What do GPS, lithium batteries and a vaccine for Zika Virus all have in common? Answer: they were all initially funded by the government and then spun out into commercial products!
Want to find the next big commercial breakthrough? Join Fed Tech this fall and be paired with a cutting edge technology to build a new business. The Fed Tech team scouts opportunities from the $140B/year Federal R&D programs and puts them into the hands of entrepreneurs.
You’ll be paired with a technology and then conduct 50 plus customer interviews to develop a go to market concept. Each week you pitch your findings to the Fed Tech teaching team and mentors, all consisting of real entrepreneurs. In person attendance in Washington, DC is required for the opening and closing sessions but all other sessions can be participated in remotely. Fed Tech has worked with entrepreneurs from across the country. In person sessions for the class meet in DC from mid September to late November.
Want to learn more? Email program head Ben Solomon (email@example.com) or click here to learn more.
On October 18, The MIT Enterprise Forum of Washington DC and Baltimore, Women in Housing and Finance and the George Washington University School of Business are created a Blockchain technology program featuring experts from industry, government and the legal community
Since the development of Bitcoin, Blockchain’s usage has expanded rapidly, encompassing the development of cryptocurrencies, ledger-based technologies, and smart contracts.
An expert panel discussed the implications of, and opportunities for innovation in the Blockchain space from industry, investor and regulatory perspectives.
View the video here
The Robotics Inventors Club All Stars
‘Start your own Robotics Company’ Competition
The Robotics Inventors Club All Stars competition is the first of its kind business/technology innovation competition, where children (elementary ages thru middle school ages) face off in a ‘shark tank’ style pitch and demo competition. The theme this year is to design and build a robot to address childhood obesity, developing something that will encourage a child to get outside and exercise while providing the gaming component that entices children.
The teams spent the last 8 months building their robots and their businesses around their project and are set to square off, head to head later this month. This program was announced last year under the President’s call to ‘Educate to Innovate’ and Infamous Robotics LLC, the designers of this competition and unique STEAM curriculum, are pleased to offer the public an insight into the future of STEM education and robotics innovation.
Event date: April 18, 2016
Event time: 9:00am-11:00am
Three Flint Hill
3201 Jermantown Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
White House announcement of the All Stars Club:
About the Robotics Inventors Club All Stars
Anthony ‘Mr Roboto’ Nunez
CEO, Infamous Robotics LLC