Paul Ahlstrom (Nail It Then Scale It Co-Author, Alta Ventures)

April 28, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

About this event

Nail It Then Scale It is the entrepreneur handbook entrepreneurs use to turn their world changing ideas into successful companies. Written by leading entrepreneurship professor Nathan Furr, a PhD from Stanford, and Paul Ahlstrom, a successful entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Nail It Then Scale It is based on decades of research and has captured repeatable patterns of entrepreneurial success.

As an entrepreneur Paul founded several small businesses until he discovered the software industry. Paul founded three tech startups including Knowlix in 1997 which raised capital in 1998 and was sold to Peregrine Systems in 1999. Peregrine Systems was later sold to Hewlett Packard.

As a venture capitalist Paul co-founded of Alta Ventures. Through Alta Ventures prior funds, Paul has invested in Jott, VidAngel, Converus,, Altiris, LanDesk, Rhomobile, SpaceMonkey and more than 125 startups throughout the US and Latin America. 


Paul Ahlstrom (Nail It Then Scale It Co-Author, Alta Ventures)

Paul Ahlstrom

Nail It Then Scale It Co-Author, Alta Ventures

Paul is one of the key players that took Utah from 0-to-60 for startups and investment. He has over 100 direct investments and a total value of over $4B in exit values. Paul is the co-founder of vSpring, Kickstart Seed Fund, Alta Ventures, as well as international funds. Paul knows how to launch small startup communities. Come join us for great night and signed book give-aways!

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April 28, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Trailhead Boise
500 S 8th St.
Boise, 83702
5:30 pm Open Source Cloud Presentation
5:45 pm Networking
6:00 pm Fireside Chat
7:00 pm Networking

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