Press Room

9/30/2010

Press Release - EquityNet Partners with NASVF and Sponsors 2010 Annual NASVF Conference

Philadelphia, PA -- The National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF) has entered into a strategic partnership with EquityNet, the leading peer-to-peer e-marketplace for private business analysis, capitalization, and support. In addition, EquityNet is sponsoring and exhibiting at the 17th Annual NASVF Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 13-15.

 

NASVF and EquityNet have partnered to promote to NASVF members and to the entire private equity industry the benefits of EquityNet’s innovative business analysis and capitalization marketplace and customized research services. With EquityNet's automated Enterprise Analyzer™ software, investors can overcome the limitations of business plan screening. They can receive standardized, comprehensive analytical reports that enable them to efficiently analyze and benchmark their investment prospects, allowing them to:

 

Screen deals in a fraction of the time and cost required to review traditional business plans.

Ensure that entrepreneurs adequately characterize their investment opportunity.

Efficiently analyze and compare deals to quickly identify prospects for further due diligence.

 

According to Jim Jaffe, President and CEO of NASVF, “We are excited about our new strategic partnership with EquityNet. They are an entrepreneurial organization that has developed a breakthrough product that will contribute to the success for investors, entrepreneurs, and technology transfer professionals in the commercialization of new technology innovations.”

 

Judd Hollas, co-founder and CEO of EquityNet, stated, “We are delighted to partner with NASVF to help bring to market EquityNet’s unique analytical tools, research, and growing capital e-marketplace. Through our collaboration with NASVF, we plan to expand adoption of our state-of-the-art platform and as a result, improve capitalization activity and enterprise success in a domain that originates one-third of U.S. public companies and that accounts for a majority of employment and productivity growth.”

 

The National Association of Seed and Venture Funds is an international membership organization that advocates for the growth of seed and early-stage innovation capital. NASVF connects the people in the world of venture capital and regional economic development. NASVF collaborates with public and private funds, and tech transfer professionals, the folks who are committed to building their local economies by investing in local entrepreneurs and commercializing technologies.

 

EquityNet is the leading peer-to-peer e-marketplace for private business analysis, capitalization, and support. EquityNet's patented business modeling and analysis engine, Enterprise Analyzer™, is the world's first automated system that analyzes and compares privately-held businesses; benchmarks and validates a wide range of business parameters against those of peer businesses; estimates business valuation based on over 3,000 private and public market ratios and factors; and statistically estimates 10 dimensions of business risk based on 500,000 actual cases of enterprise failure and success