Orlando WC:ITS America Teams with Kleiner Perkins, Fontinalis Partners To Host Investor Matching Event



5August, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – The nation’s largest transportation technology association, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), has partnered with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a leading international venture capital firm, and Fontinalis Partners, a leading transportation strategic investment firm co-founded by Bill Ford, to host a special event designed to match innovative transportation technology companies with potential investors at the 18th World Congress on ITS in Orlando, FL in October.

“Intelligent transportation is a growing industry that is ripe for investment,” said Scott Belcher, President and CEO of ITS America.  “We are excited about this opportunity to advance transportation technology by pairing innovative new ideas with the experienced teams at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Fontinalis Partners.” 

Interested companies are encouraged to submit a business plan for evaluation.  Information on how to submit a proposal is available on the ITS World Congress website.   After thorough review, eight to ten businesses will be invited to make their pitch at a face-to-face presentation at the World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, October 18th, and are also invited to join private and public sector transportation leaders from around the world at a special reception later that evening. 

The final date to submit a business plan is Wednesday, August 31, 2011.  For more details, please visit here, or please contact McKenzie Jones at mjones@itsa.org with any questions about this exciting opportunity.  

 Join us in Orlando this October to experience the cutting-edge of transportation with industry leaders and decision makers from across the globe.  For the latest updates on the event, visit the World Congress website at www.itsworldcongress.org.  Register now. 

“This article has been brought to you as part of the cooperation between ITS America and ITS Japan.”