How Venture Capital Works (part 1)

SVB Financial Group hosted this panel discussion entitled “How Venture Capital Works”. The panelists are discussing the relationships, decisions, and economics that drive venture capital.

The panel included participants representing the three key roles in VC industry dynamics:

  • Bryan Roberts, Ph.D. — Partner with Venrock, a leading venture capital firm
  • Judith Elsea — Co-Founder and Managing Director of Weathergage Capital, a fund-of-funds and limited partner in venture capital investing
  • John Mendlein, Ph.D. — Chairman of Fate Therapeutics, an emerging company backed by venture funding.
  • Michael Hanewich moderator and Head of Silicon Valley Banks Life Sciences East practice.
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