Socially Responsible Entrepreneurs (SREs)
!!! ENTREPRENEUR FINAL SUBMITTAL DATE 1 AUGUST 2015 !!!
Be sure to submit your Company Summary, Business Plan and Executive Summary no later than AUGUST 1, 2015 in order to be considered for the Thursday, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015 "CLEAN BUSINESSS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM".
Submit your Company Summary, Executive Summary & Power Point presentation.
Socially Responsible Entrepreneurs (SREs) with emerging-growth "CLEAN BUSINESSTM " (CBIS) start-ups and later stage "CLEAN BUSINESSTM " companies with fifth-year projected revenues exceeding $20 million seeking venture capital funding should submit their business plans for consideration to be presentors at the "CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM" (CBIS) . Those SREs not selected to present will be able to exhibit their companies to the CBIS SRIs.
As many as 20 companies may be selected to either present or exhibit at the CBIS. In either case, the SREs will be able to communicate their business plans to SRIs (venture capitalists, institutional investors and angel investors).
During prior California Coast Venture Forum (CCVF) Investment Conferences, approximately 100 emerging growth companies were successful in raising in excess of $110 million in new capital and establishing valuable business relationships..Prior CCVF Investment Conferences have had over 350 in attendance with.approximately 1/3rd of the attendees professional, accredited investors.
Representatives of selected presenting and exhibiting companies must attend the CBIS. All companies selected for the CBIS will be required to attend a special one-day "CBIS Entrepreneur Mentoring Program" scheduled for August 13, 2015. This is a coaching session designed to assist with the refinement of their business propositions and power point presentations.
All companies selected for the CBIS exhibit will have the opportunity to meet potential accredited investors and demonstrate or describe their products in the CBIS "Investor Rountable".
SREs must follow the steps below to be considered for the CBIS. The materials submitted will be reviewed by our Business Plan Review Committee comprised of industry and financial experts and investors. After the review, the SREs will be advised of their selection to either present or exhibit at the CBIS, Some of the materials submitted by the SREs will also be used in the CBIS Program, as described below, and this Program will be distributed to investors and all conference attendees.
How to Apply for the "CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM" (CBIS) .
The "Submit" link below enables you to establish credentials needed for the submission of materials and later update the materials as you refine your message, presentation. After you establish your credentials and pay your non-refundable processing fee, you will be asked to provide electronic copies of your Executive Summary and Business Plan. If you are selected to present or exhibit, you will be expected to submit a "Company Summary" that will be placed in the CBIS printed Program. It is CRITICALLY IMPORTANT that you submit an electronic copy of your Company Summary, Executive Summary, and Power Point each in a timely manner. Otherwise, you will not be eligible to present or exhibit.
How the Process Works:
Participating criteria: We are looking for Socially Responsible Entrepreneurs (SREs) and their start-up or later stage companies to participate in the "CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM".
Selected participation criteria include the followIng;
- Revenues: 5th year projected revenues of at least $20 million
- Funding: (Equity/Debt): Seeking at least $500 thousand in funding
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Schedule: See below
What is required:
One page Company Summary (short paragraph), Executive Summary of no more than 2 pages, and your Power Point Presentation, must be submitted through the CCVF online application process outlined above. All documents must be in Microsoft Office, Word (.DOC), and PPT (.ppt or .pptx) format.
What happens after submission:
A Review Committee comprised of industry and financial experts and investors will review your documents. Notification to participate in the "CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM" will begin August 1, 2015.
There are two ways of participating in the "CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMITTM" :
Presenting Company: As a Presenting Company you will receive:
- Attendance at a special one-day Entrepreneur Mentoring session for two members of your team (additional members may attend for a fee of $ 395.00 each).
- A Mentoring session to fine-tune your pitch and prepare you for the CBIS (Presentor must attend Mentoring session).
- Professionally generated PowerPoint presentation
- A table in "The Marketplace"
- One page Company Summary must be submitted for use in the CBIS printed Program.
- Passes for Two company representatives to attend the SBIS. (Additional representatives may attend for a fee of $395.00 each or may be the pre-paid company representatives attending the Entrepreneur Mentoring Session.)
Exhibiting Company: As an Exhibiting Company you will receive:
- Attendance at a special one-day Entrepreneur Mentoring session for two members of your team (additional members may attend for a fee of $395.00).
- Exhibition space in "The Marketplace"
- Company will be listed as an Exhibitor in the CBIS printed Program Book.
- Passes for Two company representative to attend the SBIS. Additional representatives may attend for a fee of $395.00 each.) ·
If you are reviewed but not accepted:
- Your Company Summary will be distributed at the CBIS to all attendees.
- You and your representatives are invited to attend the CBIS at reduced rate of $295.00 per person.
NLT August 1,2015
July 21, 2015
August 1, 2015
Special Entrepreneur Mentoring Session
All companies selected to present or exhibit must attend the special one-day Entrepreneur Mentoring Session which is included in the fee.The Entrepreneur Mentoring Session is scheduled for August 13, 2015 and runs from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Individual e-mails with details will be sent to all companies selected to present or exhibit so be sure to include a proper e-mail address with your submission.
"CLEAN BUSINESS INVESTMENT SUMMIT"
Thursday, September 10, 2015 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(Refundable if not selected to
Includes mentoring session / 2 company attendees
(Additional attendees $395.00 each pre-paid at Mentoring Session.)
Attendance at pre-CBIS Reception (2 company attendees) on September 10, 2010.
One company presenter & one company rep at CBIS (Additional attendees may be those pre-paid attending Mentoring Session.)
Executive Summary and contact information in CBIS Program Book
Included in selected pre-CBIS announcements & on CCVF/CVBIS Website www.ccvf.org
Table display at CBIS
Includes mentoring session & 2 company attendees
(Additional attendees $395. each)
Attendance at pre-CBIS Reception (2 company attendees) on September 10, 2015.
Two company reps at CBIS (Additional attendees can be those pre-paid attending Mentoring Session.)
Company Listed as Exhibitor in CBIS Program Book
Company included in selected pre-CBIS announcements & on CCVF/CVBIS Website www.ccvf.org
Table display at CBIS