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March 2016

Press Conference with Mayor Battle

March 8, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Al.com, 200 West Side Square
Huntsville, AL 35810 United States
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May 2016

#GEOHackHSV

May 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
AEgis Technologies Group, Inc, 410 Jan Davis Dr. .NW
Huntsville, AL 35806 United States
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#GEOHackHSV is a two-day hackathon event scheduled May 2 & 3, and hosted by AEgis Technologies and GEOHuntsville. This is the first-ever Cummings Research Park (CRP) Hackathon. AEgis Technologies will host the event beginning May 2 at 7 am, and overnight with presentations and awards May 3. Members of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) will be present. Registration is free and available online www.geohackhsv.com. Free registration includes breakfast plus a #GEOHackHSV t-shirt and giveaways from RedHat and GitHub. Plus, a chance…

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Entrepreneurial Summit – Day 1

May 3, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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Entrepreneurial Summit Agenda: Day 1 – Tuesday, May 3rd - “From Idea, to Reality, to Success” 8:30am - 9:00am Registration / Open Networking 9:00am-9:30am The Story: From Zero to $232.5 MILLION From mechanical engineer to entrepreneur, Paul Gierow took a leap of faith in 2004 and left an executive position in aerospace to start his own business, GATR Technologies.  Since then, a lot has happened for him and GATR: Listed on Inc's 500/5000 list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies…

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Firkin Innovation

May 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yellowhammer Brewing, 2600 Clinton Ave W.
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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Kick Off Party for Innovate Huntsville 2016 FIRKIN INNOVATION! Pizza  Networking  Beer Hosted By: Leadership Huntsville Madison County Close out the day networking in style at Firkin Innovation, hosted by Leadership Huntsville/Madison County.  Enjoy some Firkin beer, some great conversation with the area’s brightest entrepreneurs and recharge your batteries before Day 2 of the Entrepreneurial Summit. Event is open to the public, and cash purchases are encouraged for a wide selection of beverages at Yellowhammer, pizza from Earth and Stone,…

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Entrepreneurial Summit – Day 2

May 4, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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Day 2 – May 4, 2016, Wednesday - “Show Me the Money” 8:00am-9:00am Registration/ Open Networking 9:00am-10:00am               9:00am-10:00am               Four Ways to Raise Early-Stage Capital Presented By: InCrowd Capital - Phil Shmerling & Eric Grigorian As an early-stage entrepreneur, raising capital can be the difference between the success or failure of your company.  Many entrepreneurs go into business thinking they can get money from VCs or angels, but in many cases they must get access to early-stage capital through other means. …

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Entrepreneurial Awards

May 4, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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Hosted by WBCNA, the inaugural Entrepreneurial Awards will honor the skill and courage it takes for entrepreneurs to create a business out of an idea. We will not only celebrate entrepreneurs, but to highlight their importance to our region’s economy.  Here’s to the risk takers and history makers! The seven awards to be given are: Entrepreneur of the Year – Over 3 Years in Business Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year – Less than 3 Years in Business Creative Entrepreneur of…

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Geo Huntsville Summit

May 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Campus 805, 2620 Clinton Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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This GEO Huntsville Summit is designed to give participants the latest information on both new and ongoing Geospatial industry, government and educational initiatives. National level speakers will Keynote the event. The focus will be on how geospatial technology contributes to making municipalities safe, secure and sustainable.

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Coworking Night

May 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Al.com, 200 West Side Square
Huntsville, AL 35810 United States
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Coworking Night is a weekly Wednesday night event comprised of a number of sub‐events. We feature a wide variety of professionals speaking, teaching, and presenting about a range of topics, from pitching, to writing, to hardware hacking, to software coding, to startups, to design. Our goal is facilitate a community townhall‐style events platform for creative professionals to collaborate through. We meet every Wednesday from 6‐11pm at the AL.com office in downtown Huntsville. Guests may RSVP to any of our sub‐events…

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Energy Huntsville – Innovate Energy!

