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UTSA CITE Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
Bill Morrow Sponsored by Jackson Walker, LLP.

Saturday, September 11, 2010
8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Main Campus
Business Building
University Room 2.06.04

The University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) will host the Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. This is the preeminent event for kick starting your technology career, either as an entrepreneur on your own or an intrapreneur for a company.
The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental technology entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business planning, IP and business law, marketing, and funding a technology start-up in San Antonio.

The keynote address will be given by Bill Morrow, ’86, chairman and CEO of CSIdentity, founder of Grande Communications and former chairman of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.

Morrow has over twenty years experience in business foundation and leadership experience. In 2006, he established CSIdentiy Corporation where he currently serves as the chairman and chief executive officer. Under his stewardship, CSIdentity provides innovative technology, products and services to Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities, small businesses and individual consumers. In September of 2005, Gov. Rick Perry appointed Morrow as a board member for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. In August of 2007, he was appointed chairman.

8:30-9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30 a.m.

Welcome – Identifying your opportunity

9:30-10:15 a.m.

Marketing your new idea
– Deb Bolner Prost, CEO It’s 2 Cool, Ltd. and Prost Marketing

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Intellectual Property: How to protect your idea and brand
- Sean Crandall, Associate, Jackson Walker LLP

11:15 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Your Weapons: Elevator Pitch, Slide Deck, and Business Plan
- Dr. Cory Hallam, UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Keynote – Bill Morrow, CEO CSIdentity

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. 

How to legally structure your company and raise the cash

  • Stephanie Chandler, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP, and
  • George Karutz, Partner, Karutz Flavin Wells Investment Bankers

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Wrap-Up Boot Camp

3:45 – 5:30 p.m.

Teambuilding for $100K competition

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, Startech and the Office of the UTSA Vice President for Research.

Registration is free for UTSA faculty, students and staff as well as faculty and students from other 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.

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