So how does a leading VC defend optimism in a crisis?
Innovators may need all the help they can get fighting off the bears and DFJ boss Steve Jurvetson delivers some interesting ammunition [Video]
“We use the tools of one generation to build the capabilities of the next”
“Recessions and depressions have no long term impact of technological progress, which is ultimately the driver of disruption that makes new technologies possible”
Here’s a press release about the event that the video clip was from:
SAN JOSE, CA — 05/19/10 — Churchill Club, a leading non-profit, business and technology forum with more than 7,000 members in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced a partnership with FORA.tv to live stream its popular 12th Annual Top Ten Tech Trends debate on Wednesday, May 19, at 7:10 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.At the event, five pre-eminent investors will name their picks for the top 10 technology-related trends to take shape over the next 12 months: angel investor, Ron Conway of SV Angel, and venture capitalists Esther Dyson of EDventure Holdings, Kevin Efrusy of Accel Partners, Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and David Weiden of Khosla Ventures. The discussion will be led by Tony Perkins, founder and editor-in-chief of AlwaysOn.
“Live streaming the Top Ten Tech Trends debate as premium content on FORA.tv will allow a geographically-diverse audience to access the conversation on a real-time basis,” said Karen Tucker, CEO of the Churchill Club. “Viewers can also follow and contribute to a simultaneous Twitter discussion by using #churchillclub in their tweets.”
Nominal fees to access the event will help support the Churchill Club’s efforts to present “what’s new, next, not widely known” on wide-ranging business and technology topics, both to a large and influential local audience, and a global audience through FORA.tv.