- Nov. 13, 2012 - WHAT:
Athenian Venture Partners (http://athenianvp.com/)
, a venture capital firm specializing in investments in information technology and healthcare companies in Ohio and across the United States, today announced that Mary Strother, managing director, investor relations, will share career advice for entering the financial services field at the 10th Annual Financial Services Conference on Friday, November 16. The event is organized by Ohio University’s chapter of the Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity.WHY:
Employers anticipate hiring 13 percent more Class of 2013 college graduates than they hired from the Class of 2012, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Even with these encouraging statistics, college students need to learn the skills and attributes that can help them stand out from the crowd, either when looking for jobs within established businesses or when starting their own company.
Athenian Venture Partners aims to not only seek out and help grow emerging startups, but to share their experience with the upcoming generation of entrepreneurs. At the 10th Annual Financial Services conference, Strother joins other investment professionals for panel discussions designed to give advice to the attending young professionals on how they can enter the investment field, pulling from the panelist’s own career successes.WHEN/WHERE:
10th Annual Financial Services Conference
Friday, November 16
Athens, OhioAbout Athenian Venture Partners
Athenian Venture Partners (http://athenianvp.com/index.html
) identifies and cultivates intellectual capital in two of the most dynamic market segments: Information Technology and Healthcare. The Athenian team takes a thoughtful approach to investing, doing the rational work upfront with accountability to both its investors and its portfolio companies. With a presence in California, Massachusetts and Ohio, Athenian Venture Partners spans the most interesting technology and healthcare communities to create new investment opportunities others may miss and deliver proven results for the long term.