• Member Spotlight: CircleBack

    Member Spotlight: CircleBack

    CEO Manoj Ramnani founded CircleBack in 2014 after identifying an opportunity to solve the problem of contact data constantly going out-of-date. By leveraging artificial intelligence and crowdsourced data to keep contacts clean, complete, and updated, CircleBack offers an unmatched contact management solution to ensure that, whenever someone changes jobs, phone numbers, or just moves buildings, you know instantly. CircleBack continues its growth and expansion, most recently raising $12 million from CNF Investments, LLC, Grotech Ventures, Syncom Venture Partners and TDF Ventures in July of 2015. Connect Website LinkedIn @CircleBackInc Member Type Company Innovator [...]

  • Member Spotlight: Invincea

    Member Spotlight: Invincea

    Invincea is the leader in advanced endpoint threat protection for enterprises worldwide. Combining the visibility and control of an endpoint solution with the intelligence of cloud analysis, Invincea provides the only market-deployed solution that defends against 0-day exploits, file-less malware, and previously unknown malware. Growth Note: In July 2015, Invincea announced that they had achieves 150 percent year-over-year growth in the Second Quarter. Connect http://www.invincea.com/ @invincea Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: Clarabridge

    Member Spotlight: Clarabridge

    Clarabridge helps hundreds of the world’s leading brands understand and improve the customer journey. Powered by the industry’s most sophisticated customer analytics engine, Clarabridge collects and transforms all forms of customer feedback into intelligence, allowing businesses to activate the voice of the customer across the enterprise. Growth Note: In May 2015, Clarabridge acquired Belgium-based Engagor. The combined offering provides a complete, end-to-end technology solution to create more profitable customer relationships. Connect http://www.clarabridge.com @clarabridge Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: RedOwl

    Member Spotlight: RedOwl

    RedOwl offers a cutting-edge analytical solution to security, compliance, and investigative use cases. RedOwl’s flagship product, Reveal, provides immediate value to forward leaning organizations that understand the massive potential of their untapped internal data sources in improving oversight and reducing risk. Growth Note: In July 2015, RedOwl secured  $17 Million to deliver behavioral analytics and insider risk management to the enterprise. Connect http://www.redowlanalytics.com @RedOwlytics Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: Ethical Electric

    Member Spotlight: Ethical Electric

    Ethical Electric supplies only 100% clean, pollution-free energy. with no ties to fossil fuel or nuclear energy production.  And Ethical Electric makes a bigger impact for its customers by supporting the development of new, renewable energy farms located near our customer base. Industry Recognition:  In June 2015, Ethical Electric CEO, Tom Matzzie named as a finalist in the EY Greater Washington area Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Awards. Connect http://www.ethicalelectric.com @chooseethical Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: ZeroFox

    Member Spotlight: ZeroFox

    ZeroFOX has engineered a solutions-based platform that identifies technical threat indicators, safeguarding cybersecurity’s newest and most dangerous threat vector: social media. Expansion: In January 2015, Zerofox acquired Vulnr a stealth-mode security technology company based in Santiago, Chile. Connect http://www.zerofox.com @zerofox Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: Optoro

    Member Spotlight: Optoro

    Optoro’s mission is to be the leading platform for returned and excess inventory, connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. Their cloud-based, multi-channel selling technology, online remarketing expertise, and full suite of business intelligence tools offer clients the optimal solution for managing their reverse logistics and creating a more sustainable supply chain. Industry Recognition: Optoro’s Co-Founders, Tobin Moore and Adam Vitarello, were recognized as 2015's EY Greater Washington Area Entrepreneurs of the Year (Emerging/Growth category). Connect http://www.optoro.com/ @optoroinc Member Type Company Innovator

  • Member Spotlight: Tenable Network Security

    Member Spotlight: Tenable Network Security

    Tenable Network Security provides continuous network monitoring to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk and ensure compliance. Tenable’s key clients include Fortune Global 500 companies across industries as well as the entire U.S. Department of Defense and many of the world’s leading governments. Growth Note: In June 2015, Tenable announced expansion plans to include hundreds of new cybersecurity positions over next 5 years. Connect http://www.tenable.com/ @tenablesecurity Member Type Company Innovator

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TechBUZZ shines a well-deserved light on the visionary East Coast innovators and company-builders in our region who have validated customer interest and are seeking funding. The application window is open. Application Deadline: Midnight, February 29th.

March 9, 2016 |   Tysons, VA

The CEO-CFO Series delivers top caliber content for the C-Suite team focused on accelerating growth, best practices and planning for successful exits. Designed for rapidly growing companies across all sectors. Please stay tuned for additional details.

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This must attend flagship conference has been designed to address the most important business issues confronting today’s growth enterprises and their leadership teams. Visit CapitalConnection.org to learn more.

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Gil Beyda, Founder and Managing Partner,  Genacast Ventures
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Jake Tarr, Managing Director,  Kinetic Ventures
Jim Hunt, Founding Member, Blue Venture Investors
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