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Mission: Innovation

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The University of Texas at Dallas

The Mission: Innovation Summit will provide support and guidance to military-affiliated entrepreneurs who are just starting out, launching a product, or looking for federal grant opportunities. Mission: Innovation will feature military-affiliated entrepreneurs to share their stories, workshops and resources, and sessions about grant submissions and working with the military as a business owner.


1:00 PM - Welcome & Opening Remarks

1:25 PM - Keynote

Getting Started (2 breakout sessions)

2:00-3:00 PM: Founders' Stories

Brandon Friedman, Rakkasan Tea
Jason Hendricks, Forgot or Knot
Leslie Wegner , North Texas Voice and Speech
Helena Krusec, Capital Factory

3:00-4:00pm: Getting Started

Bunker Labs, Amy Bernard & Doug Bauer

Launch (2 breakout sessions)

2:00-3:00 PM: Customer Acquisition

3:00-4:00 PM: Raising Capital

Grow (2 breakout sessions)

2:00-3:00 PM: Working with the military

3:00-4:00 PM: Federal grants

Open to:

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Public

Event Cost:  Free