is also planning to share opportunities available through them and a platform that includes grants and competitions.
This year marks a major milestone for MAVC
and includes the launch of the new name and expanded mission of the GPVG.
Moreover, this year's event presents a great opportunity for sponsors to gain increased visibility as we create more reasons to attend and be affiliated with MAVC
than ever before.
has helped hundreds of young companies - including Mothers Work in 1989 and Soft-Switch in 1992 - find the relationships, opportunities and investments to grow into thriving national and international businesses," says Barry M.
is the flagship event of the Greater Philadelphia Venture Group, the region's leading venture capital association.
will distribute Rex-The Talking Prescription Bottle and its fully automated text-to-speech technology to pharmacies who will then dispense medications in Rex to their customers who can benefit from this assistance.
Following the address, the MAVC
will include presentations by 60 "Featured Companies" seeking venture funding, luncheon entertainment by The Capitol Steps, and a closing keynote speech by Harvey Weinstein, co-chairman and co-founder of Miramax Films.
closing keynote presentation begins at 5:00 p.
For 16 years, the MAVC
has helped promising entrepreneurs forge relationships with top investors, investment bankers, commercial lenders, professional advisors and service providers to create some of the nation's most successful growth companies.
From the hundreds of applications, MAVC
will select approximately 60 of the most promising life sciences, and technology and services companies needing early- to later-stage, equity or mezzanine capital within the next 18 months.
The 2003 MAVC
Featuring BIO VentureForum East provides unique opportunities to hear and interact with industry luminaries who can provide invaluable guidance to companies in both the technology and life sciences arenas," says Stephen M.
The growth and success of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Conference serves as a significant testimonial to the thriving state of business in our region," said Barry Abelson, chairman of the 2005 MAVC