Boot Camp and team selection starts the $100k Competition

Seven new products have been chosen for the Fall $100K New Venture Start up Competition scheduled for December 4. These products all have commercialization potential, and the teams will work hard to take these products forward. The seriousness of these business students reflected in the process they went through in selecting the product and their team members. They interviewed each other, they discussed their own capabilities and searched for that balance all start-up teams need in order to succeed.

Throughout the semester, I will highlight the products and the teams involved. For now, the Fall Technology Boot Camp is scheduled for Saturday September 11 from 9-4:30, for the general public. See below for more information.

UTSA CITE Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
Bill Morrow Sponsored by Jackson Walker, LLP.

Saturday, September 11, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Main Campus
Business Building
University Room 2.06.04

The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) will host the Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. This is the preeminent event for kick starting your technology career, either as an entrepreneur on your own or an intrapreneur for a company.
The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental technology entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business planning, IP and business law, marketing, and funding a technology start-up in San Antonio.

The keynote address will be given by Bill Morrow, ’86, chairman and CEO of CSIdentity, founder of Grande Communications and former chairman of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.

Morrow has over twenty years experience in business foundation and leadership experience. In 2006, he established CSIdentiy Corporation where he currently serves as the chairman and chief executive officer. Under his stewardship, CSIdentity provides innovative technology, products and services to Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities, small businesses and individual consumers. In September of 2005, Gov. Rick Perry appointed Morrow as a board member for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. In August of 2007, he was appointed chairman.

To register, go to:
the CITE homepage.

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