Susanne L. Houfek

Development and Planning
Emerging Companies Worldwide


Solar & Alternative Energy

Medical Device, Pharma, Bioinformatics

Engineering, Chemical, Hardware

Software, Internet


Financial, Securities, Legal Services, Real Estate

Entertainment, Media, Publishing

Consumer Goods & Services, Food, Beverage



Affiliations and Professional Resources

  • Bridgebay Financial, Inc., Alamo, Ca. Bridgebay is an independent consulting firm and registered investment advisor, located in the San Francisco Bay Area and serving corporations and institutional clients since 1987. Each of the firm's professional staff has over 20 years of experience providing financial services, treasury strategies and corporate cash investment advice. The firm has a proven track record in enhancing clients' portfolio returns through comprehensive decision analytics on money market and fixed income securities. Portfolios range from $80 million to $8.1 billion in assets.
  • Tobi Designs, Oakland, Ca. Tobi Designs provides top-quality, cutting-edge graphic design solutions to technology companies and publishers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located in Oakland, the studio specializes in the design of publications and marketing/sales collateral.
  • Dr. Bruce A. Bach, Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Bach, with both a PhD and MD from Harvard, offers pharmaceutical, bio-tech, medical device and bio-informatics companies expert guidance on compound identification and development, clinical trial pathways, and product launch strategies. He has successfully launched and raised funds for a number of start-up companies. 404-352-1128
  • Entrepreneurs Resource Network, Emeryville, Ca. The Entrepreneurs Resource Network is a non-profit corporation providing resources, seminars and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and expanding businesses. ERN has two main events each month: a networking-with-speaker event on the second Tuesday of every month and separate seminars for small business owners. Events are held at the Mariott Hotel in Emeryville, Ca.
  • Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, Berkeley, Ca. The Lester Center is the primary locus at the University of California, Berkeley, for the study and promotion of entrepreneurship and innovation in management and new enterprise development. The Lester Center promotes the extra curricular activities of Haas School students interested in entrepreneurial careers and supports the entrepreneurial curriculum at Haas. It is also a major focal point for entrepreneurial activities in the greater San Francisco Bay area. www.entrepreneurship.berkeley.edug
  • Professional Women of the Stanford Women's Club of the East Bay, Orinda, Ca. Provides networking opportunities and resources for members, who are alumnae, wives of alumni, and friends of Stanford University in the East Bay.
  • This site is the premier directory of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area resources.