Introduction To Entrepreneurship

 

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Learn what it takes to turn your ideas and expertise
into technology-driven companies.


Launching a new business takes more than just a great idea, it takes planning to create a roadmap to success. The expert presenters for this workshop will share their experiences with you, covering a broad range of topics of interest to new entrepreneurs.


Preparing a Business Plan
Selecting the Proper Business Structure & Form of Ownership
Financial Assumptions and Projections
Marketing Now: A Basic Building Block, Not a Luxury
Capital Sources
Resources for Entrepreneurs & HTC Overview

 

Tentative Schedule

Registration, Breakfast and Networking
Welcome & Introductions
Walter Ulrich
President & CEO, Houston Technology Center
Paul Frison
Executive Vice Chairman, Houston Technology Center
Preparing a Business Plan
Tom Kraft, Ph.D.
Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship,
Rice University
Q&A
Break
Selecting the Proper Business Structure & Form of Ownership
Greg Phillips
Partner, Phillips & Reiter, PLLC.
Q&A
Break
Financial Assumptions & Projections
Mary Helen O'Leary
CFO, Sternhill Partners
Q&A
Lunch
Marketing Now: A Basic Building Block, Not a Luxury
Amir Abileah
Vice President, EpiladyUSA, Inc.
Q&A
Capital Sources
 Roberta Skeebo
Director, Metropolitan Center, University of Houston
Small Business Development Center
Q&A
Break
Close
Tim Budzik
Managing Director, JSC Campus,
Houston Technology Center - JSC Campus

When?

Tue, Jul. 31, 2012
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Gilruth Center
Space Center Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77058