30+ Top Venture Capital Firms Scheduled to Meet with Emerging Companies in NYC on February 3, 2011

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2011

On February 3, 2011, 30+ of the leading Venture Capital and Angel Investor Groups in the New York area will present at FundingPosts (http://www.FundingPost.com) NYC Venture Capital Showcase sponsored by Credit Suisse. While most venture events allow start-ups only to listen to a panel discussion or to pitch to investors, this event is a “Reverse Venture Fair.” This format allows Entrepreneurs to meet the Venture Capitalists and Angels in an informal cocktail party setting where the investors are the ones providing information about their companies. As an additional benefit, the investors will receive summaries of every company in attendance. Registration information is online at: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=179&refer=PR

During the evening cocktail party, VC Funds and Angel Groups will be exhibiting their firms. Each Fund will have their own table set up for the sole purpose of meeting great new companies seeking capital. Exhibiting firms include:

ARC Angel Fund, i-Hatch Ventures, Security Growth Partners, Trident Capital, Jumpstart NJ Angel Network, Launch Capital, ff Asset Management, NYC Seed, Tri-State Private, Investors Network, Genacast Ventures, Osage Partners, Golden Seeds, Greenhill SAVP, Originate Ventures, Vital Financial, Connecticut Innovations, Long Island Angel Network, Angel Investor Forum, Clove Hitch Partners, Kestrel Asset Management, NYC Investment Fund, StarVest Partners, Innovation Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, Liquidity Works, Vencon Management, Zelkova Ventures, Radius Ventures, Edison Venture Fund

“We are thrilled to see such an amazing response from the Venture Community,” said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost. “Due to the Huge demand from last year, we’ve made some great updates and are looking forward to the best Venture Showcase yet.”

Register here for more details: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=179&refer=PR

ABOUT FUNDINGPOST:

With over 9,500 CEOs and 650 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 20 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,700 VC & Angel Investor members & over 133,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception; FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible – both online and offline. FundingPost has been responsible for Millions and Millions of dollars in Venture Capital Raised!

FundingPost has had the opportunity to work with thousands of Angel and Venture Capital Investors over the past 10 years representing over $ 106.8 Billion.

Contact:

Heather Coull

FundingPost.com

800-461-5509

press(at)fundingpost(dot)com

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ASU, Caltech, UCLA and USC Showcase Top University Startups and Venture-Ready Technologies at Head Start(up) 2011 in Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2011

Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE), the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization of Arizona State University, today joined with the tech transfer offices of Caltech, UCLA and USC to host Head Start(up) 2011, a half-day conference in Palo Alto giving Silicon Valley investors a look at some of the universities most promising startups and venture-ready technologies.

The commercialization of university research generates new jobs, new companies and even entire new industries, said Augie Cheng, AzTEs managing director. The startups and technologies that ASU, Caltech, UCLA and USC are presenting have that same potential, and were excited to be doing this in a forum loaded with top venture capital firms and angel investors.

Universities continue to conduct the majority of basic research in the United States. In the last two decades, more than 75 percent of all industrial patents issued in the United States have cited academic research as a key source of new knowledge. Studies have also shown companies spun out of research universities have a far greater success rate than other startups.

Investors are always on the lookout for the next great university startup, said Steve Jurvetson, managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. This event is a great way to see lots of technologies in a concentrated, efficient format. Im excited to see what the universities have to show us.

Approximately 60 invitation-only investors came from top Silicon Valley venture funds, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Intel Capital, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Redpoint Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Sofinnova Ventures and many others.

A full list of presented technologies and startups can be found on the conference website: http://www.headstartup2011.com/technologies.

About Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE)

AzTE is a non-profit organization that operates as the exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization for ASU and its research enterprise. Comprised of industry and university veterans, AzTE brings together ASUs researchers and industry partners to transform discoveries into marketable products and services, taking innovation out of the lab and into the commercial marketplace. AzTE currently offers for licensing more than 300 novel technologies in the life and physical sciences. For more information: http://www.azte.com/.

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