WHAT CAN TECH VALLEY LEARN FROM SILICON VALLEY?
2012-08-30 - Saratoga Economic Development Corp (SEDC), National Grid and SEFCU Present “Building Innovation Ecosystems” A special presentation by innovation expert and Silicon Valley venture capitalist Victor Hwang, author of "The Rainforest, The Secret to Building the Next Silicon Valley."
The Rainforest has been described as "...a detailed analysis of the power of environment on startup success, and in particular an explanation of why Silicon Valley has been such a powerful incubator of ideas and innovation.... If you are interested in the interplay of environment and business, and in understanding in broader terms how our professional relationships define our success, I recommend picking up a copy." -- Forbes
Hwang will present his insight for Building Innovation Ecosystems and also moderate panel featuring:
Travis Bullard, Sr. Manager, Public Affairs and Communications at GLOBALFOUNDRIES
Charles Wait, Chairman, President & CEO at The Adirondack Trust Company
Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of Government Affairs at The New York State Business Council
Sinclair Schuller, CEO & Co-Founder of Apprenda
WHEN: September 12, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
WHERE: Saratoga Springs City Center, 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
COST: $25 for SEDC Members
$40 for General Public
Call Colleen Seidel at 518-587-0945, email email@example.com or register online at www.saratogaedc.com
First 250 people in the door to receive copy of “The Rainforest” Courtesy of the Center for Economic Growth (CEG).