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NYU in The Bay Area, "Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship"

Date: 5/8/2012
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA

Join NYU and NYU-Poly alumni in the Bay Area for a special panel discussion and reception with Jerry Hultin, President, Polytechnic Institute of NYU; Frank Rimalovski, Managing Director, NYU Innovation Fund; and distinguished alumni speakers.

i2e = invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the needs of the 21st century are massive—cleaner fuel for our cars, homes, and cities; more efficient drugs to treat our sick; and safer ways to protect our online information, to name just a few.  i2e is a fundamental approach that encourages the application of time and research to problems that may seem too big to solve, but can no longer be ignored.  

Join us for an insightful discussion of the importance of innovative entrepreneurship in addressing today’s challenges.

Speakers:

Frank Rimalovski
Managing Director, NYU Innovation Venture Fund
The Innovation Venture Fund is a $20-million venture fund that provides seed capital to startups commercializing technologies developed by the students, faculty, and researchers at NYU.

Lew Tucker
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cloud Computing, Cisco
NYU-POLY '79, '84

Jack Jia
Partner, GSR Ventures
NYU-POLY '89

Zvi Bar-on
CEO and Founder,
Component Control
NYU-POLY '76, STERN '81

Moderator:
Jerry Hultin
President, Polytechnic Institute of NYU

RSVP by May 1, 2012
Register here: alumni.nyu.edu/palo-alto-reception

For any questions, please call 212-992-7628 or email jake.brandman@nyu.edu.

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