HTC / Aegis Texas Ventures
September 9, 2005
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Are you an entrepreneur looking for venture funding or interim financing?
Fees: There is no cost to apply
Who May Apply: Texas-based companies looking for investment capital may apply to present. Companies located in “Strategic Enterprise Zones” within large cities in
Which Investors Will Attend: Several local and regional venture capital firms, as well as several of the new Texas CAPCO funds will be in attendance.
What is the CAPCO Program: The Certified Capital Company (CAPCO) State Economic Development Program is a special investment fund, funded by “Insurance Premium Tax Credits”. The CAPCO program supports economic development by enabling venture capitalists to invest in promising young companies.
How to Apply: To be considered to present at this event, email your business plan and a two-page executive summary to: PitchDay@houstontech.org
or mail it to:
Attn: Aegis Texas Ventures Pitch Day
410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002
Brief overview of the company
Summary of the key company management personnel
Brief overview of the company’s product(s) or services
A summary of the market opportunity
The planned strategic direction for the company
Brief competitive analysis
An outline of the business model
Revenue summary – include financial data of the past two years if available, as well as four years of future projections
Amount of funding being sought
Submissions missing the executive summary will not be considered.
Selection Process: All submissions will be reviewed by a screening committee. Invitations to present will be sent to the selected companies by August 31, 2005.
Companies that are selected to present on “Pitch Day” must deliver the presentation in person at the event.
Each presentation will be 20 minutes long, followed by a 20-minute Q&A session. Presentation schedule will be determined at a later date.
August 22, 2005: Deadline for submission of business plan and executive summary
August 31, 2005: Invitations sent to companies selected to present
September 7, 2005: Deadline for submission of company slide presentation to HTC
September 9, 2005: Pitch Day
NO PHONE CALL PLEASE
Houston Technology Center
Houston, Texas 77002