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September 27-28, 2005

Madison Square Garden, New York City

Call for Early Stage and Emerging Companies!!

See images from World Venture Summit "Capital for International Innovation"

Up to 50 international companies - including a delegation of Russian Startups - seeking initial rounds of venture funding will present and showcase their breakthrough innovations at WORLD VENTURE SUMMIT 2005 in New York City.

Presented by youngStartup Ventures and the Mid-Atlantic Russian Business Council, this exclusive two-day forum will provide a unique opportunity for innovative companies to gain access to sources for international capital and a high level of exposure to strategic partners.

Applications to Present and Exhibit at WVS2005 must be submitted to Val Kogan, President of the Mid-Atlantic Russia Business Council (MARBC) no later than Tuesday, August 23.

In addition to providing access to some of the most fundable Startups - WORLD VENTURE SUMMIT 2005 will feature an impressive lineup of top tier venture capitalists and professional angel investors committed to meeting entrepreneurs and investing in early stage international ventures. Hear first hand what these venture capitalists and angel investors are investing in and what their prognosis is for the early stage venture landscape.

Partial list of confirmed VC speakers:

  • Rick Bolander, Managing General Partner & Co-Founder, Gabriel Venture Partners
  • John Borchers, General Partner, Crescendo Ventures
  • Nicola Campbell, Ph.D., Partner, Sofinnova Ventures
  • Christofer Dittmar, Managing Director, ACCERA Venture Partners AG
  • Stephan Dolezalek, Managing Director, VantagePoint Venture Partners
  • Jay Eum, Managing Director, Samsung Ventures America
  • Michael Greeley, Managing General Partner, IDG Ventures
  • Matthew Insley Growney, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Motorola Ventures
  • Ted Hobart, Principal, Carlyle Venture Partners
  • Kevin Johnson, Senior Partner & Co-Founder, Liberty Global Partners
  • Frank Kline, Founder & Managing Partner, Kline Hawkes & Co
  • Paul Knapp, Sr., President and CEO, Space Center Ventures, Inc.
  • Ruby Lu, Principal, DCM - Doll Capital Management
  • Julie Meyer, Founder & CEO, Ariadne Capital
  • Thomas McKinley, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Partech International
  • Robin Murray, Partner, 3i US
  • Alessandro Piol, General Partner, INVESCO Private Capital
  • Rodrigo Prudencio, Principal, Nth Power
  • Joanna Rees-Gallanter, Founder & Managing Partner, Venture Strategy Partners
  • Bart Schachter, Founding and Managing Partner, Blueprint Ventures
  • Dr. Alfred Scheidegger, Founding Partner & CEO, Nextech Venture
  • Daniel Schultz, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Gotham Ventures
  • Jonathan Seelig, Managing Director, Globespan Capital Partners
  • Michael Seidler, Chairman and Managing Partner, U.S. Corporate Ventures Group
  • Amit Shah, Managing Partner, Artiman Ventures
  • Amit Srivastava, President, Entrepia Ventures, Inc.
  • Ravi Ugale, Partner, Crossbow Ventures
  • Charles Waite Jr., Partner, OVP Venture Partners
  • Jonas Wang, Partner, Sycamore Ventures
  • Jonathan Wang, Ph.D., General Manager, Greater China Burrill & Company
  • Kwan Yoon, Principal, BlueRun Ventures

Exhibiting and Presenting Company Benefits:

  • Access and Exposure to Leading VCs, Private Investor and Strategic Partners
  • Two Admission Tickets to World Venture Summit 2005
  • Exhibit Booth for Full Two-day Duration of Summit
  • Two-page Profile Published in Event Guide (given to all Attendees and Investors)
  • Opportunity to Give 8-Minute Live Investor Presentation
  • Additional Discounted Admissions
  • Two days of High Level Networking
  • Media Exposure

WVS2005 will bring together global leaders from industries as diverse as Life Sciences, Information Technology, Energy, Consumer Business, Software, Infrastructure, Communications and Nanotech.


Exhibiting: $595

Presenting: Additional $595

Attend Only: $395

Submit your 1 to 2 page Executive Summary to Val Kogan at val@ma-rbc.org to be considered for this exclusive opportunity by Tuesday, August 23, 2005.

For more information, call 718-447-0009 or visit http://www.worldventuresummit.com/

Executives wishing to attend only:

REGISTER NOW at "Early Bird" rates and Save up to $200!! Expires August 23, 2005

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