Investment capital and the potential for a sound financial foundation is one of the most important considerations for any startup tech company. DC-based Tech companies are no different than companies in Silicon Valley or New York City when it comes to seeking out and finding investment capital.
They often have challenges when it comes to gaining access to investment capital. When it comes to the tech industry everything is about who you know and the extent of your network. As with most companies entrepreneurs start with an idea.
Once that idea is formed, depending on the entrepreneurial philosophy, the entrepreneur will either jot it down on paper or start building out a prototype of the idea. However it goes, an entrepreneur will eventually need to seek investment capital to see their idea and potential dream to fruition.
The best way to go about this is to seek out events and conferences specially geared towards pairing entrepreneurs with investors and venture capitalists. One such conference is right around the corner and if your company is in DC, the DMV or anywhere in the Mid-Atlantic and you’re looking for money, you need to be there.
The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) is sponsoring Capital Connection ’12. This conference “will bring together the complete community of high-performing, innovation-based companies at every stage and across diversified sectors, with the investors and advisors that support their growth. (cont … Examiner.com)