The Global Social Media Investment Conference is bringing together the social media industry from around the globe with the goal of spotlighting the most cutting egde, innovative and fast growth companies throughout the social ecosystem. As the world moves onto facebook and on the heels of their S1, the entire market has essentially ‘gone social’. In light of this, it is time to take a holistic and truly international view of the future of the industry.
Co-produced by three of the premier venture capital event organizations (Early Stage East, Funding Post, and Bootstrapper), GLOSO 2012 will set new standards within the industry with a day long event that will bring together the areas top investors with the most promising start-up tech companies. The event will feature keynotes by some of the worlds’ top entrepreneurs, panels highlighting trends in M&A and spotlight both early and late stage opportunities for an exclusive group of investors including hundreds of Angel, VC’s, Family Offices, Mutual Funds and large institutions.
Early Stage East® (ESE) is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 by venture capitalists, angel investors, industry service providers and entrepreneurs dedicated to seeing early stage companies grow and succeed. ESE has grown from a one-day venture capital fair to a year-round series of events and endeavors to bring entrepreneurs and investors together under one roof in order to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between them. The ESE events provide a platform, to pre-selected, screened and vetted entrepreneurs and early stage companies, to present their business opportunities, get funding and subsequently grow their business. Since its inception, over 600 companies have participated in programs and have gone on to raise in excess of $1 billion in investment capital.
With over 11,000 CEOs and 750 Venture Capital Funds, Corporate VCs and Angel Investors attending events in 22 cities nationwide, a Printed Dealflow Magazine, and a deal-exchange website with over 7,800 VC & Angel Investor members and over 150,000 companies, FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline.
Bootstrapper.com is a blog and media organization focused on producing content about entrepreneurship. Bootstrapper has a popular blog and produces private events for the worlds’ hottest companies and top investors.