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Monday, March 1, 2010

Seeking entrepreneurs for the largest venture forum held in Upstate NY: Coming in May

SmartStart UNYTECH Venture Forum
May 17-18, 2010 | Syracuse, NY

Sponsored by The Center for Economic Growth

Seeking New York State Entrepreneurs

Venture ready companies and early stage university start-ups are encouraged to participate and have the opportunity to exhibit and present their business plan to the investment community May 17 through 18 in Syracuse, NY.

Now in its tenth year, SmartStart UNYTECH has to date highlighted 220 high-quality companies from throughout the state and beyond to the VC community, and their success speaks the quality of deal flow we select. Of these companies, 62 have raised over $390 million in equity financing, including over $71 million directly attributable to their participation in the forum.

Presenting companies will have the opportunity to pitch their business plans to a diverse cross section of the investment community, spanning venture capital funds, seed investment funds, angel groups and other public and private investors. Application materials are available at, and the deadline to apply is March 19, 2010.

Marketing Opportunities

This is one of the premier technology venture forums in New York state. Both promising start-up and emerging growth companies will be presented for investment opportunities. Come network and get exposure to the best deal flow that New York state has to offer.

Who attends?
  • Venture capitalists interested in quality deal flow
  • Angel investors interested in quality company investment opportunities
  • Corporate venture groups interested in exposure to potential strategic start-ups
  • Service providers serving the venture community
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