Washington, DC: June 20, 2002

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About: Washington, DC 2002

On June 20, 2002, Springboard Enterprises hosted a new, educational program for women entrepreneurs on the campus of The George Washington University. Springboard Bootcamp: Washington, DC provided entrepreneurs with in-depth information about securing equity capital and access to the community that is dedicated to launching and growing high-growth businesses.

Springboard joined with the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) to offer a special registration package for both NVTC’s Titans of Technology Breakfast and Springboard’s Bootcamp on June 20th.

The Titans of Technology Breakfast took place at the McLean Hilton at 7:00am, followed by the Springboard Bootcamp at the George Washington University Campus in Washington, DC. The one-day Bootcamp program offered expert advice on what it takes to build and pitch a successful equity backed business, gave participants hands on experience and demonstrations of venture pitches and provided direct access to local service providers, business development professionals, and investor resources.

The Bootcamp will also featured an afternoon case-study from a world-renowned entrepreneurial venture based in the Washington, DC area. At the end of the day, a select group of participants had the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of investors.

Sponsors

Co-Hosts

Springboard Enterprises
The George Washington University

Partner Sponsors

Piper Rudnick LLP
Telecommunications Development Fund
Washington Techway
Fenwick & West LLP
Grant Thornton
Hale and Dorr LLP

Supporter Sponsors

Comerica Bank
Ernst & Young

Supporting Organizations

DC Web Women
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Greater Baltimore Technology Council
MIT Enterprise Forum of Washington, DC – Baltimore
National Association of Small Business Investment Companies
National Association of Women Business Owners
Netpreneur
Northern Virginia Technology Council
Women’s Business Center
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
Women Presidents’ Organization
Women in Technology