This August 13-14 2013, Portland State University (PSU) will host Oregon Lab2Market, a two-day workshop targeting campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early-stage ideas. Through an intensive, experiential workshop, participants will learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the both days of the workshop.
PSU business faculty and startup mentors join the DFJ Frontier team in delivering a dynamic, results-oriented program.
- Communicate and refine the business idea
- Craft, refine and practice the elevator pitch
- Evaluate technology/market opportunities
- Navigate the path from research to market
- Find and tap funding opportunities
Lab2Market is open to university-based entrepreneurs and innovators. Deadline for applications is July 31, 2013. Applicants will be notified of their status by Aug. 6. The 2-day program, including meals, is free of charge for those selected. Learn more and apply.
Find more information—including a draft agenda—on the PSU Lab2Market website.