SOURCE: Southeast Venture Conference

Southeast Venture Conference

February 04, 2010 10:55 ET

President of National Venture Capital Association to Keynote 2010 Southeast Venture Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) - Mark Heesen, the President of the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), is set to address attendees at the 2010 Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC) scheduled for February 24-25 at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

As President of the National Venture Capital Association, Heesen is considered to be one of the leading spokespeople for the venture capital industry, appearing regularly on CNBC and other financial media.

Since 1991, Heesen has worked on behalf of the NVCA to demonstrate the positive impact of venture capital investment on the United States economy and has been instrumental in helping to enact a wide range of policies benefiting the venture capital and entrepreneurial communities.

Heesen joins a speaker line up at SEVC that includes top venture capitalists, industry analysts and technology luminaries such as Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and technologist Vint Cerf, widely known as the "Father of the Internet" and current Chief Internet Evangelist for Google.

In addition to speakers discussing a variety of venture capital and entrepreneurial oriented topics, the conference will be showcasing dozens of the most promising high growth technology firms from the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Presenting companies represent a wide range of technology industries such as: Clean-Tech, Energy, Software, Mobile, Medical Devices, Information Technology, Biotech, Nanotech, Mobile, Internet and Security, among others.

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About Southeast Venture Conference 2010

The mission of the SEVC is to help support the innovation and entrepreneurial activity of emerging high growth technology companies and the resulting economic growth in the greater Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. As part of that goal, the SEVC understands the importance of investment capital to this equation and provides a key forum to facilitate the infusion of growth to the technology community. The SEVC not only showcases top regional technology companies, but provides unparalleled networking opportunities among the region's technology and venture capital leaders while providing insightful content through dozens of industry speakers. The 2010 SEVC is February 24-25th at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. For more information visit: