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$17,500 to be Awarded to Three Companies at San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest 2011 Event

Prize money will be used by these companies to support their business expansion in the San Diego region.

PRLog - Oct. 20, 2011 - SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – October 20, 2011 – Three of San Diego’s most innovative and fundable companies will emerge as winners of $17,500 at San Diego Venture Group’s PitchFest 2011 event Thursday, November 17. The prize money will be used by these companies to support their business expansion in the region.

The ten semi-finalists for PitchFest 2011 were selected from the more than 70 nominee applications for their innovation, investor appeal, and progress. These ten companies will present to a panel of venture capital judges at the PitchFest event, who will then select the three finalists. The ten semi-finalists are:
   Barc, Inc.
   Biosilo Foods, dba Gamer Grub
   Conkwest, Inc.
   Hold-Free Networks
   Swarmology, Inc.
   Deal Current Network Inc
   Stasis Medical
   SwoopThat, LLC

“It never ceases to amaze how much talent we have in San Diego,” said David Titus, President of San Diego Venture Group. “We received more than 70 applications for this prize money, and it was no small feat to narrow the choice to ten.”

PitchFest 2011 finals will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at Hyatt Regency La Jolla. More information about the event is available at http://www.sdvg.org/pitchfest-2011/.

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San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit business organization that fosters relationships and ideas to form, fund and build new ventures. SDVG is helping San Diego evolve into a significant entrepreneurial and venture center. Visit www.sdvg.org for more information.

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