Midwest and Southeast Companies Face August 25 Application Deadline.Business Editors
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 10, 2000
August 25 is the deadline for companies seeking venture capital investments to apply for the Great Midwest Venture Capital Conference (GMVCC).
Approximately 200 investors and other financial professionals are expected to attend the tenth annual GMVCC October 30-31 in Knoxville, Tennessee “Knoxville” redirects here. For other uses, see Knoxville (disambiguation).
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Indiana Business Modernization and Technology Corporation (BMT BMT bone marrow transplantation.
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Technology 2020, located in Oak Ridge Oak Ridge, city (1990 pop. 27,310), Anderson and Roane counties, E Tenn., on Black Oak Ridge and the Clinch River; founded by the U.S. government 1942, inc. as an independent city 1959. , TN, is BMT's partner in bringing the Great Midwest Venture Capital Conference to the Southeast for the first time.
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In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. high-growth companies who desire to tell investors their stories in the hopes of securing equity capital to support their growth strategies," said Lee Tapscott, director of Corporate Investment Services for BMT.
Tapscott added, "One of the greatest challenges facing technology-driven early-stage Midwestern and Southeastern companies is their ability to identify and attract high-risk capital. We have an excellent resource to help us address this challenge - the Great Midwest Venture Capital Conference. This conference's goal is to provide, in one place, professional investors that collectively represent billions of investment dollars."
Technology 2020 President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Tom Rogers Thomas Andrew Rogers (February 12, 1892 - March 7, 1936) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1917 to 1921 for the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Athletics, and New York Yankees. said, "We are thrilled to be bringing this group to our community to showcase some remarkable start-up companies as well as the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee. This is a unique opportunity for investors to get a glimpse of some very exciting young technology companies.
BMT, a private, not-for-profit corporation created by the Indiana General Assembly The Indiana General Assembly is the state legislature, or legislative branch, of the state government of Indiana. It is a bicameral legislature that consists of a lower house, the Indiana House of Representatives, and an upper house, the Indiana Senate. , provides manufacturing, technology, and business assistance to small-and medium-sized companies.
BMT's Corporate Investment Services is Indiana's most active investor in emerging, technology-driven high-growth companies with $75 million committed.
Technology 2020 leverages the unique technology resources in Tennessee to incubate incubate /in·cu·bate/ (in´ku-bat)
1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.
1. new businesses and create private sector jobs. In pursuit of this mission, one of Technology 2020's priorities is to help new technology companies find the financial resources they need to grow.
Conference information is available on the GMVCC website, www.gmvcc.com. Application information for companies seeking funding is listed under "presenters" at the web site. Companies may also contact:
Indiana Business Modernization and Technology Corporation
One North Capitol Avenue, Suite 925
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone (800) 877-5182 ext. 230
Fax (317) 231-7177