Startup To IPO: Building For Success

Friday, October 14, 2011

7:30-8:30am – Registration and continental breakfast
8:30am-5:30pm – Program
5:30-6:30pm – Cocktail hour & networking

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Austin, Texas

Complimentary • By invitation only

Startup to IPO: Building for Success

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About the program

Startup To IPO: Building For Success was a full-day program, featuring discussions by attorneys, investment bankers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, provided insight into creating and sustaining quality companies. Topics included patents, corporate legal, financing, and a walk­ through of the basic life-cycle of a startup through IPO. A cocktail reception and networking following the event provided UT faculty a face-to-face opportunity to discuss challenges and key lessons with the speakers and panelists.

Speakers

Speakers and panelists

Clint Bybee Clint Bybee, Cofounder and Managing Director
ARCH Venture Partners, Austin, TX
Michael Hostetler Michael Hostetler, Partner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC, San Diego, CA
Kenneth Jenkins Kenneth Jenkins, Partner
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, San Diego, CA
George Milstein George Milstein, Managing Director
Cowen and Company LLC, San Francisco, CA
Ray Rothrock Ray Rothrock, Partner
Venrock, Palo Alto, CA
Bryan Stolle Bryan Stolle, General Partner
Mohr Davidow Ventures, Menlo Park, CA
J. Robert Suffoletta J. Robert Suffoletta, Partner
Wilson Sonsini, Austin, TX
Greg Wade Greg Wade, Senior VP
Wedbush PacGrowth LifeSciences, San Francisco, CA
Darrell Windham Darrell Windham, Co-managing Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig LLP, Austin, TX

Remarks and moderators

James Earl Brown III James Earl Brown III, Director of Entrepreneurship & Innovation
The University of Texas at Austin
Richard Miller Richard Miller, Chief Commercialization Officer
The University of Texas at Austin
Juan Sanchez Juan Sanchez, Vice President for Research
The University of Texas at Austin
Dan Sharp Dan Sharp, Associate Director, Intellectual Property & Licensing
The University of Texas at Austin

Agenda

Agenda

7:30-8:30am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:45am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Richard Miller, Chief Commercialization Officer, UT Austin
Juan Sanchez, Vice President for Research, UT Austin
8:45-10:30am Maximizing the Value of IP
Moderator: Dan Sharp, Associate Director of Intellectual Property & Licensing, UT Austin
Mike Hostetler, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., San Diego, CA
Kenneth E. Jenkins, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, San Diego, CA
10:30-10:45am
Break
10:45am-12:30pm Corporate Legal for the Startup
Moderator: Richard Miller, Chief Commercialization Officer, UT Austin
Darrell Windham, Co-managing Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Austin, TX
J. Robert Suffoletta, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Austin, TX
12:30-1:30pm
Lunch
1:30-3:00pm Thinking Like an Investor: What Are They Looking For?
Moderator: James Earl Brown III, Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, UT Austin
Clint Bybee, Cofounder and Managing Director, ARCH Venture Partners, Austin, TX
Ray Rothrock, Partner, Venrock, Palo Alto, CA
Bryan Stolle, General Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Menlo Park, CA
3:00-3:15pm
Break
3:15-4:45pm Building Value and Financing: Private Placements, IPO, M&A
Moderator: Richard Miller, Chief Commercialization Officer, UT Austin
George J. Milstein, Managing Director, Cowen & Company, LLC, San Francisco, CA
Greg Wade, Managing Director, Wedbush PacGrowth LifeSciences, San Francisco, CA
4:45-5:30pm
Concluding Panel/Open Discussion: What’s on Your Mind?
5:30-6:30pm
Cocktail Hour and Networking

Venue

Venue

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

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The AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center brings to life the university’s mission to drive economic and social progress in Texas, the nation and the world. Opportunities abound to interface with the university’s resources and experts to inspire intellectual growth. Likewise, conducting business with the university, the legislature, state agencies, and corporations in downtown Austin has never been more convenient.

As the official communications partner of the center, AT&T has deployed the latest technology to enrich the communications and learning experience for both conferees and guests. Wireless access everywhere—from meeting spaces to lobbies to guest rooms—keeps the focus on learning.

The center’s rich technological features provide meeting planners with a diversity of options in delivering quality educational events. A flexible 40,000 square feet of meeting space offers 37 rooms ranging from a multimedia amphitheatre and divisible ballroom to tiered and traditional classrooms with superior connectivity, plus breakout rooms to support small group work.

AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX
www.meetattexas.com
512-404-1900

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