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Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee Event

Presented by The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC

February 19, 2015

Early-Stage Investment Advice for Entrepreneurs

Join the NVTC Small Business and Entrepreneur Committee for an evening with some of the most active early-stage and angel investors in the region as well as a founder that has recently succeeded in the fundraising process. The panel will discuss how to meet and pitch investors, current trends in early-stage investing, hot sectors, what angels consider when making an investment, and the best (and worst) things an entrepreneur can do when interacting with investors.


Michael Petricone, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Consumer Electronics Association


Jenny Abramson, Tech Executive and Social Entrepreneur
J.S. Gamble, Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Blu Venture Investors LLC
Valerie S. Gaydos, Founder and President, Capital Growth Inc.
Dan Mindus, Founder and CEO, NextGen Angels


Platinum Sponsors: Aronson LLC; Knobbe Martens; Morrison & Foerster
Gold Sponsors: Cox Business; Disruption Corporation
Silver Sponsors: Loudoun Economic Development; Thompson Greenspon
Bronze Sponsor: Micronic Technologies

The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Business Partners:
The Chief Storyteller; Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®; Panacea Consulting; UPS

For more information about sponsorships for this event and committee, click here

Disruption Corporation
2231 Crystal Dr.
Suite 1000
Arlington, VA