SOURCE: Southeast Venture Conference

October 28, 2009 11:32 ET

Southeast Venture Conference 2010: Call for Presenting Companies

70 High Growth Firms Showcased to Audience of National Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors

TYSONS CORNER, VA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) - The 2009 Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC) announced today its call for presenting companies at the fourth annual event to be held February 24 -25, 2009 at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.

The conference is seeking high growth, innovative companies from a variety of technology industries including Clean-Tech, Energy, Software, Communications, Medical Devices, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Nanotech, Mobile, Internet and Defense among others.

SEVC will feature a wide range of presenting companies, from late stage Pre-IPO firms to younger high growth technology companies.

SEVC is expected to feature 70 of the region's top high growth private companies. Companies will be showcased before a national audience of venture capitalists, private equity investors, angel investors, investment bankers, entrepreneurs and technology industry executives. Presenting companies will be headquartered or have a significant presence in the Southeast or Mid-Atlantic regions.

The application deadline for presenting companies is set for December 11th, 2009. Applicants are encouraged to apply early for maximum consideration. Additional details on presenting or registration information can be found at www.seventure.org.

The Southeast Venture Conference has sold out in each of its three previous events, while showcasing dozens of the region's fastest growing companies to an audience representing over $150 billion in private equity.

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 from the southeast region 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 southeast high growth technology community. The SEVC not only showcases top regional technology companies, but provides unparalleled networking opportunities among the region's technology and investment leaders while providing insightful content through dozens of industry speakers. www.seventure.org