EntreTech Forum Presents: Who is Funding These Deals and Why

The EntreTech Forum's October 21st panel focuses on the Forum's core theme: Given the wealth of research and technology generated by our nation's leading universities, how does this academic strength translate into commercial strength? Our October 21st panel includes a diverse group of company founders and CEOs leading new developments in life sciences, nanotechnology and micromachining, who will share their experiences on extracting their company's underlying technologies out of a university environment and gathering adequate funding to launch their ideas, platforms and products into wider commercial use.

Time: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Where: Northeastern University, 240 Dockser Hall, 65 Forsyth St. Boston, MA 02115

Cost: $25. public $10. students & active military

Panelists

  • Aram T. Salzman -- President & CEO -- NovoBiotic Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • Rick Mlcak -- Founder, President, CTO -- Boston Microsystems, Inc.
  • Tom Clay -- CEO -- Xtalic
  • Tim Surgenor -- President, CEO, Director - Cyberkinetics

Moderator

  • Jeffrey P. McCarthy -- Northbridge Venture Partners

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