Early Stage East, Inc. offers more for your sponsorship dollar than any other regional
venture conference. Early Stage East events are unique opportunities for professional
investors; annually attracting investors representing over $10 billion in institutional
venture capital. The Conference provides sponsors with the chance to network
with business leaders on the East Coast while receiving outstanding recognition
and exposure. Early Stage East events offer sponsors the opportunity to meet new
clients and build relationships with CEOs and CFOs of emerging companies seeking
institutional investment. Conference sponsorship is an effective way to promote and
enhance your company’s visibility year-round from New England to the Carolinas.
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About Early Stage East Venture Conferences
Early Stage East was founded in 1998 by a group of venture capitalists and
entrepreneurs. Early Stage East is geographically the largest early stage venture
conference on the East Coast, attracting companies and investors from New England
through the Carolinas. Early Stage East and its presenting companies have been
featured in such national publications as Inc. and Entrepreneur magazines and have
participated on the nationally syndicated show “MoneyHunt.” Companies that have participated in Early Stage East events have gone on to raise over $600 million in
institutional funding. More than 350 companies have been featured at Early Stage
East conferences in our seven year history.
Company Presentations and Exhibits
Early Stage East provides entrepreneurs seeking institutional funding the opportunity
to showcase their companies during presentations to an audience of venture capitalists
and investors. In addition, investors can meet with participating companies,
one-on-one at their exhibit booths, to learn more about the companies and their
Opening Reception and Networking
Join several hundred investors, venture capitalists, dignitaries, entrepreneurs and
professional service providers at the top networking event on the East Coast. Our
receptions launch our events at the most innovative and interesting venues in
Early Stage East features the most prominent keynote speakers in the industry.
Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health;
Walt Mossbert, Reporter & Editor, Wall Street Journal; Michael A. Daniels,
Chairman, Network Solutions, Inc., and Daymond John, President and CEO,
FUBU: The Company, are just a few of Early Stage East’s past keynote speakers.
These visionaries are considered pioneers in their fields and have contributed to
the success of Early Stage East events.