Rocket Fund Graduate Student/Postdoc Information Session
Interested in Cleantech Startup Ventures? What it takes to found a company and have impact?
Join Rocket Fund awardees and CEOs to learn more about their experience starting sustainable tech companies.
Former Fellows of the Resnick Sustainability Institute Cody Finke (PhD, 2019), CEO and founder of Brimstone Energy, and Tina Boville (Caltech Postdoc), CEO and founder of Aralez Bio, will discuss their entrepreneurial journey from lab bench to real world and share more about Rocket Fund resources and support. Both started with technology innovations developed in Caltech labs and overcame roadblocks to turn them into thriving young businesses
Learn how early financial support from sources such as the Resnick Sustainability Institute's Rocket Fund https://rocketfund.caltech.edu/ can help get ventures started. The Rocket Fund offers grants to young companies to build their first commercial prototypes and demonstrate with potential customers and partners. Founded in 2015, Rocket Fund companies have secured more than $85 million in follow on funding from grants, sales and services and investment.
Dates: September 22
Time: 4-5pm with office time to follow
Register Here: https://caltechcdc.wufoo.com/forms/p5fnymt04apep0/