ENTREPRENEURSHIP & UNIVERSITY RESEARCH DAY
SmartRiverside and Cal State San Bernardino are hosting IE Tech Week's Entrepreneurship & University Research Day, an event designed to bring together entrepreneurs, faculty, students, investors and the local education community to discuss a variety of topics critical to the success of today's entrepreneurs.
Also featured will be select university research being conducted in the Inland Empire that promises to create jobs and shareholder wealth.
IE Tech Week's Entrepreneurship & Education Day will focus on:
Entrepreneurship Day includes a variety of panels featuring distinguished experts from a variety of fields giving their perspective and insight on several topics including:
- Capital Raising
- Resources for Entrepreneurs
- University Research & Innovation
In addition to panel discussions, attendees will get the opportunity to network with local entrepreneurs, business owners, investors and representatives from government and education as well as watch three entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of investors in the "Piranha Pool".
Welcome & Introductions (7:30 - 8:15) - San Manuel Student Union Theater
Conference Opening Comments (8:15 - 10:35) - Santos Manuel Student Union Theater
University Research Presentations (8:35 - 10:55) - Santos Manuel Student Union Theater
Panel: "Capital Raising" (11:00 - 12:00) - Santos Manuel Student Union Theater
Network Lunch (12:00 - 1:30) - Obershaw Dining Room A
Student/Entrepreneur Lunch (12:00 - 1:30) Obershaw Terrace
Panel: "Connecting Entrepreneurs to the Resources they Need" (1:40 - 2:45)
Piranha Pool (Deal review in front of investors) (3:00 - 4:00) - Obershaw Dining Room
Poster Session Reception: "50 Great Ideas from the Inland Empire" (4:00 - 5:00) - Obershaw Dining Room