[TEG Freelist] [TEG] GCVA & SoundingBoard 09/21/05 11:30AM-1:30PM Cincinnati, OH

  • From: Mark Bruemmer <markbruemmer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Entrepreneurial Group <theentrepreneurialgroup@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 15:37:18 -0700 (PDT)

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Dear Entrepreneur,
Here is your invitation to attend the SoundingBoard Forum scheduled for 
Wednesday September 21, 2005 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Queen City Club.
Here is a link to a map to the event location at the Queen City Club 331 East 
Fourth Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
Please see instructions below on how to RSVP to this event.
Business Plan Venue
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Database.  Please add  your references to the Business Plan Venue category in 
the TEG Bookmarks Database to related resources you think TEG members should be 
aware of. 

Thank you for your interest and participation in The Entrepreneurial Group. 
Best Regards, 
Mark Bruemmer, CEO 
NetMotifs, Inc. 
Business Web Services 
Moderator of The Entrepreneurial Group


Please join us for SoundingBoard:

Wednesday September 21, 2005  from 11:30 am ? 1:30 pm at the Queen City Club 
331 E. Fourth St. in downtown Cincinnati.

Please register using the link below or call 513-579-3111. Members $25.00, 
Guests with Members $30.00, Non-Members $35.00.

Confirmed business plan presentations by:

1.      Scifeye LLC is a fabless semiconductor company that has designed an 
innovative and proprietary imaging sensor that enables digital communication 
via light waves. Our vision is to enable optically-based digital communications 
in everyday devices through the licensing of our technology to the 
manufacturers of CMOS imaging sensors, cameras and imaging equipment.

2.      NeoSynergy LLC provides next-generation Web-based business management 
software to automotive manufacturers and their dealerships, enabling them to 
better manage the vehicle purchase, service and customer ownership experience, 
enhance customer satisfaction and retain customers.

3.      KineticDigital Holdings LLC wholly owns Somatic Digital, LLC, which 
conducts research, development of technologies (incubator) to bridge the 
digital divide and TouchSmart Publishing, LLC which is the first publishing 
company to use the touch user interface (TUI) technology developed by Somatic 

Please mark your calendars for SoundingBoard on December 7, 2005 and April 19, 
2006 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Queen City Club.

The Greater Cincinnati Venture Association <jwolfe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: "The Greater Cincinnati Venture Association" <jwolfe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <markbruemmer@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: GCVA & SoundingBoard - Wed 9/21
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 12:01:40 -0500

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2005 Inventor's Fair Offers Glimpse of Future

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The 2005 Greater Cincinnati Inventor's Fair was a huge success!  Over 120 
people visited the Montgomery Inn Conference Center to see the unique products 
shown by regional inventors and enjoy delicious Montgomery Inn food.  Mark 
Crane of Louisville's Enterprise Corp. was the Master of Ceremonies for eleven 
inventors presenting their products to the audience.  These products 
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A Business Plan Session with Start-Up Companies

Please join us Wednesday, September 21 for a special presentation in 
conjunction with SoundingBoard.  The session will be moderated by Tom 
Churchwell, managing partner of ARCH Development Partners LLC.  ARCH is a very 
early stage venture partnership specializing in the creation and funding of 
high-tech companies in the Midwest. 

For investors to find success, it is important that the quality of investment 
opportunity stays high.  SoundingBoard helps ensure local deals meet investment 
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In addition to the eleven presenters at the 2005 Inventor's Fair, eleven 
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Invention Intervention

On Tuesday, September 13, the Inventor's Council of Cincinnati will present a 
special program, "Invention Intervention" with Jack Carik of Inventor Services.

Jack will share his 40 years' experience, addressing topics such as:  What 
makes a great consumer product?  Why do some products sell and others don't?  
Do I really need a patent?  How do I get my product to market without spending 
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This program is a must for anyone already in or thinking about getting into the 
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About Us

The Greater Cincinnati Venture Association is a forum for bringing together all 
parties who share a vested interest in building a strong regional 
entrepreneurial community. Our activities provide opportunities for members to 
promote new ventures, participate in ongoing education, network among 
interested parties on a regular basis, and provide a dedicated medium for 
communicating issues about entrepreneurship.

The GCVA was organized in 1986 by a group of business leaders to bring together 
individuals from the public, private, academic, and government sectors 
interested in developing and expanding new companies.

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Membership Benefits

GCVA members receive many benefits, including access to executive summaries of 
new ventures, presentations by entrepreneurial companies, the E-Startup 
Conference, a listing in the GCVA Directory, and access to venture resources 
across the country.

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