Venture Knowledge Seminar Series

The Venture Knowledge Seminar Series is a monthly seminar and workshop designed for student, faculty and community innovators. The series, addresses commercialization, new venture creation and growth topics in a short hour-long format at the PORTAL Building on the UNC Charlotte campus. The series also offers a brief overview of University support resources. 

Current and past topics have included

  • How to Recognize an Invention

  • How to Recognize an Opportunity (Start-up or license)

  • Preparing a Commercialization Plan 

  • Finding the First Customer

  • Early-stage Funding: SBIR/STTR, NSF I-Corp, NC Idea, Equity Investors, Strategic Partners

  • When Good Science Makes a Good Commercial Product—and When It Doesn't

  • Are You Ready to Be an Entrepreneur?

  • Consulting Agreements—What to Look for...What to Watch Out for

  • Where the Rubber Hits the Road—Two University Start Ups Share Their Experiences

 The next program will take place on October 18th starting at 5:30pm. To sign-up please contact Carrie Boville.