“Rocket Pitch + Power Networking,” a CONNECTpreneur Investor Network Virtual Event
CONNECTpreneur Virtual Rocket Pitch events are the World's Largest investor pitch events, with the largest attendance of accredited investors, VCs, private investors and angels.
We will email you the LINK to the event on the evening of April 26th, as well as the morning of April 27th.
This will be our 91st event (40th Virtual) over the last 12 years.
“Rocket Pitch + Power Networking” by CONNECTpreneur features virtual networking sessions and a Rocket Pitch segment with exciting early-stage companies.
CONNECTpreneur events are cited as "The Best Networking Events in the MidAtlantic" by independent media as well as over 70% of surveyed past attendees.
- "Virtual Networking" pre and post-program - via Private Message, and Breakout Rooms
- We feature Breakout Rooms after the Pitch portion of the event. Each Breakout Room is hosted by a Presenting Company. Attendees will be able to enter and leave any Breakout Room at their convenience.
- Who will be online? We expect 500+ business leaders, including 200+ CEOs & Founders, as well as 200+ angels & VCs from around the USA.
- "Rocket Pitch" Showcase of promising emerging tech companies.
- This is a virtual "Meeting," NOT a "webinar." All attendees will be able to see and message all other attendees.
- Investor Polling - investors can indicate their interest in each Presenting Company, for post-event follow-up.
- We will publish a full list of all registrants - name, title, and company name to enhance networking.
“Rocket Pitch + Power Networking” by CONNECTpreneur features 2 virtual networking sessions and a Rocket Pitch segment with exciting early-stage companies.
CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by 25,000+ business leaders over the past 12 years.
All attendees must be pre-registered on this Eventbrite site.
We will email you the log-in information and instructions before the event, on the evening before, and the morning of the event.
DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 27TH
AGENDA (All times are Eastern Daylight Time - EDT)
11:00 - 11:05 am - VIRTUAL NETWORKING (via Private Message)
11:05 - 11:15 am - WELCOME and INTRODUCTIONS
TIEN WONG, Founder and Host, CONNECTpreneur Community
PAT SHERIDAN - Founder and Managing Partner, Modus Create
11:15 - 12:25 pm - ROCKET PITCH SESSION - Presentations from Promising Early Stage Companies
Companies will be introduced by:
MARK HAAS, CEO, Association for Enterprise Growth
DARREL BARROS, Partner, NEXT powered by Shulman Rogers
12:25 - 1:00 pm - PRESENTING COMPANY BREAKOUT ROOMS and VIRTUAL NETWORKING (via Private Message)
Each Presenting Company will host a Breakout Room for deeper dive conversations. Attendees will be able to enter and leave any Breakout Room at any time.
PREVIOUS INVESTOR PARTICIPANTS (partial list):
Blackstone, Intel Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Revolution Ventures, Carlyle Group, NEA, Technology Crossover Ventures, Google Ventures, TPG, US Venture Partners, ASB Capital, Y Combinator, Columbia Capital, True Ventures, Sterling Partners, HIG, Grotech, UPDATA, Techstars, Koch Industries, Saudi Aramco, Garage Technology Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Motley Fool Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures, PROOF.VC, Edison Ventures, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Silicon Valley Bank, Venturehouse, Kinetic Ventures, Camber Creek, TEDCO, Core Capital, Virginia Investment Partnership, Blue Heron Capital, Boulder Ventures, TDF Funds, Ballast Point Ventures, Conscious Venture Fund, Multiplier Capital, Saratoga Investment Corp., Maryland Venture Fund, New Markets Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Novak Biddle, Amplifier Venture Partners, DFW Capital Partners, Farragut Capital, NextGen Angels, BluVenture Investors, Leeds Novamark, 1776, Private Access Network, CAV Angels, Riverbend Capital, K Street Capital, Techcoast Angels, Cranbrook Capital, Baltimore Angels, SaaS Ventures, Acceleprise, Blue Marlin Partners, US Boston Capital, VentureCross Partners, Dingman Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, Angel Venture Forum, Paras Ventures, Noblestar Capital, Grindstone Partners, New Vantage Group, New Dominion Angels, Early Light Capital, Enhanced Capital, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Duncaster Investments, Lancaster Angel Network, Ruxton Ventures, Fortify Ventures, and MIT Alumni Angels.
NEXT, powered by Shulman Rogers
Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services
Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)
Frederick Innovative Technology Center, Inc. (FITCI)
Dingman Center Angels
MIT Alumni Angels
Angels + Life.Sci Investors/New Jersey Angels
Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative
Institute for Excellence in Sales
Wharton DC Innovation Summit
Ryan & Wetmore
U.S. International Development Center (USIDC)
Monte Jade Science & Technology Association
National Association of Business Owners and Entrepreneurs (NABOE)