Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures encourages and assists entrepreneurs with innovative ideas or commercially viable technology to start and grow their companies into successful, sustainable science and technology businesses. Here's what entrepreneurs have said about MADV and its predecessor, Diamond State Ventures (DSV):
"The DSV team has been extremely valuable in assisting our business during our early stage development. They have been successful in assisting our management with mission-critical strategies for operations, financing, and acquisitions."
- Kaydon Stanzione, CEO, Advanced Logic Systems, Inc.
"DSV's carefully screened candidates have provided us with valuable contacts, leads, and deal-flow in companies ready to grow and succeed."
- Brian Robertson, President and CEO, Ternary Software
MADV client companies – predominantly information technology, physical technology or life science – are characterized by proven technologies, large potential markets, capacity for explosive growth, actionable and smart go-to-market strategies, well-structured revenue streams, defensible intellectual properties and proven management teams/advisory boards.
Our companies are based in the Mid-Atlantic region and come from the Greater NYC area, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C. We also periodically serve clients from Connecticut, North Carolina and Virginia. More than 70% of MADV clients are based in the Greater Philadelphia region.
In a typical year, MADV provides services to 36-40 emerging companies in information technology, making it the largest Venture Forum program in the region based on clients served annually. At a typical Forum, we present eight to ten emerging companies.
Participation in MADV's scrub sessions, mentoring, and venture forums is open to all qualified, technology-based companies seeking funding and/or assistance in business model development.
Qualified companies have:
- Developed technology addressing a need in a large market.
- Strong market research backing market assumptions.
- High barriers to entry through patents, technology, and/or industry conditions.
- At or near revenue, with a validated pipeline.
- Dynamic, capable executive team and/or experienced CEO.
- Near-term positive cash flow potential
Interested and qualified entrepreneurs and/or management who would like to benefit from business model review, presentation critique and development assistance, and introductions to funding sources and other resources offered by Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures should apply!
In order to be considered by MADV, please email the following information to email@example.com.
- Name of Firm
- Location of Firm
- Product Description (600 character maximum)
- Industry Targeted
- Amount Seeking
- Funding to Date
- 1 page executive summary
- Pitch Deck
$750 for up to three scrub sessions/coaching sessions, venture forum presentation and one-on-one conversations with potential investors during the forum
Check out our current list of MADV Companies.