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Coming Up: Jackson Walker Spring 2009 Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Jackson Walker is sponsoring the Spring 2009 Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp on February 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Business Building on the University of Texas at San Antonio campus. The University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) hosts the event.

The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business plan basics, intellectual property, introduction to business law and funding a technology start-up.

The event is geared toward new business owners who use key underlying technologies based on solid science and engineering. A panel will discuss what investors are looking for when funding a new start-up, and a networking reception will wrap up the day's events.

Paul Castella, co-founder of CardioSpectra, Xenotype Diagnostics, Aeon Bioscience, and ViroXis Corporation, will present the keynote address at this spring's CITE Boot Camp. Scheduled speakers include Stephanie Chandler, Jackson Walker; Sean Crandall, Jackson Walker; Jill Dickman, SBDC Technology Center; Dr. Cory Hallam, director of CITE and assistant vice president for commercialization alliances and innovation; Dr. Anita Leffel, UTSA College of Business faculty member; Lisa Owen and Cat Wilson, Regnier Valdez; and Jim Poage, San Antonio Technology Accelerator Initiative.

Space is limited, so be sure to register early. You can register by CLICK HERE.
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