EXITS: Startups Showcase + Conference is now accepting nominations for showcase startups

Nominate startups to present to a select group of invitation-only investors and Global 1000 companies as part of the Virtual Startups Showcase (VSS) and the
Exits Startups Showcase + Conference in San Francisco

EXITS Nominations

The Virtual Startups Showcase (VSS) will showcase some of the best startup companies, as nominated by the country’s major research universities, leading venture capitalists, angel investors, strategic investors and SBIR program managers to present to a select group of Global 1000 companies

The VSS is organized by NCET2, and supported by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) and the Angel Capital Association (ACA).

U.S. universities, accelerators, Angel investors and VCs are invited to nominate their best startup companies in any field, including but not limited to: Chemicals, Materials, Electronics, Energy, Environmental, Healthcare/Biotech, Industrial, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media/Communications, Software/Services.

Companies considering application must be nominated by a university, but should complete the application form which includes a place to list the name and contact information for a university commercialization person who can validate the nomination.

Companies should be ready for $100,000-$500,000 of funding and ideally have already been vetted by the nominating university, and received accelerator or proof-of concept funding.

The VSS consists of 2 parts:

PART 1:
Present in pre-conference, live VIRTUAL STARTUPS SHOWCASES (VSS) between June to August 2013 – The best startup companies, as nominated by the country’s major research universities, accelerators, Angel investors and VCs virtually showcase to a select group of invitation-only investors and Global 1000 companies.

PART 2:
An opportunity to Present in IN-PERSON SHOWCASES at the “Exits: Startups Showcase + Conference™” in San Francisco in September 2013.