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WBTshowcase Announces 100+ Investor Vetted Deals Selected for Presentation at WBT2010
By: Business Wire
Jan. 28, 2010 08:33 AM
WBTshowcase is pleased to announce that more than 100 of the most promising seed stage companies and cutting edge technologies have been selected to present at WBT2010. Leveraging a national screening panel of active venture capitalists and corporate licensees, this year's selected presenters represent over 30 states and six countries, and are supported by NIH, DoD, DOE, US Navy, DHS, NSF, DARPA, EPA, NASA, Cornell, MIT, Texas A&M, Tufts University, Washington University, University of Pittsburgh, Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State University, Case Western, Intel, Emerging Tech Fund, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Venture Capital, Angel funds and others.
WBTshowcase is the world's largest forum offering a prescreened, pre-prepped collection of undiscovered companies and intellectual property emanating from top universities, labs and research institutions from across the country. The WBT2010 presenters, each seeking investment capital and / or licensing partners, will showcase their companies and technologies to seasoned venture investors and Fortune 1000 licensing scouts representing a variety of industries each looking for early stage cutting edge global innovations.
One in three WBT presenters goes on to secure venture funding, license their technology, or sell their IP outright, representing over $450 million raised to date. For a complete list of the WBT2010 Presenters, click HERE.
WBT2010, which will be held March 15 through 17 at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel and the Arlington Convention Center, is produced by Development Capital Networks in cooperation with National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF), Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC), and Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA), WBT2010 will feature 100 vetted and mentored emerging and converging materials science, information technology, energy, life science and nanotechnology companies and technologies.
WBT2010 is hosted by the Center for Innovation at Arlington, and co-hosted by the University of Texas at Arlington. Early registrations are being accepted through January 31, 2010. For additional information, visit www.WBTshowcase.com.
The WBTshowcase is the world’s premier showcase converging revolutionary new energy, life science and information technologies to seed limitless solutions for current market needs. www.wbtshowcase.com
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