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Innovation & Entrepreneurship Workshop: Launching Your Startup

September 20, 2023 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

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Ready to launch a startup around your innovative idea? Designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to get a business up and running, this workshop will cover:

  • Corporate legal fundamentals
  • Company formation
  • Assignment of invention
  • Vesting agreements and equity allocation
  • Building and managing boards of directors or advisors
  • What it means to be a CEO

Learn from the experts about what it takes to found a company. Ken Rother, director of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works and eLab, will lead the workshop, which will feature a presentation from Seth Helfgott ’05, a corporate startup attorney and partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

Register to attend.

This workshop is part of a virtual series presented in partnership with the Center for Regional Economic Advancement, a division of the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. The series welcomes faculty, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students to explore the potential of launching a business grounded in their research and vision. Entrepreneurs are not required to attend every workshop, but the series is designed to explore the entrepreneurial journey from ideation to operation.

Upcoming workshops include:

  • Protecting Your IP – Wednesday, October 4 at 11:45 a.m. ET
  • Attracting Investment – Wednesday, November 8 at 11:45 a.m. ET
  • Choosing an Accelerator or Incubator – Wednesday, November 29 at 11:45 a.m. ET


Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career
Transferable Skills
Leadership & Management