Global Entrepreneurship Week '09

Nov 16, 2009, 10:30 ET from School of Technological Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University

November 16-20, 2009

Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions & Networking

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BOSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A week full of activities geared specifically toward entrepreneurs! Presentations will focus on venture capital, marketing, intellectual property, business plans, and related topics. The guest speakers are experts drawn from the region including Bob Davis, Highland Capital Partners, as the Keynote speaker!

Events held throughout the week include:

    Monday 11/16/09
                Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch
                Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Market Economies
                   & the Power of Student Collaboration in the Field
                Strategy Development for the Owner-Managed Business
                Entry Level Entrepreneurs: Making the Leap

    Tuesday, 11/17/09
                New Product Development Workshop:
                   Innovation, Product Development, and New Ventures
                The Entre Tech Forum:
                   Making your name in the Changing Gaming Industry

    Wednesday, 11/18/09
                Invention to Venture:  Basics of Technology Entrepreneurship
                   Is Entrepreneurship for You?
                   Idea Validation & Opportunity Assessment
                   Building A Team
                   Finding the Money
                   Marketing Technology
                   The Perfect Business Plan
                   Issues in Intellectual Property

    Thursday, 11/19/09
                Roads to Entrepreneurship
                (Choose from 2 of 11 possible sessions)
                   Growing Your Home Infusion Company?
                   The Critical Care Systems Story
                   Building Pharmas in Different Eras:
                    Copley Pharmaceuticals to Tedor Pharma
                   The Perils & Rewards of Working in a Venture-backed
                   Bootstrapping: Do-it-yourself Funding
                   Medical Devices: Concept to Commercialization
                   Large Company to Startup: Which is Safer?
                   The Physical Therapist Entrepreneur:
                    Challenges & Successes in Today's Health-Care Environment
                   Entrepreneurial to Corporate Health Care...
                    The Nursing Impact
                   Have a Great IDEA? Launch Your Business NOW
                   Networking:  Creating Opportunities for Your Success
                Tools of entrepreneurship

Most events are free and open to the Public.

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Brought to you by: Northeastern University's School of Technology Entrepreneurship, College of Business Administration, Bouve College of Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Professional Studies and the Northeastern University Students as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (Nov. 16-20) activities on campus.

Invention to Venture workshops are held in cooperation with the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA).

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