July 1, 2011
UPTON, NY — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory is hosting a panel discussion on “Funding Your Technology-Based Startup” on Monday, July 25, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. This is the fourth meeting of the Entrepreneurs’ Foundation Workshop series hosted by the Laboratory.
A panel of experts on funding technology startups will address such questions as: What types of investments are venture capitalists looking for? What are the characteristics of a winning investor pitch? What makes a technology-based business attractive to investors? Additional questions will be taken from the audience.
The workshop is open to the public. There is a $10 fee, and advance online registration is required. Online registration and payment by credit card is available at the Entrepreneurs’ Foundation Workshop website. Registrants may also pay the fee at the door by cash or check after pre-registering. All visitors to the Laboratory age 16 and older must bring a photo ID.
The agenda includes refreshments and networking from 5 to 5:30 p.m., the panel discussion with time for Q&A from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and more refreshments and networking from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
This workshop is sponsored by Nixon Peabody, and cosponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the New York State Small Business Development Center, and Stony Brook University.
The moderator for the panel discussion will be Walter G. Copan, Manager of Brookhaven Lab’s Office of Technology Commercialization and Partnerships.
Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Small Business Administration, Stony Brook University, and the New York State Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook developed the Entrepreneurs’ Foundation Workshop Series to help those interested in starting up small technology companies.
Brookhaven Lab is located on William Floyd Parkway, one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway.
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