The Wayne Brown Institute is the nation’s oldest and most successful non-profit, 501(c) (3) venture accelerator in assisting entrepreneurs in their quest for capital. To date, of the over 700 groundbreaking high tech companies that have presented in a WBI program, 70% have raised over $5 billion dollars in financial transactions, accounting for ½%-1% of venture capital deal flow in the United States. According to an independent study, Utah based WBI alumni companies in 2008 generated over $1.3 billion in sales, $49 million in State tax revenue, and supported over 15,000 jobs. Also, as compiled in the MountainWest Capital Network 2009 Deal Flow Book, WBI alumni participated in financial transactions exceeding $2 billion in 2009. Visit WBI on the web at www.venturecapital.org.