7th Annual Central Valley Venture Forum

7th Annual Central Valley Venture Forum

Postby genellet » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:31 pm

It’s time to buy tickets for the 7th Annual Central Valley Venture Forum!
Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the College of Sequoias in Visalia, Calif.

The Central Valley Venture Forum (CVVF) brings together venture capitalists, investment bankers, angel investors, leading startups, valuation executives, corporate executives, and community leaders to discuss economic and financial opportunities relating to the Central Valley.

Each year five startups are selected to pitch investors for capital at the forum.


This year’s highlights:

Keynote Speaker: Dan Walters, political columnist for the Sacramento Bee and more than 50 California newspapers. He also has written for the Wall Street Journal and is an accomplished author, including The New California: Facing the 21st Century and The Third House: Lobbyists, Power and Money in Sacramento

Luncheon Speaker: California USDA Director Glenda Humiston, who also heads a group of 90 prominent business/government leaders focused on access to capital in
California's rural areas.

Hispanic business success panel

Tips about how to raise investment capital

Update on agricultural investing in the Valley

Valley Entrepreneur Showcase Competition

Numerous networking opportunities



Registration and networking: 8:30 a.m.

Program: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wine & Cheese Reception: 4 to 5 p.m.

Visit http://www.ValleyVentureForum.com for the full agenda, to purchase tickets or get information about booth and sponsorship opportunities.

Tickets are $60 before Nov. 6 and $75 from Nov. 7 to the day of the event. Students can register for $25 by bringing cash only and their student IDs to the Lyles Center (www.lylescenter.com). Lunch and a wine and cheese reception are included in the ticket price.

Follow us on Twitter: @CVVF and Facebook: Central Valley Venture Forum

The Central Valley Venture Forum is presented by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at California State University, Fresno and the Central Valley Fund.

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