Verge General Partner Tom Stephenson was the invited speaker to the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Albuquerque. The topic of his talk was “Venture Capital in New Mexico: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” As one of the longest-tenured venture capitalists in New Mexico, Tom commented on the history of the industry nationwide and here in New Mexico, assessed the current state of the venture capital industry in New Mexico, and challenged the audience to become active participants in the private equity process. For the text and slides from Tom’s speech, click here. The Rotary Club of Albuquerque is a local chapter of Rotary International, the second oldest such chapter in the region. For more information on the Rotary Club of Albuquerque, click here.
Stephenson Rotary Speech (PDF)