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Got Entrepreneurship? Commercializing University Technology Via Startups
Entrepreneurial Faculty, Graduate Students and Students who are interested in learning about launching a university start-up are invited to this free event. Discover what's involved in creating a university start-up and find out about the resources available to you.
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Rutgers CAIT Auditorium, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Registration and Networking
11:15 AM - 11:20 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
11:20 AM - 11:45 AM Launching a start-up at Rutgers, Yair Harel, Director, Rutgers Office of New Ventures & Entrepreneurship
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Experiences from the Field, Michael Wiley, former Senior Venture Officer, NJ Economic Development Authority
12:10 PM - 12:25 PM First hand experience from a Rutgers Faculty Entrepreneur
12:25 PM - 1:00 PM Networking and Refreshments*
* Box lunches will be provided.
Additional Regional Entrepreneurship Events
Rutgers 5th Annual Entrepreneurship Day was a big success!
Director of New Ventures, Yair Harel was featured on Wake Up Rutgers
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Crowdfunding: Investing in the Future of Business
Author: Shari Phiel July 12, 2012
Source: The Chronicle Online
Interest: For small businesses, artists, musicians and inventors, coming up with the capital to fund that new idea, music CD project or next great piece can be frustrating. Traditional avenues, like banks, can be leery of lending to start-ups and artists, and borrowing money from Aunt Betty or Uncle Bob can spell trouble down the road.
Startup Act 2.0 Backed by Bi-Partisan Cheerleaders
Author: Eva Arevuo and Charley Moore June 27, 2012
Interest: Introduced to the Senate by six Republicans and five Democrats, Startup Act 2.0 is a startling example of how Congress can still come together − across the aisle − to tackle an important issue. And in an election year at that!
Peter Thiel Launches New Venture Firm With $400 Million Under Management
Author: Ryan Mac June 20, 2012
Interest: After seeing Facebook through its initial public offering and concluding his teaching of an undergraduate class at Stanford University this spring, Peter Thiel announced the closure of a funding round on a new investment vehicle. “Mithril is a brand new growth capital firm,”says Managing General Partner Royan, who previously served as a managing director at Clarium Capital Management,Thiel’s hedge fund. "Our focus is on that inflection point dealing with companies that are beyond a startup stage