General Partner Garrett Van Wagoner of the new Silicon Valley Associates Impact I Fund will present at the Summer Edition

Monaco, May 23, 2016 – Silicon Valley Associates, LLC’s General Partner Garrett Van Wagoner of the new Silicon Valley Associates Impact I Fund (“Fund”), will present at the Summer Edition of the Monaco Growth Forums scheduled to be held at the Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel on June 27th – 29th in Monte Carlo. The target raise for the new Fund will be US$250 million, with an investment mandate of Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) in market segments with breakaway dynamics and having a positive global social impact. “Our initial focus will be to invest in transformative Companies that provide a measured sustainable impact on society and the environment with direct focus on the green transportation and renewable power infrastructure markets,” said Mr. Van Wagoner.

Garrett Van Wagoner has an outstanding track record in identifying and investing in emerging technologies winning the Lipper Performance Achievement Award five times, running the best performing small-cap growth fund in 1993 – 1995 as well as best performing mid-cap growth fund in 1999 and 2008. In addition, highlights from his venture capital portfolio include 25 IPO’s and 26 portfolio sales.

Mr. Van Wagoner stated, “I am pleased to attend MGF, which is developing an almost cult following on the Continent, and to have the opportunity to present the Silicon Valley Associates Impact I Fund to a very discerning audience. Our deep experience in both public and private investing will let us identify and participate with what we believe to be one of the most dynamic growth opportunities in the next decade.”

Mr. Van Wagoner will also be a Keynote Speaker during the kick-off cocktail reception on Monday evening, June 27th at the Le Meridien L’Intempo Bar. He will be speaking on the topic of the Public/Private company ecosystem and best practices in identifying and investing in private equity.

About Monaco Growth Forums by Andreea Porcelli Ltd.
Monaco Growth Forums is an exclusive, invitation-only conference highlighting growth companies seeking capital and/or greater exposure. Based on more than 20 years’ experience as an international Investment Banker finding investors for small cap companies on a world scale, MGF Founder and President Andrea Porcelli and her team select, by invitation-only, companies seeking international investor exposure to present and then socialize over three days with institutional fund managers, private asset managers, high net worth individuals, industry-related sponsors and foundations – all selected on an exclusive basis.