innovosource

Shape the future of research institutions, high-tech companies, early state investors, and government agencies by

[accelerating interaction and innovation exchange
[advising groups on leading tactics in technology commercialization, tech/startup investing, and open innovation

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HDQ: Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN

Phone: 888.611.3314

Web: www.innovosource.com

  • Crowdfunding is an emerging investment vehicle that may be better positioned to support the capital requirements of translational research, proof of concept projects, and early-stage start-ups than more traditional capital sources, like venture capital and angel investment.This report gathers the perspectives, insights, and attitudes from 45 universities as they relate to the adoption and evolution of university crowdfunding on their campuses.

  • This 90-minute discussion highlights three, unique gap fund support programs that incorporate students, faculty, and external advisory groups (corporate, investment, technical) along side the capital. This is a leading practice in driving innovation at top universities.

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  • This 90-minute discussion provides a detailed walkthrough of the process of managing a gap fund. From fund promotion, to evaluation of projects, to incorporate of advisory boards, to administering the funds, this workshop has it all. In addition, a university-affiliated venture fund discusses top value development investments and optimizing partnerships.

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  • This 90- minute discussion covers the process of raising gap funds through university funds or external partnership, and managing a plan for sustainability. Each discussion leader has had experience in raising multiple funds from different sources, and will share their insights and experiences.

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  • The University Student Venture Fund Report is an action-oriented roadmap for current and aspiring fund managers and interested public and private stakeholders, including state agencies, corporations, and investors as they develop and improve student venture funding programs.

  • Crowdfunding is an emerging investment vehicle that may be better positioned to support the capital requirements of translational research, proof of concept projects, and early-stage start-ups than more traditional capital sources, like venture capital and angel investment.This 90-minute discussion will introduce you to university crowdfunding policy implications and two, operational university crowdfunding platforms (Michigan Tech, SohoLoft, innovocracy.org)

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  • Crowdfunding is an emerging investment vehicle that may be better positioned to support the capital requirements of translational research, proof of concept projects, and early-stage start-ups than more traditional capital sources, like venture capital and angel investment. This hour-long event will be a web-enabled discussion and cover examples at three leading institutions (University of Utah, Colorado State University, Arizona State University).

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