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UTSA Hosting Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp January 29
January 21, 2010

(San Antonio)—Kickstart your career as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. The boot camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 29 in the University Room of the Business Building (2.06.04) at the UTSA Main Campus.

Brian Hughes, an entrepreneur and investor, will present the keynote address at 9:15 a.m. He has founded multiple successful technology companies that have developed the first privately funded transatlantic fiber cable from New York to London as well as aftermarket seating systems for the Segway. Hughes received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business planning, intellectual property and business law and funding a technology start-up.

Registration is free for UTSA faculty, students and staff as well as faculty and students from others institutions. The boot camp is $95 for the general public. Payment can be made by cash or check the day of the event. For more information, call (210) 458-5782 or register online at the CITE Web site by clicking on the Boot Camp link.

CITE is an interdisciplinary center in the UTSA College of Business and the College of Engineering. The center focuses on fostering the growth of entrepreneurs and new technology-based ventures through a process of education, experiences, resources and support. The Entrepreneurship Boot Camp is co-sponsored by the UTSA Colleges of Business and Engineering, the UTSA Institute for Economic Development, the San Antonio Technology Accelerator Initiative and the UTSA Vice President for Research.

Wendy Frost—

Please send your comments to: wendy.frost@utsa.edu

 

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