And The Venture Forum Present
The Venture Forum
10.24.2012 | From 5:30 — 9PM | At The Hippodrome | Event Details ›
Which companies will shape Richmond’s future?
Up-and-comers you think are sure to make a big impact in Richmond’s economic future.
Companies who are poised for big growth or have shaped major innovation in Richmond.
Join us to find out who the winners are and to vote on your own favorites!
October 24, 2012
5:30 — 9PM
The Hippodrome Theater
526 N. 2nd Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Complimentary Valet Parking
No Need for Coats & Ties.
Venture Forum Members
With Discount Code
Employees & Friends
With Discount Code
Cost of ticket includes 2 complimentary drink tickets and heavy hors d'oeuvres.
Matt Austin is a Managing Director for Virginia Capital Partners. He has more than ten years of venture capital and private equity experience. Matt sponsored growth capital investments in companies in a variety of industries including health care, media, communications, consumer and insurance. He has arranged for the sale of numerous venture capital backed portfolio companies over the last ten years.
Frank Ball Over the past 17 years Frank Ball has started four businesses and invested in ten others. Since 2008 he has been Managing Partner of New Dominion Angels which invests in early stage Virginia companies. He holds degrees from Davidson College and The George Washington University. He is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown Univesity.
Brian Carney is a Principal at Harbert Venture Partners (HVP). HVP is currently investing out of its third fund and seeks to identify and invest in the most promising early growth stage companies in the Southeastern U.S. Brian holds a MBA from the University of Virginia and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University.
John C. Dickinson is a founding partner and managing director of Dickinson Williams & Company. Prior to, he spent 16 years with Harris Williams & Co., where he launched the firm’s lower middle market specialty group, Cobblestone Advisors, in 1998. John earned an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. degree in mathematics from Hampden-Sydney College.
Jeff Pollack is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. Jeff maintains an active research program in entrepreneurship that focuses on the determinants of performance both at the firm and individual levels. Jeff has taught courses, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, on entrepreneurship, business planning, new venture creation, organizational design, and others.