DC Entrepreneurs to Meet Active Investors at FundingPost's VC and Angel Event on Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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Deal-seeking VCs and Angel Investors slated to speak at "DC Venture Capital and Angel Event"

On July 24, 2012, FundingPost (http://www.FundingPost.com) will host a panel discussion with local Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists at its "DC VC and Angel Event” sponsored by Bingham McCutchen, SocialRadius, and The Soho Loft. FundingPost has organized 200+ sold-out venture events over the past 11 years. The FundingPost Event registration and information are online at: http://www.FundingPost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=204&refer=PR

Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors will gather at FundingPost's upcoming event to discuss the trends in Early-Stage Investing, hot sectors, sectors that these Angels and VCs look at, things that are most important to them when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, current events such as deal terms and valuations, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors.

FundingPost and The Soho Loft will also present a roundtable on Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act. This will give you the very latest information on this important legislation change, and what it means for entrepreneurs, Angels and VCs, and how you can take advantage of it to grow your business.

Craig Asher, Principal, Vital Financial
Robert Rosenbaum, President, Maryland TEDCO
Jeff Weiss, ASAP Ventures
Rhett Weiss, BR Venture Fund
Jeff Davison, General Partner, Inflection Point Ventures
Sean Glass, Venture Partner, Novak Biddle

“We are excited about returning to the DC area. It’s a fantastic opportunity for an early-stage company to meet face to face with investors,” said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost. “Early-stage VCs are always on the lookout for great ideas, and FundingPost is proud to provide a forum for these investors to locate promising new ventures.”

"We are excited to be working with FundingPost on this event in Washington, DC," said David Drake, CEO, The Soho Loft. "As this industry is so new, most people are unaware of the newest laws and how small businesses will be able to take advantage of them. This discussion will go over the facts people need to know.”

As with all FundingPost events, there will also be pitching and plenty of networking time for the entrepreneurs to meet the investors during the cocktail party! The event will be held at the offices of Bingham McCutchen LLP. There is still space available, but the seating is limited! To register to attend, visit:

With over 11,000 CEOs and 750 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 22 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,800 VC and Angel Investor members and over 150,000 companies, FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline.

Bingham McCutchen LLP is a dynamic international law firm of over 1,000 lawyers in 14 offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Bingham focuses on serving clients in high-stakes litigation, complex financing and financial regulatory issues, government affairs, and a wide variety of sophisticated corporate and technology matters. Clients range from small and emerging entrepreneurial businesses to the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions. We have extensive experience in the intense, dynamic and complex environment of emerging growth companies in high technology, information technology, media and other industries. We counsel venture investors on corporate structure and exit-stage risks that can complicate the achievement of investment objectives. Our clients rely on us not only for legal advice but also for a reasonable, practical approach based on our extensive corporate and operational experience and our thorough knowledge of the issuer marketplace and trends.

SocialRadius is a full-service social media marketing agency serving clients in a variety of industries worldwide. The agency is focused on thought leadership, content creation and syndication, social media outreach and strategy. Recognizing that all client needs are different, and that one size and flavor of social media solution definitely does not fit all scenarios, SocialRadius crafts unique, dedicated solutions to each client’s individual requirements. These solutions can include blog creation and optimization; social media outreach and promotion; lead generation using social media; physical and virtual event marketing to engage top bloggers; Twitter and social network strategy, marketing and execution; and viral video strategy, creation and outreach. For more information: http://socialradius.com

The Soho Loft Capital Creation (TSLCC) Event Series is the only global event platform where accredited investors; accomplished angels; microfinancing groups; CIOs of investors; select merchant and investment bankers; VCs; family offices; incubators; private equity firms; pre-IPO mutual funds; secondary stock buyers, sellers, attorneys, entrepreneurs and equity analysts from across the world assemble in order to exchange ideas, discourse and opportunities that will help reshape the capital markets and stimulate economic growth. Crowdfunding has been one of our focuses. Our mission is to bring awareness and drive capital to the private company marketplace (PCM) as well as to help develop its infrastructure so that it can mature into a viable and functional institutional marketplace that facilitates capital formation, innovation, expansion and job creation. For more information: http://www.thesoholoft.com/


Heather Coull

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