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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 40-70 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:

1] VC 1-On-1: Pre-selected Entrepreneurs (you have to apply, see below)
pitch their plan to investors in private meetings (not public)
2] Panel discussion is focused around issues collected from attendees
during registration
3] Straight Talk: Hear politically incorrect and truthful information
4] You don't have to pay hundreds or thousands of $$ for this, that's
why we created SAEC
5] Our goal is one and only one thing - To help bring innovation

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

No Selling, No B.S, No Advertisement...
We run SAEC with our own money simply to help folks....bringing more innovation to this world

We aren't an event management company. We were honored as "2002 National
Finalist For Ernst & Young Award (a.k.a Oscar of Business) Supporter Of
Entrepreneurship and we work hard to keep that honor.

Honesty, Integrity and Leadership !!!

By Invitation Only
VC-Meet™ IX

2004 Outlook For Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship
An Intelligent, Open, and Honest Discussion

apply for a VC 1-On-1 today (see below)

Where: View Map
Morrison & Foerster
1290 Ave of the Americas, 39th Floor
New York, NY-10104
Tel: (212)-468-8000
(Bet. 51 & 52 St, Near Rockefeller PL)

Thursday, Dec11th, 2003
4.45pm to 9:30pm


Program: 4.45PM - 9.30PM

4.45 - 5.45
4.45 - 5.45
VC 1-On-1
(Pre Selected Comapnies Private Meeting. Read Below To Apply)
5.45 - 6.00
Welcome, Dr. Gyan Parida, President/CEO (SAEC & SAEC Ventures)
National Finalist for 2002 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
6.00 - 7.00
Panel I and QnA
7.00 - 7.30
Refreshment & Networking
7.30 - 8.30
Panel II and QnA
8.30 - 9.30
Refreshment & Networking

Speaker Short Bio & Investment

Panel I

Buck French

General Partner
JP Morgan Partners

David K. Wassong

David Lee

Managing Director
Investor Growth Capital

Josh Wolfe

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Lux Capital

Steve Brotman

Founder, Managing Director
Silicon Alley Venture Partners

Michael J.W. Rennock




Panel II

Dan Burstein

Daniel De Wolf

Managing Director
SoundView Ventures

Yag Patel

Rho Ventures

Michael Carus

General Partner & CFO
Jerusalem Venture Partners

Jay S. Rand


Forum Details

  • Meet leading venture capitalists
  • 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?

Panel I: Discussion will focus around Industry & Investment Trend
- Will VC investment increase in 2004 ?
- What industry is likely to be the hot spot for VC investment?
- What kind of software/technology ventures likely to draw the attention of investors?
- Are we going to see a renewed interest in Internet & e-commerce ventures?
- Whats up with the great interest in Biotech/genomic related ventures ?
- What are the other new technology like nanotech which will get special attention?
- Are we going to see a whole lot of security related new ventures?

Panel II: Discussion will focus around Entreprise/Entrepreneur
- How difficult or easy it's going for the entrepreneurs to raise capital in 2004?
- Do we expect to see investors use less stringent condition to fund new venture?
- Is the term sheet going to look different if at all in 2004?
- If the market continue to improve what would be its impact on valuation, if at all?
- Hot 5 tips to entrepreneurs who will try to raise capital in 2004?

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

Guest Fees For SAEC ID Holders (Must Present SAEC ID)
Early Registration $45 (limited seats)
Regular Registration $55
$65 at the door
(if space available)

Non SAEC ID Holders: Add $10 to the above
Student Rate: $25 (Must write to to be approved)
The guest fees covers part of the event cost

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


Photo ID Required To Enter The Building

VC 1-On-1™
Pitch Your Biz-Plan

(This will cost you more than $1000 anywhere else)
We have done more than 64 VC 1-on-1's this year.

Few pre-selected entrepreneurs will pitch their biz plan to the VC's. There will be a maximum time slot of 15 mins for each entrepreneurs. This will be done in a private room one-on-one with the VC. This is not a public presentation.

Requirement: You must have a SAEC ID and must be regsistered for this event before applying for the VC 1-on-1.

How To Apply: If you would like your biz-plan to be evaluated for pitching, then please send a one page executive summary with the last 5 digit number of your SAEC ID to us. Write "Dec 11 VC 1-on-1" in the subject area. You should also mention the names of VC's in order of preference to meet. We'll contact only those applicants who'll make it through the initial evaluation phase.

Fees: There is a small fees (not thousands like others charge) only if you are selected to participate. No fees to apply.

Procedure: The summary will be first screened by our eval-team. Upon receipt of the summary we'll email you some guidelines that will also include the tiny fees structure. In selected cases, we may work with you to polish up your summary for presentation at no cost to you. If you are selected, an invoice for the fees will be sent via Paypal. We should receive the payment via Paypal immiditely to reserve the time slot for you. We'll sent you a tip sheet on how to use this meeting to maximize the value you receive. Otherwise, it'll be cancelled. NO REFUND, NO CANCELLATION OR NO SUBSTITUTION POLICY.

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Buck French

Dan Burstein

David Lee

Daniel De Wolf

Steve Brotman

Josh Wolfe

Yag Patel

Jay S. Rand

Michael Carus

Gyan Parida

Mike Rennock



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