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March 20, 2002 Networking Dinner:

"Market IQ: Business Success Through Market Intelligence"


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The Technology Entrepreneurs Exchange ("Texchange") cordially invites you to its Austin Technology Entrepreneursí Dinner and Round-Table Discussion.


6:00 p.m. Cocktails (cash bar) with our Special Guests

6:45 p.m. Dinner and Round-Table Discussion

8:00 p.m. Q&A/Open Discussion


Sponsored by Thompson & Knight LLP



Austin Country Club

4408 Long Champ Drive

Austin, TX 78746



Claudia Chidester, Director of Research

Austin Ventures


Dinner fee is $30.00 for entrepreneur members, $45 for non-entrepreneur members and $60.00 for non-members. 

An entrepreneur is a president, CEO or founder of a company or any management personnel from a company that is not a standard service provider (attorney,

accountant, advertising, software development, web hosting, etc.). 


-Fixed menu, dinner, dessert included. Cash Bar available.

Online registration is now available! Click here to register!

You may also register by phone by calling: Bo Armstrong at 512.341.3705

Reservations 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.

Texchange reservations are processed by 123Signup. As a result, charges on your credit card statement will be from 123Signup, not Texchange.



Claudia Chidester
Director of Research, Austin Ventures


Claudia Chidester joined Austin Ventures in 1992 as Director of Research. Her expertise is in research and competitive intelligence. She provides research services for Austin Ventures' portfolio companies and due diligence support for new investment activities. Claudia joined Austin Ventures from Texas Instruments. She received her BA degree from Wellesley College and her Masters in Library and Information Science from The University of Texas at Austin. Claudia is an adjunct professor at the University of Texas, teaching competitive intelligence research.


Discussion Leaders


Mike Betzer - CEO, Ineto
Rob Carruthers - Managing Partner, STARTech Early Ventures
Robin Curle - CEO, Zebra Imaging
Rod Favaron - CEO, Mediaprise
Aruni Gunasegarum
Anurag Kumar - CEO, Connectione
Laura Patterson - President, Vision Edge Marketing
Ed Perry - Venture Fellow, AV Labs
Jack Plunkett - CEO, Plunkett Research
Mike Turner - CEO, Waveset

Suggested Reading:

The Not So Abstract Concept of Market Research
Meeting the Information Needs of Marketing Today
Market Research
Market Engineering Research Methodology
Business Owner's Manual - Market Research




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