VentureNet 2001 Extends Deadline for Capital Presenter Position Applications

Software Council of Southern California Will Accept

Submissions Through April 27



Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Software Council of Southern California

    TORRANCE, Calif., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Software Council of
 Southern California today announced it has extended the deadline to apply for
 capital presenter positions at VentureNet 2001, the premier capital conference
 for software, Internet, biomedical, optical or wireless companies with a
 strong software component.  The conference will be held May 29 - 30 at the
 Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine, California.  Capital presenter applications may
 be downloaded from the conference Web site at www.venturenet.org or by calling
 (310) 328-0043.
     High-tech businesses looking for funding are encouraged to apply quickly
 as only 18 companies will be chosen to present their business plans to the
 50 top venture capital firms registered to participate in the event as well as
 many private and corporate investors who will be in attendance.  A total of
 15 companies not selected to present will be given an option to exhibit at
 VentureNet 2001.
     "This is a tremendous opportunity for companies to showcase their business
 plans in front of a record number of top-tier venture capital firms and
 receive feedback on the presentations," said Software Council CEO Mark
 Monaghan.  "Our unique conference environment maximizes networking
 opportunities, allowing more focus to be placed on the companies as they seek
 funding."
     The conference, hosted by the Software Council of Southern California, is
 presented by Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP, with supporting sponsorship by
 Deloitte & Touche, E-Media, Enfrastructure, Inflow Inc., neoBrands, Silicon
 Valley Bank and Zone Communications.
 
     About the Software Council of Southern California
     The Software Council of Southern California (www.scsc.org) is a non-profit
 industry trade association, comprised of software and Internet development
 organizations as well as those businesses that provide support and services to
 Southern California's software industry.  The organization's mission is to
 bring people and information together to promote industry economic growth,
 encourage new technologies and enhance software and Internet entrepreneurism.
 
 

SOURCE Software Council of Southern California
    TORRANCE, Calif., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Software Council of
 Southern California today announced it has extended the deadline to apply for
 capital presenter positions at VentureNet 2001, the premier capital conference
 for software, Internet, biomedical, optical or wireless companies with a
 strong software component.  The conference will be held May 29 - 30 at the
 Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine, California.  Capital presenter applications may
 be downloaded from the conference Web site at www.venturenet.org or by calling
 (310) 328-0043.
     High-tech businesses looking for funding are encouraged to apply quickly
 as only 18 companies will be chosen to present their business plans to the
 50 top venture capital firms registered to participate in the event as well as
 many private and corporate investors who will be in attendance.  A total of
 15 companies not selected to present will be given an option to exhibit at
 VentureNet 2001.
     "This is a tremendous opportunity for companies to showcase their business
 plans in front of a record number of top-tier venture capital firms and
 receive feedback on the presentations," said Software Council CEO Mark
 Monaghan.  "Our unique conference environment maximizes networking
 opportunities, allowing more focus to be placed on the companies as they seek
 funding."
     The conference, hosted by the Software Council of Southern California, is
 presented by Brobeck Phleger & Harrison LLP, with supporting sponsorship by
 Deloitte & Touche, E-Media, Enfrastructure, Inflow Inc., neoBrands, Silicon
 Valley Bank and Zone Communications.
 
     About the Software Council of Southern California
     The Software Council of Southern California (www.scsc.org) is a non-profit
 industry trade association, comprised of software and Internet development
 organizations as well as those businesses that provide support and services to
 Southern California's software industry.  The organization's mission is to
 bring people and information together to promote industry economic growth,
 encourage new technologies and enhance software and Internet entrepreneurism.
 
 SOURCE  Software Council of Southern California