Thirty Companies Seek $200 Million at Great Midwest Venture Capital Conference.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2000
Thirty high-growth, entrepreneurial companies from ten states will seek funding from investors attending the Great Midwest Venture Capital Conference (GMVCC) October 30-31 in Knoxville, Tennessee “Knoxville” redirects here. For other uses, see Knoxville (disambiguation).
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The 30 companies include software designers, manufacturers and dot com dot com - com companies. They will showcase their products, services and business plans at the conference in hopes of attracting investment capital. The companies have said they will seek a total of $200 to help grow their businesses.
Nine of the companies are from Tennessee, which is hosting the GMVCC for the first time. Six Michigan firms are also presenting.
Potential investors may register by logging on to the GMVCC website at www.gmvcc.com. Telephone registration is available by calling Bill Glennon at (800) 877-5182, ext. 230.
Before Oct. 27, a pre-conference registration rate applies. The fee is $350 for the first person and $250 for each additional person from the same company.
On-site registration is $450 for the first person and $350 for each additional attendee from the same firm.
This is the tenth GMVCC, which is again being managed by 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.
"We have an impressive roster of 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.
"The GMVCC has historically been a good venue to create matches between investors and companies seeking funding. We expect this trend to continue," added Tapscott.
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 offer this array of diverse companies. There are many different kinds of products and services represented by these companies. They share a common desire to grow."
BMT, a private, not-for-profit corporation A not-for-profit corporation is a corporation created by statute, government or judicial authority that is not intended to provide a profit to the owners or members. A corporation that is organized to provide profits to its owners or members is a 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)
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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 and enrollment forms are available on the GMVCC website, www.gmvcc.com.
Bill Glennon 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 Email firstname.lastname@example.org