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Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee Event

Presented by The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC

February 21, 2013

Practical Financing Advice for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Join the Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee for an evening with some of the most active early-stage investors in the region as well as a founder that has recently succeeded in the fundraising process. Learn how to meet and pitch to investors and find out what really matters to investors before they invest. Discussion topics include: current trends in early-stage investing, hot sectors, what investors consider when making an investment, and the best (and worst) things an entrepreneur can do when interacting with investors.


Michael Labriola, Senior Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati


John Burke, Founder, True Ventures
Eric Koefoot, Managing Partner, PublicRelay
Sean Mallon, Senior Investment Director, CIT GAP Funds
S. Tien Wong, CEO, Lore Systems Inc.


Platinum Sponsors: Aronson LLC; Morrison & Foerster; Virginia Tech National Capital Region; Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Gold Sponsor: Ballston BID
Silver Sponsor: Loudoun Economic Development

The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Business Partners:
Avison Young; HP; Panacea Consulting

For more information about The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC sponsorships, click here.

Virginia Tech Research Center - Arlington
900 North Glebe Road, 2nd Floor
Arlington, VA