MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Due to high interest, the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today extended the submission deadline for Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 to May 10, 2011.
Companies interested in presenting their products at Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 should send an Executive Summary of no more than two pages to Launchsv@svase.org by May 10, 2011. Companies must have a product or service available as of June 7, 2011.
Co-presented by SVASE, Garage Technology Ventures and Microsoft, Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 provides an outstanding platform for the next generation of emerging technology companies to launch their products to the world in front of an audience of Silicon Valley’s top VCs, Angel investors, corporate business development executives, prospective customers and partners, bloggers and media.
Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 will be held June 7, 2011, and will highlight up to 30 young technology companies in information technology, mobility, security, digital media, next generation internet, life sciences and clean tech. Culminating the event again this year will be the selection “the most promising” companies in each category. For further information, go to www.launchsiliconvalley.org
Selected companies will be invited to present on stage for 10 minutes during Launch: Silicon Valley 2008. In addition, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to meet with members of the audience one-on-one between general sessions and during a June 6 pre-conference networking party. The registration fee for presenting companies will be $695 for SVASE Members, and $850 for non-Members. (Note: SVASE annual individual membership is $99.)
Companies that launched new products/ services at Launch: Silicon Valley 2010 included:
Appbackr (Seed Round Jun ’11, $1M Mar 2011 ), BCCThis (now SubTextual), BioVantage, Breakthrough, Jungle Cents (Series A, Q4 ’10), Convergence CT, Digital Sun, Electradrive, Evolver, GreenPlatform, Highflex, jMango, Laster, Linqto, Micello, NMBI, Optic Lanes, Pilus Energy, RiverMuse, ScanAvert, SDK BioTech, SocialAmp, STI-Medical, Taggstr, TenCube (acquired by McAfee Q3 ’11), TrueDomain, Vizibility ($1m Seed Round, Q4 ’11), Youi Labs, Zikon.
Sponsors of this year’s event include:
Band of Angels www.bandangels.com
Foglifter Media www.foglifter.com
Kaufman Fellows Program www.kauffmanfellows.org
Life Science Angels www.lifescienceangels.com
Sand Hill Angels www.sandhillangels.com
The Angels Forum www.angelsforum.com
For further information and detailed agenda please go to http://www.launchsiliconvalley.org.
Founded in 1995 by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit in Northern California dedicated exclusively to helping technology and life science entrepreneurs start and grow successful businesses.
SVASE provides support and resources for entrepreneurs, from the idea through initial rounds of funding to product launch, delivered at 12 monthly events and a continually evolving Web site. For more information about SVASE, please visit www.svase.org.
SOURCE SVASE, The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs
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