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!
- 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.
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DATE: Monday, September 20, 2020
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.
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
Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
New York Life
Dingman Center Angels
Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative
Institute for Excellence in Sales
Wharton DC Innovation Summit
Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services
Center for Advancing Innovation
5:00PM - 8:45PM Mon 20 Sep 2021, Eastern timezone
The Tower Club at Tysons
8000 Towers Cresent Drive Suite 1700
Vienna, VA 22182 USA
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Wharton Club of DC