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CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS  October 2011

CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS October 2011

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Technology Startup Boot Camp

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University of Maryland 
Technology Startup Boot Camp
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http://www.bootcamp.umd.edu

Date: Friday, October 14, 2011, 10 a.m.-3:15 p.m. 
Place: Colony Ballroom, Stamp Student Union 
Cost: Free for UMD students, faculty and staff!

The University of Maryland Technology Startup Boot Camp is an intensive, one-day workshop about how to launch and grow new ventures, taught by regional leaders in entrepreneurship.

This year University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh will give away an official designer Under Armour Terps jersey donated by the football team to a lucky attendee! A drawing for free copies of the book "The Four Steps to the Epiphany" will also be held. Must pre-register for the event and be present to win for both giveaways.

***Agenda***

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10:00 a.m.
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Welcome and Kickoff
Dean Chang, Director, Mtech Venture Programs; Director, Technology Advancement Program, University of Maryland

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10:05 a.m.
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Celebration of University of Maryland Innovators 
Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter team, led by Prof. Inderjit Chopra

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10:15 a.m.
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FounderCorps Panel of Experts: Been There, Don't Do That: Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid as an Entrepreneur
FounderCorps is an organization of experienced technology entrepreneurs who have started, managed, and exited successful technology businesses and who share a common purpose  to promote a broader and deeper technology entrepreneurial community in our region.
Panel members: Jonathan Aberman (moderator), Managing Director of Amplifier Ventures, Founder, FounderCorps; Tien Wong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Opus8, Inc.; Donna Harris, Managing Director, Startup Regions, Startup America Partnership; Dadi Akhavan, Advisor and Co-Founder, Invenda Corp.; Alex Murphy, Vice President of Traffic, Beyond.com Inc., and Founder, Long Tail Interactive

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11:15 a.m.
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Keynote Topic: "Customer Development: The Second Decade"  a Close Look at the "The Four Steps to the Epiphany" and the Customer Development Process for Startups
Bob Dorf, Steve Blank's consulting and writing partner, K&S Ranch, and a serial entrepreneur/investor
The customer development process detailed in Steve Blank's best-selling book, "Four Steps to Epiphany," is still a guiding light for the tech startup industry as it approaches its 10th birthday. "Customer Development: The Second Decade" is in development by co-authors and partners Steve Blank and Bob Dorf and looks at what's changed in customer development since the movement began a decade ago. The new book is the basis of the Stanford Lean Launch Pad and the NSF I-Corpscurriculum.

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12:45 p.m.
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Lunch

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1:15 p.m.
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Concurrent Sessions

**Student/Social Media Entrepreneurship**
Kickstarting Your Product - The Very First Steps From Idea to Prototype
Going from an idea to a successful business is a long and arduous road, but where do you begin? In this session, we'll give you a crawl-walk-run guide on beginning your new venture. We're going to relay our experience in launching new ventures, walking through the earliest stages of branding, customer development, and product development.
Zvi Band, Structo Founder/Developer, Co-founder,DC Tech Meetup, ProudlyMadeinDC
Digital Capital Week - DCWEEK: DJ Saul, VP of New Ventures, iStrategyLabs

**Technology Commercialization**
Must-Have Funding and Mentoring Programs from NSF
NSF I-Corps and SBIR: NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) will help develop entrepreneurial knowledge and skills in an important new cadre of scientists and engineers with a curriculum built on a special, accelerated version of Stanford University's Lean LaunchPad course (ENGR 245) and additional elements designed just for I-Corp grantees.
Errol Arkilic, Innovation Corps Program Director, National Science Foundation

**Social Entrepreneurship in Technology and Innovation**
Entrepreneurs of the 21st century are developing sustainable solutions to social needs and catalyzing systematic change in how we think and act. Through technology, individuals are offering fresh, effective approaches to advancing social change in under-served, under-represented, and disadvantaged communities worldwide. Organizations like Ashoka are supporting entrepreneurs to scale change. In this session, we will discuss the intersection of opportunity and technological innovations, present inspiring examples from around the globe and give you the tools to create your own business for social impact.
Stephanie Potter, Manager, University Partnerships and Special Projects, Ashoka's Youth Venture
Melissa Carrier, Executive Director, Center For Social Value Creation

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2:00 p.m.
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Remarks About Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Maryland
Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland

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2:15 p.m.
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$500 Elevator Pitch Contest hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business
Pitch your business idea to experienced entrepreneurs and investors and receive feedback; $500 available in prize money to the top pitches. Open to all UMD students, faculty and staff.
Elana Fine, Director of Venture Investments, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship

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3:15 p.m.
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Closing

Register to attend at: http://www.bootcamp.umd.edu

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