Featured topics from the conference archives.


Visas, Non-Competes, and Patent Trolls: Legal Limitations on Innovation

The rapid growth of the innovation economy begs the question - how do the public and private sector work together to protect the rights of investors, entrepreneurs, and employees? We explore the legal issues limiting the speed and spread of new ideas.

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Alternative Sources of Funding: A Brave New World

Between angel groups, new investment models, and crowdfunding platforms, start-ups have a multitude of new financing options available. This panel will explore alternative funding vehicles and the impact on the investment community and the entrepreneur. 

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Everything is Connected: The Promise of the Internet of Things

From the smart home to wearables, we live in a world where everything is increasingly connected. This panel will explore the future of the IoT, and the opportunities and challenges for investors, entrepreneurs, and consumers

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