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Screening of Documentary on Venture Capitalism's Origins, Feb. 8 at SCU

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 6, 2012  -- Come get a rare peek at the 2011 documentary on the origins of venture capitalism (dating back to the 1950s) at a screening at Santa Clara University of  Something Ventured:  Risk, Reward, and the Original Venture Capitalists. The film, to be broadly released later this year, includes footage of famed VCs Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others, discussing the VC origins of the likes of Intel, Apple, Cisco, Atari, Genentech, Tandem and others.

The event will be held Feb. 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Recital Hall, Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, Calif., 95053.

The film's co-executive producer, Foundation Capital General Partner Paul Holland, will be on hand to introduce the 7 p.m. screening to SCU's entrepreneurship students, and will take questions at the conclusion (about 8:30 p.m.)

Media are invited to attend, and are asked to RSVP to Deborah Lohse of SCU Media Relations ( to assure seating. 

More information on the event can be found at
More on the documentary can be found at


Media Contact:
Deborah Lohse  | SCU Media Relations | | 408-554-5121


Tags: Arthur Rock, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, CIE, Foundation Capital, Tom Perkins, venture capital

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