Survive to Thrive - From Crisis to Victory

May 1, 2020 | Noon PDT | Zoom


  • What can We Learn from Past Crisis?
  • Toolkit for Assessing, Approaching and Managing Through a Crisis…
  • What Opportunities will Come out of This Crisis?


Eric Ver Ploeg
Robert S Winter Founder and Managing Director
of the daVinci Capital Group.
Co-Founded and Managing Director of Rocket Ventures.

30-year veteran of Silicon Valley and successful venture capital investor. Seed or early-stage invested and participated in creating what now Is over $150 billion in value in over 40 venture deals ... of which 10 IPO'ed, over 10 acquired and some 15 in process ... greater than 6x realized cash return and over 100% IRR.

Founder and Managing Director of the daVinci Capital Group, and Co-Founded and Managing Director of Rocket Ventures. CEO of two successful startups, General Partner at Comdisco Ventures, and Senior Associate at Canaan Partners. Prior senior management experience at Hewlett-Packard, Informatic General and IBM.

Currently holds board positions with several startups and is Co-Founder of OWL Investment Group and Advisory Board member of the Rice Alliance. Holds a BSEE, Rice University and an MBA, Harvard University.


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01:00 - Program ends

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