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Industry Sectors and Selection Criteria: Conference participants will see early stage and emerging growth opportunities from throughout the U.S.  These companies will have been pre-screened to address the "common sense" criteria of value, proof of concept, proprietary edge, scalability, competitive advantage and potential for success; applied by most venture capitalists, Angel investors, investment partnerships and private equity funds.  

Presenting companies at the event are primarily drawn from the following business sectors: Enterprise Software - Advanced Materials - Healthcare Services - Life Sciences - Specialty Retail - Computer Technology - Energy Technology - Medical Devices - Education & Training - Manufacturing Technology - New Media and Publishing - Financial Services - Medical Technology - Information Management Systems - Distance Learning - Consumer Marketing - Outsourced Business Services - Telecommunications - Consumer Products - Network Security - Wireless - Internet-Based Business Solutions - Supply Chain Management - Business Process Management and Mobile Communications.

         There is limited space at the 103 West.  Please register early to ensure your seat.  

($299 / Effective April 13th - $499)


Entrepreneurs - click here

($299 / Effective April 13th - $499)
($399 / Effective April 13th - $599)

($199 /
Effective April 13th - $399)

 


Investors and Capital Providers

For Investors, fund managers, investor representatives, investment bankers, alternative capital sources, small business lenders, venture capitalists, etc.
 

VIP Investor Register and Pay to Attend
Requirement: A completed Investor Profile 

($299 / Effective April 13th - $499) 



  Includes:
SPEC Admission to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) April 14th and April 15th.
SPEC Participation in the VIP Reception with presenting companies, sponsors, and investors.
SPEC Admission to Innovative Company Showcase.
SPEC Full day and half of networking with over 100 members of the capital community and the most innovative companies in United States.
 
  

Members of NBAI and ACA Angel Groups

($225 / Effective April 13th - $375)



Become a NBAI Member

($625 / Effective April 13th - $775)

Guardian Angel Annual Membership
+ SPEC VIP Investor Ticket  
Annual Free Entry to NBAI Private Equity Investor Forum Events, and much more
Learn more


Service Providers
For companies or individuals wanting to gain exposure to over 100 investors representing over $560 Million in investment capital and over 50 of the most innovative companies in the United States.

There are limited tickets available for service providers, please secure your spot before those tickets are sold out.

Service Providers Register and Pay to Attend

($399 / Effective April 13th - $599)

There are a limited amount of spots.

  Includes:
SPEC Admission to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, references, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) on April 15th.
SPEC Admission to Educational Break-out Sessions* to attend during the Innovative Company Showcase.
SPEC Full day of networking with over 100 members of the capital community and over 50 of the most innovative companies in United States.
   
  Entrepreneurs
For companies seeking capital, resources, connections, angel investors, private equity, venture capital 
representing over $560 Million in investment capital.

There are limited tickets available for entrepreneurs, please secure your spot before those tickets are sold out.
Entrepreneurs Register and Pay to Attend

($299 / 
April 13th - $499)   


There are a limited amount of spots.
Includes:
SPEC Admission to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) on April 15th.
SPEC Opportunity to participate in the Fabulous Door Prize Drawings.
SPEC Admission to Educational Break-out Sessions* to attend during the Innovative Company Showcase.
SPEC Networking at conference and expo with over 100 members of the capital community.



Capital Expo Table Exhibitor Payment
For companies who want to gain exposure to over 100 investors and investment professionals at the expo, but do not qualify to present at the Innovative Company Showcase.
Cost is $799 (includes $299 registration)

There are no other fees.

If you are a client of LAUNCHfn and already qualified, the cost is $600. Click here to pay.

Includes:
SPEC Two (2) Admissions to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) on April 14th and April 15th.
SPEC Give a Fast Pitch (Elevator Pitch to Investors) at the VIP Reception on April 14th.
SPEC Expose Your Company's products or services, with a exhibitor's table, at the Capital Expo.
SPEC Description of Your Company in SPEC Event Booklet to all attendees and investors.
SPEC Participation in the VIP Reception with presenting companies, sponsors, & investors on April 14th.
SPEC Attend the Presenter Workshop on April 14th.
SPEC Full day and half of networking with over 100 members of the capital community.
SPEC Admission to Educational Break-out Sessions*
SPEC Additional admissions offered at a discount. 
SPEC Table location, contact information and company description will be in the event guide so investors and companies can easily find you after hearing you deliver your Fast Pitch on April 14th.
SPEC Panel discussions on key topics that will help you grow your business.
SPEC Opportunity to be selected "Best of Show" for your industry class.



PRESENTER UPGRADE OPTION:

Qualified Companies Present to Investors at the "Innovative Company Showcase" and Exhibit at the "Capital Expo".

Find out if your company is quailfies, contact SPEC at 1-888-569-0464.

Prerequisites:
Step 1:  Make your $2997 payment

(includes $299 registration)

Step 2:  Complete your registration form.
Step 3:  
Submit your documents
            (executive summary, business plan,
             and investor presentation to
             applications at seprivateequity.org)
Step 4:  
Receive approval from the SPEC committee

There are no additional fees.

Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have already registered and you have been already been qualified, the cost is $2800.  Click here to pay.

If you are a client of LAUNCHfn and already qualified, then the cost is $2500. Clients have already completed a registration.  Click here to pay.

If you have already paid for a Capital Expo Exhibitor Table and you have been qualified to present, the cost is $2200. Contact SPEC at 1-888-569-0464. 


Includes:
SPEC Three (3) Admissions to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) on April 14th and April 15th.
SPEC Expose Your Company's products or services, with a exhibitor's table, at the Capital Expo.
SPEC Participate in the Presenter Workshop on 14 April 2009.
SPEC Six minute investor presentation at the Innovative Company Showcase on 15 April 2009.
SPEC Give a Fast Pitch (Elevator Pitch to Investors) at the VIP Reception on April 14th.
SPEC Description of Your Company in SPEC Event Booklet to all attendees and investors.
SPEC Table location, contact information and company description will be in the event guide so investors and companies can easily find you after hearing you deliver your Fast Pitch on April 14th.
SPEC Company investment profile published in SPEC Innovative Company Showcase investor guide.
SPEC Opportunity to be voted the "Most Innovative Company of the Showcase".
SPEC Participation in the VIP Cocktail Reception with presenting companies, sponsors, & investors on April 14th.
SPEC Promote your business and opportunity (not solicit investors) on the popular SPEC Talk Radio Show.
SPEC Full day and a half of networking with over 100 members of the capital community.

Students
For Students who are currently attending college.

There are limited tickets available for students, please secure your spot before those tickets are sold out.




Students Register and Pay to Attend

($199 / 
April 13th - $499)   

There are a limited amount of spots.

Includes:
SPEC Admission to Conference and Capital Expo (includes breakout sessions, lunch with keynote speaker and conference materials) on April 15th. 
SPEC Opportunity to participate in the Fabulous Door Prize Drawings.
SPEC Admission to Educational Break-out Sessions* to attend during the Innovative Company Showcase.
Networking at conference and expo with over 100 members of the capital community 
over 50 of the most innovative companies in United States.
Cancellation / Refund Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by 1 April 2009 to qualify for a 50% refund. Students may receive a full refund. There will be no refunds for any cancellations received after April 1, 2009. This policy is necessary due to our advance guaranty obligations and the costs associated with administering the conference.


 
Confirmed Registrations

Only paid registrations will be confirmed and payment must be received by 10 April 2009 for registrants to be included on the attendee list which is posted at the forum.

* Educational Break-out Sessions:

 

Read the descriptions of the break-out sessions.

 

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