The New Reality in Entrepreneurship: Takeaways from BU’s Technology Entrepreneurship Night
Last night on Friday, April 15th students, faculty and members of the business community gathered at the Boston University School of Management. The event: The 9th annual Technology Entrepreneurship Night (TEN) to discuss the intricate connections between business and engineering. BU’s Student Association of Graduate Engineers (SAGE) and Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), in addition to outside venture capitalist firms, sponsored TEN. The event was organized by Alket Mertiri, a PhD student in BU’s Materials Science and Engineering Program, and Luis Jugo, an MBA student at Boston University.
Technology Entrepreneurship Night was comprised of three panel discussions led by Boston business professionals, including CEOs, lawyers and venture capitalists. Each panel was geared towards a technical aspect of the industry. For engineers, the panels featured two technology sectors: Energy Technology, which focused on green start-ups, and BioTechnology, which examined the state of biomedical businesses.For budding entrepreneurs, the third panel New Reality in Entrepreneurship discussed tips for navigating the new start-up environment. Networking sessions for the attendees followed these fantastic panel presentations.
Author: Gianna Walton