TechConnect Venture Forum Takes Place June 21 in the Heart of Silicon Valley

May 29, 2012 10:17 PM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

Forum opens with Fortune 500 corporate venture capital panel, followed by start up companies pitches, networking reception, and more than 200 technology showcase exhibitors.

The TechConnect Venture Forum will take place Thursday, June 21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. The Venture Forum will open with a Corporate Venture Capital Session, featuring Applied Ventures, IBM, Panasonic, Siemens, followed by an afternoon of start-up business pitches.  The day will conclude with a networking reception with global business and investment executives, and the Innovation Showcase Exhibit Hall, which will feature hundreds of innovative technologies from around the world. 

All presenters are pre-screened by the TechConnect Advisory Committee, which includes executives from leading business, investment, and research organizations from around the world.  Presenting companies range from seed up to C-round stages of financing, and the companies are seeking investments, corporate partners, or both for their company and innovative technology.

The TechConnect World Venture Forum represents more than a dozen industry sectors impacted by emerging technologies, including advanced materials, semiconductors, renewable energy, traditional energy, electronics, and biotech/pharma.

The TechConnect Venture Forum is proud to be supported by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), National Association of Seed & Venture Funders (NASVF), and Angel Capital Association (ACA).

To learn more about how to participate, including registration and information about the Innovation Showcase Exhibit Hall, visit


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