The following are 4 upcoming events you might want to try to attend.
UTSA Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp January 29
Kickstart your career as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. The boot camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 29 in the University Room of the Business Building (2.06.04) at the UTSA Main Campus.
Brian Hughes, an entrepreneur and investor, will present the keynote address at 9:15 a.m. He has founded multiple successful technology companies that have developed the first privately funded transatlantic fiber cable from New York to London as well as aftermarket seating systems for the Segway. Hughes received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business planning, intellectual property and business law and funding a technology start-up.
Registration is free for UTSA faculty, students and staff as well as faculty and students from others institutions. The boot camp is $95 for the general public. Payment can be made by cash or check the day of the event. For more information, call (210) 458-5782 or register online at the CITE Web site by clicking on the Boot Camp link.
SATAI New Venture Forum 2010 February 3, 2010
Event SATAI New Venture Forum
Hosted by SATAI & IED
Feb 3 – Mar 17, 2010
One day a week
Where UTSA Downtown Campus
501 W Durango, Rm 3.326
Cost 1st Session Free; $250 thereafter. UTSA students and staff free
Entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators launching new businesses sign up today for the New Venture Forum!
Includes New “Regulatory” Session for Life Science Ventures
“This class is a ‘must-do’ for any aspiring or practiced entrepreneur contemplating or starting a business. Do not miss this class!”
-David Spencer (2009 Forum Attendee)
Attendees will learn answers to:
Does my venture qualify for equity investment?
What equity investment opportunities are there?
How do I structure my venture?
What do investors look for in a venture?
How can I best prepare to meet investors?
RSVP to Veronica Rossano by phone at 210-458-2585 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Hotbed for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Wed, Mar 03
Norris Conference Center Crossroads Mall, San Antonio, TX, US
Please join us for fantastic food (you will love our ever popular chocolate fountain), delicious beverages, fabulous door prizes and the best power networking opportunity in the San Antonio area. 4:30pm – 5:00pm Jim Brazell presents “The History of Innovation in San Antonio”
5:00pm – 5:45pm Panel discussion on “The Future of Innovation & Entrepreneurship in San Antonio Moderated by Cory Hallam, PhD, UTSA, Director Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship
Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Friday March 05, 2010, 08:00AM
The University of Texas-Pan American
1201 W. University Dr.
Edinburg, TX 78539
Entrepreneurship, Technology Commercialization, Rapid Response Manufacturing, Start-ups, Innovation, Advanced Manufacturing, Intellectual Property, Entrepreneurial Finance, Fast Innovation, Speed to Market, Rio South Texas
UTPA’s 2nd annual conference on tech- based entrepreneurship in the Rio South Texas Region will bring together the entrepreneurial community to discuss opportunities and regional competitive advantages for commercializing technological innovation. Topics will include raising capital for a start-up, technology transfer in The UT System and at UTPA, utilizing UTPA Rapid Response Advanced Manufacturing methodologies to cut production costs and reduce time to market, working with manufacturing, and more. For more information: UTPA