The Future of Innovation: Ten Lessons from the Venture Ecosystem…and what they mean for entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations.
3 February 2022 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM PST
Format: Online via Zoom
IEEE SCV Entrepreneurship SIG
The key drivers of innovation have changed in recent years. Much of the common wisdom about innovation no longer applies. Companies that want to stay ahead of the competition need to understand the new rules of innovation.
In this presentation, we will cover the top ten transformations in the innovation process and what they mean for entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations.
Zoom link will be sent out after registration
Bill Reichert is a Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures, focusing on deep technology investments, including AI, quantum computing, next-generation chips, materials science, and medical technology. He is also Chief Evangelist of Startup World Cup, the largest and richest venture capital competition on the planet, with over $1.5 million in cash prizes, including a $1 million grand prize.
Bill is co-author of the pitching guide, “Getting to Wow! Silicon Valley Pitch Secrets for Entrepreneurs.” He has been a venture capital investor for 20 years, originally as co-founder and Managing Director of Garage Technology Ventures, a seed and early-stage venture capital firm that has been acquired by Pegasus. He has taught at Stanford and Berkeley and has delivered keynotes and workshops around the world.
He began his Silicon Valley career as an entrepreneur, taking two companies public as a co-founder or senior executive. Early in his career, he worked for McKinsey & Company, the global management consulting firm, in Los Angeles, and the World Bank in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
You can contact Bill at email@example.com.
IEEE Silicon Valley Startup Special Interest Group
IEEE Silicon Valley Startup Special Interest Group (SIG) is to foster a network of experienced and budding entrepreneurs to share ideas/best practices and collaborate on startup opportunities. IEEE Silicon Valley Startup SIG is founded by Joseph Wei, Chair-Emeritus of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (SCV) and Consumer Technology Society-SCV, a serial entrepreneur, startup coach/mentor with experience in corporate venture, and in running his own startup incubator.
Mission of IEEE Silicon Valley Startup SIG:
- Create a network for SCV members and non-members to collaborate on startup opportunities
- Provide training/workshops on entrepreneurship, founding and growing a successful startup
- Demonstrate the values of IEEE membership, resources, and network in supporting startups