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Chico State Alumni Association

Wildcat Connect Webinar Series: Start-ups, Venture Capital and the Economy

start-ups and entrepreneurship webinar

View the startups webinar recording

Date: December 2, 1 p.m.

Moderators: Eva Shepherd-Nicoll, Center for Entrepreneurship Director; Emily Huang, Department of Finance Faculty

Host: Terence Lau, Dean, College of Business

Panelist: Scott Bedford, '82

Scott BedfordScott Bedford is president and founder of Peninsula Capital Group, an investment fund based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also serves as general partner of Belridge Energy Advisors, a hybrid fund investing in both private and public energy companies. Belridge initiated operations in 2003 to implement a hybrid public and private investment strategy. The Fund's investments are now concentrated in two opportunities that have been largely de-risked and possess meaningful valuation upside based on successful future development. Bedford previously served as chairman of the board of Voke Superfood Tab, a company founded in 2012 in Montana that makes convenient chewable superfood tablets. Bedford graduated from Chico State in 1982 with a degree in business administration and finance and was a recipient of Chico State's distinguished alumni award for the College of Business in 2005.