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Lunch and Learn Speaker Series with Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital, Wednesday, 1/27, 12:15pm PST

Please join us for our first Wharton SoCal Lunch and Learn Speaker Series of the year with our guest Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital. Glenn has been a Venture Capitalist for over 20 years, the last 14 with GGV Capital. He works with growing companies and serves as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and management teams as they work to build great companies. He is a venture investor in Slack, Airbnb, Square, Kong and many others.

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Please join us for our first Wharton SoCal Lunch and Learn Speaker Series of the year with our guest Glenn Solomon, Managing Partner at GGV Capital. Glenn has been a Venture Capitalist for over 20 years, the last 14 with GGV Capital.  He works with growing companies and serves as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and management teams as they work to build great companies.  He is a venture investor in Slack, Airbnb, Square, Kong and many others.

We will discuss VC markets, raising capital, taking companies public, strategies Glenn uses to develop entrepreneurs and help companies grow, what he looks for when investing, and companies/growth areas he likes for 2021.

We hope you can join us for this in-depth discussion.

Glenn will be interviewed by Alissa Finerman, WG’98 and VP of Programming for Wharton SoCal.

 

Day:                Wednesday, January 27th 2021

Time:               12:15 – 1pm PST with Networking from 1 – 1:15pm PST

Pricing:            This event is open to all

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Glenn joined GGV Capital in 2006 as a Managing Partner and focuses on enterprise/cloud and infrastructure investments. He led GGV's investments in various companies including Slack, Zendesk, Square, Domo, Pandora, SuccessFactors, Nimble Storage, Airbnb and many others, helping many successfully navigate the initial public offering process.

Prior to GGV, Glenn was a General Partner with Partech International, where he led the firm’s software investment efforts. Earlier in his career, he worked with Goldman Sachs and also with SPO Partners, a San Francisco-based private investment partnership.

Glenn is the host of the podcast, “Founder Real Talk,” where founders and executives discuss the company building challenges they have faced and how they have grown from tough experiences. He is also a contributing writer to Forbes.

Glenn graduated from Stanford University, where he started on three NCAA championship tennis teams, and earned an M.B.A from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He co-founded and remains active with The Spotlight Foundation, which funds social entrepreneurs addressing the educational needs of at-risk youth.

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Date: 01/27/2021

Start time: 12:15 p.m. PDT

End time: 01:15 p.m. PDT

Venue: Online event

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