Next-Stage Development Group
News and Accomplishments

Next-Stage makes a third round investment in Medipacs

Next-Stage makes a second round investment in Medipacs

Next-Stage invests in 20/20 Gene Systems

Next-Stage named "Angel Investor of the Year" at the Washington Business Journal's Venture Capital Awards

Next-Stage proudly leads the A-round with an investment in email marketing services and software firm Gold Lasso

Joe Kessler serves as volunteer judge in the American Security Challenge business plan competition

Next-Stage makes an A-round investment in Medipacs

Next-Stage in this Washington Post - -Business article September 13, 2010

Joe Kessler announces a lead round investment and consulting/financing relationship with Global Edge Consultants

Next-Stage partner Joe Kessler serves as coach at the University of Maryland's Dingman Center of Entrepreneurship Mentor Day

Next-Stage partners Mickey Greenblatt and Joe Kessler serve as panelist-coaches at the American Society for Microbiology's ASMR Biotech Boot Camp for early stage biotechnology companies

Next-Stage provided consulting/advisory services to JDC Legal Solutions, makers of CorpusLex software

Next-Stage partner Joe Kessler serves as judge for the 2006 Venture Capitalist Investment Competition (VCIC). This is the nation's premier strategy competition for venture-minded and entrepreneurial MBA students

Next-Stage was an early investor in Scientific Products & Systems (SP&S) of Baltimore. SP&S developed the One-Pump, a production line bio-tool designed to dispense very precise quantities of medicines and other liquids. The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship referred this UMBC Tech Incubator company to Next-Stage

Next-Stage seed stage investment and business development relationship with MHR Technologies. MHR is a Gaithersburg, MD company specializing in the use of RFID (radio frequency identification) for Pick-up Synchronization. The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development referred MHR to Next-Stage