Events

Monday 6/29/20
12 – 12:45pm CT

Lab to Launch: Rocket Fuel for Researchers Interested in Entrepreneurship

The “Lab to Launch” online seminar series is sponsored by the Office of Research at The University of Texas at Dallas, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Blackstone Launchpad. This session covers “From Lab to Field: A Discussion on Customer Development” with speaker, Dr. Katy Roodenko, CEO, Max-IR Labs. This “case-study style” discussion will highlight best practices in assessing the market and the importance of being flexible when developing a new technology.

Provided by The University of Texas at Dallas – Office of Research

Tuesday 6/30/20
11am – 12:30pm CT

How Can Restaurants Thrive In Today’s New Normal

The restaurant and hospitality industry has been hit hard by COVID-19. As we transition into a new normal, this industry will have to make massive changes in order to reopen and thrive. What should entrepreneurs do? To answer this question, we sit down with one of Hawaii’s most prominent restaurateurs, Peter Merriman, owner of Merriman’s Restaurants and Handcrafted Kitchen. Join us for this free webinar with Peter, as he discusses restaurant reopening strategies, rethinking your business model, resetting diners’ expectations, renegotiating leases with landlords and more.

Provided by Entrepreneur

Tuesday 6/30/20
2 – 3pm CT

Fireside Chat with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Founder of OPI

Join SoGal Foundation for a fireside chat with OPI Founder Suzi Weiss-Fischmann. Her new book, I’m Not Really a Waitress: How One Woman Took Over the Beauty Industry One Color At a Time, is out now. Moderated by Elizabeth Galbut of SoGal Ventures.

Provided by SoGal

Monday 7/13/20
12 – 12:45pm CT

Lab to Launch: Rocket Fuel for Researchers Interested in Entrepreneurship

The “Lab to Launch” online seminar series is sponsored by the Office of Research at The University of Texas at Dallas, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Blackstone Launchpad. This session covers “Venture Capital Fundraising” with speaker, Bryan Chambers, Director of UT Dallas Seed Fund and VP of Accelerator and Investment Fund, Capital Factory. In this session, Bryan will discuss various fundraising strategies and funding opportunities for transitioning from the lab to a startup.

Provided by The University of Texas at Dallas – Office of Research

Monday 7/27/20
12 – 12:45pm CT

Lab to Launch: Rocket Fuel for Researchers Interested in Entrepreneurship

The “Lab to Launch” online seminar series is sponsored by the Office of Research at The University of Texas at Dallas, in partnership with the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Blackstone Launchpad. This session covers “Product Development Considerations” with speaker, Connie Manz, CEO, Qualia Inc. This session will focus on the various considerations taken when translating a technology from the lab to a commercial product. 

Provided by The University of Texas at Dallas – Office of Research