NEW YORK--()--Needham & Company, LLC will hold its 15th Annual Growth Conference (“NGC”) at the New York Palace Hotel on January 15-17, 2013. The conference is one of the largest growth stock investment conferences in the country, with over 350 presenting companies and more than 2,500 attendees comprised of senior company executives, over 1,500 institutional investors, and approximately 200 venture capitalists. A key goal of the NGC is to provide investors insight into the rapidly changing environment emerging growth companies face and deliver investable themes for our clients. The NGC’s early January timing makes it the perfect way for investors to start the year by assessing the economic backdrop and opportunities and issues that emerging growth companies may face in 2013 and beyond.
The three-day conference features public and private company presentations from senior management teams, Q&A sessions and 1-on-1 meetings for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms. The sectors represented by presenting companies include:
- Clean Technology
- Enterprise Infrastructure
- Internet & Digital Media
- Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment
- Software & Services
Guest speaker on January 15:
Lunch: Joseph H. Reich, Co-Founder, Beginning with Children Foundation who will speak on finding a second career after Wall Street - 25 Years in education reform.
Joseph H. Reich had a long career on Wall Street, including being the co-founder of Reich + Tang. In his second career, he and his wife, Carol, started the first charter schools in New York City. The challenges of this endeavor are detailed in their book, Getting to Bartlett Street: Our 25 Year Quest to Level the Playing Field in Education.
Guest speaker on January 16:
Lunch: David R. Malpass, President of Encima Global, an economic research & consulting firm will provide his insights & analysis on global economic and political trends for 2013 and beyond.
David R. Malpass is the Founder and President of Encima Global LLC, an economic and consulting firm based in New York City. He served as Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary of State under President George H.W. Bush.
The conference is open only to invited clients of Needham & Company, LLC. For more information, call (800) 926-2765.
About Needham & Company, LLC
Needham & Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Needham Group, Inc., is a privately held, full-service investment bank that has focused exclusively on growth companies since it was founded 28 years ago. It concentrates on private companies and on public companies that have market capitalizations of up to $5 billion, and provides its clients with the resources to achieve their financing and strategic objectives. The Firm has capital raising expertise in IPOs, follow-on public equity offerings, confidentially marketed equity offerings, and private placements and in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate & Venture Services (including share repurchases). In addition to investment banking, Needham’s activities include institutional sales and trading and asset management. To serve its institutional clients, Needham & Company, LLC produces comprehensive equity research on more than 350 companies in clean technology and industrial growth, communications and enterprise infrastructure, consumer, healthcare, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, and software. The firm is headquartered in New York City with offices in Boston, MA, Menlo Park, CA, and San Francisco, CA. Needham & Company, LLC is a member of FINRA, SIPC & SIFMA.
For more information, please see www.needhamco.com.
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