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  • Value Proposition 

    Collins, Julie (2016-01-26)
    What is your product or service? How does it differ from an idea? Why will people want it? Who’s the competition and how does your customer view these competitive offerings? Where’s the market? What’s the minimum ...
  • Customers / Users / Payers 

    Freet, Paul (2016-01-27)
    Who's the customer? User? Payer? How are they different? Why do they buy? How can you reach them? How is a business customer different from a consumer? What's a multi-sided market? What's segmentation? What's an archetype?
  • Storytelling 

    McGreggor, Keith (2015-05-28)
  • Fundraising for Life Sciences Projects 

    Callaway, Tom (2014-10-23)
  • Closing Keynotes [2014 Southeast Regional Life Sciences Startup Accelerator] 

    Arkilic, Errol; Collins, Julie; Herron, Lee (2014-10-22)
  • Storytelling and Presentation Skills Workshop 

    Collins, Julie; McGreggor, Keith; Nagel, Brandy (2014-10-22)
  • Intellectual Property 101 

    Wilson, Clark (2014-09-11)
  • The Science and Art of Storytelling 

    Riedl, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-12-03)
    The Innovation Corps (I-Corps) teaches National Science Foundation (NSF) grantees to identify valuable product opportunities that can emerge from academic research and offers entrepreneurship training to student participants. ...
  • Economic Development and the Clean Economy 

    Pollin, Robert; Brown, Marilyn A.; Porzecanski, Roberto (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-25)
    According to “Sizing the Clean Economy” by the Brookings Institution: The clean economy, which employs some 2.7 million workers, encompasses a significant number of jobs in establishments spread across a diverse group ...
  • Building Consensus on the Role of Clean Energy and Clean Tech 

    Detchon, Reid; Hakes, Jay (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-18)
    Clean Energy and Clean Technology continue to play increasingly significant roles in meeting future energy needs as evidenced by the growth of numerous markets across the US and globally. As an example, in 2011 worldwide ...
  • Southeast Solar: Ready for Prime Time? 

    Perez, Richard; Demirdoven, Nuri; Coker, Anthony A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-28)
    The speakers will cover Southeastern solar resources, environmental and operating conditions, economic proposition and technology fit and availability.
  • Southeast Wind Energy: Is An Answer Blowing in the Wind? 

    Rigas, Nikolaos; Mikhail, Amir; Hanes, Spencer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-09-29)
    The speakers will consider the viability of wind as a source for utility and commercial-scale power in the Southeast. Topics will include Southeast wind resources, technology viability and fit, project development and ...
  • Building Your Clean Tech Company in the South 

    Pate, Player; Quinlan, Paul; Coker, Anthony A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-03-28)
    The world is increasingly flat in Clean Technology. While local and regional markets exist for Clean Tech, national and international markets contain key drivers that impact market acceptance and economic viability that ...
  • Clean Energy As a Driver for Cooperation and Global Growth 

    Barker, Gregory Leonard George; Sweeney, Fionnuala (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-05-10)
    On May 10, 2012 UK Government Minister Gregory Barker MP was interviewed by CNN International anchor Fionnuala Sweeney. Clean Energy and Clean Technology are established global markets with excellent prospects for future ...
  • Southeast Energy Demand to 2030 

    Beamon, Alan; Schaal, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-11-18)
  • Southeast Biomass: Highest and Best Use 

    Thomas, Valerie; Walsh, Marie; McClure, Nathan; Burnside, Michael H. (Mike) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-02-24)
    Regional biomass resources and economics are analyzed along with the business proposition of converting softwood into fuel.
  • The Future of Coal for Southeast Power Generation 

    Brinkworth, Gary; Hill, Gerald (Jerry) (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-27)
    The speakers will consider the extent to which coal will serve as a feedstock for power generation, with one utility’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) as a case study. In addition, the speakers will address the prospects ...
  • Southeast Biomass: Project Development Incentives and Challenges 

    Burchfield, Marvin; Shah, Amish M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-31)
    The program will provide an overview of the available incentives for investments in renewable energy projects and current practical and policy issues regarding those incentives. The speakers will also discuss the actual ...

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