Entrepreneur News & Information
- Intro to SBIR/STTR and NIH Proposal Preparation Workshop
- SBIR/STTR program purpose, eligibility requirements and sources of funding
- Necessary registrations so you can submit
- Practical advice on how to address the sections of the proposal
- Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Navigating the submission process
- Falling Walls Venture
- NY Academy of Sciences
- NYC Bio Meetup
- NYC Bioscience Incentives Guide
- Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP)
- Science House
- The Hatchery
- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.4 million in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort.
This full-day session provides an overview of SBIR/STTR funding as well as essential information for crafting a competitive proposal that meets the mission and requirements of the National Institutes of Health SBIR/STTR program. The session is conducted by Lisa Kurek, a nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert, and Director of the SBIR Impact NYC Program. Training will cover:
Cost: $50 includes lunch and training materials
Science based start-ups present their breakthrough business to investors and opinion
leaders to become “Falling Walls Science Start-Up of the Year 2014” on November 8, 2014 in Berlin. Falling Walls Venture is an international forum for outstanding science based start-up companies, venture capitalists and strategic investors as well as their wider academic and business environment.
The NY Academy of Sciences sponsors a number of events and educational series focused on startups.
Sponsored by NYC Bio, their goal is to build a NYC biotech cluster.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), March 2010
This guide provides information for bioscience companies in New York.
The Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP) promotes economic development and job creation among individuals and enterprises located in rural areas.
Science House provides information and services to help startups.
Hatchery organizes events to educate and bring the tech community together.
The Entrepreneurs College seminar series helps entrepreneurs focus their ideas and business strategies, build relationships, and access capital.
Entrepreneur Reading Room
The following list includes interesting reference articles for entrepreneurs. Please click the title of the article to read more on a particular topic.
- "Start-Up NY Application Process and Planning Considerations"
- "New York Angels Step Up to Fund Local Biotech and Medtech Startups"
- "Corporate Venture Capital is Roaring Back"
- "11 Startup Lessons From A Successful Female CEO"
- "How to raise venture capital (without losing your soul)"
- "SBIR Grant Values to Jump for Phase I and II"
- "How (Not) to Start a Company"
- "Forming a High-Tech Company"
- "Perfecting the Pitch"
- "Finding the Right Structure for Your Business"
- "Key Points to Know About SBIR"
MedTech/Hiscock & Barclay Webinar, November 2013
Xconomy New York, May 2011
VentureBeat, May 2011
OPEN Forum, April 2011
CNNMoney.com, December 2010
Genome Web Daily News, April 2, 2010
Stephen Rothman, January 2009
Nixon Peabody LLP, 2008
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, 2008
Optics & Photonics News, May 2007
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)