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East Coast VentureCON

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AT&T Forum for Technology, Entertainment & Policy

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WELCOME TO ECVC - EAST COAST VENTURECON

Powered by The Maryland Tech Council & CONNECTpreneur

Title Sponsor: AT&T

This UNIQUE EVENT is the premier conference for VCs, angels, and entrepreneurs on the East Coast.

Come meet some of the nation's top venture capitalists, investors and entrepreneurs in a FULL DAY of networking, learning, connecting, and celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship!

Who's coming - Over 300 leading investors, VCs, CXOs, Founders and Startup Ecosystem players will attend

Plenty of Networking - networking breakfast, networking breaks, networking lunch, and a rooftop networking reception with killer views of Capitol Hill.

Panels - Venture Capitalists, Angels and Early Stage Investors, Leading Entrepreneurs, Alternative Financing, Healthcvare, Cyber and more

Innovation Showcase - 20 very promising early stage companies will present in a "rocket pitch" format

Venue - The beautiful state of the art AT&T Forum in Washington, DC

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

JONATHAN ABERMAN - Managing Director, Amplifier Ventures; Founder and Managing Director, TandemNSI

STEVEN CHEN - Principal, Blu Venture Investors

JEFF CHERRY - CEO, SHIFT Ventures; Managing Partner, Conscious Venture Fund

CHRIS COLLEGE - Managing Partner, TCP Venture Capital

BILL CROWELL - Partner, Alsop Louie Partners

RANDY DOMOLKY - Managing Partner, Private Access Network

CHINEDU ENEKWE - Co-Founder & Partner, AFFINITI VC

ELIZABETH CHO FERTIKH - Venture Partner, 1812 Venture Capital

RICK GORDON - Director, INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator

JEFFREY HAUSFELD, M.D. - Angel investor; Chairman and Founder, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs; Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, BioFactura

JOHN HOLADAY - CEO, DisposeRx; CEO and Founder, QRx Pharma and Entremed

TAMI HOWIE - CEO and President, Maryland Technology Council

JIM HUNT - Managing Partner, Lavrock Ventures

A.J. JAGHORI - CEO, Solebrity; Managing Partner, HelloLoCo

ANDY JONES - Managing Director, Maryland Venture Fund

LESLIE JUMP - Founder & CEO Startup Angels; Board Member, UP Global; Board Member, Startup Weekend

ERIC KOEFOOT - President & CEO, PublicRelay; ex-Publisher and CEO, U.S. News Ventures; ex-Vice Chairman, Five Star Alliance

HANNAH KUMMER - Associate, Updata Partners

JEANNETTE LEE - CEO, IIA Technologies Corp and Information International Associates Inc.

LENARD MARCUS - General Partner, Edison Partners

DAN MINDUS - Founder and Managing Partner, NextGen Venture Partners

JEFFREY MUND - Founder and Managing General Partner, MCVC Partners

JEN O'DANIEL - Investment Director, MACH37 Cyber Accelerator; Investment Director, CIT GAP Funds

BRIAN PARK - Managing Partner, Fishbowl Labs; Director, Real Time Cases; Former COO, Startup Grind

DAVID PETR - President and CEO, Montgomery County Economic Development Corp.

NASIR QADREE - Associate Director of Social Investments, AT&T

TYRELL RIVERS - Executive Director, Corporate Development and Ventures, AstraZeneca

JAKE TARR - Managing Director, Kinetic Ventures

MANISH THAKUR - Managing Partner, Option3 Ventures

CHERIAN THOMAS - Co-Founder & CEO, Spotluck and Play Octopus

ROSEMARIE TRUMAN - Founder and CEO, Center for Advancing Innovation; Director, Founder Institute DC

CAROL VAN CLEEF - Blockchain and ICO expert; CEO, Luminious Group; Founder, Comptegrity

MARK WALSH - Serial Investor and Entrepreneur, Advisor, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Former Head of Innovation and Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration; Former Chair, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and Former Chair, Union College

TOM WEITHMAN - President, MACH37, LLC; Chief Investment Officer, Center for Innovative Technology

TIEN WONG - CEO, Opus8, Inc.; Chairman, Lore Systems and Tech2000

DATE: MAY 23, 2018

AGENDA

7:30 - 9:00 AM - REGISTRATION and NETWORKING BREAKFAST

9:00 - 9:15 AM - WELCOME REMARKS

Maryland Tech Council

AT&T

Opus8

9:15 - 10:00 AM - VENTURE CAPITAL PANEL - Latest trends in the growth capital markets

MODERATOR: DAVID PETR - President and CEO, Montgomery County Economic Development Corp.

