Western Mass Venture Forum: 2002-05 May 21, 2002

 


Last Forum of the 2001-2002 Season
Tues, May 21st, 5:30pm at AIC


Stories From the Funding Front

Featured Speaker:

John Hodgman, former CEO of MTDC

Hodgman, former CEO of Massachusetts Technology Development
Corporation, and an investor in over 100 companies, will share his insight and
experience on getting from plan to cash.

The panel of presenters will discuss their experiences after presenting
at the forum and will include
John Gannon, CEO of CASTion Corporation, which just closed on a $2.45 MM
investment after presenting at the Forum.

Business Plan Presentation

Karen Christenson, CEO

BERKSHIRE PUBLISHING GROUP, LLC
will present their business plan to expand this up and running

world-class reference work writer.

Program – REVISED – Starts at 5:30 PM:

5:30 p.m.Registration/Networking

6:00 p.m.Featured Speaker

6:30 p.m.Panel Discussion – Forum Presenter’s experiences

6:50 p.m.One minute pitches by entrepreneurs

7:00 p.m.Plan Presentation

7:30 p.m.Panel Critique & Comments

7:45 p.m.Your Questions

 


More Details and flyer for printing (PDF format)

This is the last session of the 2001-2002 season, more coming in the fall

 

Western Mass Venture Forum: 2001-09 Sep 2001



Next Forum: Tues, Sep 25th at AIC


Sources of Funding


Featured Speaker Panel:

Russell Howard, Managing Director, Berkshire Capital

Richard Steele, Managing Partner, Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC

Richard Cranshaw, Account Officer, Capitol Resource Funding


“Getting The Money”

Business Plan Presentation

John Gannon, President & CEO, CASTionĀ® Corporation

Details: (here)

or PDF format(120K)

Western Mass Venture Forum: 2001-11 Nov 2001

Up and Coming Forum: Nov 27th, 5:30pm at AIC


“Managing Chaos”


Featured Speaker:

William Hanley, President, Millitech, LLC
Chair, Technology Enterprise Council

Business Plan Presentation

Joseph Turek, President, BIOMETRICS2000 Corporation

Program – REVISED – Starts at 5:30 PM:

5:30 p.m.Registration/Networking

6:00 p.m.One minute pitches by entrepreneurs

6:20 p.m.Featured Speaker -William Hanley

7:00 p.m.Plan Presentation -Biometrics2000

7:25 p.m.Panel Critique & Comments

7:45 p.m.Your Questions


Details for printing (PDF format)


Upcoming Forums: January 22 & March 26, 2002

Western Mass Venture Forum: 2002-01 Jan 22, 2002

Up and Coming Forum: Tues, Jan 22nd, 5:30pm at AIC


“SALES – Ring the Cash Register”

Featured Speaker:
Jim Ayraud, President, Next Level, Inc.

TWO Business Plan Presentations

Jeremie Spitzer, President, ZFORM
Justin Carven, President, GREASECAR

Program – REVISED – Starts at 5:30 PM:

5:30 p.m.Registration/Networking

6:00 p.m.One minute pitches by entrepreneurs

6:10 p.m.Featured Speaker – Jim Ayraud

6:40 p.m.Plan Presentation – ZFORM

7:05 p.m.Plan Presentation – GREASECAR

7:20 p.m.Panel Critique & Comments

7:45 p.m.Your Questions

 

Details for printing (PDF format)

Put on your calendar – Upcoming Forums: March 26, 2002 and May 21, 2002

 

Western Mass Venture Forum: 2002-03 Mar 26, 2002

 

Up and Coming Forum: Tues, Mar 26nd, 5:30pm at AIC


MoneyTree Survey Review

The Latest Report on VC Investments & Who is Getting
Them

Featured Speaker:

Rajan Parmeswar, Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Business Plan Presentation

David Wigder, CEO, ZOGRAPHZograph has developed a universal platform for 3D digital imaging.

Program – REVISED – Starts at 5:30 PM:

5:30 p.m.Registration/Networking and STCC Student Business Exhibits

6:00 p.m.One minute pitches by entrepreneurs

6:15 p.m.Featured Speaker

7:00 p.m.Plan Presentation

7:30 p.m.Panel Critique & Comments

7:45 p.m.Your Questions

 


More Details and flyer for printing (PDF format)

Put on your calendar – Upcoming Forums: May 21, 2002