Managing Director, D.E. Shaw and Co., L.P.
Medical College of Wisconsin director of research commercialization
VP of Research & Policy, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
The San Diego Venture Group hosts Bill Hambrecht, the legendary chairman of W.R. Hambrecht + Co. and a co-founder of the former Hambrecht & Quist investment banking firm. He will discuss the IPO market and the prospects for small and mid-sized U.S.-based companies that want to go public. San Diego’s own American Assets captured more than $560 million in its IPO shortly after the New Year while Carlsbad chip maker MaxLinear raised $92 million in their 2010 public offering debut. More information and online registration is here.