Official Launch Event: Startup Tech Valley

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We are really excited to be officially launching Startup Tech Valley at Brown’s Revolution Hall on October 16th at 5:30 PM. This is a great space and we are looking to pack it, so please spread the word. The topic will be: How do you build a startup community around great academic institutions? The mission… Read more »

Soft Launch A Success!

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The first meeting of Startup Tech Valley was a success!  We had a great networking session and discussion from our panel of experts from the film industry.  Here is an except from the introductory remarks.  I started with playing this one minute video. Welcome to StartupTechValley—support group for the crazy ones.  I love this commercial… Read more »

Entrepreneurship Inside the Film Industry

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Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT, Beta Studio, EMPAC, Rensselaer Campus corner of 8th Street and College Avenue Troy, NY 12180   Imagine putting together a team, obtaining funding, planning and executing a plan all while executing on a creative vision…  Filmmakers, as entrepreneurs, must play many roles in order to… Read more »

The SIG Meeting Pivot

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After 7 years of Severino Interest Group Breakfast meetings, we are making some changes…or as we say in the entrepreneurship business: pivoting. First, we are shifting the time to an after-work event (coffee and eggs are out and drinks and appetizers are in). Second, we are shifting the venue to EMPAC (campus) for the first… Read more »