San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us for a half-day program where we bring together some of the nation’s most promising technology startups with venture capital investors all in a single afternoon.
The event will start with a panel discussion "Chat and Chew" by leading venture capitalist discussing global diversity in technology, market trends and the race to get venture funding from Silicon Valley investors. You will learn how past investments are influencing future investments, industry trend, and investors’ expectations.
Following our panel we will be hosting a pitch session by our “Super Champions” from around the country who will introduce their companies. The event will be followed by a cocktail and networking reception.
11:45 - 12:00PM Registration opens
12:00 - 1:30PM Global diversity in technology panel discussion and lunch (provided)
01:30 - 1:45PM Pitch set up break
01:45 - 4:00PM Super Champion Pitch
..... 4:00PM ..... Cocktail and Networking reception
George Scott, Corporate Transactions Attorney, Womble Carlyle
Marlon Nichols, Director, Intel Capital
Robert Tibbs, Managing Director, Forbes Digital Commerce
Henry Wong, Managing Director, Garage Capital Fund III
Super Champion Pitching Companies
Asurvest (Baltimore, MD) – A technology and big data driven insurance company focused on providing protection to Crowdfunded investments and rewards whose single point API solutions integrate with any funding and e-commerce site.
CrowdBureau (New York, NY) – A collective market intelligence plateform dedicated to serving the crowd-finance industry. The plateform provides investors with information, ratings and analytical tools for the global Crowdfund marketplace.
SaasMAX (San Diego, CA) – The first digital marketing and distribution plateform for B2B software-as-a-service (« SaaS ») companies who leverage Resellers and Channel Partners. It is ‘AppExchange meets Marketo meets Global IT Distributor’ but affordably available to all B2B SaaS applications.
Solutions Vending International (Atlanta, GA) – Automated retail systems designer, focused on creating innovative experience for consumers in portable delivery systems. SVI manufactures and distributes non-traditional ‘intelligent’ vending machines to sell consumer products, such as for retailer Flat Out of Heels.
uVore (New York, NY) – Tablet menu service for restaurants that allows customers to order and pay for their meals at their convenience from the table and provide real-time feedback to the restaurant.
WhoseYourLandlors LLC (Brooklyn, NY) – Online platform that allows college students to search through and review/rate housing possibilities around their university campus and allows landlords/universities to post listings directly to students thus saving property owners time, effort and money.
MicroGen (Rochester, NY) – Global leader in designing and manufacturing nanotechnology/ MicroElectroMechanical Systems (NEMS/MEMS) micro-power and micro-sensor products for wireless sensor and mobile electronics applications.
Hosted by NMAN
About the National Minority Angel Network
The National Minority Angel Network (NMAN) is an investment firm that focuses on creating diversity and inclusion for the investment community through the investment of women, minorities, and veteran entrepreneurs. NMAN invests in technology enabled companies in the healthcare, retail, mobile, energy, and software markets. NMAN also reviews non-profile companies on a case by case basis. Companies seeking investment should have revenue traction or have a compelling vision and business plan. NMAN’s membership consists of accredited individuals, groups, and funds of investors reaching over 300 members.
NMAN was founded in 2012 by successful serial entrepreneurs and investors who have collectively invested $5M in 14 ventures and have achieved exit values of $320M for these ventures. The firm also provides education to entrepreneurs and investors through NMAN Foundation Corp., a non-profit program “academy” that hosts Formation To Funding. For more information, go to http://www.nmanetwork.com/corporate-sponsorship/
Sponsored by Womble Carlyle
About Womble Carlyle
Womble Carlyle is a 550-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.
Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.
Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s partnership with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.
Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.
For additional information, go to http://techlabcenter.com/
When & Where
Chamber of Commerce International Consortium For Entrepreneurs (CCICE) is an organization that helps members build, develop, encourage, and support entrepreneurship in a cross cultural technology centric environment. CCICE is a bridge between network associations, industry and entrepreneurs to build sustainable opportunities that energize growth and development within and across international boundaries.