Woodside Capital’s gatherings attracts top global acquirers to Silicon Valley’s most influential executives and promising entrepreneurs. We regularly hold events from small dinners with CEOs from leading companies and entrepreneurs to multi-day conferences, bringing together the companies with the freshest ideas and investors.
Greg Mischou to speak on Internet of Things at April 20, 2017 event
The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming much more than the latest buzz. Industry and governments are taking note of the huge potential of this future technology to significantly improve societies, economies and lifestyle. What are the biggest roadblocks to IoT success? Which industries will benefit most and which will benefit the least? Which companies are leading the charge?
Greg Mischou, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Woodside Capital Partners, will be a panelist at an upcoming Internet of Things event which will separate the hype from the real benefits of IoT. The discussion will include other panelists from GoodBank, Octoblu and Helix Cloud Solutions.
The event, hosted by the Intel Alumni Network, will be held on Thursday, April 20 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Robot X Space in Santa Clara, California. For more information, click here.
Rudy Burger to speak about Automotive Sensor Venture and M&A activity at Automotive Expo, Jun 14-15, 2017
Rudy Burger, WCP’s Managing Partner, will be speaking about automotive sensor venture and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, at the Automotive Sensors and Electronics Expo 2017 on June 14-15 in Detroit, Michigan. Rudy will provide an overview of recent deals, trends and developments in the automotive sensors market segment. He will address the major market drivers of safety, security, and driver support, in particular, sensors for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) applications. Most of the major automotive OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers are looking at acquisitions and strategic investments as a means for driving growth in this area.
The emerging ADAS market has produced a significant number of financial transactions (venture and M&A) involving automotive sensing and vision systems. His talk will examine some of the recent high-profile deals in the sector, emerging trends, and the likely winners and losers in the industry. Rudy will focus in particular on companies and transactions in the LIDAR, radar and camera (visible and IR) markets. He will also discuss the likely impact of ADAS on the traditional automotive supply chain.
WCP Holds TM&A Europe 2016 / March 3, 2016
On March 3, WCP and FieldFisher presented an event in London to discuss technology M&A in Europe on topics including the mobile ecosystems, cyber risk, privacy in the digital stack. Hosted by Mike Powell of Woodside Capital Partners and Tim Bird of FieldFisher, the event featured various presentations, Q&A sessions and an interactive networking session.
M & A International San Francisco / June 11, 2015
Kicking off the annual conference of M&A International in San Francisco, Woodside Capital Partners hosted a special, invitation-only event on June 11 which featured Paul Saffo, a leading industry forecaster; Josh Crumb, co-founder of BitGold; Michael Chui, partner of McKinsey & Company, McKinsey Global Institute; and Jamis MacNiven, owner of Buck’s of Woodside. The speakers discussed how Silicon Valley technology is impacting the future for everyone including the future of technology M&A.
Merger Acquisitions Silicon Valley (MASiV) / January 15 & 16, 2014
The M&A Silicon Valley Gathering is a totally different kind of conference. First, we bring together 150 of the smartest, most creative people we know from software and internet services. Then, we create a dialogue where everyone participates – and the room inspires, energizes and sparks new ideas. Conversations at The Gathering center around the biggest future opportunities on the Internet, in the cloud, and in the enterprise – with a particular focus on how large companies use M&A to tap these future opportunities to innovate, grow, and compete.
Carrier Network Virtualization Conference/December 10, 2013
We are attending the Carrier Network Virtualization conference on December 10-11 at the Crowne Plaza in Palo Alto, California. Won’t you join us at this conference?
Executives Gather for Sultan’s Tent Event/July 24, 2013
On July 24 Woodside Capital Partners hosted a cocktail reception which drew more than 100 senior executives, VCs and entrepreneurs, including some of the top companies and firms in Silicon Valley like Startup Capital, Maxim Integrated, Alcatel Lucent, Fuzzy Logic, Fujitsu, and Wells Fargo.
Software Defined Networking/ June 19
Woodside Capital Partners is holding a seminar on Software Defined Networking on June 19. SDN has emerged as an important step in transforming data centers an service provider wide area networks.
Ethernet Alliance/ February 20
Sean Blakley, Woodside Capital’s Communications Infrastructure Analyst and Managing Director will deliver a keynote presentation on Ethernet market drivers and how the delivery network is changing at the Ethernet Alliance Annual Meeting on February 20.
ITEXPO Miami / January 29
WCP Research Managing Director to speak at SDN Pre-Conference at ITEXPO Miami. Sean Blakley, Managing Director of WCP Research, will be speaking at two sessions of the SDN (Software-Defined Network) pre-conference at ITEXPO Miami.
WCP and FFW Host Wine Cellar Reception / November 6, 2012
On November 6, Woodside Capital Partners teamed up with Field Fisher Waterhouse, for a reception at the Wine Cellars at London’s Stafford Hotel.
GSA Executive Forum / September 5, 2012
WCP was a premier sponsor of the Global Semiconductor Alliance Executive Forum, the GSA’s annual invitation-only event for senior executives within the world’s semiconductor industry, which was held on September 5. The executive forum addressed the evolving technologies and end markets that are important to the semiconductor industry and provided exclusive networking opportunities for global leaders within the semiconductor ecosystem.