Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Looking for VC funding? Check this out

A friend from Insead forwarded me an email she received about a VC funding event. She inquired if Wharton alums could attend. One of the organizers replied that it was open to anyone. So I'm passing this information on to anyone who will or could be in the New York City area on February 15, 2011.

Here's the information, copied verbatim from their website:

"Come meet interact and network with leading venture capitalists, private investors, and emerging companies at New York's premier annual venture networking forum.

February's program will feature a distinguished lineup of early stage VCs who will share their criteria for funding deals in 2011 and their insights on where the venture industry is heading.


We’re pleased to announce that this year’s program will also feature Face 2 Face “Speed Pitching” which will allow startups an opportunity to efficiently pitch, shake hands, and hand out their executive summaries.

VCs and angels participating at Speed Pitching include:
Flybridge Capital Partners
Rho Ventures
Penny Black
Connecticut Innovations
Time Warner Investments
Edison Ventures
First Round Capital
Metamorphic Ventures
StarVest Partners
Investor Growth Capital
Union Square Ventures
Chart Venture Partners
more to be announced


04:00 pm Registration, Speed Pitching & Networking Reception
06:00 pm Panel Discussion
07:00 pm Presentations
07:30 pm Networking Reception
09:00 pm Adjournment"

When:  February 15, 2011
Time:  4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where:  Goodwin Procter LLP, New York City

If you are in the area and wish to attend and are one of the following: private investor, venture capitalist OR a founder or CEO of an early stage or rapid growth companyplease click here for more information and to register.

Early registration ends February 2, 2011.

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