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First State Innovation Venture Showcase

There is still time to register for the upcoming fall Venture Showcase in Delaware!

The keynote speaker will be Steve Tang, President and CEO of the University Science Center. The event will also include presentations from three Delaware-based emerging companies.

The three presenting companies are:

o FlowPay, based in Wilmington DE, is the leading mobile payment service for faith-based organization and launched their service early in 2012.

o Kurbi Health, based in Wilmington DE, is a breakthrough web application that helps people living with chronic disease more easily communicate the daily challenges of their symptoms to care-providers between scheduled visits.

o Legacy Distilling, based in Smyrna DE, is meeting the demand for locally hand-crafted spirits and is planning to launch in the Spring of 2013.

In response to the devastation created by hurricane Sandy, First State Innovation will donating all of the $20 ticket fees to the American Red Cross to help the victims of this terrible storm.

What: First State Innovation (FSI) Venture Showcase
Where: Harry’s Savoy Grill on Naamans Road in Wilmington
When: Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am.
Cost: $20.00
Register: Online!

Enjoy a continental breakfast, hear Steve talk about the current state of the entrepreneurial eco-system in the region, and listen to presentations for three interesting emerging companies … all while helping the victims of hurricane Sandy.

About First State Innovation (FSI):

First State Innovation (FSI) is a privately led initiative that focuses on dramatically accelerating the growth of Delaware’s entrepreneurial economy. Organized as a not for profit corporation, it was created to help grow wealth and the workforce at Delaware’s Innovation Economy by growing, attracting, retaining, and connecting high growth technology-based business and supporting infrastructure in the state. Its primary goal is to help create an environment that makes it easy for emerging companies to locate the resources that will enable them to incubate, grow or relocate to the state and the surrounding region.

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