19th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference at Harvard Business School to Discuss Industry Changes and Value Creation, Drawing Alternative Investment Professionals, Academics and Students

BOSTON--()--The Venture Capital & Private Equity Club, a student club at Harvard Business School, will hold its 19th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference March 1-2, 2013, on the Harvard Business School campus in Boston. With the theme “Navigating Change, Discovering Value,” the one-and a half-day conference, which is expected to attract some 800 attendees, will provide a forum for private equity and venture capital professionals, academics and students to reflect on the evolving landscape of private equity and venture capital.

Headlining this year’s conference will be the following distinguished keynote speakers: Leon Black, Chairman and CEO of Apollo Global Management; Stephen Pagliuca, Managing Partner of Bain Capital; and Joel Cutler, Managing Director and Co-Founder of General Catalyst Partners.

The panels will comprise of a blend of institutional investment managers, fund general partners, advisors, and intermediaries, each with extensive experience in the private equity and venture capital topics under consideration. Panelists will draw from various firms such as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, General Atlantic, Sequoia Capital and many more. To view the full schedule of events and to register to attend, please visit: http://hbsvcpeconference.com/.

“We look forward to hosting the 19th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference at Harvard Business School,” said Christopher Bertrand, Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2013 and Co-President of the Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference. “The event is a unique opportunity to bring together a diverse group of talented professionals and thought leaders to initiate and further a broad range of discussions on the key trends affecting the industry today.”

“In keeping with the conference’s theme, ‘Navigating Change, Discovering Value,’ the conference will focus on emerging industry trends and discuss current shifts within venture capital and private equity and how they affect investment decisions,” said Thomas Flahive, Harvard Business School MBA Class of 2013 and Co-President of the Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference.

Prominent members of the financial community sponsor the conference, including Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Goodwin Procter LLP, Ernst and Young and BackBay Communications. The Charity Partner for the event is Expect Miracles Foundation. Media sponsors include AltAssets, Buyouts Magazine, The Deal, Private Equity International and Venture Capital Journal.

About the Venture Capital & Private Equity Club

The Venture Capital & Private Equity (VCPE) Club is a student-run club at Harvard Business School. The Club is committed to providing its members with career and educational opportunities focused on the venture capital and private equity sectors. The VCPE Club’s goal is to provide members with an opportunity to learn about venture capital and private equity, interact with some of the industry’s leading players, and meet fellow students who share similar interests. The Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference is the Club’s marquee event and is one of the largest student-run conferences on campus. Each year the VCPE Club brings in high profile venture capitalists, LBO and private equity investors from around the world. For more information on the VCPE Club please visit http://www.hbsvcpe.com/.

Contacts

BackBay Communications
Jarret Izzo, 646-801-1220
jarret.izzo@backbaycommunications.com
or
Harvard Business School Venture Capital & Private Equity Club
Thomas Flahive, 603-533-5338
tflahive@mba2014.hbs.edu

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The Venture Capital & Private Equity Club, a student club at Harvard Business School, will hold its 19th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference March 1-2, 2013, on the HBS Campus.

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Contacts

BackBay Communications
Jarret Izzo, 646-801-1220
jarret.izzo@backbaycommunications.com
or
Harvard Business School Venture Capital & Private Equity Club
Thomas Flahive, 603-533-5338
tflahive@mba2014.hbs.edu