Princeton entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem events

  • Early Stage Investing in the Life Sciences

    Thu, Oct 24, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    From New Jersey EDA: 

    Join us for this panel session on Thursday, October 24 as biotech insiders share their insights on early stage life sciences investing.

    About this Event

    There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested prior to the event.

    Hosted in partnership with:

  • Africa's Climate Innovators: Drivers of Inclusive Green Growth

    Fri, Sep 27, 2019, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

    From Ghana Climate Innovation Center (via John Scicchitano '93):

    Africa may not be the largest contributor to climate change, but its population bears climate change’s worst impacts. African populations are vulnerable, whether to crop failure to households relying on subsistence agriculture, to flooding of urban residents in poor coastal communities, or to disease outbreaks through vector and waterborne illness.

  • SBIR Road Tour

    Wed, Sep 18, 2019, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

    From NJSBDC: 

    The 2019 SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.

  • Open Innovation: How Life Science and Tech Companies Can Work with NJ Universities

    Wed, Sep 11, 2019, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    From LES US & Canada, New Jersey Chapter:

    Hear real case studies and best practices from Members of Corporate Engagement departments of Princeton, NJIT and Rutgers as well as Healthcare Investors and corporate development professionals active in Tech and Pharma. 


    Rutgers: Vincent Smeraglia
    NJIT: Judith Sheft
    Princeton: Laurie Tzodikov

    Alan Naidoff and Akan Oton

    Registration will open soon

  • NJ Tech Council FinTech Conference

    Wed, Sep 18, 2019, 1:30 pm to 7:00 pm

    From New Jersey Tech Council:

    This year’s 8th annual FinTech Conference will focus on the challenges and opportunities in this vibrant sector. Venture capital and corporate investments in FinTech ventures have increased dramatically over the past several years. At the conference, industry leaders will discuss the trends and disruptions facing tech and business leaders in this sector.

    One of FinTech’s most successful entrepreneurs is this year’s keynote. Dee Choubey, Founder and CEO of MoneyLion, will kickoff the afternoon.

  • Propelify Innovation Festival 2019

    Thu, Oct 3, 2019 (All day)

    From Propelify:

    If you’re in the innovation community in the northeast you belong here. Learn from amazing speakers, connect with startups and investors, hire and be hired. Plus virtual reality, drones, music, and a startup competition. And lots more. 

    Last year, 10,000+ innovators from 43 states and 10 countries were there. Don’t miss out. 

    What is an airplane without forward motion and lift? Just an idea. 
    Idle ideas don’t fly. #letsPropel 
    -Aaron Price 

    Founder & CEO, Propelify

  • Princeton Pitchstop

    Thu, Aug 1, 2019, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    From Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council:

    Join the newly formed Innovation & Entrepreneurship Council and join a group of influential business leaders who are driving new business development in our region.  Participate and be part of the conversation while hearing from some of the region's most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs. This event will also feature our first ever Pitch Contest! Come to hear pitches from some of our regions local innovators.

  • PACT Capital Conference

    Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 7:30 am to 9:00 pm

    From PACT Philadelphia:

    The PACT Capital Conference (formally known as the IMPACT Capital Conference) has a long tradition of uniting key players from the private equity, venture capital, and entrepreneurial communities. As the oldest, most established venture conference in the Northeast, this event draws more than 1,000 participants and has been the catalyst for billions of dollars in venture funding and entrepreneurial success.

    PACT Capital Conference 2019 and Gala Reception will ALL take place September 26 @ Xfinity Live! Philadelphia.

  • Newark Venture Partners Demo Day

    Tue, Jul 16, 2019, 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm

    SIRL, co-founded by Michael Wang '08, is one of nine companies in the Spring 2019 Class. 

    From Newark Venture Partners:

    NVP Labs hosts a 12-week accelerator program twice per year, running in Spring and Fall. After reviewing over 2,100 companies, 9 companies were selected for the Spring 2019 Class.

  • @LSPA Open House

    Thu, Aug 1, 2019, 8:00 am to 9:30 am

    From Life Sciences PA:

    @LSPA - The Life Sciences Center is open for member use! Join us August 1 for coffee and networking at our Open House in our offices.


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