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STC 2019 Fall Seminar Series – How Venture Capitalists Evaluate Early Stage Companies

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

STC 2019 Fall Seminar Series

STC.UNM, the University of New Mexico’s technology-transfer and economic-development office, is hosting its 2019 fall seminar series. These seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

Presented by Chris Hemmeter, Managing Director, Thayer Ventures

Speaker Bio:

Chris has spent his entire professional life in and around startups and high-growth businesses in travel, hospitality and technology having founded six companies during his 30 years in business. Today he is a co-founder and Managing Director of Thayer Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in emerging technology companies in the travel and transportation space. Immediately Prior to Thayer Ventures, Chris was founder and President of iCare Marketing (sold to Sysco Foodservice Corporation in 2012) and founder and CEO of Dynamic Payment Ventures (sold to Elavon, a subsidiary of US Bank in 2007).

Prior to that, Chris was founder and CEO of CriticalArc Technologies, a supply-chain software provider to the foodservice industry, founder of E&O Kitchen and Bar, a casual dining restaurant based in San Francisco, founder of The Hemmeter Collection, a direct response retailer and founder of Hemmeter Publishing, a publisher and distributor of travel books and content. Upon graduating from Cornell University in 1986, Chris joined Hemmeter Investment Company, a real estate developer of destination-resort properties. Founded by his father in 1962, the Hemmeter organization developed major destination resort hotels in Hawaii and operated several related hospitality and travel businesses in the foodservice, gaming, retail and aviation sectors.

Chris received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Cornell University and his graduate degree from Harvard Business School in 1995, where he was recognized as a Baker Scholar for his academic achievement.

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STC.UNM
Phone:
505-272-7900
Email:
info@stc.unm.edu
Website:
https://stc.unm.edu/

Venue

Lobo Rainforest Building
101 Broadway Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States
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Phone:
505-272-7900