• Member Spotlight: ZeroFox

    Member Spotlight: ZeroFox

    ZeroFOX has engineered a solutions-based platform that identifies technical threat indicators, safeguarding cybersecurity’s newest and most dangerous threat vector: social media.

    Expansion: In January 2015, Zerofox acquired Vulnr a stealth-mode security technology company based in Santiago, Chile.

  • Member Spotlight: Optoro

    Member Spotlight: Optoro

    Optoro’s mission is to be the leading platform for returned and excess inventory, connecting buyers and sellers worldwide. Their cloud-based, multi-channel selling technology, online remarketing expertise, and full suite of business intelligence tools offer clients the optimal solution for managing their reverse logistics and creating a more sustainable supply chain.

    Industry Recognition: Optoro’s Co-Founders, Tobin Moore and Adam Vitarello, were recognized as 2015’s EY Greater Washington Area Entrepreneurs of the Year (Emerging/Growth category).

  • Member Spotlight: Tenable Network Security

    Member Spotlight: Tenable Network Security

    Tenable Network Security provides continuous network monitoring to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk and ensure compliance. Tenable’s key clients include Fortune Global 500 companies across industries as well as the entire U.S. Department of Defense and many of the world’s leading governments.

    Growth Note: In June 2015, Tenable announced expansion plans to include hundreds of new cybersecurity positions over next 5 years.

The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) represents the complete spectrum of private capital investing in high growth enterprises and the East Coast company builders and entrepreneurs doing business in the Mid-Atlantic and beyond.

Featured Programs

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October, 7 2015 |   National Geographic

TechBUZZ shines a well-deserved light on the visionary East Coast innovators and company-builders in our region who have validated customer interest and are seeking funding. Startups click here to apply. 

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November, 5 2015 |   Park Hyatt Washington

The CEO-CFO Series delivers top caliber content for the C-Suite team focused on accelerating growth, best practices and planning for successful exits. Designed for rapidly growing companies across all sectors.

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November, 5 2015 |   Park Hyatt Washington

This must attend flagship conference has been designed to address the most important business issues confronting today’s growth enterprises and their leadership teams.

For more than 25 years, MAVA has served the full community of innovators, companies, private capital, suppliers, and key advisors needed to build successful businesses from start-up to exit. From venture to private equity, angel to growth equity and family office to corporate strategic, MAVA brings together the full spectrum of capital and key resources necessary to accelerate the growth of companies across industry sectors and stages of development. MAVA provides a wide range of programs, information and forums designed to stimulate revenue and company growth, facilitate quality deal flow, encourage collaboration and foster relationships among entrepreneurs, investors, strategic partners and customers.

TechBUZZ Alumni Success

Companies have Presented on the TechBUZZ Stage since 2011
Capital Invested in TechBUZZ Companies since 2011
TechBUZZ Co’s funded 1 year post presentation (as of 2Q14)

Featured Video

 Watch Rich Harris, AddThis CEO, deliver his keynote at TechBUZZ AOL 2015

Snapshot: Recent Event

June 16, 2015: The Steve Case Center at AOL, Dulles, VA

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Accelerator Sponsors

Keynote Speakers
Josef Pfeiffer of Gravity.com
Rich Harris, CEO AddThis

Investor Panelists
John Backus, Founder and Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures
Drew Drake, Vice President, Strategic Investments and Partnerships, SAP National Security Services
Dan Henderson, Investment Director, CIT GAP Funds
Pascal Luck, Managing Director, Core Capital Partners
Alex Oppenheimer, Venture Capital Associate, NEA
Robert Rosenbaum, President and Executive Director, TEDCO

Thanks to our 2015 Capital Connection Sponsors