HTC-University Track I - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

HTC-University is a series of workshops and seminars designed to provide entrepreneurs the tools they need to launch and grow their businesses.  In this first track series, we will review the basics of business plan development and how to structure your plan and business properly for investment later.

These workshops hold a maximum of 30 people per session, providing ample time to interact with the instructor.

8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.

If you are looking to apply to the HTC in the near future, or are a technology entrepreneur trying to start a new business then this entry track series is designed for you.  Sessions are lead by HTC staff, Service Providers and others in our extensive network of experts.

2004 Workshop, Track I Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
    Aruna Viswanathan, Operations Director, Houston Technology Center
  • Basic Business Plan Development
    Gray Hancock, Life Sciences Consultant, Houston Technology Center 
  • Selecting the Proper Business Structure & Form of Ownership
    Paul Pryzant, Attorney, Locke, Liddell & Sapp LLP
  • Marketing Analysis: Analyze Competition, Target a Niche
    Robert Berry, Business Development Manager, Tribe Design
  • Financial Assumptions and Projections
    Mary-Helen Threlkeld, Owner, Project CFO

Track 1 business development workshops are free for Client Companies. If you are a Client Company, please contact Kelli Pitts ( or 713-658-1750) to register.


Organizer Kelli Pitts


Wed, Aug. 18, 2004
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central


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Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce St.
Houston, TX 77002