History of the Venture Capital World

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A unique and historical perspective on the history of venture capital and startup financing. From the 19th Century through current times, all the twists and turns of the startup world are covered.
Presentation organized and presented by Wasabi Ventures' General Partner, Chris Yeh, and Senior Analyst, Ken Miyanagi.

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History of the Venture Capital World

  1. 1. A Brief History of the Venture Capital World By: Chris Yeh and Ken Miyanagi AN INNOVATIVE AND DYNAMIC APPROACH TO VENTURE CAPITAL AND INCUBATION
  2. 2. The Genesis 1911 Bessemer Securities
  3. 3. The history Era of semiconductor 1950 - First Generations
  4. 4. First Generations 1946 American R&D Corp. Georges Doriot 1961 Davis & Rock Arthur Rock
  5. 5. First Generations 1959 DGA, 1965 Sutter Hill Bill Draper 1965 Asset Management Company Pitch Johnson
  6. 6. The history Era of personal computer 1972 - Giants
  7. 7. Giants 1980 John Doerr 1986 Vinod Khosla 1972 Don Valentine 1986 Mike Motriz
  8. 8. Giants
  9. 9. The history Era of a new networked world 1978 - Maturity
  10. 10. Maturity 1978 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 Number of VC : around 100
  11. 11. The history 1911 - The Genesis 1950 - First Generations 1972 - Giants 1978 - Maturity 1995 - .com Era of the dawn of the modern internet
  12. 12. .com Number of active VC firm 1995 100 2000 1,000 2003 500
  13. 13. The history 1911 - The Genesis 1950 - First Generations 1972 - Giants 1978 - Maturity 1995 - .com 2003 - New Styles Era of new social networks
  14. 14. New Styles Incubator
  15. 15. New Styles Early stage
  16. 16. New Styles Early stage Peter Thiel
  17. 17. New Styles Early – Later stage
  18. 18. What do VCs question to entrepreneurs?
  19. 19. What makes your market attractive? Don Valentine
  20. 20. What makes your product/service a killer app? Bill Draper
  21. 21. Why is your team uniquely qualified to do this? Dick Kramlich
  22. 22. Questions? Email: wvacademy@wasabiventures.com

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