40+ Busy Executives Mentor Young Companies and Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Oct 06, 2010, 10:15 ET from Business Alliance for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

McLEAN, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ron Packard, CEO and Co-Founder of K12, America's largest provider of online K-12 education, and Rick Toren, President and Chairman of CodeRyte, the healthcare industry's premier provider of computer coding and data extraction solutions, headline a group of more than forty successful business executives who will share best practices, leading edge technologies, and lessons learned at the 7th Annual Bootcamp for Growing Companies and Entrepreneurs. U.S. Congressman Gerry Connolly also will participate in the event—providing an update regarding the latest federal legislation impacting small businesses.

The Bootcamp, hosted by the Business Alliance for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is open to the public and takes place October 15th, 2010 at the McLean Hilton in Tysons Corner, VA from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The program provides aspiring entrepreneurs, leaders of start-up companies, and established firms experiencing rapid growth, a unique, affordable opportunity to connect with and learn from their peers and from industry experts. This year's seminar topics include hot market opportunities, starting a business, alternative financing, managing growth, innovative business models, doing business globally, cracking the federal marketplace, and managing business growth.

The executives speaking at this year's Bootcamp represent a wide range of industries (e.g. retail,

cybersecurity, digital media, government contracting, mobile, defense, clean energy, high technology). Their firms are based throughout the DC area, with headquarters in Alexandria, Arlington, Bethesda, College Park, Columbia Fairfax, Herndon, McLean, Reston, Silver Spring, Vienna and Washington, DC. In addition to K12 and CodeRyte, participating firms include: Amyx; Pixelligent Technologies; QuadraMed; SC&H Group; VA CIT; Sunnovations; Green 20 Now; Cigital; U.S. Dept of Commerce; Opus Plus; memoryBlue; McCarthy; Sweeney & Harkaway; Hooks Mobile; HelloWallet; Resonate Networks; Wireless Matrix; Access National Bank; Visual Defence; Search Technologies International; HSBC USA; Apesoft North America; Access National Bank; Notable Solutions; Lost Boys; MotionSoft; Communique Conferencing; Eloqua; r2integrated; Redstones; TexelTek; Sourcefire; Three Pillar Global; mPortal; SeniorLiving.Net; MAXSA Innovations; and OPOWER.

A complete list of speakers, the agenda, and registration information for the October 15th Bootcamp for Growing Companies and Entrepreneurs is on the Business Alliance web site, www.tinyurl.com/BizAllianceBootcamp.

The Business Alliance for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a nonprofit 501c(3) membership organization supporting early stage and growing companies through networking, education, collaboration and research.

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