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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Meet 20 UMD Startups, Learn About the Future of Venture-Building at UMD and Hear How Martek Grew to Be a Billion-Dollar Company!

Description:
Come see more than 20 startups created at UMD and UMB, including new student ventures and companies launched from university inventions, at Maryland Innovation Mpact: Bringing Fearless Ideas to Market. Learn about the Lean Startup Model, and how the university is employing this methodology to build the next generation of successful startups in Maryland. Hear from Henry "Pete" Linsert, former Chairman of Martek Biosciences, acquired by Royal DSM in 2010 for $1.1 billion, and learn how Martek leveraged the resources of UMD's entrepreneurship ecosystem to succeed. Network with regional investors, advisors and entrepreneurs! {Will appear in FYI on Oct 19, 2013
Start Time:
2:00 PM
End Time:
6:00 PM
Room:
Orem Hall
Venue:
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
Common Location Name:
Other
Web Address:
www.mtech.umd.edu/create/mpact/index.html
Other Contact Information:
Mtech 301.405.3889 mtech@umd.edu www.mtech.umd.edu


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