HTC-University: Introduction to Entrepreneurship

HTC – University Presents: 

Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, May 24, 2006,   8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
HTC, 410 Pierce

  How should you structure your business and plans today 
in order to attract and be ready to accept investment in the future?

HTC-University is a workshop designed to provide technology entrepreneurs the tools necessary to launch and grow their business.

The workshop will review the basics of business plan development and guide you on proper structure of your plan and business to help you attract and be prepared to accept investment in the future. Funding options and marketing strategies will also be discussed.

Attendees will receive a workshop manual containing a wealth of information to help them as they apply the principles covered in class. Class size is limited to allow attendees ample time to interact with instructors.

Topics Include:

Basic Business Plan Development
G. Gray Hancock III, Vice Consul for Trade and Investment, British Consulate of Houston

Selecting the Proper Business Structure & Form of Ownership

Paul Pryzant, Attorney, Locke, Liddell & Sapp LLP

Marketing Now: A Basic Building Block, Not a Luxury
Amir Abileah, Vice President, EpiladyUSA, Inc.

Financial Assumptions and Projections
Stuart Maudlin, Principal , CAP Resources

Funding Options for Early Stage Companies
Deborah Mansfield, Director-Life Sciences Program, Houston Technology Center

This workshop is designed for technology entrepreneurs trying to start a new business or anyone considering applying to the HTC in the near future.


    Registration:       8:15 – 8:30 a.m.
    Program:             8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Lunch will be provided 

    Fees:                  $49 for HTC Clients / $99 all others
    If you apply to become an HTC Client Company in the future, $50 of your course fees will be applied towards your application fee.  

    If you already are a Client Company, please contact Sharell Harris ( or 713-658-1750) to register at the reduced rate.




Organizer Sharell Harris


Wed, May. 24, 2006
8:15 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. US/Central


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HTC Facility
410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002