Jan 24, 2019 | 8:30 AM | Thursday
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The State of the Markets: Inside Views of the Health and Productivity of the Global Innovation Economyhosted by The Austin CFO Leadership CouncilThursday, January 24, 20197:30 AM to 8:00 AM Networking | 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM Program DescriptionToday's economic environment
DescriptionToday's economic environment is dynamic, evolving, and potentially volatile, therefore today’s CFOs have a lot to think about.
Our featured speaker is Silicon Valley Bank's Research Manager, from their San Francisco Bay Area Headquarters, Steven Pipp!
Join us for this interactive presentation on The State of the Markets, where he will dive into market results of 2018, market trends we can expect for 2019, and most importantly, how the Austin market stacks up against the rest!
Through this session, attendees will gain insights into:
Predictions: Grading SVBs 2018 Outlook
Public Markets: Tech Stumbles at the Top
Fundraising: Abundant Capital, Rising Valuations
Regional Comparisons: East Coast vs. West Coast
Venture in Europe: Investment Playbook 21 Exits Arrive: World-Scale IPOs and M&A
Spotlight on Germany: Venture on the Rise
Steven Pipp, CFA, Research ManagerSteven Pipp is a Research Manager based in San Francisco, CA, responsible for leading capital markets research and data-driven analysis on the venture economies that SVB serves globally.
Steven is the author of SVB’s flagship State of the Markets report which addresses the most pressing questions facing late-stage technology companies and investors. These quarterly pieces draw on insights from thought leaders across SVB and have explored topics such as the rise of China’s innovation ecosystem, the effect of international tension on cross-border investment, and the influence of nontraditional venture investors.
Prior to his research role, Steven spent two years managing advisory and valuation engagements for venture-backed technology companies as part of SVB Analytics. Before joining SVB, Steven worked in Minneapolis, MN, as a consultant and entrepreneur developing business strategies and evaluating the economic potential for technologies at the intersection between agriculture and energy.
Steven earned a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College and a Bachelor
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