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29th Annual Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference


Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

29th Annual Investors Choice Venture Capital Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Conference Day: Investor   more info Ended $395.00 $0.00
Conference Day: Additional Attendee | Same Firm   more info Ended $295.00 $0.00
Conference Day: Service Provider Ended $395.00 $0.00
Conference Day: Service Provider Additional Attendee Ended $295.00 $0.00
Gala Reception   more info Ended $125.00 $0.00
Ski Day, Lunch & Race   more info Ended $125.00 $0.00
Conference Day: Entrepreneur Ended $195.00 $0.00
Special: 'How To Raise Money' Luncheon and Afternoon Only   more info Ended $50.00 $0.00
Tax Deductable Donation To WBI Ended

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Event Details

Join Investors from across the nation for the

29th Annual Investors Choice®
Venture Capital Conference

at the Zermatt Resort & Spa in Midway, Utah in the heart of the Wasatch mountains. 

Conference Dates:

February 6, 2013 - Gala Reception

Red Butte Gardens

300 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT, 84108

February 7, 2013 - All Day

Zermatt Resort & Spa

784 W Resort Dr

Midway, UT 84049

February 8, 2013 - Ski Day 

Deer Valley Resort

2250 Deer Valley Dr S

Park City, UT 84060

Fees for attendees: 

$395 First Attendee 

$295 Each Additional Attendee Same Firm

$495 at the door

$195 Entrepreneur

Gala Reception: Add $125

Ski Day: Add $125 

$50 Entrepreneur Special Edition: 'How To Raise Money' - Luncheon and Afternoon Panels Discussion Only. 

Special Edition: 'How To Raise Money'

This is your chance as an entrepreneur to participate in the conference without spending $195. For just $50 you get to attend the luncheon and all afternoon panels and events.

Noted investor Dr. Christopher W. Kersey, Partner and Managing Member of Camden Partners in Baltimore, Maryland will speak at a luncheon. Dr. Kersey serves on the board of directors of Essence Group Health Corporation, LipoScience Inc., Medivance Inc., MinSec Holdings Inc., PatientSafe Solutions Inc., Santa Rosa Consulting Inc. and Webmedx Inc.

Three panel discussions will follow the luncheon: “What is getting you funding and why?”, “Strategy at any Stage”, and “Crowdfunding: Can it Help Companies Raise Money”.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity. 


Ski All The Right Moves

Plunged Into Deep Powder 


High Country World Class Skiing & Venture Quality Deal Flow.

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Looking to become a Participant:

This event provides unique opportunities for high-growth companies to participate in the angel/venture capital process, as investors meet with companies seeking capital. 

Company submissions were accepted until November and are now closed

Apply Today

Submissions $195
$125 Early Bird Registration until October 1, 2012  

Submissions are now being accepted. Submit early for priority placement upon selection. Networking started mid-summer 2012 and mentoring teams will be assigned no later than December 1st. Only 30 companies will be accepted to present. (Acceptance determined by Investor staffed selection panel).

If your company has sales and/or previous investment experience, a strong management team, proprietary technology and a credible expectation of doing $50-$100 million USD a year in sales in the next 3-7 years, you should submit an application to a WBI Investors Choice® conference.

If you have a promising deal and are interested in working with the Wayne Brown Institute, please visit www.venturecapital.org

Our Investors Choice® conferences deliver the quality deal flow that investors are looking for. In the last three years, participating companies at the Investor’s Choice® events have raised more than $300 million, and raised over $5 billion since 1983. 

 All applications are carefully screened by venture investors and industry experts, then successful applicants are mentored on their presentations by our venture-centric network. The Wayne Brown Institute's nationwide network includes more than 300 individuals in Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel Investing, legal, accounting, investment banking, human resources and marketing professions.


Hotel Reservations:

Visit Zermatt Resort & Spa Reservations
784 West Resort Drive
Midway, Utah 84049 United States
Phone: 866-643-2015

What to expect:

Participating companies will be seeking Angel, A or B round financing. All facets of the high technology industry will be presenting: IT, life sciences, cleantech. All companies will be selected and mentored by our venture community - the hallmark of Investors Choice®.

Why it's worth your time:

The Wayne Brown Institute is the oldest and most successful non-profit venture accelerator in the country. The Institute's 700+ alumni companies have gone on to raise almost $5 billion USD since 1983.

Companies such as Omniture, Hoku Scientific, Sonic Innovations, Myriad Genetics, TruVision, Advanced MD, Control4, Oakley Networks and Altiris are WBI alumni.

Come network with companies from across the country. Find out why 90%+ of investors, entrepreneurs and service professionals say "I'll be back," after every event.

Registration for the Investors Choice® Conference can be found through the link below. To secure hotel reservations at our special rate of $159 (plus taxes+fees), please indicate that you will be attending. Please contact the Zermatt Resort & Spa as soon as possible at 1-800-327-7220.



For additional information, please contact the Institute at info@venturecapital.org or call 801-595-1141. Also see our conference registration page.

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Deer Valley Ski Day

World Class Skiing
in the Rockies


Founding Sponsors

Zions Bank


Wayne Brown Institute



Mezzanine Sponsors

Ballard Spahr

Tanner LLC


Governors Office of Economic Development

American Express

Radiate Media


First Round Sponsors


Utah Division of Securities

Advanced CFO Solutions

Coldwell Banker


The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation

Diversified Insurance

Stoel Rives

 Ernst & Young

Lone Peak Productions

 Silicon Valley Bank

Jones Waldo

White Dot Solutions



Seed Sponsors


Dorsey Whitney

R5 Ventures


Snell & Wilmer

RR Donnelley


Strategic Sponsors

 Mountainwest Capital Network

Wasatch County Economic Development













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When & Where

Zermatt Resort & Spa
784 W Resort Dr
Midway, UT 84049

Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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VentureCapital.org is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that is celebrating its 33rd year helping entrepreneurs Change The World.  Our mission is to improve the human condition through technological entrepreneurship.  Powered by The Wayne Brown Institute, VentureCapital.org has a mantra to help entrepreneurs Start, Find Money, and Change the World.  We accomplish that by offering cutting edge educational programs, premier pitch events, and empowering a powerful Cooperative Venturing network of venture professionals who are actively engaged in advancing the entrepreneur.  

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