January General Meeting
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
520 Elliot Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
2019 is here and so is the January INOTC meeting.
We are starting off the year with our guest from Ventureprise Devon Collins. He will be teaching us how to leverage Universities for innovation as well as his experience in assisting innovators through this process.
Devin Collins is the Interim Executive Director of Ventureprise at UNC Charlotte. Ventureprise® is UNC Charlotte’s innovation and entrepreneurship center serving the campus and Charlotte region as a center of excellence for evidence based entrepreneurship.
Ventureprise works to provide the resources and expertise for university and community based startups as they commercialize their innovations and scale their ventures. Prior to joining Ventureprise, Devin was an entrepreneur and inventor.
Ventureprise Launch – Customer Discovery Opportunities – Explore how university based innovators and inventors are approaching commercialization through the customer discovery process. Before forming a business or filing a patent innovators need to conduct customer discovery to understand if there is a business opportunity or how they might better design the patent for customer needs.
Devin Collins Contact:
Last Meeting – November 2018
An accomplished “Renaissance Geek”, Jeremy has a broad background as a technologist and currently serves as Lending Tree’s lead Senior Site Reliability Engineer and as a board member of the Charlotte Internet of Things group where we is responsible for civic outreach which delivers life changing technology to the disabled build during Hackathons.
Jeremy is an avid 3d printer, Internet of Things (IOT) and Alexa enthusiast having released multiple Alexa applications and contributed to many open source projects. Jeremy has even been featured on Amazon’s TV Show 3D Print the Future and often presents on a diverse assortment of topics from Alexa and Arduino to Enterprise logging and alerting. Some call him a Rock Star but for Jeremy, it’s just about never stopping with the thinking or the doing.
Jeremy Proffitts Contact info:
Always remember to invite friends or business associates which would benefit from INotC. Collectively we have a deep wealth of knowledge as a group. Invite other inventors, engineers, entrepreneurs, financiers, professors, manufactures and anyone else that would enjoy the process and business of product development. Knowledge is power!!
- This meeting cost $20 for guest or $75 for the entire year.
- Check and Cash are accepted.
- Thank you once again for supporting the INotC.
- Collectively when we network, mountains can be moved!
- Through creativity, we can develop a civilization worth living in!
When we commercialize, we give our value and vision to the world! Network, Develop, Commercialize We look forward to seeing you Building info: If you have not been to our meetings before, the building is located at the end of Elliot street on the right. Then you go through the fence and down the driveway. The front door is located on the left side. Once you go in follow the hall way to the end then go through the door and turn left to the meeting room door.
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