Nov 13 - Duncan Davidson, Co-Founder & General Partner, Bullpen Capital

October 13, 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.

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Topic:  ​The Mother of All Shifts: From Growth to Margins
Webinar + Onsite event

When:  November 13, 2019
            9:30-10:00am Registration and Networking
            10:00-11:00pm Speaking and Q&A
            11:00pm-12:00pm Startup Pitch Session (5min per startup)

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
                         
Speakers: ​Duncan Davidson, Co-Founder & General Partner, Bullpen Capital

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

Speaker Bio:

Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who most notably founded Covad Communications (the leading independent DSL provider, went public and reached a market value of $9B) and Sky Pilot Networks (developer of outdoor wireless mesh systems, acquired by Trillium in 2009 for connectivity to smart meters). He served as the SVP of Business Development at InterTrust and led the IPO in 1999 and the secondary in 2000 (InterTrust reached a $9B market value in 2000). He spent four years as a managing director at VantagePoint Venture Partners where he focused on digital media and telecom investments including Widevine (acquired by Google) and Livescribe.

Prior to Bullpen, he co-founded one of the first mobile social app companies, Xumii, later sold to Myriad Group and now powering over 200M users in the developing world. At Bullpen he focuses on SaaS, blockchain and IoT investments, and is an advisor to or sits on the boards of Modal, Filament, Hologram, Illumeo, SpaceIQ, Verbling and Wag Labs. He received a Sc.B. in physics/math from Brown University, with Honors, and a J.D. magna cum laude from Michigan Law School, where he was Order of the Coif and a member of the Law Review.

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 https://www.facebook.com/UFirstCapital/