VC Speaker Series (Sept 13) - ​Dharmesh Thakker: General Partner, Battery Ventures

August 18, 2019

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SVLink member companies benefit from these free Speaker Series events, bringing in Venture Capitalists, Corporate Executives and successful Startup Founders.

Topic:  ​ Learn about Battery Ventures' Investment Strategy
Webinar + Onsite event

When:  September 13, 2019
             9:30—10:00 am PST, Networking and Refreshments
             10:00—11:00 am PST, Insights into Battery Ventures' Investment Strategy + Q&A (Dharmesh Thakker)
             11:00—12:00 pm PST, Networking
Where: The event will be streamed live over video conferencing and also held in person at
             UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, 3175 Bowers Ave, Santa Clara, CA
Speaker: Dharmesh Thakker: General Partner, Battery Ventures

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For SVLink Members and UCSC staff/faculty: contact SVLink for details on free registration.

Speaker Bio

Dharmesh Thakker is a general partner at Battery Ventures. He focuses on early-venture and growth-equity investments in areas including cloud infrastructure, big data, security and next-generation enterprise applications.

Prior to Battery, Dharmesh was a managing director at Intel Capital, where he led the firm’s global cloud and big-data practice and made early- and later-stage investments in companies globally. He also assisted in long-range strategic planning for Intel’s $14 billion datacenter group. Before joining Intel Capital, Dharmesh spent almost a decade in product management and go-to-market roles with enterprise-software companies like Keynote Systems (Nasdaq: KEYN), Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq: MANH) and two other startups leading to their acquisition.

In 2016, Dharmesh was named to the Forbes Midas Brink list of up-and-coming venture capitalists, and in 2018 he was included on Business Insider’s 23 Top Venture Capitalists in Enterprise Tech list. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a BS in electrical engineering, Dharmesh also holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

He is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal and TechCrunch, and has a regular column in Forbes.

More info:

You can attend the event in person or online. Speaker will join in person from U First Capital office. The event is intended to be interactive. Videos of past events can be found on U First Capital Facebook Live page