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CITE Hosting Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, Saturday September 11
August 9, 2010

The UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) will host the Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) at the UTSA Main Campus.

Bill Morrow, ‘86, chairman and chief executive officer of CSIdentity, will present the keynote address at 1 p.m. Morrow has over 20 years experience as a leader and entrepreneur. In 2006 he co-founded CSIdentity, an industry leader in identity theft protection, voice biometrics, ID verification and data breach management. He was appointed to the advisory committee for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund and served one term as chair of the $220 million fund in 2007.

The daylong boot camp will feature expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business plan basics, introduction to business law and funding a technology start-up.

Scheduled speakers include Stephanie Chandler, Jackson Walker; Sean Crandall, Jackson Walker; Cory Hallam, UTSA CITE; George Karutz, Karutz Flavin Wells Investment Bankers; and Deb Prost, Prost Marketing.

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

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. For details on the boot camp, visit the CITE Web site.

Wendy Frost—

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

 

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