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Wharton Summer@HIGHLAND Meet & Greet + Pizza
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Come on in to meet Michael Gaiss of Highland Capital Partners and hear more about this year's Summer@HIGHLAND program! Bring your questions about Highland, the program, and the application process in advance of the regular application deadline: April 5, 2012 at 11:59pm PT.
Summer@HIGHLAND is founder friendly:
Selected teams receive...
- $15k + free workspace in Highlands Kendall Square or Sand Hill Road offices
- access to Highland professionals and incredible founder networks along with thought leaders in business, design, legal, product, talent and technology
- past speakers include founders & CEOs from Airbnb, Dropbox, HubSpot, Quattro Wireless, Starent Networks, and SCVNGR plus Steve Blank, Desh Deshpande, Bill Warner, and more
Highland receives no equity stake in exchange for a team's participation, and teams are under no obligation to Highland after the summer. It is also designed to be complementary with other accelerators (for example, teams can participate in both Y Combinator and Summer).
Full details plus the application are at www.hcp.com/summer. There are two application deadlines this year: Early (March 1, 2012) & Regular (April 5, 2012).
When & Where
Highland Capital Partners
Founded in 1988, Highland Capital Partners is a global venture capital firm focused on putting the entrepreneur first. With offices in Silicon Valley, Boston and Shanghai, Highland has raised over $3 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 225 companies, resulting in category-defining businesses across consumer and enterprise technology. Investments include 2U, Aereo, Ask Jeeves, Bromium, Calxeda, Leap Motion, LevelUp, Lycos, MapQuest, Nebula, QD Vision, Qihoo 360, Quattro Wireless, RentJuice, Rent the Runway, Starent Networks, Sybase, Violin Memory, VistaPrint and WePay. Highland also serves as a mentor for future entrepreneurs through Summer@Highland, a program that provides students and university-affiliated startups with the environment and resources to take their initiative to the next level. For more information, visit www.hcp.com.