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McLean, VA – March 23, 2010 The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) has issued a call for innovative technology companies to be on the agenda at Capital Connection ’10TM, scheduled May 19-20 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD. Later stage and early-through-expansion stage companies from across the United States are invited to submit their applications through the Capital Connection website at


“Representative industry sectors include cybersecurity, software/IT, alternative energy, health services/IT, education, and digital media/entertainment,” said Julia Spicer, MAVA’s executive director. “Together, these participating companies and the complementary conference program offer in-depth sector knowledge for an audience of investors, company-builders and key advisors.”


 “The later stage companies invited to speak will have the opportunity to connect with potential technology suppliers, customers, acquisition targets or potential buyers, as well as private equity sources and other advisors,” said Spicer. “Early-through-expansion stage companies will be featuring their technologies in our best-in-class presentation format. We are committed to providing a national forum for entrepreneurs to conduct business.”


There is no fee to apply, and all companies that complete applications by March 31 will be invited to meet MAVA investor members at an exclusive reception April 1. The final deadline to apply is April 7. For more information, go to


The two-day technology innovation and investment conference attracts over 800 attendees, including investors representing the full spectrum of private equity, advisors, public policy-makers, and C-level entrepreneurs.


This year’s agenda features speakers and panels with leading technology company executives and government decision-makers, who will be discussing industry and business trends and opportunities. There will also specialized peer group programs targeted for company CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, CIO/CTOs and investors.


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