CIR Optics Venture Fair

Venue: The Tremont Boston

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 31, 2002 End Date/Time: Aug 01, 2002
Registration Date: Aug 01, 2002
Early Registration Date: Jun 28, 2002
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This program is designed to provide a platform for the 40 most promising private companies in the optical space to present their vision and business plans before a national audience of venture capitalists and strategic investors. The conference is organized around ten optical market niches; only four companies per optical market niche will be allowed to present their business plans. At the conclusion of each round of presenting companies, CIR and experts from leading optical firms and the financial community will provide an expert analysis of technology and business trends in that niche market and evaluate the business plans and prospects for each of these companies. The niches are currently as follows:

Systems/Networking Room:
Long Haul
Metro Core/Metro Edge
First Mile

Components Room:
Tunable Technologies
Integrated Optics/Subsystems
Amplifier & Other DWDM Component
All Optical Switching Fabric

The CIR Optics Venture Fair will bring together private equity investors, executives of leading optics companies and entrepreneurs from new optics-related companies to explore the significant investment opportunities in today’s optics sector.

This event is being lead by a distinguished advisory board including representatives from Azure Capital Partners, CIR, CMEA Ventures, Kodiak Venture Partners, Parker Price Venture Capital, RBC Capital Partners, Storm Ventures, Telecom Trends and TVM Techno Venture Management. It also includes media partners ATM & IP Report, Fiber Systems International, Optical Netbiz and Telecom Trends.


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