Managing Director of Hatteras Discovery and Venture Partner at Hatteras Venture Partners
Vice President for Research at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Managing director, the Foundry Group
Founder, Young Inventors
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Managing Director, D.E. Shaw and Co., L.P.
Vice President for Corporate Engagement, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
The credit crisis of 2008 and collapse of major investment banks shuttered the IPO window, and VC investments slowed to a trickle in the first half of 2009. Yet some observers are seeing strong signs of a rebound in the market and in liquidity opportunities for venture-backed startups. Connect has organized a panel of financial, industry, and legal experts to discuss data on recent public transactions, preparing for a public offering in a new economic climate, and the significance of liquidity and valuation in a successful offering. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m., or register online here.