19, 2001 Networking Dinner:
Profitability - Business Strategies for Challenging Times"
Technology Entrepreneurs Exchange ("Texchange") cordially
invites you to its Austin Technology Entrepreneurs’ Dinner and
p.m. Cocktails (cash bar) with our Special Guests
p.m. Dinner and Round-Table Discussion
p.m. Q&A/Open Discussion
Austin Country Club
4408 Long Champ Drive
Austin, TX 78746
and Managing Director
is $55.00 for members, $65.00 for non-members.
— Fixed menu, dinner, dessert included. Cash Bar available.
registration is now available! Click here to register!
may also register by phone by calling: Bo Armstrong at 512.341.3705
require payment by credit card. Cancellations greater than three
business days from the event will be honored and a credit towards
the next Texchange dinner will be issued.
Cancellations less than three business days
from the event will be honored; however, no credits or refunds
will be issued. Replacements will always be honored.
Adams - Founder and Managing Director, AVLabs
Adams is the Managing Director of AV Labs, which he founded in 1999,
when the firm raised its first fund of $60 million. In March of
2001, the company closed its second fund of $125 million. AV Labs is
an early stage venture fund providing seed and Series A financing to
technology start ups with more than 20 companies in its portfolio.
It focuses on accelerating companies through their early stage
development by combining its bench of experienced industry
executives with its proven acceleration and validation methodology.
Prior to starting AV Labs, Adams was a partner with TL Ventures.
Prior to the venture business, he was a technology executive for 18
years. He started his career with Lotus, joining the company shortly
after its IPO, and was instrumental in launching 1-2-3 for Macintosh
and Notes. He subsequently founded and was CEO of Business Matters,
a venture backed developer of financial forecasting and modeling
products. He then ran sales and marketing for Pervasive Software, a
company he helped take public in 1997.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Purdue, a
Masters of Business Administration from Babson College, and is a top
ranked adjunct professor at the University of Texas' Graduate School
of Business. He is
actively working on a book called "A Good Hard Kick in the Ass
- Basic Training for Entrepreneurs" that will be published by
Random House - Crown Books in February 2002.
serves on the boards of AV Labs Development,
ForwardVue, FLQ Solutions, Ineto, Lane 15 Software, Newgistics,
Impart Technologies, and Telconic.
Sustainable Profitability in Electronic Commerce." By John
M. de Figueiredo
the Profit Mark." By Susan L. Thomas
Hopes Spinoffs Will Aid Profit Quest." By Troy