If you're not at a stage where you are ready to present, you can still learn a lot about what Venture Capitalists are looking for, if you go with your ears and mind open. Talk less and listen more.
You can find out which niches the investors operate in, how much they are looking to invest and how much they expect to make on their investments. They will tell you what they want to read in your business plan.
(By the way, I have no association with the upcoming summit, but I do want to spread the word about it for the good of my readers.) Read on....
New England Venture Summit announces:
Call for Presenting Companies
4th annual conference will showcase 50 of the hottest early stage and emerging growth technology, life sciences and clean tech firms
If you are a startup seeking capital and/or partnerships submit your plan for the opportunity to present at The 2009 New England Venture Summit, the premier venue connecting emerging growth companies with active venture capitalists, angel investors, Corporate VCs and investment firms.
Now in its 4th year, the program will bring together over 500 executives and feature thirty leading VCs on timely panel discussions, presentations by 50 cutting edge companies and high-level networking opportunities.
The early application deadline for presenting opportunities is October 21st, 2009.
Apply to Present:
To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.
Inqueries related to presenting? Contact Adam Negnewitzky at email@example.com
To nominate a company send email with details to firstname.lastname@example.org
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