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Be one of the first to invest in top-notch startups at LAUNCH FESTIVAL 2013. It begins with the support from MicroVentures – the exclusive sponsor of a mobile Crowdfunding app for accredited investors at the 6th Annual LAUNCH event being held March 4 – 6, 2013 in San Francisco. There is still time to register and the opportunity to win free admission to the event – a $400 value.

“Angels, accelerators and VCs invested $1.4 million in companies from LAUNCH 2012. With MicroVentures’ help, we expect to have investors provide $2 million in startup funding this year,” said Jason Calacanis, LAUNCH Founder. “Our Grand Jury of seasoned investors and top journalists will observe all the main-stage action and choose our startup winners, while our judges will sit on stage and give instant feedback on every demo.”

For the nearly 5,000 investors and entrepreneurs attending the event live and virtually, Accredited investors will have the opportunity to invest legally and efficiently in LAUNCH 2013 startups through MicroVentures’ proven Crowdfunding platform, by leveraging its sponsored mobile app.

Pre-qualify for Crowdfunding and Enter to Win a LAUNCH Pass

Only MicroVentures can execute a legal Crowdfunding experience as the sole broker-dealer in the Crowdfunding space today. Attending accredited investors will need to pre-qualify at MicroVentures’ investor site in order to invest using the mobile Crowdfunding app at LAUNCH 2013.

If you successfully pre-qualify on MicroVentures’ website before March 1 you will also be entered into a drawing to win investor passes to the event. MicroVentures will randomly select two winners who write “Launch” in the referral code field within the pre-qualify site. Winners will be notified by March 2nd.

“We are excited to promote our Crowdfunding capabilities onsite at LAUNCH 2013 after successfully raising more than $15 million on behalf of 30 startups in the past 18 months,” said Tim Sullivan, CEO and Principal of MicroVentures.”

“We thank our friends at LAUNCH for providing us with this opportunity to showcase our broker-dealer based platform, which we have built on a foundation consisting of a deep due diligence process, experienced and accessible team, and relevant relationships.”

Startups Competing at LAUNCH 2013

For more information on LAUNCH 2013 and a complete list of top-notch startups competing at the event visit:

Past year LAUNCH startup winners include:

  • Mint (2007) Sold to Intuit
  • Yammer (2008) Sold to Microsoft
  • Red Beacon (2009) Sold to Home Depot
  • Room 77 (2011) Raised $10.5 Million
  • Stack Overflow (2011 2.0)
  • SpaceMonkey (2012) Raised $2.25 Million
  • Alltuition (2012 2.0) Raised $1.5 Million

Are you ready to attend LAUNCH 2013 and Crowdfund via MicroVentures’ sponsored mobile app? To learn more about MicroVentures and become pre-qualified as an accredited investor, visit

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