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Entrepreneurship Day: Forum and Cozad Competition Finals

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Office of the Provost, Research Park, Technology Entrepreneur Center, OTM, many other University Units
Location
NCSA, 1205 W. Clark, Urbana
Date
Apr 25, 2014   9:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Registration
Registration Required
Contact
Dana Cohen
E-Mail
dfcohen2@illinois.edu
Phone
2172447198
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Originating Calendar
Research Park Events

About the Entrepreneurship Forum: Please join us for the second annual Entrepreneurship Forum, geared toward campus entrepreneurs.The day will kick-off with Bill King the academic lead of the newly unveiled UI Labs Digital Manufacturing lab in Chicago, which was announced 2 weeks ago by the White House: http://manufacturing.gov/dmdi.html .  The entrepreneur sessions in the morning will include topics for Lean Startup methodology along with startups in I-Corps, funding choices for startups, and social entrepreneurship. Speakers during the day will also include the founder (UI student) of MalwareBytes, a young alum who was one of the founding employees of YouTube, and the founder of Answers.com who now does a lot of startup work in Chicago.

About the Cozad Finals:  The Cozad semifinal round will run simultaneously to the Entrepreneurship Forum, and the finals will take place in the afternoon after the forum is over. The Cozad oral pitch presentations by each teams are limited to 10 minutes each and will run in the afternoon. There are $180,000 in prizes at stake. Come see the best entrepreneurs on campus pitch their ideas and take them to the next level.

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