BUFFALO, N.Y. – Aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to
attend a training session and learn more about the Henry A. Panasci
Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, where participants
will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and services.
The training sessions will kick off the 2013-14 Henry A. Panasci
Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC), which
encourages students from science and technology disciplines and MBA
students to create viable businesses in Western New York.
The competition is open to any University at Buffalo
undergraduate, graduate, doctoral or postdoctoral student.
Training sessions will be held at the following times and
- Oct. 24, 5 p.m., 122 Jacobs Management Center, UB North
- Nov. 7, 5 p.m., 103 Alfiero Center, UB North Campus.
- Nov. 21, 5 p.m., 103 Alfiero Center, UB North Campus.
- Dec. 5, 4 p.m., UB STOR, 1576 Sweet Home Rd., Amherst.
Teams that enter the Panasci TEC will compete for startup
funding and in-kind services to launch their businesses. The
training sessions will provide advice on how to write a business
plan, including the tools, techniques and resources needed. They
also will feature a question-and-answer period and brief discussion
with past Panasci TEC winners and competition administrators.
The Panasci TEC is funded with a $1 million endowment from the
late Henry A. Panasci Jr., UB alumnus and former CEO of Fay’s
Inc., and is sponsored by the UB School of Management and the UB
Office of Science, Technology Transfer and Economic Outreach.
For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply
online at http://mgt.buffalo.edu/panasci.
The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on
real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global
perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also
has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times,
Forbes and U.S. News and World Report for the quality of its
programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates.
For more information about the UB School of Management, visit http://mgt.buffalo.edu.