August 03, 2011 16:53 ET

NTEC Presents MEDVENTURES 2011 Connecting Medical Device Companies and Investors

Deadline for Business Plans Is August 21st; Previous Presenters Raised More Than $30 Million Post-Conference

FRISCO, TX--(Marketwire - Aug 3, 2011) - The North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) for Technology, leading regional non-profit organization dedicated to assisting medical technology start-up companies, announced today that MEDVENTURES 2011 will be held Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the Frisco Convention Center in Frisco, Texas. This is one of the premier conferences in the U.S. for bringing together Medical Device Companies and Investors. Past MedVentures presenters have raised more than $30 million in investment funding after their participation in the conference.

This 5th annual, early-stage investment and education conference and company showcase focuses on the medical technology sector.

The program includes panel discussions from industry, venture capital and angel investor experts. There will be presentations from top emerging MedTech start-ups, networking opportunities, breakout sessions on industry trends and hot sectors in addition to a corresponding trade show.

"The top presenting companies of the past two years raised over $30 million following their selection as a presenting company at MedVentures. This is a remarkable amount of money since almost all these companies were pre-revenue," he said.

The deadline to apply to present is August 21, 2011.

Early registrations and sponsorships indicate that the 2011 conference will be the most successful in the event's 5 year history. For more information about applying to present, exhibiting and/or registering for MEDVENTURES2011, visit the event website at or email Jill Hoersten at

The North Texas Enterprise Center (NTEC) for Technology is a non-profit organization based in Frisco, Texas that operates as a business accelerator -- providing a broad spectrum of services and support to MedTech and other technology start-up companies. Founded in 2002, NTEC has grown to become one of the largest technology start-up accelerators in the South Central US. NTEC's core mission is assisting entrepreneurs with the challenging task of starting and expanding new, technology-based business ventures. The target result of that mission is local and regional economic development, new job creation and industry diversification. For more information, please visit

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