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The China Market to be topic of Syracuse Capital Forum 6/7/11

May 26, 2011

The Upstate Venture Association of New York (UVANY) has announced a forum on trade with China the evening of June 7, 2011.

Gold Sponsors:


2011 Board Members

Michael Lasch – President
Pine Street Capital Partners

Daniel Penberthy- Vice President
Rand Capital Corporation

John Cococcia – Treasurer
FA Technology Ventures

J. Monteith Estes – Secretary
Nexus iSR, Inc.

Nasir Ali
Seed Capital Fund of CNY, LLC

Dennis M. DeLeo
Trillium Group, LLC

Kevin Halpin
DeltaPoint Capital Management, LLC

Gary Hull
Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC

Russ Howard
High Peaks Venture Partners

Reid Hutchins
Advantage Capital Partners

Brian Model
Stonehenge Growth Capital

Richard Schneider
Easton Hunt Capital Partners

Sam Ticknor
Corporate Fuel Advisors, LLC

136 Juergen Point
Mayfield NY 12117

You are invited to attend…

UVANY Syracuse Capital Forum
The China Market for Upstate Businesses:
Seizing the Opportunity
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
The Tech Garden
235 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY

"He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever." This ancient Chinese proverb is particularly apropos for companies seeking to do business in China. While China represents a huge opportunity for many US businesses, entering this complex market successfully requires significant preparation and education. This panel of experts will discuss how your company can tap into this rapidly growing market; treating it as an opportunity, rather than a threat. Panelists include:

The evening will also offer an opportunity to network with Upstate and NYC capital providers; legal and accounting firms; and others interested in venture and private equity transactions.

Click here to register….

Thanks to our meeting sponsors:

Entrepreneur’s Minute:
Entrepreneurs looking for funding will have an opportunity to make a one-minute presentation during the "Entrepreneur’s Minute". Companies interested in an opportunity to present at the "Entrepreneur’s Minute" should sign up on line when registering to attend the event. There is no additional cost to present if you are selected.

Who should attend:
– Established businesses seeking growth capital
– Capital Providers looking to invest in upstate New York companies
– Entrepreneurs seeking capital for their ideas
– Students interested in private equity
– Professional advisors seeking to gain information to help clients
– Angel Investors seeking partners for future investing
– Students with new business ideas, looking for funding


UVANY Members: $30.00 Paid in Advance / $45.00 At the Door
Non- Members: $55.00 Paid in Advance / $70.00 At the Door
Students: $25.00 Paid in Advance / $35.00 At the Door

Click here to Register

You are also invited to attend the CNY International Business Alliance event on Wednesday…

China Market Entry Strategies
Keynote Speaker: Mark Lewis, US Foreign Commercial Service
Wednesday, June 8: 11:30 a.m.
Onondaga Community College

More information & registration….

Contact Linda Dickerson Hartsock for hotel information

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