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Ventures @ CICS Panel & Networking Event

April 3, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Computer Science Building, Room 150/151


​Please Register


Meet and network with the Ventures @ CICS Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIRs) and members of the campus innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Learn about resources available to help scientists and engineers move their ideas from the lab to the market. 


5:30 6:30 pm - Panel Presentations

  • Welcoming Remarks 
  • Meet the CICS EIRs
    - Gavin Andresen (Former Chief Scientist, BitCoin Foundation)
    - Jim Flynn (President, Overlook TV)
    - Vikram Mahidhar (Senior Vice-President, Rage Frameworks)
  • Campus Entrepreneurship Resources
    - Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship - Tom Moliterno
    (Vice Dean & Associate Dean of Research and Engagement,  Earl W. Stafford Professor in Entrepreneurial Studies Management, Isenberg School of Management)
    - Technology Transfer Office - Tom Ferguson
    (TTO Licensing Associate)
    - Maroon Venture Partners Fund - Steven Willis
    (MVPF Investment Committee)
  • Local Startup Success Stories
    Machine Metrics - Bill Bither
    Treaty Biotech - Marc Gammell, Yinyong Li, Ken Carter

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Dinner & Networking