Brian Smith (Grayhawk Capital)

Phoenix
Arizona Historical Society Museum - 1300 N College Ave Tempe, 85281
Aug. 21, 2014, 6 p.m.

About this event

Ever wished you could get a look at business through the eyes of an investor?  Join us as Brian Smith, a top VC in AZ, shares his startup expertise and entrepreneur experiences. Brian Smith has more than 23 years of venture capital investing experience with four different firms and currently is a board member of Contatta, Scifiniti, Alianza, and Response Analytics, and a board observer of Lucid Software. Mr. Smith, Managing Partner, joined Grayhawk Capital in 2011 with previous venture capital experience as a Managing Director of Peninsula Ventures and Dominion Ventures, and as an Entrepreneurial Fellow at CID Equity Partners. He began his business career as an Emerging Business Services Consultant at Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells. During his career, Mr. Smith has invested in more than 25 early and growth stage technology startup companies. A sample of prior successful investments includes: BroadHop (acquired by Cisco), Coinstar (NASDAQ: CSTR), Communispace (acquired by Omnicom), Efficient Networks (NASDAQ: EFNT), Horizon Organic Dairy (NASDAQ: HCOW), P-Com (NASDAQ: PCOM), PowerQuest (acquired by Symantec), Quality Care Solutions (acquired by Trizetto), and Ribbit (acquired by BT Group). Mr. Smith holds a MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a BS degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University.

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Brian Smith (Grayhawk Capital)

Brian Smith

Grayhawk Capital

Ever wished you could get a look at business through the eyes of an investor? Join us as Brian Smith, Managing Partner at Grayhawk Capital, shares his startup expertise and entrepreneur experiences. In nearly the same number of years, he has invested in more than 25 early and growth stage technology startup companies, many of which had successful acquisitions or IPOs.

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When

Aug. 21, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

Arizona Historical Society Museum
1300 N College Ave
85281 Tempe

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