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Competition Seeks Business Plans from Boomer-Focused Ventures
Thursday, Apr. 26, 2012
9th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit & Business Plan Competition to be held June 20; winner eligible for $10,000 prize
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Apr. 26, 2012 – Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business and Mary Furlong & Associates are now accepting business plans for the ninth annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition, taking place at Santa Clara University on June 20, 2012. The Summit features a business plan competition, where finalists will compete for a $10,000 grand prize.
Business plans should be focused on one or more of the following areas: biodesign, medical devices, geriatrics and gerontology, or "aging in place" technology. Finalists will be announced June 5 and winners chosen on June 20 at the Summit.
The annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit & Business Plan Competition event is a venue for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to share information about serving or investing in companies catering to consumers age 50 and older. Leading venture capitalists will discuss why they are investing heavily in this market, company executives will discuss their business plans, and analysts will explain how they segment the market and evaluate business opportunities.
“The future has never been as bright for entrepreneurs developing products, services, and solutions to satisfy the growing demand in the longevity marketplace,” said Mary Furlong, Ed.D., event producer and Dean's Executive Professor of Entrepreneurship at SCU. "This Summit has a proven track record of connecting business plan competitors with outstanding sources of capital, industry partners, and world class service providers who can provide their fledgling teams with the elements required to launch a successful startup company.”
Registration is now open. More details about the Summit can be found at www.scuboomerventure.com/.
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