Is Your Hardware Startup Investable?
In this meeting, John Adler from Silver Creek Ventures will talk about what makes a hardware startup attractive to institutional investors. John is an experienced engineer, product manager and a well-respected entrepreneur and VC. I highly recommend this meeting to anyone serious about forming a startup.
More on John from Silver Creek Ventures website:
"Mr. Adler joined Silver Creek Ventures as a General Partner in 2007. His areas of expertise include data and voice communications, semiconductors, and wireless applications. Mr. Adler has also served as a board member of the Texas Venture Capital Association and SMU MBA Venture Fund since their inception.
Prior to joining Silver Creek, Mr. Adler served as a Partner with InterWest, a leading diversified venture capital firm in information technology and life sciences. Current board participation includes Pivot3 Inc., and OneSpot.
Prior to InterWest Partners, Mr. Adler developed 17 years of operating experience in product management and engineering from Rockwell International, Alcatel, Monterey Networks and Cisco Systems. Mr. Adler received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and MBA from Southern Methodist University and has authored or co-authored nine US patents."