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The Entrepreneur Center's FastTrac® TechVenture™ Program Honors its Spring 2012 Graduates

On June 19, The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC graduated 17 companies – the largest class to date – from its FastTrac® TechVenture™ entrepreneur training program during a celebration at Seasons 52 in Tysons Corner. These graduates join the 56 companies that previously have graduated from the Entrepreneur Center's program since fall 2009. The program combines instruction from experienced business professionals, one-on-one business mentoring and peer learning to help participants evaluate feasibility, identify target markets and create a business plan to communicate the opportunity to investors and customers. Created by Kansas City-based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the largest organization in the nation solely focused on entrepreneurial success, FastTrac has served more than 300,000 entrepreneurs since 1993.

Spring 2012 FastTrac graduates.
Spring 2012 FastTrac graduates.

Congratulations to the following graduates: Climetrics Inc.; DHK Storage LLC; Ethical Electric; Greenloons; Immersonal; inQbation; International Maritime Security Corporation; LuxSynergy; Micronic Technologies LLC; Northrop Grumman Corporation; Planning Simple LLC; Reclaim Technologies; Sapunda; Skeptive.com; SpeakIt!; TerraWi; and US Webmedia Services "MyGigline."

A special thanks to sponsors Pillsbury and Reznick Group, and to coaches John Casey, Mike Devine, Ron Kaiser, Matt Koll, Steve Meltzer and Brad Schwartz who spent 10 weeks working with the entrepreneurs.

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2012 session, which will run Tuesday evenings from September 11 to November 13. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on August 3, 2012. For more information or to apply, visit www.nvtc.org/tec/fasttrac.php.