Donna Fenn, author of Upstarts!: How Gen Y Entrepreneurs are Rocking the World of Business and 8 Ways You Can Profit From Their Success, and renowned venture capitalist, Alan Patricof discuss what makes Generation Y different from past generations of entrepreneurs and what the implications are for investors. This was followed by a panel discussion with prominent entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and investors, moderated by Henry Blodget, CEO, Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Silicon Alley Insider. Panelists included Aaron Patzer (CEO, Mint.com), Christian Anthony (CEO, Special Ops Media), Matt Harris (Managing General Partner, Village Ventures) and Thomas Falk (CEO, evalue and previously CEO, Falk AG).
Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips brings dealmakers together to encourage new connections and opportunities. We regularly host events called the Dealmakers Series which are topical, invitation-only discussions for the top dealmakers and operators in our markets. Our events always approach the discussion through the lens of M&A. They feature industry experts discussing the future of the media and technology industries, specifically focusing on recent and imminent notable transactions, as well as emerging trends and opportunities in our space.
Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips’ professionals are also frequently asked to speak at events, or are attendees themselves. In all instances, we encourage you to seek us out at the events listed below and meet us in person.