in Greater Washington. Join us for a conversation with three netpreneurs who have recently sold their companies.
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Science, Art or Sorcery?
Perspectives on Setting (and Enhancing) the Valuation of .com Startups  (12.15.99)
Here's a topic that evokes more emotions and questions from netpreneurs than most--company valuation. Come hear from four people who are right in the middle of the valuation discussion and learn from their very different perspectives: an investment banker and well-known author, a VC, a netpreneur, and a specialist in economic analysis, finance and valuation services. Then, ask your own questions and interact with the panel.
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Rollups (4.22.99)
It was a debate in which both sides agreed on the fundamental principle—roll-ups can be a good business strategy... sometimes for some companies. They can also be a mistake, however, so when and why become important questions. Featured speakers: Drew Clark of Verio East and Nelson Carbonell of Alta Software.
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REGIONAL EVENTS

Views from the Valley (05.17.00)
"Views from the Valley" features a panel with an investor (Ginger Lew), an entrepreneur (Matthew Haley), and an attorney (David Sylvester) who have spent time both in Silicon Valley and our nation's capital. They will share their insights as to the differences in the startup world between our two regions and lessons learned in Silicon Valley that might be particularly helpful and relevant to Greater Washington's netpreneurs.
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BUSINESS/FINANCE/MANAGEMENT/ECONOMICS EVENTS

Global Business: Challenges & Opportunities (12.13.00)
If you are not tapping into global markets, you are not maximizing your company's potential. Yet, why do so many businesses with e-commerce capabilities *not* sell their products internationally? What are the obstacles facing U.S. companies in successfully doing global e-commerce? Are these obstacles an opportunity? How are companies succeeding with online and offline international business?
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Cluetrain: The End of Business as Usual (3.07.00)
Markets are conversations. And this conversation started online as the Cluetrain Manifesto.
It continues online and offline. Talk about networked markets. Hyperlinked organizations. The decentralization of time. The meaning of voice. Story telling. Personalization. Talk to each other.
It's a netpreneur community conversation.
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Now or Never.
The battle for Internet consumers.  (11.10.99)

Demographics? Psychographics? The new way to segment customers is Technographics, according to Forrester Research.  The Battle for Internet Consumers looks at the ways in which consumer behavior on the Internet is changing. Guest speaker is Mary Modahl of Forrester research.
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Email Marketing:
What you don't know can hurt you ...  (9.23.99)
Jupiter Communications estimates that by 2002, opt-in email marketing will be a $3 billion market. As clickthrough rates for Web banner advertisements continue to decline below 1%, Rosalind Resnick reports that those for opt-in email remain in the 5-15% range, "and, for some of our lists, even higher."
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Partner or Perish:
Leveraging relationships to grow your business  (7.22.99)
One and one can add up to more than two when businesses come together in the right kind of strategic relationship. Our experts from Value America and womenCONNECT.com shared insights about using relationships to build Internet businesses.
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Affiliate Marketing (2.24.99)
When it comes to building an affiliate network on the Internet, context is king, according to experts on this hottest of trends in online marketing. Tom Gerace of BeFree, Inc. and Brian Hecht of the Electronic Newsstand shared their tricks of a trade that is expected to generate billions of dollars. It’s the latest buzz in Internet retailing.
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Stars of E-Commerce (6.4.98)
Five seasoned entrepreneurs from the Greater Washington region who have made and lost millions in their quest to innovate electronic transactions share their visions of the future of electronic commerce.
Summary | Transcript | Bios | Resources

Recruiting is a never-ending process
(with Mario Morino) (4.23.98)
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A checklist for business positioning
(with Mario Morino) (3.26.98)
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Do you need a business plan?
(with Mario Morino) (2.25.98)
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Little guys get big tips on strategic partnering (1.22.98)
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The ups and downs of building your team (12.19.97)
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The Stars of Telecom (10.22.97)
Five CEOs representing the Greater Washington region’s thriving telecom industry supply a mixture of strategy, humor, war stories, aphorisms and encouragement in summing up their successful ventures.
Summary | Transcript | Speaker Bios

An Evening With The Barons (6.12.97)
TechCapital calls these four business leaders the "Barons of the Beltway" because of their prominence in the region’s technology community. Here they provide a retrospective of their careers, discussing strategy, financing, hiring, and partnering in Net-based businesses.
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