The Student Lunch for 8 (or L48) series presents an opportunity for eight students at a time to hear from industry leaders over a business casual luncheon. Students interested in participating must RSVP and send their résumé plus a brief paragraph explaining why they would like to attend. Please note that incomplete RSVPs will receive last priority for this event, and cancellations will receive last priority for future events.
K1 Investment Management, LLC is a West Coast-based venture capital firm investing in high-growth private companies across North America. We seek to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that can position our companies as industry leaders. Our team members have been investing in software companies for over 20 years. K1 typically invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis. As partners, we seek to provide meaningful strategic and financial support to help our companies reach their full potential. Our investments vary in the level of ownership in order to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and managers. Through our affiliate K1 Operations, LLC, the firm provides a broad range of transformative, consultative services to our portfolio companies.
About Taylor Beaupain:
Taylor leads legal execution and financings for new investments and is a board member for K1's portfolio companies and advisor to K1's management teams.
Previously, Taylor worked at Kayne Anderson and Merrill Lynch. Taylor is a graduate of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he received an MBA and was a Dean's Scholar, and of Washington and Lee University, where he received a BS in Business Administration, summa cum laude. Taylor has served as a director of numerous companies and is an active participant in the UCLA Anderson School of Management Dean's Society and the UCLA Chancellor's Society.