MCLEAN, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Mid-Atlantic Venture Association today named the 40 early and expansion stage technology companies that have been competitively selected to present at Capital Connection ’10, May 19-20 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD.
“Having expanded our application process for early and expansion companies to a broader geographical footprint, innovative companies from our core mid-Atlantic region and beyond will now take advantage of Capital Connection’s nationally recognized platform and the resources that the conference and this market provide.”
“With the assistance of nearly thirty seasoned investors and advisors, we are pleased to have made the difficult selection process this year to put forward 40 companies from such a varied, promising pool of company applicants,” said Tom Grossi, New Enterprise Associates, one of four selection committee co-chairs. “Having expanded our application process for early and expansion companies to a broader geographical footprint, innovative companies from our core mid-Atlantic region and beyond will now take advantage of Capital Connection’s nationally recognized platform and the resources that the conference and this market provide.” Other selection co-chairs are Steve Fredrick, Grotech Ventures; Tom Roberts, Harbert Venture Partners; and Sever Totia, Edison Venture Fund.
Companies that apply are subjected to an extensive review of the quality of product or service solution, scalability of the enterprise, potential market, experience and relevant abilities of the management team, and technical and domain expertise. The overall line-up of companies offers insight into a variety of sectors and stage of company development and their technologies. At the conference, each company will have an eight-minute slot to present to the full conference of attendees, including an audience of investors and advisors, as well as the opportunity to exhibit and schedule on-site meetings.
The 2010 selected companies are:
|AdJuggler, Inc.||Lightwave Power, Inc.|
|Agentek||Maverick Network Solutions Inc.|
|Appfluent Technology, Inc.||Maxtena, Inc.|
|Bradford Networks, Inc.||MiserWare|
|BridgeSpan Financial LLC||Motionsoft|
|Clarabridge||Notable Solutions Inc.|
|Compressus, Inc.||PhantomAlert Inc.|
|edō Interactive||Resonate Networks|
|Gold Lasso, Inc.||Spectrum Bridge, Inc.|
|GridPlex Networks LLC||Spotlight Ticket Management|
|Harmony Information Systems||STaSIS Engineering|
|HexaTech, Inc.||Syncplicity Inc.|
|Inlet Technologies||Valen Technologies, Inc.|
|Invincea, Inc. (formerly, Secure Command, Inc.)||Vertical Search Works, Inc.|
Growth /Later Stage Companies Showcased
The 40 early stage companies competitively selected will be joined by a slate of later stage growth companies, who will share their company success stories with conference attendees. These invited companies have demonstrated success in the marketplace, generating annual revenues between $30 million-$1 billion. These enterprises are market leaders and are on a significant growth trajectory.
Capital ConnectionTM and MAVA
As it has done for more than 20 years, Capital Connection ‘10 will bring together the broad community of entrepreneurial companies and potential partners to help further enhance business and economic growth. MAVA’s flagship event, Capital Connection ‘10, is scheduled for May 19-20 at the Hilton Baltimore, MD. Opinion leaders from business and government will be on the program along with leading technology companies at all growth stages that will be showcasing their capabilities to a nationwide audience of investors, advisors, partners, and entrepreneurs. Attendance is open, and for registration information, go to www.capitalconnection.org.
The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association represents the full spectrum of capital sources, entrepreneurs, and their strategic partners. MAVA provides a wide range of programs, information and forums designed to stimulate company growth, facilitate quality deal flow, encourage collaboration, and foster relationships between entrepreneurs, investors, strategic partners and customers. For more information, please visit www.mava.org.