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Event: Humanity-Focused Technologies Network Meetup hosted by Fruition Technology Labs
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Sharespace, 2201 Preston St., Houston, TX 77003
Humanity-Focused Technologies Network Meetup hosted by Fruition Technology Labs
Welcome to Event #1 – Unlocking Your Idea!
Meet like-minded techpreneurs; listen to business developers, mentors and idea generators; and join our first discussion as we learn about the steps to developing a tech startup from the idea stage “Unlock.”
This meetup is perfect for anyone who is just starting out with an idea, needs help revisiting this step or who would like to share their experiences and expertise. Our meet up is focused on humanity-focused technologies in the specific areas of education, bio-medical, robotics, alternative energies, disaster response and information technology, but we welcome anyone who is interested in joining our discussion.
- 6:30 pm – Networking and refreshments
- 7:15 pm – Intro
- 7:30 pm- “Unlocking Your Idea”
- 7:45 pm – Inventor / Mentor open discussions
- 8:15 pm – Closing
Featured Inventor: Sean Guillory – Simplified Neuroscience
A graduate of Dartmouth College’s Ph.D program in neuroscience, Sean and his research team at MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he is a postdoctoral research fellow, hopes to map behavior and cognitive functions in brain tumor patients in order to protect the basic functions of the brain during neurosurgery.
Featured Mentor: Tom Hickey – Business Strategist
From his postgraduate beginnings at a CPA firm to becoming a president and CEO, Tom has nurtured struggling businesses and provided them the tools and guidance to flourish in competitive markets throughout his impressive 35-year career.
Can’t make it to this discussion? Join us for one of our next meetups as we discuss ways to clearly define your idea and how to create a working product and business model to get you started. Join our meetup: http://www.meetup.com/Fruition-Technology-Labs/
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