Real Talk with Founders: Talking About Traction

Virtual

About this event Join Ascender's lively virtual Real Talk with Founders: Talking About Traction to connect with proven startup founders and discuss pressing questions entrepreneurs face right now. Asha Banks, founder & CEO of CheerNotes, and Rachel Reid, founder & CEO of Subtl Beauty, are ready to go for our next Real Talk. Our chat with these founders who have […]

Effective Fundraising From Angels: A Chalk Talk

Virtual

In this “ChalkTalk” session, David Willbrand will demystify the jargon while unpacking and sharing everything that you need to know about fundraising for your early-stage startup. He explains in accessible language what a cap table is, how it comes together, how it evolves and – most importantly – how startups raise money! If you are […]

Demystifying the Process of Approaching the FDA as a MedTech Innovator

Virtual

After 12 years working for the FDA and personally evaluating over 1,000 medical technologies, Mr. Kwame Ulmer is ideally positioned to share insights on the process of approaching the FDA as a MedTech innovator. In this educational webinar, Kwame will provide an introduction to the FDA and regulatory issues, tailored to innovators that have not […]

VentureWell OPEN 2022 Conference

Virtual

The premier innovation and entrepreneurship education conference. OPEN brings together members of the higher education innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) field to share experiences and research, learn best practices, and forge dynamic new relationships. This year, our welcoming community will convene online to discuss the tools, trends, and new strategies that will collectively move I&E education […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW: Hiring and Firing

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW: Hiring and Firing […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW:  The Legal Complexities of Social Enterprises

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW:  The Legal Complexities […]

Start Smart Series – START SMART LAW: Worst Mistakes Made by Startups

Virtual

The Start Smart Legal Series hosts various seminars and workshops throughout the semester that cover a wide range of legal topics for startup businesses. During each event, you will be able to learn from K&L Gates' startup lawyers and gain valuable insight on how to legally start/run your startup. START SMART LAW: Worst Mistakes Made […]

Learn how to protect your technology abroad

Virtual

Did you know that you can seek patent protection in another country? If you want to learn more about filing foreign patent applications, join us for this free session given by patent experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Discussion topics will include: Options to help protect intellectual property in foreign jurisdictions An […]

Building Your Business Through An Equity Lens

6401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, 15206 6401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

IN-PERSON EVENT: This session will help entrepreneurs create equitable business cultures and practices for the present and future. THIS WILL BE AN IN-PERSON EVENT HELD AT ASCENDER. ***Proof of vaccination and masks are required to attend the event.*** More than ever, organizations are not only expected to grapple with centuries of structural discrimination—their sustainability requires […]

FDA Workshop: 7th Annual Clinical Outcome Assessment in Cancer Clinical Trials Workshop

Date: June 29, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET Organized By: Office of the Commissioner Meeting Registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/COACCT22External Link Disclaimer Twitter: #OCEOutcomes22 Background The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE) Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) team welcomes you to the Clinical Outcome Assessment in Cancer Clinical Trials (COA-CCT) seventh […]