Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Start a Company-Amish Parashar-07/21/2009 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Why There Has Never Been a Better Time to Start a Company
Event Date: 
07/21/2009 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Amish Parashar
Event Speaker Title: 
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, CONNECT and Adjunct Professor
Event Speaker Company: 
International Technology University, Sunnyvale
Event Speaker Bio: 

Amish Parashar is the founder and Board Chairman of the Humanitarian Foundation. He is also a founder of NeoVention, LLC, a medical technology development company. He has served on two more other founding teams. He has been an invited lecturer at the Tuck School of Business (at Dartmouth College), The Rady School of Management (at UC San Diego), and various professional conferences and seminars.

Amish serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for CONNECT's Springboard program, which fosters technology and life-science startups in the San Diego region.

He is an Instructor at the Silicon Valley Extension of UC Santa Cruz and an Adjunct Professor at ITU. He has advised dozens of life-science entrepreneurs.

Amish holds a BA in Engineering Sciences, a BE in Biomedical Engineering, both from Dartmouth College, and an MSc from the University of London. He received a Post-Graduate Diploma from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for his work at the University of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He has published articles on topics as diverse as venture creation and cardiac surgery. Amish holds several patents (granted and pending) for public safety, medical, and surgical technologies.

Event Details
Cost: 
$0 - Free
Event Details: 

This talk focuses on recent developments in entrepreneurship, particularly in light of the current economy. In some ways, now has never been a better time to start a business. Amish will share best practices, common pitfalls, and recent developments in the funding ventures, the building of teams, and the transition from lab to market.