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Credit Suisse Private Banking USA Hosts Fourth Annual Entrepreneur Summit, "Unleashing Your Competitive Edge"

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NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Suisse Private Banking USA convened its fourth annual Entrepreneurs Summit in Sundance, Utah on February 7-8 th, featuring keynote speakers Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com and best-selling author of Delivering Happiness and Guy Kawasaki, Founding Partner of Garage Technology Ventures, Co-Founder of Alltop.com, Author, and Former Chief Evangelist, Apple. Approximately 70 ultra-high net worth entrepreneurs participated in this exclusive event focused on the theme of "Unleashing Your Competitive Edge", with attendees gaining insights on how to gain a competitive advantage in this changing entrepreneurial environment.

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"At Credit Suisse, we serve many of the world's leading entrepreneurs and their families and have an unparalleled understanding of their unique needs and aspirations," said Credit Suisse Managing Director Anthony DeChellis, CEO of Private Banking America, who hosted the summit and delivered opening remarks. "This event provides us with an opportunity to bring together like-minded individuals, to hear from successful entrepreneurs and share best practices."

Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, inc., was one of the featured keynote speakers and presented "Downtown Project."  He discussed the successful model of corporate culture at Zappos and how he has leveraged this concept to develop the world's most community-focused metropolis in Downtown Las Vegas.   

Other highlights of the summit included lively panel discussions and breakouts on topics that impact entrepreneurs, including:

"Competing with Giants"  moderated by Bill Woodson, Co-head of Ultra-High Net Worth Private Banking Americas, with three successful entrepreneurs as panelists sharing best practices on creating that competitive edge. The Panelists included:

  • Siggi Hilmarsson, Founder and CEO of siggi's dairy;
  • Eric Ly, Founder and CEO of Presdo; and
  • Paul Touw, Chairman and CEO of icix.  

Additionally, there was a panel discussion on the topic of "Raising Capital in Today's Market"  moderated by Cully Davis, Managing Director, Credit Suisse Equity Capital Markets.  The panelists included:

  • Steve Berg, Financial and Strategy Analyst at RTP Ventures;
  • Ian Sigalow, Co-Founder and Partner at Greycroft LLC; and
  • Ryan Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of Qualtrics. 

Credit Suisse AGCredit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as 'Credit Suisse'). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 48,400 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.

SOURCE Credit Suisse AG

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