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7th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit & Business Plan Competition

Title: 7th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit & Business Plan Competition
Date: June 15 & 16, 2010
Location: Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
Register: here
Description: Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business and Mary Furlong & Associates are soliciting business plans for the seventh annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition, taking place at Santa Clara University on
June 15 and 16, 2010.

The Summit features a business plan competition, where finalists will compete for a $10,000 grand prize or $1,000 for best elevator pitch. Judges will include Andy Donner, Director, Physic Ventures LLC and Nancy Kamei, Sector Director, Intel Capital. For a complete list of the Judges, please visit www.scuboomerventure.com.

The deadline for business–plan submissions from interested entrepreneurs is 5:00 PM, PST, Friday, April 23. To enter the competition, please join the Summit’s group at YouNoodle.

Business plans should be focused in one or more of the following areas: biodesign; medical devices; geriatrics and gerontology; or “aging in place” technology. Semifinalists will be selected April 28, finalists on May 26 and winners announced June 16 during the Summit.

The annual Summit event is a venue for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists (VCs) to share information about serving or investing in companies that serve the boomer market, consumers 45 and older. Leading VCs will discuss why they are investing heavily in this market; company executives will discuss their business plans; and VC analysts will explain how they segment the market and evaluate business opportunities.

The Summit’s sponsors include AARP, Caring.com and Southwest Airlines. For more information, please visit www.scuboomerventure.com or send an email to inquiries@scuboomerventure.com.