VC Breakfast Club (Palo Alto)

With Christopher J. Albinson, Managing Director, Panorama Capital Focus: Mobile and Internet Technology

Sheppard Mullin, 379 Lytton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301
December 8, 2011

Time: 8:00 AM  - 9:30 AM

Panorama Capital

Panorama Capital is a seasoned team of technology and life sciences investors with a singular focus: helping entrepreneurs build market leading companies. We invest in entrepreneurs and teams who share our values: a passion to build great companies, an unyielding focus on people and teamwork and a commitment to integrity. We invest across the spectrum, from entrepreneurs with a great idea to more established businesses. Regardless of stage, we look for exceptional management teams pursuing large market opportunities, whose greatest growth lies ahead.

We recognize that success requires more than just capital. It requires hard work and a commitment to do whatever it takes to win. Our philosophy is to make that same commitment to the teams we support, over and above our financial investment. We take a hands-on, highly collaborative approach to investing, bringing to bear the team's extensive operating and investing experience to each portfolio company. Our team consists of former entrepreneurs, operating executives, engineers and physicians who have worked together for many years. This collective experience gives us a powerful combination of industry relationships, entrepreneurial, operating and technical expertise that we draw upon to help our companies succeed. To learn more about our investment focus.

Christopher J. Albinson, Managing Director, Panorama Capital

Mr. Albinson is a co-founder and Managing Director of Panorama where he focuses primarily on mobile and internet technology investments.

Mr. Albinson was also a General Partner at JPMorgan Partners running the technology venture capital practice. Prior to JP Morgan Partners, Mr. Albinson helped grow four start ups most recently as Chief Strategy Officer for Digital Island, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLD; acquired by Cable & Wireless, Inc. in 2001).   Previously, Mr. Albinson held corporate development roles at Newbridge Networks, Inc. where he was lead a $217 million corporate venture fund, which invested in 27 companies, including Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR), Cambrian Systems Corporation (acquired by Nortel Corporation), Abatis Systems Corporation (acquired by Redback Networks Inc.), Fastlane Technologies Inc. (acquired by Quest Software, Inc.), BNI Systems (acquired by Nortel Corporation), and PixStream Incorporated (acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc.). 

Mr. Albinson has been a speaker, panelist, and judge at Web 2.0 Summit, the GROW conference, Banff Venture Forum, Next Generation Networks, Red Herring Top 100, Canada’s Top 10 Technology Start Ups, and the Gilder’s Telecosm conference.

Mr. Albinson currently sits on the boards of Federated Media, Jiwire, Belair Networks, Tynt, and Vyatta.  

Pre-Registered Rates:

Members - $25; Affiliates who advertise this event - $39; General Public - $49.

This event is intended for entrepreneurs seeking feedback on their startup ideas and funding strategies.  Please do not register if you do not fit this profile. 

Please contact Ann Cheney at or (415) 774-2975.