1. MOVAC - Phil McCaw - "Investing in Multicore"


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    I Multicore World, 27-28 March 2012, Wellington, New Zealand Abstract - This talk will go through four common myths about the venture capital industry, and discuss how they apply to a “multicore world” “There is no money available” “Investors just don't get it” “I'm going to build a $100m or $1bn business” “I just need the money” BIO - Phil McCaw - Chairman. Angel Investors Association New Zealand; Managing Partner. Movac Phil is the Managing Partner of MOVAC and a cornerstone investor in all the MOVAC Funds. He was one of the first investors in Trade Me and has gone on to back over 20 start-up and early stage expansion companies. He has at times been director, chairman and chief executive of different MOVAC-backed ventures, and is currently a Director of Kaynemaile, Mesynthes, Crema Capital, ReelClever, Minimonos and Kiwi Landing Pad. Phil is also the current Chair of the Angel Association New Zealand. Phil cut his teeth in information technology as a programmer, consultant, project manager and strategy advisor. Prior to MOVAC, he served a 10 year apprenticeship with Deloitte Consulting in New Zealand and the United States. He was awarded a Senior Scholarship from Massey University and has a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Accounting & Finance and Information Systems.

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