On Thursday 11th of April, we hosted GDPR, Are You Ready? This event, sponsored by BABC premier members Penningtons Manches LLP and NCC Group, saw an expert panel discuss the various aspects of the upcoming GDPR regime. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and refers to the incoming set of rules in the European Union, which imposes stricter controls on the use of data belonging to EU citizens.
On Tuesday we hosted our ever popular Young Professionals Happy Hour in Cafe Americano at Hotel Vitale. The Young Professionals Committee were delighted to welcome new and returning attendees to this networking event.
On Thursday March 15th, the BABC hosted its 4th annual Global Words of Wisdom event. This year the focus was on artificial intelligence, with an impressive panel of experts from various fields providing their perspectives on the many aspects of the AI topic, including current trends and applications of AI, issues we have seen or may expect to see with AI, and some predictions for what the future of AI might look like.
The BABC Northern California hosted its 7th Annual “Funding, Exits and IPOs” event in Menlo Park on February 28nd 2018. The panel, made up of esteemed Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists and leading fintech journalists, gave their predictions and insights to over 80 guests in attendance. The panel consisted of Rebecca Lynn - Partner, Canvas Ventures, Steve Goldberg - Operating Partner of Venrock, Mitchell Kertzman - Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, and Bill Reichert - Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures, and was moderated by the West Coast Editor of the Financial Times, Richard Waters.