2013 is BVC's Tenth Anniversary-Stay Tuned for More Information
BVC 2012 was a banner year with a record number of applying entrepreneurs, strong ticket sales, and investment momentum that exceeded the targeted $250,000 investment prize.
On Thursday, see what's going on with three informative seminars in the morning, followed by the quirky UnConference in the afternoon. And let's not forget the Thursday evening networking reception at Broken Top Club.
On Friday, check out our top notch Launch Stage presenters and panelists....rehearsing every gesture and tweaking every slide as speak. In the Concept Stage competition the Keynote Speaker will moderate the panel. Here are presenters and panelists.
2012 Keynote Speaker Daymond John--'shark' on ABC's Shark Tank
From humble beginnings to a self-made multimillionaire with over $4 billion in global product sales and a starring role on ABC’s newest business reality TV show, Shark Tank, Daymond John personifies the American Dream. This best-selling author, branding guru, and entrepreneurial expert is a highly sought after business speaker. Attend BVC 2012 on October 19th to hear Daymond John's rag-to-riches story and advice for real world entrepreneurs. More about Daymond John.
KTVZ: Bend Venture Conference brings big name - and bucks
Renee Nelson of KTVZ talks with Jim Coonan, EDCO Venture Catalyst, and the six young firms with big ideas vying for $250,000. Check out the news story here.
Did you know?
Entrepreneur Magazine says Bend is "Destined for Greatness"
The August issue of this best selling business magazine claims Bend has the right ingredients to become the nation's next entrepreneurial hot spot. BVC attendees already knew that! Entrepreneur Magazine - Bend Destined for Greatness.pdf.
BVC winner Elemental Technologies is powering the Olympics
Read how Elemental's live streaming technology is powering the "first truly digital Olympics."
Think an angel investment conference sounds a bit stuffy?
Once you've attended, it's in your blood! Check out these one-minute videos on how BVC benefits attendees and presenters alike.