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The Office of the Vice President for Economic Development Technology Entrepreneurship Symposium

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University

Fostering new enterprise development and smarter business models — an integral part of the Office of Vice President for Economic Development's mission and commitment to accelerating the region's startup community. 

The Technology Entrepreneurship Symposium provides a wide range of practical how-to information and strategies for forming, conducting, and selling your enterprise and a technology-agnostic crossroads of proven experts, inventors, and entrepreneurs representing companies at all stages — together at Stony Brook University. 

Attendee Information
Symposium Agenda
Expert Abstracts

Our Experts at A Glance: 

Alon Kapen, Partner
Emerging Companies and Venture Capital, Farrell Fritz
Seed Round Model Structures, Part I: Equity

Richard Chan, Assistant Professor, College of Business
Stony Brook University
How Images and Color in Business Plans Influence Venture Investment Screening Decisions

Lori Hoberman, Founder
Hoberman Law Group
How to Grab an Investor's Attention and Land Funding

Neil Kaufman, Corporate Attorney
Financing Alternatives for Technology Companies

Ron Goldman, CEO
Accuvein, Inc. 
Visionary Long Island Entrepreneur

George Likourezos, Partner
Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP 
The Importance of the Patent Search

Interested in supporting the Symposium and connecting with regional entrepreneurs? Contact VP Coordinator and Director of Special Programs, Kathleen Ferrell at, +1 631-216-7114.