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
3] Straight Talk: Hear politically incorrect and
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
Who Should Attend: Attendees
include Entrepreneurs, VC's, Angels, orporate Investors,
Service Providers, Technology and Media Professionals, Financial
and Industry analysts, and Press.
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
Finalist For Ernst & Young Award (a.k.a Oscar of Business)
Entrepreneurship and we work hard to keep that honor.
Honesty, Integrity and Leadership !!!
Stage Financing In
Technology & New Media
An Intelligent, Open, and Honest Discussion
for a VC 1-On-1 today
1290 Ave of the Americas, 39th Floor
New York, NY-10104
(Bet. 51 & 52 St, Near Rockefeller PL)
Oct 28th, 2003
6:30pm to 9:00pm
- Meet leading venture capitalists
- What sector is hot and what is not
- What are investors looking for in a new venture?
is current trend in venture funding and where are they putting
- What challenges
are faced by entrepreneurs and how to adjust to the new
6.30 PM - 9.00PM
(Pre Selected Comapnies Private Meeting. Read Below
Dr. Gyan Parida, President/CEO (SAEC & SAEC
National Finalist for 2002 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur
Of The Year
Discussion & Q/A
Reception & Networking
Drinks: Soft Drinks & Refreshments
Dress: Business (Jacket &Tie required)
Registration: Online Only
No Phone Call or email please
Guest Fees For
SAEC ID Holders: (Includes Food and Drinks)
$25 Priority Registration
$35 Regular Registration
$43 at the door (must present SAEC ID)
Don't Have a SAEC ID- Add $7 to the
The small 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
NO REFUND, NO
CANCELLATION, NO SUBSTITUTION
ENTRY AFTER 7 PM
Photo ID Required To Enter The Building
Pitch Your Biz-Plan
(This will cost you more than $1000 anywhere else)
We have done more than 45 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. You
must have raised seed capital from outside investors to apply
for 1-on-1 for Oct 28, 2003 forum.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Write "Oct 28 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
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
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
Walley : Noah Walley joined Investor Growth
Capital (IGC) in 2003 as a Managing Director with the IT team
having previously spent five years as a General Partner with
Morgan Stanley Venture Partners in New York. Noah has been
active in venture capital since 1994 and prior to joining
Morgan Stanley worked for the venture capital firms of Bachow
& Associates and Desai Capital Management.
From 1990 to 1994 Noah worked at McKinsey &
Company in New York. Noah has a J.D. from Stanford Law School
and earned M.A. and B.A. degrees (first class) from Oxford
Noah works out of ICG's New York office and
focuses on software and technology-based services investments.
Exigen Group (www.exigengroup.com); ISTA Pharmaceuticals
L. de Chazal: Mr. de Chazal joined Morgan
Stanley Venture Partners in 1986. Prior to joining Morgan
Stanley, Mr. de Chazal was a Vice President of Citicorp Venture
Capital from 1981 through 1985. From 1976 to 1981, he was
a consultant with McKinsey & Co. Mr. de Chazal graduated
from Manchester University, England, with a B.Sc. in Mechanical
Engineering and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. de Chazal is a member of the Board of Directors of Fountain
House, a rehabilitation and housing program for the emotionally
handicapped in New York and a member of the board of the NVCA.
Mr. de Chazal is a Director of Lionbridge (NASDAQ:
LIOX) and ThruPoint.
Counterpane Internet Security, Trivix, KnowNow
Hurwitz: Roger Hurwitz joined the firm in
1999. He is a Partner in the Information Technology/ Telecommunications
group at Apax Partners, Inc.
Previously, he was a vice president at GE Equity, where he
was responsible for all phases of the investment process.
While there, he played a key role in developing the Technology
Group's investing strategy for business-to-business electronic
commerce and led numerous private equity transactions. Prior
to that, he worked in corporate finance at Chase Manhattan
Bank, and before that, spent six years at Arthur Andersen
in its Accounting and Corporate Finance practice.
Roger is a Director of Inea Corporation, IntraLinks, and Kamoon,
Roger graduated as a Palmer Scholar with an M.B.A. from The
Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated
Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University.
Mobixell Networks, Audible Inc, Bristol Technology ,
Phillips-Van Heusen , Iris Financial Engineering Holdings,
N. Goldberg: Mr. Goldberg is a founder and
general partner in Hudson Partners LP, a New York based, venture
capital firm, which invests in early stage technology companies.
