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SEPTEMBER 12-13, 2023
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Starting and growing a business is not for the faint of heart. Neither is finding high-potential businesses worth investing in. At NEXT, we believe a small conversation can open endless possibilities. During this years NEXT Venture Summit, we want to connect high-potential businesses with investors and help grow like-minded entrepreneurs to make lasting connections within the entrepreneurial community.
What is NEXT Venture Summit?
This year’s 8th annual NEXT Venture Summit is a 2-part event taking place over two days. Part one is the first ever Investor Match Day dedicated to connecting Investors with high-potential startups in the region. Part two is NEXT’s signature Summit Sessions that consists of on stage speakers, industry experts and the top most exciting startups in the region.
When and Where is NEXT Venture Summit?
NEXT Venture Summit is taking place on Tuesday, September 12th and Wednesday, September 13th in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. Tuesday’s event [Investor Match Day] is an invite only event at the Huguenot Mill in the Peace Center. Wednesday’s event [NEXT’s Summit Sessions] is a ticketed event taking place at the Greenville One Center. Tickets are available for purchase.
Who Should Attend?
The NEXT Venture Summit is designed for growth-stage entrepreneurs who are seeking to accelerate their momentum and connect with the Greenville entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is also valuable for venture capitalists, investors, and anyone interested in the startup ecosystem. Regardless of your current funding status, the connections and resources gained from this event can be critical for future capital-raising efforts.
What Are the Costs to Attend?
NEXT Venture Summit is a paid ticketed event. General admission tickets are $125 and VIP tickets are $225. You can purchase your event tickets here!
What can attend Investor Match Day?
To attend Investor Match Day you must meet one of the following criteria: You are a promising and scalable startup generating revenue, or you are an Investor looking to connect with startups.
If you are a founder of a scaling startup, you can apply for the Investor Match Day here. Applications are reviewed and you must be accepted to be able to attend this event. Once accepted, there is a $100 fee per startup to attend.
If you are an Investor who wants to get involved, you can apply here. Our team will be in touch with next steps.
What cities are included in the region?
Although NEXT’s focus is mainly in Greenville, SC, we have broaden our scope to include the following cities: Asheville, Athens, Atlanta, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Columbia, Greenville, Johnson City, Knoxville, Raleigh/Durham, Spartanburg.
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