Destination InnovationPresented by the Technology Innovations Committee
April 2, 2014
Presented by the NVTC Technology Innovations Committee and Capital Business, the weekly business publication of The Washington Post, Destination Innovation highlights technology advancements emerging from our region through an exhibition, networking, industry speakers and innovation pitches.
Keynote Speakers:Michael Chasen
Founder and CEO, SocialRadar
Founder, Carly Fiorina Enterprises
Former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett Packard
This year, a brand new element has been added to the presentation portion of the event. 29 companies recently competed for online votes on the Capital Business website in round one of the competition. The top four companies in each category, indicated below, will exhibit and compete during the Destination Innovation event on April 2, 2014 at The Washington Post headquarters. Click on the links to view videos from the advancing companies.
Social (2/24 - 2/28)Deltek*
LynxFit by Byte an Atom Research*
National Military Family Association
Three Wire Systems LLC*
Commerce (3/3 - 3/7)Fluencia
Imagine If Inc.
Nxtbook Media Inc.*
Government (3/10 - 3/14)Decisive Analytics
Infosys CloudEcosystem Hub*
Security (3/17 - 3/21)Applied Communication Sciences (ACS)*
Cyber Squared Inc.*
Key Cybersecurity Inc.*
Salient Federal Solutions*
The advancing companies will compete in the next round, which will consist of a two minute pitch about the innovative technology including why it is disruptive and how it solves a real-world problem. The attendees at the event will be able to vote for one company in each category and the top two companies from each category will move to the final round.
The final round is a head-to-head competition between the remaining two companies in each category. A panel of experts will ask questions of the two companies, who will each have one minute per question to respond. Each head-to-head session will last a total of 10 minutes. The winner in each category will then be decided by the expert panel and announced during the closing reception.
Judges:Gerald Gordon, President and CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Matthew Koll, President and Co-Founder, 410 Labs
Rose Wang, Founder and CEO, Binary Group Inc.
BONUS OFFER: All Destination Innovation attendees will receive a one-year subscription to Capital Business. Subscriptions will be sent automatically to the address used during registration.
Sponsors:Partner: Capital Business
Premier Sponsors: Baker Botts LLP; Citrix ShareFile
Presentation Sponsors: Knobbe Martens; Verizon Wireless
Awards Sponsor: Brinks Gilson & Lione
Marketing Communications Sponsor: Environics Communications
Reception Sponsors: Blackstone Counsel; Foley & Lardner LLP
Supporting Organizations: The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC; Fosterly
For more information about sponsorships for this event, click here
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