Central Pennsylvania gathers to discuss funding for new technologies

On February 12th the Central Pennsylvania entrepreneurial community gathered to discuss where to find capital to commercialize new technologies.  A panel of experts including Kelly Wylam, director of the Innovation Partnership, Mel Billingsley, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania, Richard Heddleson, director at Ben Franklin Technology PArtners, Michael Hund, attorney at McNees Wallace and Nurick, and Ira Wallace, M.D., M.B.A., regional vice president of the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic, provided the audience with tips, techniques and resources to engage investors and raise funds for a new technology.

Thank you to all those to attended the program and our speakers for participating. Hope to see you at ‘Perfecting the Investor Pitch‘ on March 26.

If you missed the event, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Watch the full presentation here. 

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Are you looking to fund an early stage technology in Central PA? Don’t miss the next Innovation Cafe!

The Innovation Cafe is going big in 2014! On February 12, we will be hosting a SUPER SIZED event focused on finding capital for early-stage technologies in Central Pennsylvania.

The program will begin with networking and a light breakfast at 8:00 a.m. in the Penn State Hershey University Conference Center.  Michael Hund, J.D., attorney at McNees Wallace & Nurick, LLC will kick off the program discussing the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and guidelines for soliciting investors.

Kelly Wylam, director of the Innovation Partnership will share opportunities and resources available for early-stage companies to secure federal funding. The goal of the Innovation Partnership is to help early-stage technology companies in Pennsylvania secure federal funding.

To conclude the program, a panel of investment experts including; Mel Billingsley, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania, Steve Brawley, president and CEO of Ben Franklin Technology PArtners of Northern and Central Pennsylvania, and Ira Wallace, M.D., M.B.A, who serves as the regional vice president for Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic.

The event will conclude with networking and lunch. The program is free but space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

 

REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Penn State Hershey – University Conference Center 

Program:
8:00 a.m. Networking/Breakfast
8:30 a.m. SEC Rules & Guidelines
for soliciting investors
9:20 a.m. Federal Funding Sources
10:15 a.m. Early Stage Funding
11:30 a.m. Networking/Lunch