Early-Stage Venture Capital for Technical Entrepreneurs
Is Topic for Upcoming Lecture
In conjunction with this week's open house on the
Montgomery County Campus, the Johns Hopkins University
Engineering Programs for Professionals will present a free
lecture, "Obtaining Venture Capital for Technical
Entrepreneurs," featuring venture capitalist Stefan Strein,
managing director of NextGen Capital in Reston, Va. The
lecture inaugurates EPP's new graduate certificate program
in entrepreneurship and innovation, jointly offered with
School of Professional
Studies in Business and Education. The program is a
response to the business community's growing need to
prepare engineers and technical professionals with the
knowledge and skills needed to be successful entrepreneurs,
intrapreneurs (who develop new enterprises within a
corporation) and innovators. Advisers will be on hand
during the open house to provide information about the
Strein, who has spent 10 years as a venture capitalist
investing in early-stage technology companies, will discuss
the often maddening and uncertain process of securing
The open house, at which prospective students can
learn about more than 60 graduate programs offered on the
Montgomery County Campus, will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
on Wednesday, Nov. 10. The lecture will take place from
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Current students and other interested parties, as well
as prospective students, are invited to attend.
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