New York Entrepreneurs to Meet Early-Stage Investors at FundingPost's VC Conference on May 27, 2010

May 08, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
New York, NY May 8, 2010: On May 27, 2010, FundingPost (www.FundingPost.com) is hosting a panel discussion with local Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists at its "New York Early-Stage Venture Conference," sponsored by Bingham McCutchen LLC. FundingPost has organized 165+ sold-out venture events over the past nine years. Leading Venture Capital investors are set to speak and coach entrepreneurs at the FundingPost NYC event on May 27, 2010. The NYC FundingPost Event registration information is online at: http://www.fundingpost.com/breakfast/reg1.asp?event=171&refer=PR

Top Venture Firms will gather at FundingPost's upcoming event to discuss the trends in Early-Stage Investing, hot sectors, sectors that these VCs look at, the things that are most important to them when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors.

Speakers Include:
Moderator:
Shon E. Glusky, Partner, Bingham McCutchen
Speakers:
Jordan Levy, Partner, Softbank Capital
Jeffrey Krauss, Managing Member, Psilos
John F. Frankel, Managing Partner, ff Asset Management LLC
Matt Bieber, Principal, Originate Ventures
Steven G. Chrust, Managing Director, Centripetal Capital Partners
Tim Foster, Business Development Manager, Edison Venture Fund
Additional VC and Angel Speakers TBA!

"We are thrilled to be returning to the New York area. The Pitching Workshops have been successful because both the entrepreneurs and the investors see the value of the exchange,"said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost. "The economy for early-stage investing is rough, but improving. Our investor panels are excited to see the new dealflow in these early companies, and the entrepreneurs are finding the investors' tips and responses helpful for improving and refining their pitches."

As with all FundingPost events, there will be pitching and plenty of networking time for the entrepreneurs to meet the investors both before the panel and afterwards, at the cocktail party! There is still space available, but the event is limited! To register to attend, visit: http://www.FundingPost.com/events.asp

ABOUT FUNDINGPOST:
With over 9,500 CEOs and 650 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 19 cities nationwide; a printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,600 VC and Angel Investor members and over 125,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception, FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline. FundingPost has been responsible for Millions of dollars in Venture Capital Raised!
For more information: www.FundingPost.com

ABOUT BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN:
Bingham, with approximately 1,000 lawyers in 12 offices spanning the United States, the United Kingdom and Asia, has extensive experience representing venture capital funds in organizational matters, negotiating and documenting their investments in portfolio companies, and representing clients in multiple rounds of preferred stock and other financings. Bingham's venture capital clients cover a variety of industries, including software and hardware, life sciences and healthcare, telecommunications, Internet infrastructure and e-commerce, and energy. For more information: www.bingham.com

Contact:
Heather Coull
FundingPost.com
800-461-5509
press@FundingPost.com