VENTURE CONFERENCE

April 6, 2017
Panasonic, Newark

About

The 20th annual New Jersey Tech Council Venture Conference showcases the region's most promising startups and emerging companies. We're expecting over 500 entrepreneurs, developers,  investors, venture capitalists, lenders and other financing groups from the northeast corridor. In addition, some of the top service providers and entrepreneurial support organizations will participate in the Conference. The afternoon will include startup pitches and then conclude with an awards ceremony and networking reception.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED BUT WALK-INS ARE WELCOME!
NOTE: SOME NJ TRANSIT TRAINS ARE RUNNING ON HOLIDAY SCHEDULES AND DELAYS ARE POSSIBLE. PLAN TO COME EARLY AND STAY LATE TO AVOID APRIL SHOWERS AND TRAFFIC. A REMINDER THAT PANASONIC BUILDING IS ATTACHED TO NEWARK PENN STATION SO FOLLOW SIGNS FOR RIVERFRONT PLAZA AFTER DEPARTING TRAIN. IF DRIVING, SELF PARK AT 1 RIVERFRONT PLAZA [RIVER FRONT GARAGE - 1037 Raymond Blvd.] OR VALET PARK IN FRONT OF PANASONIC BUILDING AT 2 RIVERFRONT PLAZA. DRIVE UP RAMP AND AROUND TO RIGHT.

Agenda

Venture Conference Schedule

2:00 - 3:00 pm: Registration/Exhibits
3:00 - 3:35 pm: Welcome: James Barrood, CEO, NJ Tech Council
Remarks: Jeff Howell, President, Panasonic Industrial Company
3:05 - 3:30 pm: Keynote Chat: Nihal Mehta, Eniac Ventures and Chieh Huang, CEO, Boxed
3:35 - 4:20 pm: Pitches - Round 1
4:20 - 4:40 pm: Networking
4:40 - 5:20 pm: Pitches - Round 2
5:20 - 6:00 pm: Funding Panel
Alan Wink, EisnerAmper (Co-Moderator)
David Sorin, McCarter & English (Co-Moderator)
Alex Katz, Partner & CFO, ff Venture Capital
Adam Millson, Director, Silicon Valley Bank
Kathleen Coviello, NJEDA
Glen Bressner, Managing Partner, Originate Ventures
Tom Wisniewski, Managing Director, Newark Venture Partners
6:00 - 7:30 pm: Awards and Reception

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Sponsors

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Registration

REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED. Walk-ins welcome!

Directions

Location

2 Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102

Panasonic

What is the mission of Tech Council? The mission of the New Jersey Tech Council is to provide business development opportunities, education, networking, resources, recognition and advocacy for the state and region’s tech and tech-enabled businesses. By collectively representing tech and life science companies and organizations, and the service firms that support them, the Council has the unique ability to offer opportunities to learn and network; provide access to resources including financing sources; recognize and promote technological innovation and accomplishment; and support public policy consistent to help strengthen the tech, innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems. Founded in 1996, the Tech Council is a private, not-for-profit membership organization. It is among the largest and most respected trade associations of its kind nationwide. 

How do I become a member of the Tech Council? The Council is the region’s premier trade association for tech and tech related companies and organizations. If your company is in the tech or life science industry or is leveraging technology for growth, you may wish to join the Council and benefit from the preferred rate for this Conference and all other benefits that come with membership. Learn more about the Council and about becoming a member. Additional questions, please contact membership@njtc.org.

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