Invest Southwest 2012 begins November 28th

The Invest Southwest Capital Conference is the premier capital conference in the Southwest.  This year’s event boasts 20 years connecting the region’s most promising startups and emerging growth companies with an audience of hundreds of venture investors, entrepreneurs and service professionals.  Investors and venture capitalists from all over the globe will gather to see the “Best of the Southwest” present their business plans and investment opportunities.  Presenting companies of Invest Southwest have received more than a quarter billion in investment dollars since the inception in 1992.

In November, investors and venture capitalists from across the country will gather at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale to see the “Best of the Southwest” present their business plans and investment opportunities.  The event also includes a nationally recognized keynote speaker, investor seminar, presenting company forum and exhibit booths, and a variety of networking events.  For accredited investors only.

Below is the 2012 conference agenda.  Schedule times are subject to change.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – La Hacienda

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Investors Reception
7:00 p.m. AZVCA Dinner (invitation only)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Conference Registration/Continental Breakfast/Presenting Companies Forum Open
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Welcome
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Opening Speaker: Bob Parsons, Founder and Executive Chair,
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Company Presentations
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Panelists: Matt Likens, Uthera Clate Mask, Infusionsoft
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Company Presentations
12:00 p.m. – 12:45p.m. Keynote Speaker: Jerry Colangelo, Phoenix Suns
12:45 – 2:00 p.m. Conference Luncheon
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Company Presentations
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Company Presentations
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Presenting Company Forum and Reception

Friday, November 30, 2012

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast (Princess Plaza)
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Track 1: Golf Networking Event and Lunch (TPC Scottsdale Champion Course)
10:00 a.m. Track 2: Spa Event & Luncheon (Willow Steam Spa, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess)
3:00 p.m. Close of Invest Southwest Conference