UNMET is a groundbreaking conference platform that enables people to connect both in person and virtually. We serve to fulfill an UNMET need in under-represented regions of the country. With a focus on Venture Capital Investments and our modernized virtual job fair experience, we aim to provide organic network opportunities and encourage job growth.
UNMET Conferences is geared toward attracting and coalescing venture capital to invest in companies located in under-served regions as there is a dire need for early-stage venture investments. UNMET Conferences enable each company to meet one-on-one with institutional investors. UNMET Conferences is structured to enable networking with not just investors but also with peers in order to foster development and collaboration between companies.
UNMET Jobs in partnership with Largely.io is a virtual job fair experience geared towards connecting prospective job seekers to employers. Each hiring event is aimed primarily to help job seekers and businesses find each other more efficiently, and secondly to help states foster economic growth and retain talent in-state. Largely enables a unique job fair experience through its modernized job search platform. Participants are able to showcase themselves, answer questions, and attend virtual interviews. Largely humanizes the hiring process and improves the job fair experience.
Stout Street Capital
Stout Street Capital is a seed-stage fund that invests in underserved markets in the middle of the country and sees an average of 5,000 deals per year and co-invests with over 300 VCs around the country. Stout Street Capital seeks to invest in early-stage companies focused on improving efficiency and generating bottom-line value in large, established sectors in the market. Stout Street Capital is focused on improving the Series A/B-funding eco-system in the middle of the country. UNMET is one of its primary instruments, which will help companies located in the middle of the country to meet investors and attract capital.
Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state’s leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona’s economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create – attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries.
Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, is Arizona’s longest running Capital Conference and early-stage pitch competition. Finalists compete head to head, and get exclusive access to the region’s most active accredited investors, all in one place, who have funded Presenting Companies with more than $1BILLION since 1992.
JobsOhio is a private nonprofit economic development corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion.
BLASTmedia is the only PR agency dedicated to B2B SaaS. We understand the unique challenges associated with scaling a SaaS business and use PR to impact four primary pillars: investors, employees, partners and customers.
Startup Blogpost is a community where aspiring entrepreneurs and venture capital ecosystem stakeholders can share meaningful insights, engage with colleagues and peers, and stay informed. We feature curated articles and podcasts from founders and investors, weekly newsletters, monthly regional spotlights, and upcoming events. Startup Blogpost prides itself on sourcing contributors from various industries all over the globe. Through a unique storytelling approach, we provide a platform for some of the world’s most illustrious investors and entrepreneurs. Ultimately, showcasing the journeys that led them all to success.