Seven Potomac Region Companies to Present at Southeast Venture Conference

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Northern Virginia venture capital event plays host to 40 top technology firms from around the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions.

The conference has received a great reception from the host region's technology and venture community with over 20 local sponsoring firms and organizational support from groups like the Northern Virginia Technology Council, TiE-DC, the Business Alliance of George Mason, the Space Angels Network and Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology

The Southeast Venture Conference (SEVC) announced that seven Potomac-area companies have been selected to present at the upcoming event scheduled for February 27-28 in Tysons Corner, Virginia. A total of 40 companies from the southeast and mid-Atlantic will be presenting to over $50 billion in private equity investment at the annual event.

Presenting companies range from late-stage pre-IPO firms to earlier stage firms from a variety of technology industries. The Potomac region presenting companies include:

  • Camero -- Tysons Corner, Virginia
  • Catalyst Web -- Alexandria, Virginia
  • Cyveillance -- Arlington, Virginia
  • FortiusOne -- Washington DC
  • Kajeet -- Bethesda, Maryland
  • Parature -- Vienna, Virginia
  • Ruckus Network -- Herndon, Virginia

In addition to showcasing some of the most promising emerging technology firms in the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions, the SEVC will feature venture capital and entrepreneurial oriented panels, numerous networking opportunities and dozens of prominent speakers such as craigslist founder, Craig Newmark; former Apple CEO, John Sculley; Salesforce.com President, Jim Steele and a number of key players from the Potomac technology and venture community. Frank Bonsal, Founding Partner of venture fund NEA and Sourcefire's CEO, Wayne Jackson, headline 12 Potomac area speakers.

"The conference has received a great reception from the host region's technology and venture community with over 20 local sponsoring firms and organizational support from groups like the Northern Virginia Technology Council, TiE-DC, the Business Alliance of George Mason, the Space Angels Network and Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology," said Scott Hedrick, SEVC Director.

About the Southeast Venture Conference
The mission of the SEVC is to help support the innovation and entrepreneurial activity of emerging high growth technology companies from the 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 help facilitate the infusion of growth capital to the regional technology community. The 2008 conference will take place February 27-28, 2008 at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia, with over 600 attendees. To learn more about SEVC 2008, visit http://www.seventure.org.

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