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Sand Hill Road Series: Andy Rachleff, Benchmark Capital

Fireside chat with Benchmark Capitals's legendary co-founder and Wharton alum, Andy Rachleff.

 The WCNC would like to thank Carr & Ferrell for sponsoring this part of the Sand Hill Road Series


Join the Wharton Club of Northern California in an exclusive session with Benchmark Capital’s co-founder, Andy Rachleff. He will share with you some of his insights from the past 20 years of investing, such as how to identify the best investment opportunities and entrepreneurs. The informal format of this meeting will include substantial time for Q&A.

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Date: Thursday, September 6th, 2007
Time: 6:00-6:45 pm. Networking Reception. 6:45pm-8:30 pm. Interactive Discussion and Wrap Up Networking
Location: Carr & Ferrell, 2200 Geng Rd., Palo Alto 94303.
Registration: $20 per person for WCNC Members, Wharton summer interns, members of affiliate clubs, and their accompanied guests. $40 per person for non-member alumni and other guests.  The WCNC's standard cancellation policy applies for this event.

Andy Rachleff
Andy served as a Benchmark general partner from 1995 until 2004. Since the raising of Benchmark’s latest US fund, he has reduced his role to focusing on his existing portfolio companies and no longer evaluates new investments. With his free time, Andy serves as a lecturer in entrepreneurship at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He also serves as a member of the board of trustees of the University of Pennsylvania and as an overseer for its School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Prior to his ten years as a general partner at Benchmark Capital, Andy spent ten years as a general partner with Merrill, Pickard, Anderson & Eyre (MPAE). Before joining MPAE, Andy held a variety of positions in the investment industry, working as an associate at Harvest Ventures; as a portfolio manager at Lamoreaux, Glynn & Associates; and as a financial analyst at Blyth Eastman Paine Webber.

Investments: Abrizio (acquired by PMC-Sierra), America Online, Blue Coat Systems, Blue Lane Technologies, C-Port (acquired by Motorola), Epigram (acquired by Broadcom), Equinix, Juniper Networks, Legato Systems (acquired by EMC), Opsware, Shasta Networks (acquired by Nortel Networks), and Silver Peak.

Education: MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1984; and a BS from The Wharton School, 1980.

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