Idea to Innovation: Envisioning Your New Venture

November 8, 2012

5:00 - 6:30pm


Campus Center Reading Room (wheelchair accessible)


Heather Demers, 413-577-0231,

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Attorneys are often valued mentors when starting your new venture. Guest speaker Gerard P. O'Connor of Saul Ewing LLP will discuss legal issues for start-ups with emphasis on their relationship to new venture strategy.


For those who have submitted an intent to compete form for the December Innovation Challenge, the workshop will be followed by a review of the deadlines and requirements, including the executive summary template.


The UMass cosponsors of the Innovation Challenge are College of Engineering, the College of Natural Sciences, the Isenberg School of Management and the UMass Innovation Institute. Financial support from Eugene M. and Ronnie Isenberg; Wolf Greenfield; Saint-Gobain; Cantor Colburn LLP; CISCO; Raytheon; Saul Ewing LLP; Vistagy; Stephen Dunne '89; Provenance Venture Partners; Michael Tunstall '82; and Karen Lauter Utgoff Consulting is gratefully acknowledged.