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Date

Conference

Location

October 3-5, 2001

Internet Telephony Conference & Expo

The Hotel Del Coronado,
San Diego, CA

Description

Details

Deployment of cost-saving IP Telephony Technologies is essential to maintaining profitability in today’s tight economy. Event offers solutions for Corporate/enterprise, Service Providers, solutions, Developers and Contact Centers.

http://www.itexpo.com


Date

Conference

Location

October 4, 2001

SVASE Main Event: "Hot Money" – New VC Funds Raised in the Past 6 Months

Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus - Building 1, 1065 La Avenida (formerly L'avenida)
Mountain View, CA

Description

Details

SVASE has identified 15+ VC funds that have closed over $8 BILLION in new money in the past six months. VCs from 6 of these funds, representing more than $3 billion in new money, will discuss what they are investing in, their challenges, how to go after funding.

http://www.svase.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 4, 2001

SDForum’s Sales & Marketing Conference, Day 1 (Day 2 is Oct 11)

SDForum Center,
111 W. Saint John,
Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95113

Description

Details

This information-packed 2-day conference gives you new ideas as well as practical, how-to information. Come learn how to tackle the challenges that come with market development, product launches, sales team development and revenue growth.

http://www.Sdforum.org


Date

Conference

Location

Oct 8 - 10, 2001

InfoWorld Next Generation Web Services Conference

San Francisco Marriott,
55 Fourth Street,
San Francisco CA

Description

Details

At the Next Generation Web Services Conference, leading senior IT executives, developers, analysts, editors, and business executives will discuss pressing issues ranging from technology protocols and security issues to revenue models and organizational change.

Cynthia Connors,
cynthia_connors@infoworld.com,
Tel: 650.312.0647


Date

Conference

Location

October 9 – 11, 2001

Early Stage Venture Investing Conference (2nd Annual) International Business Forum

Cathedral Hill Hotel -
San Francisco, CA

Description

Details

International Business Forum presents its second annual Conference. This conference focused on early-stage investors provides an opportunity to share information, hear the latest strategies, and access key business contacts.

http://www.ibforum.com/
conferences/investing/
earlystageventinvest.html

or Cathyf@ibforum.com


Date

Conference

Location

October 9, 2001

 

SDForum’s Early Stage Venture Investing Conference: Choosing & Using a Lawyer: What Every Business Should Know

Women's Technology
Cluster,
1207 Indiana Street,
Suite 4,
San Francisco, CA

Description

Details

Legal risks are expensive. But they don't have to be. Learn how to effectively use your lawyer and your money! Speakers Helen Conroy(Bio), Attorney at Law and Judy Rosenberg(Bio), Senior Consult, Terranova Consulting Group.

8:30am- 11:30am
http://www.sdforum.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 11, 2001

SDForum’s VB-SIG: Interactive Discussion of .NET

Cubberley Community
Center, 4000 Middlefield,
Room H-1,
Palo Alto, CA

Description

Details

This month's meeting will feature an interctive discussion of .NET platform issues, led by Jas Sandhu, Microsoft's NorCal .NET Evangelist. We'll cover what the new platform really is and how it impacts VB development, including such issues as porting legacy code, new feature acceptance, architectural design issues, object-oriented programming and retraining.

6:30pm- 9:00pm.
No registration required
http://www.sdforum.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 16, 2001

SDForum’s Venture Forum Luncheon with Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

SDForum Center,
111 W. Saint John,
Suite 200, San Jose, CA 95113

Description

Details

SDForum is offering a special opportunity for Start-up Members to join Dan Beldy of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners for an exclusive Venture Forum Luncheon. Twelve entrepreneurs will be invited to participate in this intimate roundtable discussion, and each will be given the opportunity to make an informal introduction of their company to the group.

12:00pm- 1:30pm.
Deadline to respond is 9:00 am on Tuesday, October 9.
http://www.sdforum.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 16, 2001

SDForum’s Venture Finance SIG: Term Sheet Negotiation

Microsoft Technology Center,
1250 Charleston Road,
Mountain View, CA

Description

Details

Come see a mock term sheet negotiation, and hear from our panel of experienced veterans what you should be looking for in a term sheet. Our mock term sheet negotiators include a senior venture attorney, a venture-backed entrepreneur, and a venture capitalist.

6:30- 8:30 PM, Please pre-register – space is limited.
http://www.sdforum.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 23 – 24, 2001

Garage's Bootcamp for Startups

Westin Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA

Description

Details

Building a high-technology or life sciences business? Attend Garage's Bootcamp for Startups conference. Two days of sessions, you'll get expert advice from major players on everything from fundraising and business development to recruiting and marketing. Networking.

http://www.Garage.com


Date

Conference

Location

October 24, 2001

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs: Learn From The Leaders: Luncheons Featuring Top Women Executives In The Bay Area

Location: NthOrbit, 3031 Tisch Way,
Suite 12PW, San Jose, CA 95128

Description

Details

This luncheon will offer insight from Vani Kola , CEO of NthOrbit. Vani will share her experiences as a CEO, her dynamic career path, and her past and present challenges in building a company in the supply-chain software space. www.NthOrbit.com

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM.
Registration Deadline: 10/24/20
Phone: 415-970-9000.
http://www.FWE.org

Email: shannon@fwe.org


Date

Conference

Location

October 25, 2001

Women’s Technology Cluster & Forum for Women Entrepreneur Institute’s BUSINESS PLAN SEMINAR SERIES

Women’s Technology Cluster,
1207 Indiana Street,
San Francisco, CA 94107

Description

Details

The WTC/FWE Business Plan Seminar Series is designed to give entrepreneurs a practical roadmap to turn their ideas into a viable business. This four-part series details every component of business plan development. 12 entrepreneurs with a viable business model and draft business plan will be invited to participate.

