Funding the Big Idea Agenda

April 21, 2015

Registration and Networking begins at 8:30

Networking and Breakout Sessions 9:00 – 10:30
Breakout Session I: Meet the Angels and Ask Those Burning Questions
Breakout Session II: Need R & D Funding? Learn About Small Business Innovation Research Grants


Plenary Session with Keynote speaker Tom Markel:  Troesch (Main Hall) 10:30 – 12:15
Tom Markel is the founder and chairman of Virtue Capital Corporation (more commonly known as iBank), Americas largest online small business financial network.

Networking Buffett with Angel investors:  Atrium  12:15 – 1:15
Meet valued members from the investment community


Fast Pitch Competition: Troesh 1:30 – 3:00
Present your Fast Pitch live and advance to the Piranha Pool

Networking and Exhibits: Atrium  3:00  – 3:45
Meet viable resources to advance your business and watch technology demonstrations

Piranha Pool: Troesh 3:45 – 5:15
Watch entrepreneurs and investors in action as four finalists from the Fast Pitch present their companies


Exhibits and Power Networking with Angels: Atrium  5:15 – 6:30
Ice Cream and cookie Social with Angels