VC201: Market Analysis (Cyber) & Westwood Ventures 2021 Fund Last Call

Thursday, October 28th, 2:00 PM EST

The webinar is scheduled for 2pm ET / 11am PT. During the session, we will discuss two topics: VC 201: Market Analysis. We will take you through an analysis of the cybersecurity market as an example of how VCs can analyze a market. This will include:

  • Drivers – Reviewing drivers of the market
  • Capital markets – Understanding financing (investments and exits) activity
  • Sectors – Understanding sub-sectors and competition
  • Trends and Principles – Understanding new trends in a market and principles of sector and company selection.

We will also note our “Last Call” for investment into Westwood Ventures’ 2021 Fund including:

  • Investments in Westwood Ventures 2021 Fund to date
  • Minimum requirements needed to invest in the fund
  • There will be time for open questions and discussion during the call

* You must be accredited to invest in venture capital



About Your Presenter

Edward Tsai | Managing Partner | Westwood Ventures

Edward Tsai | Managing Partner | Westwood Ventures

Edward has 15+ years of investment experience in the U.S. and China, including a successful track record with investments such as Cruise Automation (acq. by GM), Life360 (IPO), Palantir (IPO), and Brave Software. In addition, Edward has served on the limited partner advisory committees at Cendana Capital and Ten Eleven Ventures, and he has deep operating experience at tech and cybersecurity companies. Most recently, he was Director of Investments at enterprise security company Qianxin, where he led $700 million in fundraising, ran multiple M&A deals, and managed a large investment portfolio. As Assistant GM for Qianxin, he also incubated their cybersecurity spinout fund Security Capital. At 360, he led International Investments and Strategic Development. He started his venture career as Vice President at DCM, a global early-stage VC firm managing $4 billion. He holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from UCLA, where he is a Kauffman Fellow (class of ’15).

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