15th Annual MIT Venture Capital Conference

When: Sat December 08, 2012 7:30 am

Organization: MIT Venture Capital & Private Equity Club

Location: MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

Website: http://mitvcconference.com/2012/index.html

Announcing the 15th annual MIT Venture Capital Conference. In this all day event, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and students will come together around fast-paced panels and hard hitting keynotes dealing with the intersection of entrepreneurship and venture capital.

Keynote Speakers

Douglas Leone
Douglas Leone is a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital focusing on internet, software and communication investments. Doug currently sits on the boards of Aruba Networks, Aster Data Systems, Alion, Birst, CafePress, Color, Hayneedle, MedExpress, Meraki, RingCentral, Service-Now and Zirmed.
Tom Stemberg
Tom is a Managing General Partner of the Highland Consumer Fund and focuses on retail and consumer services companies. Prior to joining Highland, Tom founded Staples and served as CEO for sixteen years and Chairman for three additional years. Tom is a member of the Board of Directors at CarMax (NYSE: KMX), lululemon athletica (Nasdaq: LULU) and PetSmart (Nasdaq: PETM)

Startup Showdown

The Startup Showdown is the opportunity for a selected number of exciting early-stage startup companies to present to an audience of angel investors, venture capitalists and members of the MIT community during the VC Conference.