Oregon Lab2Market targets campus innovators and entrepreneurs with early stage ideas. Through an intensive, two-day experiential workshop, participants learn to evaluate and shape their concepts for the commercial marketplace. Led by venture capitalists from DFJ Frontier, Lab2Market integrates lectures and exercises to help entrepreneurs critically assess their business idea and refine their elevator pitch. Applicants must commit to attending the whole two days of the workshop.
PSU business faculty and startup mentors join the DFJ Frontier team in delivering a dynamic, results-oriented program.
- Communicate and refine the business idea
- Craft, refine and practice the elevator pitch
- Evaluate technology/market opportunities
- Navigate the path from research to market
- Find and tap funding opportunities
Lab2Market takes place on August 13-14, 2014 at the PSU Business Accelerator. Applications are due July 31. Admission is open to university-based innovators and entrepreneurs and is free to those selected.
View draft agenda (PDF document).
Still have questions? Read this Impact Entrepreneurs blog post with Lab2Market Co-Founder Melissa Appleyard, Ames Professor in Management of Innovation and Technology at PSU.