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MMM Partner to Moderate Panel on Venture Capital


John Yates, chair of the Technology Group at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP will moderate a key panel at the upcoming 2009 Southeast Venture Conference. The panel, State of the Market: The Venture Capital Report, will feature top venture capitalists’ perspectives on the investment market, as well as their predictions for the next two years.

Panelists include:

  • Neil Sequeira, Partner at General Catalyst Partners
  • Patrick Kerins, General Partner at NEA
  • Said Mohammadioun, Managing Partner of TechOperators
  • Larry Cheng, Partner at Fidelity Ventures

The Southeast Venture Conference, held March 11-12 at Atlanta’s Intercontinental Buckhead Hotel, includes eight panel topics at the conference. In addition, 40 high-growth companies from across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions will showcase their technologies to the audience of attending private equity investors and executives. The Southeast Venture Conference is the premier event for entrepreneurs to connect with investment capital in the region, which boasts the highest venture capital backed return of any region in the US. For more information, visit

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