Rocket Fund Undergraduate Student Information Session
Interested in Cleantech Startup Ventures? Want to know what it takes to found a company with impact?
Join Rocket Fund awardees and CEOs to learn more about their experience starting sustainable tech companies. Former Resnick Fellows Cody Finke (PhD, 2019), CEO and founder of Brimstone Energy, and Tina Boville (Caltech Postdoc), CEO and founder of Aralez Bio, will discuss their entrepreneurial journey from lab bench to real world and share more about Rocket Fund resources and support. Both started with technology innovations developed in Caltech labs and overcame roadblocks to turn them into thriving young businesses.
Learn how early financial support from sources such as the Resnick Sustainability Institute's Rocket Fund https://rocketfund.caltech.edu/ can help get ventures started. The Rocket Fund offers grants to young companies to build their first commercial prototypes and demonstrate with potential customers and partners. Founded in 2015, Rocket Fund companies have secured more than $85 million in follow on funding from grants, sales and services and investment.
Dates: October 20 Undergrads
Time: 4-5pm with office time to follow
Register Here: https://caltechcdc.wufoo.com/forms/p5fnymt04apep0/
Contact: Stephanie Yanchinski, RSI Director of Entrepreneurial Programs firstname.lastname@example.org