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The Start-Up Experience

September 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

This event, hosted by Nixon Peabody, gives Start-up companies the opportunity to learn from and network with experts in the legal, IP, financing, and accounting aspects of starting a business. Attendees will also learn about Luminate, the $10,000,000 New York State accelerator challenge, administered by High Tech Rochester, open to optics, photonics, and imaging companies.

 

11:00am   Registration / Networking

Lunch is served

 

11:45am Welcome and Introductions

Paul Ballentine, PhD, Executive Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences, University of Rochester

David Kaufman, Director of Global Strategies, Nixon Peabody LLP, Moderator

 

12:00pm Legal Light and Sound: Business Law for Start-ups

Tyler Savage and Jeremy Wolk, Partners, Nixon Peabody LLP

 

12:45pm Insights from IP.com

Wen Ruan, Chief Scientist, IP.com

 

1:15pm Counting the Cash

John D. McCurdy, CPA, Partner, The Bonadio Group

 

2:00pm Funding New Tech Start-ups in 2017

Richard Glaser, RocGrowth, Moderator

Mikael Totterman, President Clerio Vision

Nasir Ali, StartFast Venture Accelerator & Upstate Venture Connect

Jim Senall, High Tech Rochester & Rochester Angel Network

 

3:00pm Matchmaking Sessions

 

4:30pm New York Loves Start-ups

Luminate and other Government Support for New Ventures in the Empire State

 

5:30pm Networking Reception

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Website:
http://www.lightandsound.org/money-matters/

Organizer

Light and Sound Interactive
Website:
http://www.lightandsound.org

Venue

Nixon Peabody
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604 United States
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