He also founded, and is the Chairman of the Boards of, OPCENTER,
LLC, a company specializing in providing help desk and computer
operations services, and Lexstra PLC, a London based consulting
From 1990 through 1994, Mr. Goldberg served
as Chairman and CEO of Image Business Systems Corp. (IBS),
a company that provided document management and workflow software.
The company had IBM and Warburg Pincus as major shareholders.
In 1989, Mr. Goldberg founded Zeitech, Inc.
The company provided computer implementation professionals
through 5 offices and appeared twice on the Inc. 500 list
of America's fastest growing companies. Zeitech was sold in
January 1996 to Career Horizons, Inc.
In 1986, Mr. Goldberg and a partner purchased
Money Management Systems, Inc. (MMS) from Ziff-Davis. MMS
sold software and services to banks and broker-dealers for
securities trading activities. The company was sold in 1989
to Sungard Inc.
From 1968 to 1985, Mr. Goldberg was Chairman
and CEO of Software Design Associates, a systems development
firm that grew to 600 people, and was sold to AGS Computers
Currently, Mr. Goldberg serves on the boards
of several of Hudson's portfolio companies, including: Bigfoot
Interactive, Metapa, GlobalServe, i-Hello, OpenService and
PowerSteering. He is the past Chairman of the Diabetes Research
Institute Foundation, and Treasurer of the Governor's Committee
for Scholastic Achievement. Mr. Goldberg is also a member
of the Board of Overseers of the Albert Einstein College of
Medicine, the faculty of Arts and Sciences of New York University,
the Board of Trustees of Montefiore Medical Center, and a
Trustee of the Charles Babbage Foundation.
Cohesive Technologies, Metapa, Wasabi, MTS, Centor, Didera,
Dynamic Mobil Data, E-Tran, Inc., GlobalServe, I-Hello,
Intellibridge, PowerSteering, Relegence
Mark Brooks: Mark Brooks is a partner
of Dolphin Equity Partners. He has 14 years of venture capital,
equity investing, restructuring and consulting experience
in the communications, software, information services and
new media industries.
At Dolphin Mr. Brooks focuses on wireless solutions and applications,
new media, customer based marketing and operator software.
Mr. Brooks sits on the boards of Enpocket, a mobile media
and customer marketing company in New York City and London;
and Eftia, an asset management software provider in Ottawa.
He is actively involved with Net Motion Wireless, a developer
of mobility management enterprise software in Seattle.
Previously, Mr. Brooks held a senior manager position with
Andersen, a global consulting firm (now part of Bearing Point),
where he focused on competitive operator valuation and due
diligence, operator competitive strategies, inter-carrier
relations, revenue assurance, network profitability, advance
intelligent network services, order process flow, mediation
and billing and OSS selection. He worked directly with senior
executives at AT&T, MCI, Ameritech, Compaq, early stage
and established competitive local and long distance carriers,
Internet service providers, mobile wireless carriers, and
private cable operators. His disciplines include turnaround
and restructuring, management consulting, business process
and operational, valuation, mergers and acquisitions and expert
testimony. He previously held an analyst position with Citibank
Mr. Brooks holds a Masters of Business Administration from
the University of Chicago, graduating with honors. He also
holds a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University
and is a CPA. Mr. Brooks is a founding director of The Timothy
J. Finnerty Memorial Fund, established post-September 11,
Gomez, Adapt Media, US RealTel, NetMotion, Vitalstream
Michael J.W. Rennock: Michael J.W. Rennock
is a partner in Morrison & Foerster's New York office.
He is a transactional attorney whose practice focuses primarily
on corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions,
and venture capital. He also counsels corporate clients on
a regular basis with respect to corporate and securities law
matters. He represents issuers, investors and investment banks
in a variety of financing transactions, including public offerings
and private placements of equity and debt securities. He has
worked on convertible and high-yield debt financings, various
financing transactions in Latin America, mergers and acquisitions,
leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, project financings,
spinoffs, secured and unsecured borrowings and joint ventures.
Mr. Rennock represents public and private companies
in a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications,
wireless communications, electronic data transmission and
fiber optic cable, retail, health care, child care, banking,
energy and transportation. Mr. Rennock also advises various
venture capital firms and private companies in venture capital
Mr. Rennock received his B.A. degree from Harvard
University in 1981 and his J.D. degree from Duke University
School of Law in 1985. He is a member of the New York Bar
and of the Diversity Committee of the Association of the Bar
of the City of New York. He is also the chairman of the Diversity
Committee in the New York office and is a member of the firm's
Technology Strategy Committee.
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