German, US Business Leaders and Investors to Convene Oct 13th at NY Academy of Sciences
NEW YORK, NY – October 12, 2015 – Xplore Technologies Corp, (NASDAQ: XPLR), manufacturer of the world’s broadest range of high-quality rugged tablet computers, today announced its chairman and CEO, Philip Sassower will present at the fourth annual OktoberINVESTFest on October 13, 2015 at the New York Academy of Sciences, New York City. The conference is hosted by Invest in Bavaria, the investment and location marketing organization of the German State of Bavaria’s Ministry for Economic Affairs, Media, Energy and Technology. OktoberINVESTFest brings together US and German investors, innovators, industry leaders, Bavarian state representatives as well as a number of innovative North American and German small and microcap companies as well as some early stage investment opportunities. The resulting business and investment ties will deepen transatlantic relations and encourage economic and scientific exchange. Register at www.oktoberINVESTfest.com.
Sassower will present on the latest innovations and strategies coming out of Xplore and the trends impacting the rugged tablet computing market. Back by popular demand, delivering the lunch keynote, will be Roger Kubarych, Vice Chair and International Adviser to Craig Drill Capital and former national intelligence manager for economic issues in the Office of National Intelligence.
To highlight a few of the OktoberINVESTfest distinguished panelists: Roman Huber, CEO of Bayern Kapital, the German State of Bavarian’s venture capital firm specializing in financing the research and development and market launch of new products and Beth Rosellini, from Nuviant, a medical device developer that has recently expanded to Bavaria will present their insight on “Building Transatlantic Business”. Doug Jamison, CEO for Harris and Harris Group, a venture capital firm focusing on BIOLOGY+ and disruptive science, will discuss game changing and life changing advances in healthcare and technology. Carl Gordon of Orbimed, Christina Bechhold of Samsung Global Innovation Center and Christian Noske of BMW iVentures, will speak on “best practices for enabling innovation”.
Simultaneously, a selection of public and private companies from Germany and North America will present their latest innovations in IT and life sciences some with a goal of funding their European expansion and others looking for US capital to fund their growth locally.
“OktoberINVESTFest is an example of how Invest in Bavaria is continuously working to provide US companies with direct access to expansion opportunities in the State of Bavaria,” said Jan Danisman, Executive Director at Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development. “At the same time, we are introducing innovative Bavarian companies to US investors and partners, thus working to solidify relationships between the two markets.”
About Xplore Technologies
Established in 1996, Xplore Technologies Corp. is the number two provider of rugged tablet PCs worldwide. With its recent acquisition of the Motion Computing product portfolio, the company now delivers the broadest range of rugged Windows and Android tablets available on the market. The company’s award-winning tablet PCs are among the most powerful and longest lasting in their class – able to withstand nearly any hazardous condition or environmental extreme – and are purpose-built for the unique workflow demands of critical industries including oil & gas, utilities, telecommunications, government, military, public safety, manufacturing, distribution and healthcare. Xplore's products are sold and serviced on a global basis across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. For more information, visit the Xplore Technologies website at www.xploretech.com.
ABOUT INVEST IN BAVARIA
Invest in Bavaria was established in 1999 to serve as the investment promotion agency for the German State of Bavaria by supporting companies from around the world to find ideal locations to set up businesses and/or identify investment opportunities in the state. The organization has played a vital role in connecting US investors and business leaders with Bavaria’s strategic and competitive advantages, in addition to providing them with cost-free, confidential professional services to assist in their investment and site selection process. Additionally, the organization assists Bavarian companies considering international expansion. The Bavarian US offices for Economic Development, LLC, is the representative organization for Invest in Bavaria in the US. There are 26 representative offices of Invest in Bavaria globally, including offices in New York, New Haven and San Francisco. For additional information, please visit http://www.invest-in-bavaria.com/.
Aaron De Lucia