October 25th, 6-9 pm, The Business Plan
October 30th, 6-8 pm, The Executive Summary
November 8th, 6-8 pm, The Financials
November 15th, 6-8 pm, The Pitch

Interested entrepreneurs should submit their executive summaries or concept papers to
series@wtc-sf.org
by October 4, 2001.


Date

Conference

Location

November 7- 9, 2001

The Forbes Executive Women's Summit

The Fairmont Hotel,
San Francisco, California

Description

Details

The Forbes Executive Women's Summit is an invitation-only event for senior executives involved in formulating and implementing their firms' business strategies.

http://www.forbes.com


Date

Conference

Location

November 13, 2001

Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Book Event

FWE Offices,
1207 Indiana Street, #2,
San Francisco, CA 94107

Description

Details

Jean Holland M.S. will discuss her new book: "Same Game, Different Rules: How To Get Ahead Without Being A Bully Broad, Ice Queen, or 'Ms. Understood.'"

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM,
Phone: 415-970-9000
Fax: 415-970-9063 or
Email: shannon@fwe.org
Registration Deadline: 11/12/2001


Date

Conference

Location

November 12-16, 2001

Comdex Fall 2001

Las Vegas Nevada
Convention Center

Description

Details

The IT Marketplace. The largest annual gathering of buyers and sellers who come together to meet, learn and make technology decisions.

http://www.key3
media.com/
comdex/fall2001/


Date

Conference

Location

November 26 - 28, 2001

Wireless Business 2001

Renaissance Park 55 Hotel,
San Francisco CA

Description

Details

"Meet the Third Wave of Wireless Data"
The Wireless Business Conference 2001 will showcase how the third wave of wireless is changing the enterprise today. The conference will bring together the most respected technical experts, managers, developers, and integrators. This is the place to master new skills from the leaders who are defining the third wave of wireless business.

http://www.wapcon.org


Date

Conference

Location

Dec 4 - 6, 2001

Internet World Wireless West 2001

McEnery Convention Center,
408 Almaden Avenue,
San Jose CA 95110

Description

Details

Where Business Leaders Find Business Solutions For Mobile Commerce & Wireless Internet Technology. The Internet World Wireless four-day conference covers the full range of technologies, applications and strategies available to compete in the wireless world. The exhibit hall, open for three full days, will feature the latest products, tools and technology that are powering the wireless Internet.

http://www.internetworld.com


Date

Conference

Location

Dec 10 - 14, 2001

Internet World Fall 2001

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,
655 West 34th Street,
New York NY 10001

Description

Details

Today, businesses are looking for practical solutions to help increase productivity, cut costs, become more customer focused and in the end, INCREASE PROFITS. You will leave Internet World Fall with solutions that you can implement immediately to maximize your profits while minimizing your costs.

http://www.internetworld.com/
fall2001


Date

Conference

Location

January 27-30, 2002

SRI’s Fourth Annual Private Equity Roundup 2002

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Hotel,
Scottsdale Arizona

Description

Details

"The Premier Annual Meeting Ground for Venture Capital, Private Equity and Institutional Investors to Facilitate Deals." Investors will gather to discuss the most important issues facing the private equity industry.

http://www.srinstitute.com/
part_iter_site_page.cfm?
iteration_id=209


Date

Conference

Location

March 21, 2002

Springboard: Southwest 2002

Fidelity Investments'
Conference Center,
Dallas, Texas

Description

Details

Showcases 20 women-led companies in technology and life sciences from the southwest states of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona and New Mexico to an audience of investors.

http://www.springboard
2000.org/p/l1.asp?pid=
296&sid=13


Date

Conference

Location

April 17-19, 2002

Next Generation Network Ventures 2002

Hyatt Regency
San Francisco Airport,
1333 Bayshore Highway,
Burlingame, CA

Description

Details

Will address how venture investing is affecting the industry and which venture-backed startups are most likely to succeed. CEO presentations from more than 40 top networking startups, board-level perspectives on each hot market from leading venture capitalists and industry experts and a premier showcase of the most exciting new networking companies and products.

http://www.bcr.com/
ngnv/about.asp


Date

Conference

Location

May 5 -7, 2002

NetWorld+Interop 2001 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center,
3150 Paradise Road,
Las Vegas NV

Description

Details

Networld+Interop provides a complete educational source for solutions for today's networking challenges in LAN, WAN and enterprise networking.

http://www.key3
media.com/interop/


Date

Conference

Location

May 28- 29, 2002

VentureNet 2002

St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa,
One Monarch Beach,
Dana Point CA 92629

Description

Details

VentureNet 2002 showcases to investors the hottest new companies in technology. Both hot start-ups & established companies present their business plans & strategic partnering and financial needs. At VN 2002 you'll meet the technology leaders of tomorrow.

http://www.venturenet.org