February 21, 2012 The College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering and Marist College present Entrepreneurship: Creating the Future
The Entrepreneurship: Creating the Future event was developed by the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and Marist College. The event was held Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 9:00am at Marist's newly built Hancock Center. The event was supported by the National Science Foundation's Partnerships for Innovation program.
Designed specifically for entrepreneurs and/or executives transitioning from another field, this course helped participants discover what they need to consider in starting, operating, funding, or growing a clean energy technology-based business. This course not only helped participants uncover the answers to their questions, it also helped them determine what to ask. Save time and money by determining the feasibility of your business concept before you launch--watch the archived webinar from this event for advice from a team of experts!
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Time: 8:00am - 1:30pm Location: Hancock Center, Marist College | 3399 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Cost: There was no cost to attend this event. Webinar Archive: This event is available via archive. Click to view the archived webinar.
The program facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneurs and technology faculty at accredited institutions with an in-depth understanding of growing a business. They enabled entrepreneurs and transitioning executives to evaluate ventures and find financing to build a sustainable business.
8:00-9:00 Registration & Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks | Roger Norton, Marist College
9:15-9:45 Innovation Opportunities in NYS | Clayton Besch, Empire State Development | View presentation
9:45-10:15 Support for Start-Ups in NYS | Jeff Peterson, NYSERDA | View presentation
10:30-11:00 Venture Fundraising | J. Peter Lynch, Salem Financial | View presentation
11:00-11:30 Pitching Your Idea | Mary Howard, NYSERDA Entrepreneur-In-Residence | View presentation
11:30-12:00 Team Building for Success | David Gavin, School of Business, Marist College | View presentation
12:00-12:30 Entrepreneurship and Innovation | Pradeep Haldar, College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering | View presentation
12:30-1:30 Networking Lunch
This program is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation's Partnerships for Innovation program.