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Media Advisory: Learn what every startup needs to know about moving a business forward

Innovation Lecture Series to offer roadmap to help guide entrepreneurs through entrepreneurial process

Release Date: October 13, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Think you have a great startup idea? Here’s how to find out. Come to the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences’ (CBLS) Innovation Lecture Series event, “Investing in Your Startup: From Business Plan to Market.”

Many aspiring entrepreneurs aim to bring the next great idea to the marketplace, but those dreams can fall short without the know-how to navigate the entrepreneurial system.

When: 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.

Where: On second floor of the CBLS, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

Who: Kevin Centofanti, senior managing director of Brooks Houghton & Company Inc., will share what every startup needs to know about moving a business forward, including an overview of case studies from the biotech and bio manufacturing industries.

Members of the media interested in attending the event are asked to contact CBLS Marketing Communications Manager Julie Molenda at juliemol@buffalo.edu or 716-881-7997.

UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences is a hub for life sciences innovation and technology-based economic development. Leveraging its resources, CBLS drives scientific discovery and facilitates collaboration among academia, industry and the public sector. CBLS helps companies get the funding they need to thrive; helps scientists gain access to world-class facilities; and creates employment and investment opportunities that improve human health.

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