Get Connected with Top Entrepreneurs & Innovation

Join us Thursday, November 6, 2014 for VentureNEXT, TechColumbus' new social connection and Startup / Entrepreneurial Awards event, recognizing the most accomplished innovation companies in the Central Ohio Region.


Columbus welcomes entrepreneurs, startups, investors, inventors, innovative corporations, community leaders, and economy developers from across the region for this amped-up evening of connection, information, and recognition in a lively and interactive work/play mixer and awards program.


Innovation Excellence

VentureNEXT will be a night of insight, recognition, and celebration for all those who participate in the greater opportunities and sustainable prosperity that the Innovation Economy brings to Central Ohio startups and entrepreneurs.

The highlight of the evening will be the announcement and recognition of the VentureNext Award winners. TechColumbus will honor our region’s top startups.

Winning companies will be selected by a diverse panel of experienced judges who represent the national Innovation Economy. The competition will be based on each company’s execution of a successful, scalable business model that is based on an innovative technology or process.

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Major Mingling

VentureNEXT is not only about recognition... this vibrant mixer is your prime arena for networking, connecting with customers and investors, and social mingling.

We invite the entire innovation community to join us. Have a drink, sample flavors from some of Columbus's best food entrepreneurs, and enjoy an evening of shoulder rubbing with the most innovative and fundable companies and entrepreneurs in Ohio.

Vital and Relevant Content

VentureNEXT showcases break-through innovations, first-hand startup stories, and Next-level Insights will have you exiting VentureNEXT energized and inspired!

“VentureNEXT is an exciting and completely new approach to celebrating entrepreneurial success. Folks in the Central Columbus region have a lot to be inspired about. It’s something we should celebrate. VentureNext is a great place to start.”

Tom Walker, TechColumbus CEO

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lifestyle Communities (LC) Pavilion, Columbus, Ohio

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TechColumbus:

Venture Acceleration on Rocket Fuel

Serving as the regional hub for the innovation economy in Central Ohio, TechColumbus brings together technology, talent, and capital in programs and services that launch entrepreneurs and startups.

TechColumbus creates a unique collaboration between startups, corporate institutions, and community partners. Our constant engagement methodology—meaning that we have no defined engagement period—accelerates and positions startups with sustainable business models to solve big problems for huge markets.

Constant engagement differentiates TechColumbus. We apply our venture advisory services to help create fundable companies. Our networked connections give startups extensive contact with potential customers and strategic partners. Our technical roadmaps position startups apply their technology to create a solution that big companies in the marketplace desire and purchase.

Join the more than 500 emerging technology companies that come to TechColumbus each year to receive the services and funding they need to grow into sustainable, profitable Central Ohio businesses.

TechColumbus: ready to help turn your entrepreneurial ideas into products and to leverage those products into high-growth business.

TechColumbus.org

Thursday, November 6, 2014
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
LC Pavilion, Columbus, OH

Join entrepreneurs, startups, investors, inventors, innovative corporations, community leaders, and economy developersfor this amped-up evening of connection, information, and recognition.

TECHCOLUMBUS

Ready to help turn your entrepreneurial ideas into products and to leverage those products into high-growth business.

1275 Kinnear Ave, Columbus OH 43212
(614) 487-3700
aoddi@techcolumbus.org