36+Top Venture Capital and Angel Groups to ”Exhibit” in New York

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For start-ups facing the challenge of raising capital in today's economy, FundingPost’s NYC VC Showcase offers a unique opportunity.

On February 7, 2013, 36+ of the leading Venture Capital and Angel Investor Groups in the New York area will present at FundingPost’s (http://www.FundingPost.com) NYC Venture Capital Showcase sponsored by Credit Suisse, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Office Lease Center, Social Radius, and WeiserMazars. This event is unique because it allows start-ups to meet Investors who are there specifically to meet new, promising Companies. This event is a "Reverse Venture Fair” where the VCs have the tables and the Entrepreneurs can walk up and introduce themselves during a cocktail party. As of today, we currently have 36 VC funds confirmed. As an additional benefit, the Investors will receive summaries and contact information for every company in attendance. Registration information is online at: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=221&refer=PR

Exhibiting firms include:
New York Angels
ARC Angel Fund
Genacast Ventures
Klifer Capital
RRE Ventures
StarVest Partners
37 Angels
Jumpstart NJ Angel Network
Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels
Long Island Angel Network
Empire Angels
Soundboard Angel Fund
STAR Angel Network
Entrepreneur Roundtable
DreamIt Ventures
FirstMark Capital
Launch Capital
Meidlinger Partners
Golden Seeds
Sigma Prime Ventures
Centripetal Capital Partners
Caerus Ventures
Rho Ventures
Robinhood Ventures
Canaan Partners
CAVA Capital
Cross Atlantic Capital Partners
Innovation Venture Fund
Delaware Crossing Investor Group
Vital Financial
Angel Investor Forum
Next Stage Capital
MentorTech Partners
Topstone Angels
Osage Partners
Vencon Management, Inc.

"We are excited to see such an amazing response again from the VC and Angel Community," said Joe Rubin, Director of FundingPost. "This VC Showcase will be even stronger than last year’s. The VCs and Angels are becoming more and more active coming into the New Year, and they are looking for quality dealflow."

"Empire Angels is excited to participate in the upcoming FundingPost event!" said Graham Gullans, Founder of Empire Angels, a new Angel Group in New York City. "We've had success in finding investments through FundingPost in the past, and look forward to more."

"What do you want from an Investor Day? A large gathering of Angels and VCs who are seeking great companies - along with cocktails and food," said Jeanne Sullivan, Managing Partner, StarVest Partners. "That's the FundingPost VC Showcase and that’s why we are there every year. Join us!"

For more information and to register go to: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=221&refer=PR
With over 11,000 CEOs and 750 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 22 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange web site 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 off-line.

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The fastest way to an emerging tech company’s heart is through its venture capitalist. Such has been the modus operandi of Jack Petrie, a senior vice president at CresaPartners, who has amassed a list of clients that reads like a veritable who’s who of Silicon Alley. He’s found these clients through contacts and clients of his in venture capital. “I [find] that usually I can connect the dots with a lot of these companies with relationships I have with VC firms and people I have met through the community,” said Mr. Petrie.

PulsePoint, Clearspring and Jingle Networks have all found new office space through the aid of Mr. Petrie. Young firms like Sailthru, a behavioral email marketing service, and GramercyOne, a cloud-based software development firm, recently secured seed money from venture capitalists and tabbed Mr. Petrie to find them 15,000 square feet and 5,000 square feet of office space, respectively. For more information visit: http://www.officeleasecenter.com

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Since 1921, WeiserMazars LLP has provided a unique combination of foresight and experience when fulfilling client needs in accounting, tax and advisory services. Named a top U.S. accounting firm by Accounting Today in 2012, WeiserMazars’ team of professionals brings technical expertise, industry insight and an integrated, customized approach to dealing with the critical issues and competitive challenges facing the firm’s clients. Whether on the local level or internationally, the firm guides clients through their day-to-day operations and works with them to ensure they have the right financial structure in place to meet their business goals.

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP, is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1,750 attorneys serving clients from 35 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig's multidisciplinary emerging growth team focuses on guiding young companies through all the stages of their development, from initial business formation through angel or venture capital financing to initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. We understand the needs of entrepreneurs and the challenges they face. We also offer a unique program for our emerging growth clients, where we assist with strategy, capital raising, feedback on business plans and investor presentations, and introductions to investors and strategic partners.

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