Save the Date! TechConnect Venture Forum 2012 Takes Place June 21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, US
The annual Venture Forum will feature a panel of Fortune 500 corporate venture capitalists, followed by an afternoon of start up companies pitches, networking reception, and Innovation Showcase Exhibitors.
The TechConnect Venture Forum will take place Thursday, June 21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. The Venture Forum will open with a Corporate Venture Capital Program, followed by an afternoon of start-up business pitches, and conclude with a networking reception with global business and investment executives.
Confirmed speakers for the opening corporate venture capital session include Applied Ventures, bp, IBM, Panasonic, and Siemens.
All presenters are pre-screened by the TechConnect Advisory Committee, which includes more than 70 members representing leading business, investment, and research organizations from around the world. Presenting companies range from seed up to C-round stages of financing, and the companies are seeking investments, corporate partners, or both.
The TechConnect World Venture Forum represents more than a dozen industry sectors impacted by emerging technologies, including advanced materials, semiconductors, renewable energy, traditional energy, electronics, and biotech/pharma.
The TechConnect Venture Forum is supported National Venture Capital Association, National Association of Seed & Venture Funders, and Angel Capital Association.
Leading corporate and venture capital companies participate in the submission review process, including Abbott Ventures, Applied Ventures, Atrium Capital, BASF Venture Capital, IBM, Harris & Harris, In-Q-Tel, Intel Capital, NanoDimension AG, Panasonic Venture Group, Rockport Capital, Roche, Samsung Ventures, Shell GameChanger, and Sofinnova Ventures.
To learn more about how to participate, including registration and information about the Innovation Showcase Exhibit Hall, visit http://www.techconnectworld.com/World2012/.