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MAVA's Premier Celebration of Startups

June 18th, 2014 hosted at AOL

Throw Your Hat in the Ring to Take the Stage - Application Window NOW OPEN (until Midnight 5/26)
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MAVA would like to thank our active and engaged
Leadership Investor Member Firms
for their invaluable support: 

CIT Gap Funds
Columbia Capital
Core Capital Partners
Harbert Venture Partners
JMI Equity
Maryland Venture Fund
New Enterprise Associates
Paladin Capital Group
TDF Ventures
Updata Partners

MAVA's 2014 Pacesetting Sponsors

MAVA thanks the following valued members who have made an early commitment to the programming that our community offers throughout the year to bring investors and entrepreneurs together in efficient and meaningful ways: 

Duane Morris
ORIX Ventures
Square 1 Bank
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Platinum Sponsors Diamond Sponsors Supporting Investors

MAVA News:

Vienna-Based AddThis Hires 3, Forms Content Media Services Group


AddThis, the Vienna-based developer of a popular social sharing and analytics platform, said on Thursday it has formed a new content media services group, and has also hired three new executives.


Venture firms raise $8.9B in first quarter as exit picture brightens


Venture firms across the U.S. raised a collective $8.9 billion in the first three months of 2014, marking the industry's healthiest quarter in seven years, according to data released Monday by the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.


Herndon-Based CIT Backs Neoantigenics; 100th Investment for GAP Funds


The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) said it has invested an unspecified amount in Neoantigenics, a Charlottesville-based biotech company developing a targeted treatment for cancer.


Capital Connection, a MAVA premier event, is designed for seasoned executives, entrepreneurs, and investors at all stages to come together under one roof to expand their innovations, create industry connections, or grow their enterprise. It is one of the nation's most respected industry conferences with more than 800 attendees each year who share a common goal of enhancing our technological ecosystem. 



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4/21/2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

MAVA Community Partner Event: Fireside Chat with Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

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4/24/2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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