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Media Advisory: WNY Entrepreneurs Tell Why They're a Great Investment -- in 60 Seconds Flat

Release Date: June 25, 2009

Nothing like a little pressure to bring out the best in an entrepreneur, and there will be plenty of it at the 2009 Explore Buffalo Niagara Investor High-Tech Forum being held today (Thursday, June 25, 2009).

The day-long program features local entrepreneurs in high-tech industries ranging from cancer diagnostics to clean-energy technologies presenting their business ideas to some of the nation's most renowned investors.

At 3:30 p.m., 10 lucky entrepreneurs will each have exactly 60 seconds to convince these investors that their business is the one they should consider supporting.

Best time for media: 3:30 p.m., in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo.

Panels of investors and keynote speeches about economic development also will be featured. More information is in the news release is at http://www.buffalo.edu/news/10195.

Press arrangements: Ellen Goldbaum in the UB Office of University Communications at 716-645-5000 ext. 1415, or Marnie LaVigne onsite.

Media Contact Information

Ellen Goldbaum
News Content Manager
Medicine
Tel: 716-645-4605
goldbaum@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBmednews