Richard Irving is a general partner at Pond Venture Partners Ltd. Dividing his time between Europe and Silicon Valley, Richard has more than 25 years' experience in technology venture capital, business management, marketing and engineering. He is also on the judging panel for the BritWeek UKTI Business Innovation Awards, which will be presented at the 2011 British American Business Council (BABC) Conference Gala Dinner at The Fairmont in San Francisco on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
Venture capitalists are expected to do more today than deliver returns to investors. Increasingly, governments are turning to the the VC industry to spur private-sector job creation. Accomplishing these twin objectives... Read more »