We’re widening our prowl for the best emerging technology products to launch at DEMO this spring.

Our next stops are New York and Toronto, Jan 11-13.

DEMO, for the uninitiated, is the leading conference for emerging technology. Okay, as executive producer of the conference, I’m a smidge biased, but hey, everyone from Netscape to Salesforce, WebEx, Palm, VMware, TiVo, and Symantec have launched there over the years.

So, if  you’re an entrepreneur or executive who thinks your company has the next best thing, consider applying for one of two days of presentations we’ll be hosting on the East Coast. DEMO’s not just for startups — it’s for anyone bringing a great new tech-driven product to market.

I’m excited about Toronto, because it’s my first time there. DEMO’s widening international reach shows how this conference is about the world’s best new products — I just back from Taiwan a week ago, another first for me.

And of course New York is hot right now, because of the innovation happening in advertising and e-commerce there.

Here are the details: On Tuesday, January 11, we’ll be teaming up with RRE Ventures in New York and on Thursday, January 13, we’ll be in Toronto with Rogers Ventures.

At each stop, we’ll be inviting up to 10 companies to present their new products or concepts in front of our team as well as venture partners from the partnering venture capital firms. Each company that is selected will be allotted at least a half-hour (20 minutes of presentation and 10 minutes feedback).

Each meetup will be a great opportunity to meet with myself (I’m in charge of selecting DEMO’s class of companies) and also to meet with partners from each of the VC firms in attendance.

We’ve done this before at other firms, including Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, Kleiner Perkins, Madrona, and Austin Ventures as part of our worldwide quest to find the best entrepreneurs.

If you’re interested in attending the New York session, please fill out this form. And if you’re interested in attending the Toronto session, please fill out this form.

At the end of the day in New York, we’re throwing a party for the whole NY tech scene at the Taj Lounge on 21st and 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. You can register for that event by clicking here. After the Toronto meetup, we’ll be throwing a party at The Century Room from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., which you can register for by clicking here. At each event we’ll be buying drinks for the first 50 people through the door, and the ten companies we met with during the day will all have a chance to give a 90-second presentation to the crowd, so make sure you come out for it.

To be clear, if you’re interested in applying to DEMO, you don’t necessarily have to attend one of these events. You can always apply directly here. The deadline to apply is February 1.

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