CBIC’s Tech night Takeover program for 2015 begins by focusing on the relationships between entrepreneurs and investors. Budding entrepreneurs need committed investors to fund and commercialize their ideas. Investors need creative and insightful entrepreneurs thinking outside the box to create value. These relationships are dependent on trust, vision, strategy, business culture, shared goals, and synergy. Come to the panel for an in depth look at the crucial role that investors play in the creation process of starting a business.
Dan O' Connell: managing partner at Neuroventures, has more than fifteen years of experience in evalution of early stage companies, venture creation and investment in life science companies. Dan also serves on the board of several pharmaceutical companies.
Jen O' Daniel: Investment director at the Center for Innovative Technology, has been responsible for assessing seed funding and early stage investments for the CIT Gap Fund since 2003. Jen also serves on the boards of the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council and the Richmond Venture Firm.
5:00-5:15 Check in and grab a drink
5:15-6:00 Panel discussion
6:00-7:30 Afterhours networking and celebrations with light food and beverages
Those interested in the event can register here