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The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Networking & Pitch Extravaganza - IN PERSON at The Tower Club in Tysons, Virginia

CONNECTpreneur Netwroking and Pitch Extravaganza. Monday, September 20, 2021.

The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Networking & Pitch Extravaganza!

September 20, 2021

This is our first IN-PERSON event since Feb, 2020. It's been too long!

 

Hosted by CONNECTpreneur, the Tower Club, and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, The Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Fall Forum promises to be the best business networking event of the Season.

Come out and CELEBRATE innovation, get INSPIRED, and MAKE DEALS at this fun, high-energy evening of entrepreneurship and early stage investing!

Featuring incomparable CEO and Investor Networking, plus 12 promising early stage companies!

300+ investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, CXOs, and business leaders!

This will be our 44th consecutive SOLD OUT in-person event with over 11,000 attendees over the last 9 years.

Over 70% of previous attendees surveyed say that CONNECTpreneur is the "Number One" tech and investor event in the Mid-Atlantic region.

This UNIQUE EVENT is like NONE OTHER in our region, because of the high quality of our attendees, speakers and presenters. The networking is unprecedented!

 

Program Highlights:

- 300 business leaders, including 150+ CEOs & Founders, as well as 80+ private investors, angels & VCs

- ROCKET PITCH SHOWCASE of 12 promising Emerging tech companies

- 20+ EXHIBITORS including leading VC firms and angel groups, as well as presenting companies and sponsors

- Heavy NETWORKING sessions

- Music provided by the Hally Shoenberg Trio, one of the nation's top jazz ensembles

 

We will serve appetizers, beer and wine, and other refreshments.

CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by over 11,000 business leaders over the past 8 years.

All attendees MUST BE pre-registered due to venue capacity. Attendance is capped at 300 attendees. We expect another SOLD OUT crowd, so there will be NO on-site registration.

For more information on previous CONNECTpreneur events, presenters, speakers, etc. or to download program books from our previous events, please visit our website at connectpreneur.org.

 

Please "Like" us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Connectpreneur

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @connectpreneur

And visit our Website at connectpreneur.org

For info on SPONSORSHIP, please email us at sponsors@opus8.com

If you want to be considered as a PRESENTER/EXHIBITOR, please email presenters@opus8.com

 

 

DATE: Monday, September 20, 2020

 

AGENDA:

5:00 - 6:00 pm - REGISTRATION AND POWER NETWORKING - ATRIUM

 

6:00 - 6:15 pm - WELCOME REMARKS - FAIRFAX ROOM

TIEN WONG, Founder and Host, CONNECTpreneur

JULIE COONS, CEO, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

JACK WHITE, ESQ., Chairman of the Board, Tower Club

VICTOR HOSKINS, President & CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

 

6:15 - 7:00 pm - COMPANY SHOWCASE / ROCKET PITCH - 12 PROMISING COMPANIES

Companies will be announced on September 15, 2021.

Companies will be introduced by:

ANTHONY MILLIN, Partner and Founder, NEXT, powered by Shulman Rogers

MARK HOLLOWAY, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 

7:00 - 8:45pm - EXPO AND NETWORKING - ATRIUM

Networking Reception in the Atrium featuring the music of the Halley Schoenberg Trio

 

Wharton Club Members: CLICK HERE: For 40% Discount for yous! 

PREVIOUS INVESTOR PARTICIPANTS (partial list):

Revolution Ventures, Carlyle Group, Kinetic Ventures, Sterling Partners, Core Capital, Grotech, UPDATA, Novak Biddle, New Atlantic Ventures, Edison Ventures, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Venturehouse, Boulder Ventures, TDF Funds, Ballast Point Ventures, Multiplier Capital, Saratoga Investment Corp., Maryland Venture Fund, New Markets Venture Partners, True Ventures, 500 Startups, Amplifier Venture Partners, DFW Capital Partners, Farragut Capital, NextGen Angels, CIT GAP Funds, TEDCO, BluVenture Investors, Leeds Novamark, 1776, Private Access Network, CAV Angels, K Street Capital, Select Venture Partners, RLMcCall Capital, ID Private Equity, Cranbrook Capital, Baltimore Angels, Pennington Partners, Acceleprise, Blue Marlin Partners, US Boston Capital, VentureCross Partners, Berman Enterprises, Dingman Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, McLean Capital, Angel Venture Forum, Brilliant Keypoint Investments, Paras Ventures, NextSteps Capital, Noblestar Capital, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Grindstone Partners, Exhilirator, New Vantage Group, New Dominion Angels, National Capital Companies, Enhanced Capital, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Blue Heron Capital, Duncaster Investments, Private Capital Network, Next-Stage Development Group, Lancaster Angel Network, Decisive Investment Group, Harrell Partners, Ruxton Ventures, MD Center for Entrepreneurship, Fortify Ventures, Conscious Venture Labs, and Keiretsu Forum.

 

EVENT PARTNERS:

The Tower Club

Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

NEXT, powered by Shulman Rogers

Association for Enterprise Growth

First Financial Group

Fairfax County Exonomic Development Authority

NFP

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

SunTrust Bank

New York Life

Baltimore Angels

Startup Grind

Keiretsu Forum

Dingman Center Angels

Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

REFRACTION

Institute for Excellence in Sales

Wharton DC Innovation Summit

Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services

Founder Institute

Center for Advancing Innovation

When:

2 days away
5:00PM - 8:45PM Mon 20 Sep 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )

Where:

The Tower Club at Tysons
8000 Towers Cresent Drive Suite 1700
Vienna, VA 22182 USA

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Look Who's Coming:

Alan Schlaifer
  Wharton Club of DC
Alan Schlaifer
Darnley Howard
  Advansa International
... a total of 3 guests.
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