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Accelerate UConn Stamford Launch

Thursday, May 21, 2015
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Stamford Campus
Stamford Learning Accelerator Rotunda

Please join the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to launch Accelerate UConn, the University’s new National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps Site. Up to 40 faculty-student teams can receive funding, education, and mentorship to help develop startup ideas. Celebrating with us at the Storrs Launch will be Anthony (Tony) G. Viscogliosi, Co-Founder of Viscogliosi Brothers, the first venture capital/private equity and merchant banking firm dedicated to the musculoskeletal/orthopedics sector of the healthcare industry. In addition, Mr. Viscogliosi has founded over 20 companies and funds, generating nearly $1.8 billion in investment capital returned to investors, and $2 billion for businesses in the orthopedic industry. This program is designed to inspire faculty, post docs, and/or students to pursue entrepreneurial ventures. Learn more at one of our launch events: May 11 at Avery Point, 11:30AM-12:30PM, Academic Building, Room 106 May 14 at UConn Health, 5:30-7:00PM, Onyiuke Dining Room May 19 at Storrs, 3:30-5:00PM, Student Union 304B May 21 at Stamford, 4:00-5:30PM, Stamford Learning Accelerator Rotunda

Go to http://www.accelerateuconn.eventbrite.com to register.

Contact:

Accelerate UConn, accelerateuconn@uconn.edu

Office of the Vice President for Research (primary), Accelerate UConn, Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Stamford Campus, UConn Master Calendar

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