Rice Alliance Technology Entrepreneurship Workshop

Do you have the right building blocks to launch a new technology company?

The Rice Alliance Technology Entrepreneurship Workshop describes, in depth, the key steps required to commercialize technology and successfully launch a new company. The workshop will be taught through a series of lectures and presentations from venture capitalists, investors, entrepreneurs, and other leaders in the technology entrepreneurship community.

Course Benefits
  • Understand the life cycle of a new venture and what is necessary for a successful launch
  • Develop strategies to address legal issues and protect IP
  • Discover novel approaches to raising capital and chart a unique financial course
  • Obtain resources and contacts to help shape the organization’s structure and philosophy
  • Understand what a venture capitalist does, what they expect, and how to manage them as investors
  • Be able to effectively communicate their vision to various audiences
Who should attend?
  • Scientists, engineers, researchers, faculty, physicians, and healthcare professionals who want to obtain the tools necessary to commercialize their technology and launch a new business
  • Graduate students, post-docs, and undergraduates in science, engineering, and life sciences
  • Technology entrepreneurs who want to start a new business or have already founded a company and want to ensure its success

Organizer Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship


Wed, Jul. 23 - Thu, Jul. 24, 2008
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central


McNair Hall, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77005