Rice Alliance 4th Annual Information Technology Venture Forum

Emerging information technology companies will showcase their new ventures in front of an audience of 400-500 investors and venture capitalists, industry representatives, business leaders, advisors/mentors, service providers and entrepreneurs. 

   * 40-50 companies will elevator pitch
   * 5 companies will present their business plan
   * 35-45 companies will participate in the Technology Company Showcase

Plus, learn how major IT companies and venture capitalists make decisions to invest in early stage technology companies.

Day 1: Wednesday, December 6, 2006
         Noon   Lunch
         1:00 p.m.  Keynote Speaker and Elevator Pitches
         5:00 p.m.  Networking Reception and Company Showcase

Day 2: Thursday, December 7, 2006
         8:30 a.m.  Keynote Speaker
         9:15 a.m.  Business Plan Presentations and Venture Capital Panel
         Noon   Announce “Most Promising” Companies
 
 
Speaker

Organizer Melissa Blakeslee

When

Wed, Dec. 6 - Thu, Dec. 7, 2006
noon - 1:15 p.m. US/Central

Where

Rice University, Jones Graduate School - McNair Hall
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005