Seeking E-Commerce / Search Experts for San Francisco Hedge Fund Dinner

I’ll be visiting the Bay Area July 9-12 (and maybe later). I hope that people with relevant Internet background will join us at the dinner below.

Seeking E-Commerce / Search Experts for San Francisco Hedge Fund Dinner
July 10, 2006

We are organizing a dinner for E-Commerce / Internet Experts to talk with hedge fund investors interested in these sectors. This invitation-only event will be in San Francisco on July 10. You will have a chance to talk informally with some of the major hedge fund investors in the Internet/E-Commerce/Search sectors.

We’re looking for senior industry experts with the following backgrounds:

+ Search-engine-optimization

+ Paid search (or general online) marketing from the perspective of a major ecommerce business

+ Voice-over-IP executive/expert (e.g., Skype, Vonage, etc.)

+ Large eBay power-seller, or someone knowledgeable about the eBay drop-off franchise business (e.g., Auctiondrop, iSoldit, QuickDrop, etc.)

+ Online travel industry – possibly with experience at a meta-search travel site (e.g., SideStep, Farechase, Kayak, Mobissimo, etc.)

+ Executive or expert familiar with the job search or jobs classified business (e.g.,,,,,,

+ People familiar with the competitive environments of the following companies:, Amazon, Ebay, Monster, Netflix, Blockbuster Online, Overstock, Red Envelope, Bluenile, CNet, Google, Infospace, iVillage, Microsoft online, Yahoo, Orbitz, Ctrip, Expedia, Travelzoo, Skype, etc…

Qualifications: As an expert, you have at least four years senior experience in the Internet/e-commerce space. You have a “big picture” perspective on different firms in the space.

If you are not already a member of our Circle of Experts, please visit and apply to be a member of the Nitron Advisors Circle of Experts. Otherwise, please contact Eric Shahinian, 1-212-682-6334, eshahinian(at), with any further questions. Please note that we must review your bio and talk with you before we can accept you for the dinner.