May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
U.S. Space and Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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The Energy Entrepreneurs Collaborative is bringing together speakers and panelists for a one-day event to provide Huntsville’s small business community and our partners with insight into how you can grow your business in the energy market sector. Speakers Include Mr. Cole Walker, CEO, Energy Surety Partners Ms. Lori Severin, Chief Marketing Officer, Energy Surety Partners Ms. Porscha Porter, Strategy and Business Management Branch Chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Energy Division Mr. Matt Reed, Go-To-Market Solutions   U.S. Space and…

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Geo Huntsville TechVet

May 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Tech Vet session will include both individual inventors and companies with new, unique products and technologies applicable to the First Responder community. Participants will be give 12 minutes to brief an audience composed of First Responder/Law Enforcement  Chiefs and senior staff. The audience will provide written assessments and feedback on the value and applicability of each product/technology, including suggestions for improvement. If a product or technology demonstrates promise, it’s owner will be given the opportunity to include the product…

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HOT Coffee

May 6, 2016 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, 225 Church St
Huntsville, 35801 United States
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Our special HOT Coffee session will highlight companies that have successfully grown out of HOT Coffee! The highlight spots will focus on the process each entrepreneur followed to operate in their chosen industry, while sharing the benefit and influence HOT Coffee played in their success. We will also have a meet and greet portion of our event where entrepreneurs can set up shop, distribute their marketing materials and meet the attendees on an individual basis. We will have coffee and…

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NAITA Trade Compliance Roundtable: Corporate Trade Compliance Policies & Strategies

May 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Huntsville Chamber of Commerce, 225 Church St
Huntsville, 35801 United States
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NAITA Trade Compliance Roundtable to address trade policies and legal issues related to trade compliance for companies to consider if they would like to sell their product or service in the global marketplace. This session will include a brief presentation about trade policies and legal issues (including why trade compliance is important, foreign visitors, international travel, Technology Control Plan). A corporate panel will discuss best practices and how they comply, and the panel will be moderated by an attorney versed…

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How to Raise Early-Stage Capital

May 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Huntsville West, 3001 9th Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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As an early-stage entrepreneur, raising capital can be the difference between the success or failure of your company. Many entrepreneurs go into fundraising scarcely prepared to negotiate with experienced investors, or even knowing if startup capital is right for them. "How to Raise Early-stage Capital" is intended for entrepreneurs who want to learn more about how they can raise early-stage capital to help start or grow their businesses.  

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ENGAGE in Entrepreneurship Orientation

May 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
WBCNA, 515 Sparkman Dr
Huntsville, AL 35816 United States
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Through the ENGAGE in Entrepreneurship program, WBCNA provides one-on-one, personalized business coaching to individuals interested in starting or growing their small business. We help determine where you are, where you want to be and help you develop a plan to get there.  

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The Business of Biotech

May 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, 601 Genome Way
Huntsville, AL 35806 United States
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We hope you can join us at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology for a free seminar, "The Business of Biotech", part of Innovate Huntsville 2016. Come learn about HudsonAlpha, hear life sciences startup stories from for-profit associate companies located on our campus, and take a guided tour of the Institute. “All of us at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology are proud to be partnered with Innovate Huntsville 2016, and we look forward to a successful week of events to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Huntsville.”  --Carter Wells, VP for Economic Development

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Retail + Innovation Downtown Shop Talk

May 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Clinton Row in Downtown Huntsville, 100 Jefferson St. N
huntsville, AL 35810 United States
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Interested in Retail + Innovation?  Then join us for an evening filled with lessons learned, best practices, outside the box ideas and—craft beer + craft coffee in the city center. City centers are often the epicenter of innovation.  That’s why Downtown Huntsville is excited to share our retail innovators and entrepreneurs—and their thought-provoking ideas during Innovate Huntsville week.

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International Drone Day 2016

May 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
U.S. Space and Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
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International Drone Day (IDD) 2016 is an international event held in order to gain positive public relations regarding unmanned systems. The local IDD event held in Huntsville will focus on the education of unmanned safety and demonstration of unmanned capabilities. There will be drone races, vendors, food, static displays, flight demos, and more. The public may come and fly unmanned systems with others at the event in the provided area. Fun for all ages!

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