ESE News
From Vision to Value a Success!
With the addition of its new From Vision to Value educational breakfast and networking series Early Stage East continues its long-standing tradition of providing entrepreneurial education programs to entrepreneurs and companies looking to build a great business.

“From my earlier days in raising money at Early Stage East conferences to attending education programs like From Vision to Value I am always walking away from the event with tangible value,” said Hal Brent, CEO and President of Q Management Group.

With the help sponsors Blank Rome LLP and Fesnak & Associates ESE has designed a program that offers networking opportunities with entrepreneurs, industry partners, and business leaders in the region as well as valuable information for growing companies. More Details

Companies Race to Apply for ESE 2006

With the deadline looming for ESE 2006 company applications the race is on. “We received a half dozen phone calls alone last night” said Amy Aiq, Director of Early Stage East. “No matter how well intentioned or well prepared early stage entrepreneurs are the pressures of running an early stage business often stretch deadlines to the very last minute”.

With the understanding that there are still quite a few companies that have not been able to complete their applications Early Stage East has extended the application deadline to midnight on Sunday, March 26th.

“Although we have received over 70 completed applications thus far we do have an option to ’resume saved application’ and the number of incomplete saved applications is More Details

Sponsors Corner

DLA Piper Understands Emerging Growth Companies
"We are very pleased with the Early Stage East program and its' positive impact on early stage companies and their quest for funding". Wil Sirota, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary, Co-Chair of the Emerging Growth and Venture Capital Practice Group.

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP understands that emerging growth companies face a mixture of challenges, from constantly changing market conditions to securing strong management talent. These issues have the potential to springboard or impede a company’s growth. The Emerging Growth and Venture Capital lawyers understand the opportunities and threats facing our clients, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Our clients compete in high-technology industries like life sciences, IT, manufacturing, retail, and consumer goods. We know that competitive markets demand a level of sharpness and attention to detail that only a responsive legal team can deliver. More Details
Volume 7, March 2006
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Coaching for Early Stage East
April 12, 2006

Vision to Value, Part 3:
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April 19th, 2006
7:30-10:30 am

8th Annual Angel Venture Fair
Private Investor’s Forum
April 25, 2006

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May 8-9
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