“How the Pandemic Will Affect Venture Capital Deal Making” with BIP Capital

2020-04-21 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us from 5-6pm on Tuesday, April 21st for a virtual fireside chat with members of the investment team from BIP Capital.  ATDC Assistant Director, Jane McCracken and Brad Schweizer,  ATDC’s Investor Relations Manager, will moderate a discussion on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting VC funding and ask the BIP team to share their views, insights, and advice.

About the panelists:

  • Mark Buffington, Co-Founder and CEO.  As a founder, Buffington has built a handful of successful businesses himself and now focuses on growing the Healthcare IT practice within BIP Capital’s portfolio. His most notable deals include Vendormate, Ingenious Med, PlayOn! Sports, and others.
  • Mark Flickinger, COO.  Flickinger focuses on fundraising, talent acquisition, marketing/branding, and accelerating growth for the firm’s portfolio companies.  Flickinger focuses on fundraising, talent acquisition, marketing/branding, and accelerating the growth of the firm’s portfolio companies. His portfolio coverage includes AchieveIt, PlayOn! Sports, VoApps, and others.
  • Dan Drechsel, General Partner.  Drechsel has worked with leading innovators that include S1 and Global Energy Decisions. He oversees the firm’s investments in SaaS, FinTech, and Dev Tools/Architecture.
  • Swin Moore, Senior VP.  An experienced venture investor specializing in helping companies accelerate, Moore was most recently a senior consultant at Vista Equity Partners.

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  • 2020-10-20 6:30 pm - 2020-10-20 10:00 pm

    Please join us for ATDC's Double Vision Event on Tuesday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm.

    We are doubling the celebration as we honor the 2020 ATDC graduating companies and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the ATDC's founding via multiple activities including exhibitions, movies, and entertainment.

    And we are doubling the ways you can join the festivities: you can livestream the event or attend the drive-in experience at The Springs Cinema & Tap House.

    Here are the details:

    • 6:30 pm Drive-thru Check In Opens & Livestream Begins
    • 6:35 pm ATDC History & Graduate Exhibits Open & Virtual Exhibit Tour Begins
    • 6:40 pm ATDC House Band “The Entrepreneurs” Perform
    • 7:00 pm Kick off of the program and premiere of ATDC's movie
    • 7:30 pm Livestreaming ends and drive-in guests will enjoy the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters

    About Drive-In Tickets

    Our in-person venue has space for 100 cars, so tickets will be limited and are expected to sell out.

    • On September 11th, we will be inviting ATDC Portfolio members and special guests to purchase their early access ticket through a special email invitation.
    • On September 18th, we will release any remaining tickets for the general public.

    A car pass costs $99 dollars and includes up to two people. Tickets for additional passengers can be purchased as "add-ons" for $50 per person. A drive-in ticket includes:

    • Drive-by tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie
    • Screening of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters
    • Gift bag per person
    • Food and drink vouchers (valued at $30 per person)

    About Livestreaming Tickets

    Livestreaming is free. Attendees will receive the link to tune-in after registering. A livestreaming ticket includes:

    • Video tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie

     

    Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.