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SAEC VC-Meet, held periodically, is the leading capital raising forum for emerging growth companies in NY/NJ tri-state area. These meetings are limited to 50-70 entrepreneurs, investors and service providers. Each VC-Meet begins at 6.30 pm with a networking hour, followed by a headliner speaker program and/or a panel discussion. Drinks, and refreshment are served.

VC-Meet Special Features:
***VC 1-On-1: Most (not all) of our VC-Meet features 1-on-1 where pre-selected Entrepreneurs (you have to apply, see below) pitch their plan to investors in private meetings (not public)
***Panel discussion is focussed around issues collected from attendees during registration
(No sells pitch and No BS)
***Straight Talk: Hear politically incorrect and truthful information

***You don't have to pay hundreds of $$ for this, thats why we created SAEC

Who Should Attend: Attendees include Entrepreneurs, VC's, Agels, Corporate Investors, Service Providers, Technology and Media Professionals, Financial and Industry analysts, and Press.

VC-Meet™ III

Current State Of Private Equity
Keynote Address: Joseph W. Bartlett

Former Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce and an authority in Venture Capital. Written numerous books on VC subject. See short Bio below.

Quick Register

Where: View Map
Morrison & Foerster
1290 Ave of the Americas, 43rd FL
New York, NY-10104
Tel: (212)468-8000
(Bet 51 & 52 St, Near Rockefeller PL)

Tuesday, March 25th, 2003
6:30pm to 9:00pm


Forum Details

What Will You Learn: (plus your questions)

  • Deal Structure
  • New Deal Terms
  • What VC's are looking for
  • How To present a Business Plan
  • What sector is hot and what is not
  • What are investors looking for in a new venture?
  • What is current trend in venture funding and where are they putting their money?
  • What challenges are faced by entrepreneurs and how to adjust to the new reality?

Program: 6.30 PM - 9.00PM

6.30 - 7.00
Registration/Badge Pickup
7.00 - 7.10
Set-The-Stage, Dr. Gyan Parida, Founder/President (SAEC)
National Finalist for 2002 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
7.10 - 8.10
Keynote Address
8.10 - 9.00
Cocktail Reception & Networking

Food & Drinks: Soft Drinks & Refreshments
Dress: Business (Jacket &Tie required)
Registration: Online Only
No Phone Call or email please

Guest Fees: (Includes Food and Drinks)
For SAEC ID Holders Only
$30 Priority Registration (Limited seats only)
$40 Regular Registration
$50 at the door
(must present SAEC ID)

Don't Have a SAEC ID- Add $7 to the above

WALK-INS: Will be allowed, only if space is available. Please call before coming.
Check or Cash Only (No Credit Cards at The Door)


***Program Scedules, Location and Speakers are subject to change***




Joseph W. Bartlett: Joseph W. Bartlett is a retired senior partner at Morrison & Foerster, LLP in the firm's New York City office. He is also an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law. Mr. Bartlett is an expert in, among other things, venture capital.

Books: He has published numerous articles and books including: Raising Capital for Dummies (co-author; Hungry Minds 2002); Fundamentals of Venture Capital, (Madison Books, 1999); Equity Finance: Venture Capital, Buyouts, Restructurings and Reorganizations, (Aspen 1995, Supps. 1996-1999); Corporate Restructurings: Reorganizations and Buyouts, (Wiley 1991; Supps. 1992, 1993); Venture Capital: Law, Business Strategies and Investment Planning, (Wiley 1989; Supps. 1990-1994) and The Law Business: A Tired Monopoly (Rothman, 1982). Mr. Bartlett "literally wrote the book on venture capital financing." If some day a 'supreme court' for venture capital were to be created, Joe would be the chief justice .

A former Undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, and President of the Boston Bar Association, Mr. Bartlett graduated from Stanford Law School where he was president of the Law Review. Mr. Bartlett is one of the leading teachers on venture capital. He has been an instructor at Boston University Law School, an acting professor at Stanford and for over 15 years an adjunct professor at NYU Law School. Mr. Bartlett has been profiled in trade publications as one of the leading practitioners in venture capital nationwide.

Mr. Bartlett has acted as counsel to, a director of, and shareholder in, a number of development stage companies during his 35 year career in the venture capital business. Mr. Bartlett has been a director of, among others, Advanced Telecommunications Corp.; GMIS, Inc.; Shawmut Bank N.A.; the Shawmut Corporation; the Harbor National Bank; and the Northeast Federal Savings and Loan Association. He has served as a trustee of a series of public mutual funds, chair of a public REIT, and as counsel to asset managers throughout his career, including the managers of public and private equity funds. He has a been a limited partner in a number of pooled investment vehicles, including Bain Capital and Needham Emerging Growth Partners.

Mr. Bartlett is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of Montefiore Medical Center and co-chair of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore ("CHAM"). Mr. Bartlett is the founder of VCExperts Inc. ( and editor in chief of The Encyclopedia of Venture Capital. He is co-editor in chief of the Start up and Emerging Companies Strategist, a publication of AmLaw Media. Mr. Bartlett is admitted to practice in New York, Massachusetts and Washington, D.C.

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