MIT Panel: Private Equity and Venture Capital Panel

mit-alumniThe MIT Alumni Club of DFW invites the DBC to a unique opportunity to interact with Private Equity and Venture Capital executives. 

Experience the multiple stages of private equity and learn more about the state of today's investment community, including how companies find capital in the current economic environment in Texas.

Felipe Mendoza is the Managing Director of Aristos Ventures, a micro venture capital fund focusing on early stage technology companies in Texas.  Felipe received an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University. He holds six patents.

Edward Crawford is the Co-Founder and President of Coltala Holdings in Dallas and Ft Worth. Edward was a VP at Goldman Sachs and also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Edward served as a Naval Intelligence Officer in Afghanistan where he was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. Edward has an undergrad degree from TCU, Master's Degrees from Tulane, and MBA from MIT Sloan.

Edward Crawford Sym-Smith, is a Partner at Mobility Ventures and served as Interim CEO at IndoTraq who has developed the fastest and most precise wireless indoor 3D tracking system.  David is a 25 year mobile industry veteran and has a solid record of building multimillion dollar operations from scratch along with profitable exits. He holds an M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University – Smeal College of Business.

6:00–7:00 p.m. Registration and networking
7:00–7:10 p.m. Welcome & Panel Introduction
7:10–8:00 p.m. Panel: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Private Investing in Texas
8:00–8:30 p.m. Q&A
8:30–9:00 p.m. Networking


Date: Thursday, April 11th

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cost:   Free with registration. Please RSVP, no walk-ins allowed due to building security.

Location: Fossil Group, 901 S. Central Expressway, Richardson, Texas 75080

Register NOW:  This event has limited availability, so please register early.

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6:00PM - 9:00PM Thu 11 Apr 2019, Central timezone


Fossil Group
901 S. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75080

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