Masterclass Live! How Westwood Ventures Evaluates AI Deals

Westwood Ventures Managing Partner Ed Tsai

Join us for an upcoming presentation with Westwood Ventures’ Managing Partner and fellow UCLA alumni Edward Tsai (BS ’02, MS ’04) to explore how VCs evaluate AI deals. Register below today.

Westwood Ventures is Alumni Ventures’ fund for the UCLA alumni community. There will be time for open questions and discussion during the call

During the session, we will discuss:

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    How does one evaluate the potential of an AI startup?
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    What do VCs look for in a deal?
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    What should people look for before joining or investing in an AI startup?
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About your presenter

Edward Tsai
Edward Tsai

Managing Partner, Westwood Ventures & Blockchain Fund

Edward has 15+ years of investment experience in the U.S. and China, including a successful track record with investments such as Cruise Automation (acq. by GM), Life360 (IPO), Palantir (IPO), and Brave Software. In addition, Edward has served on the limited partner advisory committees at Cendana Capital and Ten Eleven Ventures, and he has deep operating experience at tech and cybersecurity companies. Most recently, he was Director of Investments at enterprise security company Qianxin, where he led $700 million in fundraising, ran multiple M&A deals, and managed a large investment portfolio. As Assistant GM for Qianxin, he also incubated their cybersecurity spinout fund Security Capital. At 360, he led International Investments and Strategic Development. He started his venture career as Vice President at DCM, a global early-stage VC firm managing $4 billion. He holds BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from UCLA, where he is a Kauffman Fellow (class of ’15).

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