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INVESTOR FORUM

“I appreciate that startups who present to the Investor Forum are pre-filtered by Council members. That makes my job easier.”

—Ed Ruth / Verizon Ventures

 

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JUN 23

Service Provider & Investor Forums: June 2017

Jun 23, 2017, 2:00pm - 6:00pm Shoreline Lake Boat House, 3160 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043 SUMMARY

Members of the Telecom Council's Service Provider and Investor Forums meet quarterly to hear startup pitches and to discuss current trends. This quarter, we will introduce 7 pre-screened startups to the carrier, vendor, and telecom VC community. Dialogue before and after presentations, during breaks, and over lunch ensures that all participants have an opportunity to connect.

ABOUT THE INVESTOR FORUM

Since 2005, Telecom Council’s Investor Forum has introduced early-stage, investment-ready communications startups to investors who specialize in the communications industry. The Investor Forum meets quarterly to review 8 companies who have been recommended by global telcos, communication vendors, or other investors. 

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The Investor Forum lists their meetings in the bi-monthly Telecom Council newsletter and sends 2 reminder emails to Investor Forum subscribers before each quarterly meeting. To subscribe to these invitations click below.

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Membership in the Investor Forum and attendance at Investor Forum meetings is restricted to companies and individuals who invest time, money or resources to support communication startups. For the full Investor Forum meeting, click below.

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Companies may not sponsor the Investor Forum or the Telecom Council, though occasionally individual meetings will be open for sponsorship. Meeting sponsors may choose between branding, speaking, or topic sponsorship based on how much they want to influence an agenda. Click below for a list of meetings currently open for sponsorship along with the benefits and cost of the sponsorship options.

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Speakers at Investor Forum meetings are early-stage, communication startups who are currently or soon to be fundraising pitching their company. Generally Investor Forum members are looking for pre-revenue companies with a great idea and important technological innovation but before any major sales or deployments. Pitching the Investor Forum is free and by invitation only with applications taken on a rolling basis all year.

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Companies with a board room or conference room that holds up to 35 people may host an Investor Forum meeting. For the cost of catering, you can bring investors from global telcos, major vendors and leading investors to your facility and supporting your brand as an integral part of the innovation ecosystem. Plus, you get to sit in on these private meetings for an inside view on the investment community.

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