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Join the New Jersey Region’s Leading Angel Groups and Learn How to Get Your Start-up Funded

The New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN) will host its annual “A Gathering of Angels” from noon to 3 p.m. at the Princeton Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Forrestal in Princeton, N.J. on June 6

 
PRLog - May 31, 2012 - PRINCETON, N.J. – On June 6, the New Jersey Entrepreneurial Network (NJEN), a non-profit organization providing educational and informational services to entrepreneurs and investors, will host its annual “A Gathering of Angels” from noon to 3 p.m. at the Princeton Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Forrestal in Princeton, N.J. The “reverse venture fair” event will give local entrepreneurs the opportunity to meet with representatives major regional angel groups, and, in a new segment, as many as 15 new start-up companies will be selected to exhibit their businesses before and after the meeting.

According to NJEN, the organization of angel groups is a relatively recent development. Angels have become easier to find, and these groups enable the investors to pool their resources and invest more money in a greater number of deserving start-ups. NJEN has now made the angel groups easier to find by organizing a roundtable discussion featuring representatives of regional angel groups. The event will use NJEN’s unique "reverse venture fair” format, during which attendees will be able to meet individually with each of the representatives. Participants are even encouraged to bring their businesses’ executive summaries for review.

Moderated by Randy Harmon of New Jersey Small Business Development Centers, the panel will consist of representatives from the region’s leading angel groups, including Karen Griffith Gryga of Mid-Atlantic Angel Group Funds (www.magfund.com); Stephen Nagler of Tri-State Ventures (www.tristateventures.com); Ketherine O'Neill of Jumpstart NJ Angel Network (www.jumpstartnj.com); Craig Schroeder of Robin Hood Ventures (www.robinhoodventures.com); Mario Casabona of TechLaunch (www.techlaunch.com); Tom Sullivan of Innovation Garden (www.innovationgardennj.com); Yaniv Sneor of Mid Atlantic Bio Angels; the New York Angels (www.newyorkangels.com); and Delaware Crossing Investor Group (www.delawarecrossing.org).

The event is sponsored by the Law Offices of Robert D. Frawley (64 Maple Avenue, Morristown, N.J. 07960). Supporting organizations include BioNJ, Einstein's Alley, Innovation Garden, Innovation NJ, the New Jersey Business Incubation Network, the New Jersey Institute of Technology Enterprise Development Center, the New Jersey Small Business Development Center (Rutgers), the New Jersey Technology Council, the Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals in Healthcare and TechLaunch.

“A Gathering of Angels” will be held June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Princeton Marriott Hotel and Conference Center at Forrestal (100 College Road East) in Princeton, N.J. Posters will be available for viewing beginning at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $45 per person, pre-registered and pre-paid by 5 p.m. by June 1, or $55 at the door. A full buffet lunch and dessert will be provided. Pre-register by credit card at www.njen.com or by check mailed to NJEN, 11 Honey Lake Drive, Princeton, N.J., 08540.

ABOUT NJEN

The NJEN is a non-profit organization providing educational and informational services to entrepreneurs, investors, persons in related fields and the public in general. Our meetings are attended by a select group of entrepreneurs, company executives, venture capitalists, angel investors, investment bankers, and professional services providers. The meetings are held at noon on the first Wednesday of every other month from September through May or June, most often at the Princeton Marriott Conference Center, 100 College Road East off Route 1 in Princeton, New Jersey. Learn more at www.njen.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Robert Frawley, Chairman (rdf@law-corp.com)
Lou Wagman, President (lou.wagman@gmail.com)
Thor Harris, Media Contact (tharris@percepture.com)

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