CHRIS COLLEGE - Managing Partner, TCP Venture Capital

HANNAH KUMMER - Associate, Updata Partners

LENARD MARCUS - General Partner, Edison Partners

NASIR QADREE - Associate Director of Social Investments, AT&T

JAKE TARR - Managing Director, Kinetic Ventures

10:00 - 10:45 AM - SEED INVESTMENT PANEL - Angels and Early-Stage Investors

MODERATOR - TAMI HOWIE - CEO, Maryland Technology Council

RANDY DOMOLKY - Managing Partner, Private Access Network

ANDY JONES - Managing Director, Maryland Venture Fund

DAN MINDUS - Founder and Managing Partner, NextGen Venture Partners

TOM WEITHMAN - President, MACH37, LLC; Chief Investment Officer, Center for Innovative Technology

10:45 - 11:15 AM - NETWORKING BREAK

11:15 - 12:15 PM - COMPANY SHOWCASES / ROCKET PITCHES (2 concurrent showcases - 23 Companies)

2020 Gene Systems - Jonathan Cohen

ABOM, Inc - Dave McCulloch

Airgility - Pramod Raheja

American Gene - Jeff Galvin

AR Image - Michael Riemer

Atero - George Spears

Bingeable Network - Jinesh Bhatt

Blocksafe Technologies - Scott Whitman

Campaign Partners - Shawn Olds

Goefer - Michael Herod

LN2 - Brana Vojcic

MileMarker - Aimee Martin

NowSecure - Alan Synder

NuVue Visualization Technologies - Roger Kolasinski

Perryman Technologies - Larry Austin

ProjectTeam - Ty Witmer

ProTrash - Andrea Garcia Lopez

SafeRX - Milton Cohen

Save Inc - Stefano Brugnerotto

Sherpas Cyber Security Group - Gil Lovett

Solebrity - Chris Petrakis

VideoKall - Charlies Nahabedian

XAPP Media - Pat Higbie

12:15 - 1:00PM - NETWORKING LUNCHEON

1:00 - 1:45 PM - CYBERSECURITY INVESTMENT PANEL

MODERATOR - JEN O'DANIEL - Investment Director, MACH37 Cyber Accelerator; Investment Director, CIT GAP Funds

JONATHAN ABERMAN - Managing Director, Amplifier Ventures; Founder and Managing Director, TandemNSI

STEVEN CHEN - Principal, Blu Venture Investors

BILL CROWELL - Partner, Alsop Louie Partners

MANISH THAKUR - Managing Partner, Option3 Ventures

1:45 - 2:30 PM - HEALTHCARE INVESTMENT PANEL

MODERATOR - DR. JOHN HOLADAY - CEO DisposeRx; Founder and CEO, QRx Pharma and Entremed

ELIZABETH CHO FERTIKH, Venture Partner, 1812 Venture Capital

RICK GORDON - Director, INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator

DR. JEFFREY HAUSFELD - Angel investor; Chairman and Founder, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs; Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, BioFactura

TYRELL RIVERS - Executive Director, Corporate Development and Ventures, AstraZeneca

2:30 - 3:00 PM - SHORT AFTERNOON BREAK

3:00 - 4:00 PM - ACCELERATORS, INCUBATORS, ICOS AND ALTERNATIVE FINANCING

MODEATOR - BRIAN PARK - Managing Partner, Fishbowl Labs; Director, Real Time Cases; Former COO, Startup Grind

JEFF CHERRY - CEO, SHIFT Ventures; Managing Partner, Conscious Venture Fund

CHINEDU ENEKWE - Co-Founder & Partner, AFFINITI VC

LESLIE JUMP - Founder & CEO Startup Angels; Board Member, UP Global; Board Member, Startup Weekend

JEFFREY MUND - Founder and Managing General Partner, MCVC Partners

ROSEMARIE TRUMAN - Founder and CEO, Center for Advancing Innovation; Director, Founder Institute DC

CAROL VAN CLEEF - Blockchain and ICO expert; CEO, Luminious Group; Founder, Comptegrity

4:00 - 4:45 PM - ROCKSTAR ENTREPRENEUR PANEL

MODERATOR - MARK WALSH, Serial Investor and Entrepreneur, Advisor, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Former Head of Innovation and Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration

A.J. JAGHORI - CEO, Solebrity; Managing Partner, HelloLoCo

ERIC KOEFOOT - President & CEO, PublicRelay; ex-Publisher and CEO, U.S. News Ventures; ex-Vice Chairman, Five Star Alliance

JEANNETTE LEE - CEO, IIA Technologies Corp and Information International Associates Inc.

CHERIAN THOMAS - Co-Founder & CEO, Spotluck and Play Octopus

5:00 - 6:30 PM - ROOFTOP NETWORKING RECEPTION (INVITATION ONLY - Please contact Regan Nelson with any questions at Rnelson@opus8.com)

SPONSORS

Maryland Tech Council

Opus8

AT&T

Tech 2000

Lore Systems

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Raffa Financial Services

Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

INVITED PARTICIPANTS

Previous participants of our events include: Core Capital, Carlyle, NEA, Google Ventures, Intel Capital, InQTel, Columbia Capital, Revolution, Grotech, Sterling Partners, Kinetic Ventures, Garage Technology Ventures, Sierra Ventures, New Markets Venture Partners, Boulder Ventures, Blu Venture Investors, South Atlantic Capital, Ballast Point Ventures, Rock Spring, TEDCO, Maryland Venture Fund, New Dominion Angels, Dingman Angels, Lancaster Angels, Amplifier Venture Partners

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