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Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum December 11, 2012

Tech2000, appnetic, and LORE Systems, Inc.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum December 11, 2012

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
EARLY BIRD Registration - Entrepreneurs, CXOs, Investors Ended $179.00 $0.00
SERVICE PROVIDER Ticket - consultants, legal, accting, etc. Ended $299.00 $0.00
REGULAR Registration - Entrepreneurs, CXOs, and Investors Ended $249.00 $0.00
COMBO TICKET - AVF Showase (entrepreneur) + CONNECTpreneur   more info Ended $325.00 $0.00

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The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum, "The Best Networking Event in DC."

InTheCapital calls CONNECTpreneur a "NETWORKING JACKPOT" of 250+ of the DC Region's TOP Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, CXOs, Angels, and VCs.

Come see what happens when you put a group of "A List" business leaders and entrepreneurs in one room for a few hours!

InTheCapital says CONNECTpreneur is "The Best Networking Event in DC.":  http://inthecapital.com/2012/06/01/the-best-networking-event-in-d-c-and-why-you-should-go/

The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum is a "Networking Jackpot.":


Presented by LORE Systems, this UNIQUE EVENT is like NONE OTHER in our region, because of the high quality of our attendees, speakers and presenters.

Best of all, the networking is unprecedented!

Most of the attendees are "INVITATION ONLY," and service provider participation is limited in order to maximize the experience for our Attendees and Sponsors.

Program Highlights:

  • We expect 250 attendees, includng 150+ CEOs/Presidents and 50 angels/VCs
  • Conversation with JOE PAYNE, Chairman & CEO of Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ)
  • All-Star Panel of INVESTORS, including PAUL SINGH, Partner & Master of the Hustle, 500 Startups; TOM DANN, Managing Director of Maryland Venture Fund, and TOM WEITHMAN, Managing Director of CIT GAP Funds
  • SHOWCASE of Emerging tech companies 
  • Heavy NETWORKING before, during, and after the event

The venue is the Tysons Corner Marriott in Tyson's Corner, Virginia.  
A plated breakfast and unlimited coffee are included.

Here is our Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/Connectpreneur

DATE:  DECEMBER 11, 2012


7:00–8:00 am - ARRIVAL / NETWORKING

8:00 - 8:10 am - WELCOME

8:10 - 8:45 am - Conversation with JOE PAYNE, Chairman and CEO of Eloqua (NASDAQ: ELOQ)

8:50 – 10:00 am  -  COMPANY SHOWCASE

Medex Spot
Savage IO
Tethered Innovations

10:00 - 11:15 am - ALL STAR PANEL of INVESTORS

PAUL SINGH, Partner and Master of the Hustle, 500 Startups

TOM DANN, Managing Director, Maryland Venture Fund

TOM WEITHMAN, Managing Director, Center for Innovative Technology GAP Funds
11:30 am - NETWORKING


We expect 50+ angel and VC investors including Novak Biddle, Core Capital, New Atlantic Ventures, CIT, New Markets Venture Partners, Maryland Venture Fund, TEDCO, Blu Venture Investors, US Boston, VentureCross Partners, Berman Enterprises, Blue Water Capital, Dingman Center Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, Saratoga Investment Corp., Multiplier Capital, McLean Capital, Washington DC Archangels, Angel Venture Forum, Endeavor DC, National Capital Companies, Enhanced Capital, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Starise Ventures, Blue Heron Capital, Duncaster Investments, Private Capital Network, Next-Stage Development Group, Lancaster Angel Network, Harrell Partners, Stanford Venture Advisors, MD Center for Entrepreneurship, Skada Capital, Great Falls Capital, Hafezi Capital, and Keiretsu Forum.


LORE Systems
Wilson Sonsini
Cooley LLP
Ernst & Young
Meltzer Group
Bernhardt Wealth Management
AH&T Insurance
Brotman Winter Fried
Ryan & Wetmore
Print 1 Printing

Washington, DC Archangels
Dingman Center Angels
Georgetown University Entrepreneurship Initiative
Angel Venture Forum
Keiretsu Forum

"No B.S. that was the best biz networking event I have ever been to...a tribute to your network."
Darren Womer
CEO, National Capital Companies
Chairman, Clear Government Solutions
"Not every investor and startup meeting in town is worthwhile.  I would run through walls to get to yours though."
Joe Kessler
CEO, Next Stage Development Group
"You pulled off a great conference.  I really enjoyed it.  Thanks for inviting me!!"
John Backus
Managing Partner
New Atlantic Ventures
"What a great conference...There was a distinct energy and enthusiasm at your meeting, unlike the usual droll meetings like this.  So well done, and thanks for inviting me."
John Holaday,
CEO, QRx Pharma
"One of the best events I have ever sponsored."
Mark Ellenbogen
Partner, BDO
"Great event this week!  Great speakers, atmosphere and people!  Reminded me of the good ole days!"
Tom Kohn
EVP, Cygnus Business Media
Founder, Transactis
"It was amazing.  Best event I have ever attended!"
Jill Chodorov, Angel Investor
"I thought you put on a terrific event.  I was really impressed with the caliber of people and the format of the event."
Jim Van Eperen, Angel Investor
Former CEO, The Washington Group
"Good lineup of people, and some of the best in the community....Overall, an excellent presentation and good time for everyone.  The food was great!  Also, it's great to mix VCs with Angels, as we don't see that very often. "
Randy Reade
Co-Founder and Board Member, Washington DC ArchAngels
"That was one of the best VC conferences I can remember attending.  It had all the positive energy of the boom years, without the unbridled reckless exuberance.  Thanks so much for including me!"
Jim Long, Founder
VentureCross Partners
"Bravo!  Great program."
Tony Cord, 
"It was first class....well done!"
Chad MacDonald
CEO, ServiceForce USA
"Amazing how many high-level people you had..."
Wade Tetsuka,
CEO US Transactions Corp.
"It was very successful! A good combination of networking time, information, and presentation of deal opportunities. The interview approach worked well I thought, and the room was certainly full. Thanks for including me."
George Harrop
Managing Director, CapitalSource
"I have to say, it was a really good crowd of operators and investors…rare for these so-called 'forums.'"
David Giannini
Chairman and CEO, CirrusWorks
Founder and CEO, Core Communications
"Event was great.  Quality attendees, good energy – contacts – content."
Bud Morrissette
CEO, Interstate Group Holdings

Please note:  All sales are final and nonrefundable.  Any cancellations received prior to November 29 may be credited toward our upcoming Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Fora in March, 2013 and June, 2013.
Have questions about Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum December 11, 2012? Contact Tech2000, appnetic, and LORE Systems, Inc.

When & Where

Tysons Corner Marriott

Tysons Corner, VA

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EST)

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Tech2000, appnetic, and LORE Systems, Inc.

Tech 2000 (t2000inc.com) is a leading education technology and learning analytics provider.  Our world class sales enablement mobile app platform, appnetic (appnetic.com), revolutionizes how your sales team operates and closes deals.  LORE Systems (lore.net) provides IT infrastructure, "virtual CIO," desktop and network support, and cloud computing solutions,  Outsource your IT to LORE and enjoy an "easier, friendlier, and more reliable" IT experience!


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Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum December 11, 2012
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