Plug and Play’s Largest International Investment Forum Thursday, Oct. 29th, 2009

Plug and Play’s Largest International Investment Forum Thursday, Oct. 29th, 2009.

Plug and Play Tech Center cordially invites you to our upcoming international investment form, PACT, held on the 29th of October, 2009.

Join the Plug and Play Team and Top Silicon Valley Venture Capital groups as we evaluate 30 tech start-ups from 15 countries. 

Today is the last day of our “Early Bird Special” with $100 off tickets purchased before mid-night tonight.  Don’t miss your opportunity to witness Silicon Valley at its best.

Register here.

More about PACT:

The  Plug and Play Acceleration and Collaboration Track is the premier international investment forum of the Silicon Valley, with high tech companies from multiple continents pitching for funding in front of the most vibrant investment community in the world.

Each fall, Plug and Play hosts promising international companies from outside our network to support the development of the most exciting innovations.  

See high-volume pre-screened deal flow from all four corners of the world, Silicon Valley Style.*

Please find additional details at PACT Web Site

Best Regards,

JT Buffmire
International Business Development Manager

*Presenting companies will be given 3 minutes to convey their value proposition.  VC’s in attendance will be supplied with their Executive Summaries, and will be given the opportunity to follow-up.

More about Plug and Play: we are a diverse community of high tech startups.  Plug and Play houses more than 250 startups in Digital Media, Web 2.0, SaaS, ICT, and other assorted high tech verticals.

For Inquiries about Plug and Play’s International operations, and our Executives in Residence program, please feel free to contact:
 
JT Buffmire
International & Executives in Residence
Business Development Manager
 
Plug & Play Tech Center
440 N. Wolfe Rd., Sunnyvale, Silicon Valley, CA 94085

Email: JT@PlugandPlayTechCenter.com
Office: +1 408 524 1426
Cell: +1 650 417 1583


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PACT Web Site


PACT Agenda: October 29th

9:00-10:00am  Registration

10:00-10:15am  Introduction by SaeedAmidi, President and CEO of The Plug and Play Tech Center

10:15-10:30am  Presentation: Dr. Donald F. Kuratko – Involvement of universities in entrepreneurship through Plug and Play

10:30-10:45am  Keynote:  Dickson Chu, Vice President of Global Product and Experience, PayPal, Inc

10:45-10:50am  Short Presentation:  Cultural examination of Osaka, Japan’s Entry Point

10:50-11:50am   Panel: Best Practices of international expansion within US and abroad.  Including:
     Tom Klein, Partner, Greenberg Traurig
     Takayuki Toriyama, Executive Director, City of Osaka, Chicago Office)
     Duncan Wright, Trade Commissioner at Canadian Consulate General
     David Wright, CEO MDI
     Tom Bondi, Berger Lewis

11:50-1:00pm   Lunch/Networking/Demo

1:00-1:15pm   Keynote: Kamran Elahian, Chairman and Co-Founder of Global Catalyst Partners

1:15-2:15pm   Startup Pitches –  Three (3) minute elevator pitch

2:15-2:45pm   Startup Exhibition – Floor opens to networking and demonstrations by presenting companies.

2:45-2:55pm   Short Presentation- Mark Trang, Senior Director, Global Partner Marketing & AppExchange at Salesforce.com

2:55-3:55pm   Startup Pitches  – Three (3) minute elevator pitch

3:55-4:25pm  Startup Exhibition – Floor opens to networking and demonstrations by presenting companies.

4:25-5:00pm  Top Three Winners give five minute presentations
5:00-7:00pm  Closing and Cocktails.