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Guest Speaker Miriam Rivera of Ulu Ventures

November 7, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for the exciting opportunity to hear from former Google VP and founder of Ulu Ventures, Miriam Rivera.

Miriam Rivera is co-founder and managing director of Ulu Ventures, a top seed-stage venture fund in Silicon Valley focused on information technology startups. She is dedicated to increasing diversity in both the entrepreneurial and investment communities. Prior to Ulu Ventures, Miriam was Vice President/Deputy General Counsel at Google, which she joined in 2001, as the second attorney and where she built and led an award-winning team. Google’s global legal department of 160 professionals grew from 160 to 15,000 employees and contractors. Every major deal and every dollar of revenue generated by Google from $85M to $10B, used an agreement crafted or approved by Miriam during that time. Prior to joining Google, Miriam worked as counsel for Ariba, and prior to that she co-founded and invested Outcome Software. Previously, she worked as a strategy consultant for Accenture and as an associate at the law firm of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.

Miriam is also the co-founder and former co-president of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs, an “open source network” of Stanford alumni investors and entrepreneurs. She has served on the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School, Stanford University’s Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Miriam has taught in the Stanford Technology Ventures Program in the School of Engineering on start-up board issues, served as an entrepreneurship mentor at the Stanford GSB, and as an advisor to the Rock Center on Corporate Governance Venture Capital Director’s College. She is also a Kauffman Fellow in venture capital. As a first generation college student and scholarship recipient, Miriam graduated from Stanford University where she earned the AB, AM, and JD/MBA degrees.

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November 7, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


Health and Social Services Auditorium
1335 International Mall
Las Cruces, NM 88012 United States
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