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Florida Venture Forum Announces Presenting Companies for the 2007 Venture Capital Conference

 

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 28, 2006) – The Florida Venture Forum has selected 26 Florida companies – a record number -- to present at the 2007 Venture Capital Conference to be held Feb. 6 and 7 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton, Fla.

“We’ve selected 26 of Florida's best prospects for equity financing to make presentations to an audience of venture capitalists, investment bankers, financial intermediaries and entrepreneurs,” says Dick Brandewie, Ballast Point Ventures, co-chair of the 2007 Florida Venture Capital Conference.

More than 1,200 people attended the 2006 Conference, which attracted 185 venture capital firms from across the U.S. with billions of dollars to invest in Florida. To date, former Conference presenters over the past 15 years have been successful in raising nearly $1 billion.

Presenting companies at the 2007 Conference include:

Central Florida

 

Northern Florida and Panhandle)

 

South Florida

 

West Central Florida

 

The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s oldest, largest and most prestigious statewide support group for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, helping emerging growth companies come together with sources of capital across the state. For more information, please visit www.floridaventureforum.org.