|Getting a Venture Capitalist to Say “Yes”
Speaker, Mark Davis, Associate – DFJ Gotham Ventures
Mark is an active member of the venture community. In addition to his role at DFJ Gotham Ventures, Mark is the author of Get Venture, a blog that addresses industry topics and offers guidance to entrepreneurs on how to raise venture capital. Mark is also an occasional contributor to a number of industry new services, including Silicon Alley Insider and CenterNetworks.
In addition to creating content, Mark organizes events for entrepreneurs through the Columbia Venture Community, a group Mark founded to serve Columbia University’s student and alumni entrepreneurs. He is also helping the Duke University create an entrepreneurship community by serving on Duke’s Global Entrepreneurship Network taskforce.
Before joining DFJ Gotham, Mark was an active entrepreneur and advisor. He was the Founder and CEO of Zotspot, an internet search destination, and an advisor to numerous startups. In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Mark consulted to Fortune 1000 and private equity clients on the strategic and financial attractiveness of acquisition targets at both Bain & Company and KPMG.
Mark earned his B.A. in Economics, cum laude, at Duke University and his M.B.A. at Columbia Business School, where he was the Early Stage President of the Private Equity and Venture Capital Club and an InSITE Fellow.
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Registration 11:30, Luncheon 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM