Detroit – Sept. 9, 2008 – Airfoil Public Relations, an independent public relations agency specializing in public relations and marketing communications for both leading and emerging companies, announced its gold level sponsorship of the 2008 National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF) Annual Conference scheduled for Sept. 10-12 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit.

Benefits of Airfoil’s conference sponsorship includethree complimentary registrations;a full page advertisement in the program book; and company logos displayed throughout the conference.

“We’re proud to be involved with the conference and are pleased that NASVF chose Detroit as its latest destination,” said Eric Kushner, Airfoil partner and senior vice president. “Despite economic uncertainties, huge opportunities still remain for startups and entrepreneurs.”

NASVF is an organization of innovation capital leaders including private, public and nonprofit organizations committed to building their local economies by investing in local entrepreneurs. The conference attendees include keynote speaker Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans, and Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm will also be present at the opening reception. Some of the areas and topics covered at the 15th annual conference include the best practices for state investing programs, new strategies for raising and investing funds, and attendees will also hear expert institutional LP advice on picking an early stage fund.

About Airfoil Public Relations, Inc. (

Airfoil, with offices in Detroit and Mountain View, Calif., is an independent firm that specializes in marketing communications and public relations for both emerging and established brands. Established in 2000, Airfoil was named 2007 Technology Agency of the Year by the Holmes Report; is ranked 10th among O’Dwyer’s top 50 technology PR firms; and had been recognized by PR Week as one of its Top 100 PR firms. Airfoil was also a recipient of the PR Week Boutique PR Agency of the Year Honorable Mention. For more information about Airfoil Public Relations, please call 866.AIR.FOIL.


Jane Berger

Airfoil Public Relations


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