Bethesda, Maryland Sep 13, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) is holding the 2022 DMV Investor Forum on September 23rd in Washington, DC at the Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus in the Ward 4 Opportunity Zone. At this Investor Forum, private companies addressing global health and boosting children’s mental health will present to investors for funding.
A spectacular lineup of speakers will create the foundation for the forum. Rosemarie Truman, the Founder and CEO of CAI and Co-Founder and CEO of Ignite Social Impact, Sheri Sobrato Brisson, the co-founder of Resonance Philanthropies, Colonel Matthew Clark, Chief Executive for Medical Portfolio, JPEO-CBRND, Department of Defense and former Director of COVID-19 International Response Operations on the White House COVID-19 Response Team, Kolaleh Eskandanian, VP and Chief Innovation Officer at Children’s National, Carol Nacy, CEO at Sequella Inc., and more will speak on how they are advancing technologies to impact the world.
Presenting companies will pitch from CAI’s open innovation challenges with support from Resonance Philanthropies of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Children’s National Hospital, United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) Build to Scale (B2S) Program, the Walton Family Foundation, and more.
Rosemarie Truman said, “Through the 2022 DMV Investor Forum, we will increase availability and access to capital for private companies that are developing solutions to global health and mental health threats, leverage the companies to create knowledge-based jobs for all talent, and promote and preserve the Washington, DC metro area’s identity as a leading life sciences ecosystem. We are grateful to our generous hosts and partners at Children’s National for making it possible, and we look forward to additional Investor Forums with them in the future.”
Presenting companies have raised over $23 million in funding thus far. CAI invites investors, interested in evaluating presenters for investment, to register for the forum at the link below:
More information about the CAI 2022 DMV Investor Forum is available at the website below:
The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) is a global public-private partnership, non-profit focused on creating a virtuous circle of innovation and driving growth breakthroughs through novel, creative paradigms, and models. CAI’s mission is to accelerate and increase the volume of technology commercialization to ignite entrepreneurship, bolster the global economy, and maximize the potential of promising inventions. CAI’s award-winning challenge-based accelerator, rigorous evidence-based due diligence, and capital-efficient lean management models serve to hyper-accelerate “gazelle” high-performing startups for outsized investor returns. For additional information about CAI, please visit https://www.thecenterforadvancinginnovation.org/.
Ignite Social Impact (“Ignite”) is a crowd equity funding portal for US-based technology companies with impact. Ignite was founded by a team of passionate entrepreneurs and scientists to showcase a wealth of innovative companies addressing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to enable anyone to make a positive impact by investing as little as $100 in those companies. To learn more, visit https://www.ignitesocialimpact.com/, and follow Ignite on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.