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Investor Showcase features 10 of Australia’s leading Technology, Cleantech, internet, Finance and Healthcare companies


SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Wholesale Investor, Australia’s leading private investment platform, will host the Emerging Company and Commercialisation Showcase 2011 in Sydney on Monday September 19.

Presented in association with principal support partners and Commercialisation Australia, PwC and GEON Communication, the Showcase will provide up to 200 high net worth and professional investors with the opportunity to gain direct access to 10 Private and ASX Listed companies in one afternoon.

Many private and small cap ASX listed companies struggle for visibility with the focus of financial markets and the media concentrated on the ASX 300 and larger private companies. The Showcase is about placing a spotlight on the companies of the future and the CEOs who lead them.

“Capital and networks are vital to Small Cap companies," says Steve Torso, Wholesale Investor's Managing Director.

"We are proud to be showcasing 10 of Australia’s most innovative and diverse companies to investors, fund managers and brokers. The event provides them with a rare opportunity to speak directly with the CEO, and gain information straight from the source.”

Special Guest Speaker – James Spenceley, Vocus Communication

Nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010, James has spearheaded the stunning launch and growth of Vocus Communications from a start up in 2008, to an IPO in 2010, to a company with a $100 million market cap in 2011.

In 2010, this stunning growth earned Vocus Communications the title of the second fastest growing technology company in Asia Pacific with 11,306% revenue growth.

Snapshot of Companies Presenting

A selection of the companies at the showcase include:

Mint Wireless (ASX:MNW) - is a global payments and mobile transactions company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: MNW). Mint Wireless’ core businesses include innovative mobile payment services for the developed and emerging markets. Intermoni, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mint Wireless, has an innovative and cost effective micro-transactions (pre-paid airtime reload and micro remittance) solution that provides a cost effective and efficient mobile money transfer service to the unbanked population in emerging markets globally. Recently the company secured a $5 million agreement in Malaysia for the supply of their technology.

Diamond Energy – Is a low carbon and renewable energy producer and retailer seeking to accelerate expansion. Diamond Energy’s existing investors include Lend Lease Ventures.The business is seeking to accelerate its expansion in response to strengthening drivers including energy/carbon policy reform, technology cost reductions, and changing customer preferences. This provides an opportunity for investors to participate in an established visionary business positioned in the new energy economy.

Qanda Technology owns 2 operating businesses.

Marketboomer provided online procurement services and technology to hotels in 11 countries. Customers such as Intercontinental, Starwood, Mirvac and Hyatt hotels save money through better pricing and process improvement.

It generates revenues through annual recurring license fees charged to buying hotels as well as turnover-based fees charged to suppliers.

Webspy
sells its Vantage software globally that allows companies to report on network Internet usage across all staff and networks. This enables them to better optimise network bandwidth, speed and costs. It also allowsforensic analysis of network traffic.

These are just 3 of the 10 stories to be shared on the day!

Entry is free. Refreshments will be provided throughout the afternoon. Attending investors will also receive a free 12-month subscription to Wholesale Investor Magazine.

Emerging Company and Commercialisation 2011 - Event Details

Date: Monday, 19th of September, 2011
Time: 12.30pm to 4.00pm
Venue: NSW Trade and Investment, Level 47 MLC Building, Martin Place
Catering: Canapes will be served throughout the entire day.
Entry: FREE. Limited places, registration is essential.

To register for the Emerging Company and Commercialisation, go to: http://www.wholesaleinvestor.com.au/showcase_event.php

The Emerging Company and Commercialisation 2011 is proudly supported by;

PwC, GEON Communications, Thomson Reuters, Commercialisation Australia and Patersons Securities.

Firms and Media to be represented at the Emerging Company and Commercialisation:

PwC, Macquarie Bank, Beconwood Securities, Biospecialties International, NSW Trade and Investment, Merger market, Patersons Securities, Merger Market, Septimus Capital Partners, Clime Asset management, Lemsec, Growth Equity Partners, Aboyne Investments, Computershare, Gilmore Capital, KS Capital, Shaw Stockbroking, Fortrend Securities, GPC, ANZ Bank, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, Certitude Global, APN News & Media Commercialisation Australia, Thomson Reuters, AFG Venture Group, Janssen, DUAL, Fortman Cline, Edison Investment Research and AusIndustry.

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Wholesale Investor is Australia's leading private investment platform showcasing Private, Pre-IPO and ASX Listed Opportunities to over 9200 High Net Worth, Professional and International investors.
Steve Torso, Managing Director, Wholesale Investor
P: 0416 820 001
W: www.wholesaleinvestor.com.au/showcase_event.php

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