The New Adventures of Old VC's

Title: The New Adventures of Old VC’s
Date: 2007-01-17
Speaker: Janice Roberts (Mayfield Fund)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
Mayfield Fund has been around since 1969.
In order to be global you have to be local.
Consumers have higher and higher expectations for technology.
The mainstream consumer is participating in technology in a way they never have before.
Nobody likes to lose control.
Every business is advertising.
There is a huge difference between San Francisco and L.A.
There is a convergence of technology and entertainment.
Venture capitalists look at risk/reward.
Cash is still king.
Consumer demand has changed and behavior has shifted which has created new markets (cleantech).