Wednesday, February 17, 2010

DC and Northern Virginia IT Investors and Entrepreneurs - Southeast Venture Conference Feb. 24-25

Looking for 2010's most promising high-tech (social media included!) ideas and venture capital investing opportunities? In this Southeast US, Washington DC and Northern Virginia region? 2010 is shaping up to be a huge year for investing potential, especially in new media technologies, and the Northern Virginia/Washington DC area is a hotspot for this facet of regional economic development...

The upcoming 2010 Southeast Venture Conference will host some of the most dynamic high-growth companies in the Southeast US, Feb 24-25, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Northern Virginia.

Southeast Venture Conference, Tysons Corner VA, Feb 24-25 2010

The 2010 (4th annual) Southeast Venture Conference SEVC will feature 60 high growth companies presenting their new ideas and opportunities for investment, representing the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic US regions. The expected audience of 700+ VCs, PE Investors, Ibankers, high growth executives and entrepreneurs will make for unparalleled networking among the region’s top technology and investment leaders. Scheduled speakers include Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Google’s "Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf, and National Venture Capital Association president Mark Heesen. (Last we heard Vint Cerf speak - he was at the NIEM conference planning to extend "cloud computing" into space, and back....)

The Southeast Venture Conference highlights both early stage and later stage investment opportunities from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington DC. The sold-out 2007, 2008 and 2009 SEVC’s held in Research Triangle Park, NC, Tysons Corner, VA and Atlanta, Georgia respectively featured over $80 billion in private equity investment capital represented in attendance.

Who usually attends the SEVC? According to their website, close to 1000 of the region’s leading Entrepreneurs and High Growth Company Executives (from Startups to Pre-IPO), National Venture Capitalists and Private Equity Professionals, M&A facilitators and other leading professionals serving the high growth technology community.

Early online registration is available through Feb. 24rd.