CATTEC V

Catalyzing Tech Transfer and Startup Investing 

CATTEC V – Catalyzing TechTransfer and Startup Financing

October 11-12, 2012

Illinois Science and Technology Park, Auditorium 8045 Lamon Avenue

Skokie, IL  60077

CATTEC Returns with this fifth in MRUN’s series of regional invitational investment forums.

CATTEC V brings together regional talent, ideas and capital in a showcase of emerging high tech startups from leadingMidwestuniversities and seed incubators.  With each CATTEC, angel and early stage venture capital investors, entrepreneurs and university managers engaged as startup facilitators meet and develop connections that strengthen theMidwest’s new venture innovation network.

Request for Presenting Organizations:

Midwest universities, accelerators, and seed incubators are invited to showcase their emerging technologies and companies to investors from across the region. Watch www.mrun.us for details

Preliminary Agenda

OCTOBER 11

 
An invitational conference for those involved in creating and funding high tech startups in the Midwest.
  • Presentations by early stage companies from MRUN member universities and accelerators seeking investment.
  • Panel on regional angel investing issues and opportunities
  • Panel on trends in venture capital and what they mean for early stage technology companies in the midwest
  • Luncheon program – Perspective on early stage investing from Midwest institutional and pension fund investors

OCTOBER 12

  • Keynote presentation by G. Steven Burrill, Chairman and CEO, Burrill and Company
  • Presentations by early stage companies from MRUN member universities and accelerators seeking investment.
  • Presentations by early stage international companies with relationships to theMidwestseeking investment