NJIT - EDC | Enterprise Development Center
April, 2011


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Thursday, May 12, 2011
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
NJTC Bootcamp

The NJTC is pleased to announce the 2011 Bootcamp-an intense day long conference for entrepreneurs and executives of seed to early stage technology companies. Attendees will be introduced to expert speakers and a support network of service providers that will continue to serve as potential resources for the entrepreneur.

Campus Center
154 Summit Street
Newark, NJ 07102

For more information and to register for the NJTC's Bootcamp, go to www.njtc.org

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Monday, April 18, 2011
11:00 am until 5:00pm

NAWBO-CJ Annual Business Conference and S.E.E.D Competition

Supporting Emerging Entrepreneurs’ Development

The Annual Business Conference and S.E.E.D. Business Plan Competition was created by NAWBO-CJ to encourage the formation of strong businesses, share the communal knowledge of experienced entrepreneurs, and support women in the realization of their entrepreneurial dream.

Women must venture into non-traditional arenas such as technology & construction. This event will bring together resources from those sectors along with government, corporations, small businesses, professional organizations & higher education to women who want to start a business or succeed in their businesses.

The Hyatt Regency Hotel
2 Albany Street
New Brunswick, NJ

Additional information and entry application available at http://www.nawbocentraljersey.org/seed.html or


Who is Eligible to Compete?

Any business that is at least 50 % woman-owned and less than two years old is eligible to enter.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
11:30 am until 4:30 pm

Innovation & Collaboration Showcase

“The Entrepreneurial Professor – New Opportunities for Women in Academia” Moderator: Dr. Shanti Gopalakrishnan NJIT Professor & Associate Dean, School of Management

Dr. Tara Alvarez NJIT, Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering Department

Dr. Vikki Hazelwood Stevens Institute of Technology, Professor Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Kathryn Uhrich Rutgers, Dean, Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Dr. Alice White Vice-President of Bell Labs North America, Alcatel-Lucent

Dessert and Research Poster Session

Lecture on “Academic Entrepreneurship” Dr. Donald Siegel, Dean of the School of Business, SUNY Albany


Eberhardt Hall (2:30 pm)

Campus Atrium (3:00)

For Information: steffen@njit.edu or  sheft@njit.edu

Register Online: https://avatar.njit.edu/paymentservices/default.aspx?app=icr

Registration begins at 11:30 am in Eberhardt room 112

Thursday, April 28, 2011
10 am until 3 pm

Workshop for Technical Entrepreneurs

Presented by Greg Smith, Managing Principal of ScienceSmith

Technical Entrepreneurs face unique challenges in building their businesses. Though highly trained, and often brilliant in their field, many aspects of technical marketing and business development can be outside the pre-existing training, comfort-zone, and experience of many technical entrepreneurs. The workshop will familiarize technical entrepreneurs with key concepts in:

• strategic planning for technology product management understanding markets

• product requirements and competitive benchmarking

• marketing communication and exhibiting

• managing intellectual property


EDC (211 Warren Street) room 407


your invite to Kelly at ksc2@njit.edu

Attorney & Contact Info

Law Firm



Peter Fusco – pfusco@lowenstein.com

Lowenstein Sandler


 April (Peter will be on vacation) May 11 & 25, June 8 & 22 10 am until 3pm (times & dates may vary)
Robert Paradiso – rparadiso@lowenstein.com

Lowenstein Sandler


First and third Tuesday of every month until June, 2010 10 am until 3 pm (times & dates may vary)
Ira Kotel – ira.kotel@snrdenton.com SNR Denton US LLP


10 am until 12 noon (times & dates may vary)

Christopher W. Frey, Managing Director
Telephone # 973-761-8971

Chris is not an attorney, he’s a financial counselor available for pro-bono consulting services 10 am until 12 noon

10 am until 12 noon