fnMentoring helps you accelerate your startup and expand your high tech network through private advising sessions with featured guest experts. Sessions are free to members but require your RSVP. If you are not a member you can apply here. Next week’s featured guest(s) will be:
Highland Capital Partners
Highland Capital Partners (HCP) helps great people build great companies. Since inception, HCP has invested in over 225 seed, early and growth stage companies – over 100 of which have gone public or been acquired to date.
University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Finance and Information Systems
Harvard Business School, M.B.A., with Distinction
Prior to joining Highland, Dan worked at HarbourVest Partners, LLC, where he invested in and worked closely with several growth-stage technology and communications businesses, including Axerra Networks, eHelp (acquired by Macromedia), MobileAccess Networks (Acquired by Corning), Nuera Communications (acquired by AudioCodes), and Quallaby (acquired by Micromuse).
Dan has also worked in corporate development at RSA Security (RSAS, acquired by EMC), as a software consultant for American Management Systems (AMSY, acquired by CGI Group), and independently consulted to several communications start-ups.
As a Principal at Highland, Dan focuses on the mobile and financial services sectors. Dan represents Highland on the boards of PerkStreet Financial, Triad 700 and TriStar. He also is currently or has been actively involved with Highland’s investments in CampusLIVE, Optasite (acquired by SBA Communications), Picochip (acquired by Mindspeed Technologies), Quattro Wireless (acquired by Apple), WePay and Zoove. In addition, Dan was a Founding Executive Committee Member in First Growth Venture Network and is Chief Learning Officer for the HBS Angels Alumni Association.
fnMentoring is on Wednesday, 4/04/12 beginning at 10.30am. RSVP here for one of three available 20 minute slots to meet with our featured guest(s).
Founded in 2011, Founders Network offers lifelong peer mentorship to over 600 tech startup founders globally. Our platform, programs and high-touch service facilitate authentic experience sharing, warm introductions and long-term professional relationships. Additional benefits include over $1M in startup discounts and mentorship from 50+ Institutional Investors. Members are located in San Francisco, New York City, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Toronto, London and other tech hubs. Each month our Membership Committee admits a new cohort of full-time tech founders who are nominated by an existing member.