VC Breakfast with Guest VC: Abe Yokell of Rockport Capital
Date: March 21, 2013 | Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Carr & Ferrell LLP
120 Constitution Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Guest VC: Abe Yokell of Rockport Capital
Abe’s interest in startups began after spending a summer at a venture-backed diagnostics company as a business development intern. He subsequently joined Analysis Group, an economic and management consultancy. Abe then joined RockPort as an Associate, having previously interned at RockPort for a summer, and is active in all aspects of RockPort’s activities. He has investment and board experience in early through late stage companies in solar, energy efficiency, energy storage, smart grid, transportation, green buildings, wind, lighting, water, and advanced materials.He moved from Boston to help spearhead the opening of RockPort’s Menlo Park office, and is a frequent panelist and judge at industry conferences and business plan competitions. Abe graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied Economics, Chemistry, and Biology.
Other Passions & Pursuits
-Speaker & panelist at Photon International’s Solar Summits, TieCon 2011, Energy Storage Association’s annual meeting, Greentech Media’s Enterprise Carbon Accounting conference, and many other industry conferences.
-Judge & selection committee for the NREL Industry Growth Forum, the Cleantech Venture Challenge, the Cleantech Forum, and other university business plan competitions.
-Member of various energy, venture, and cleantech associations.
This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies. Please do not register if you do not fit this profile. Seating is limited to 10 entrepreneurs!You must be pre-registered for this event to attend. Please limit your participation to the Carr/Ferrell breakfast series, to no more than 3 per year. We do not allow walk-ins to this event.