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Calit2 TechPortal SOLD OUT

Title: Calit2 TechPortal SOLD OUT
Event Date: 5/20/2010 - 5/20/2010
Event Time: 5:30 pm
Event End: 8:30 pm
Location:

Auditorium and Atrium in the Calit2 Building, University of California, Irvine

Description:

At this semi-annual Igniting Technology event, Calit2 will unveil TechPortal, a new technology business incubator located in the institute's building at UC Irvine. TechPortal is a one-stop shop for fledgling companies; the nearly 1500-square foot incubator offers affordable space, access to facilities and services, business programs and mentoring expertise for up to eight companies at a time. TechPortal will accelerate the transfer of research and ideas into the marketplace by serving as a gateway to commercial viability for startup companies.

Agenda:

5:30 pm Registration

6 pm Panel Presentation

7:30 pm Networking Dinner and TechPortal Tours

Speakers:

Matthew Jenusaitis, OCTANe CEO - "The State of Innovation in Orange County and the Implications to the UC System"

Douglas Crawford, QB3 Garage associate director & Mission Bay Capital managing director - "QB3: Dedicated to Lowering the Barriers to Innovation"

Stephen Jenks, UCI engineering professor & Hiperwall Inc. co-founder - "Hiperwall: From Technology to Product, the Successful Incubation of a Calit2/UCI Company"

B. Marc Averitt, Okapi Venture Capital co-founder & managing director - "Venture Investing in University-backed Research"

Jacob Levin, UCI assistant vice chancellor for campus research development - "TechPortal 101: Requirements, Expectations & Outcomes"

 

Moderator:

Michael Guiliana, partner, Knobbe Martens LLP

Sponsors:

GOLD LEVEL: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, LLP

Directions:

Map for directions to Calit2 Building and FREE parking in the nearby Anteater Parking Structure