Track D

D1 Launching Investable Startups Has Never Been More Challenging *Presidential Series

Track: IP Trends and Successful Practices

Target Audience: Advanced

Louis Berneman, Osage University Partners

David L. Day, University of Florida
Orin Herskowitz, Columbia Technology Ventures
Robin L. Rasor, Duke University
Todd T. Sherer, Emory University
Jon Soderstrom, Yale University
Teri F. Willey, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Technology transfer offices are dealing with unprecedented challenges in launching their startups — from declining research funding to increasing stakeholder expectations.  This session will help you navigate this minefield by exploring startup selection, venture structure and the resources available in your innovation ecosystem. Learn how to determine the best path — forming a startup or licensing to an established company. Explore the organizational structures and institutional resources that help startups thrive. Join this session to discover myriad entrepreneurship programs (accelerators, incubators, courses, networking events, mentors) contained in an innovation ecosystem that give startups a fighting chance to be successful.

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