Ask the Expert: adVentures in Innovation

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Ask the Expert is a CCTSI collaboration with Venture Partners at CU Boulder, CSU Ventures and NIH REACH at CU Anschutz

The CCTSI, in collaboration with Venture Partners at CU Boulder, CSU Ventures, Colorado State University and the CU Anschutz NIH funded Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hubs (REACH) grant is launching a new initiative as part of its Innovation Ecosystem program: Ask the Expert.

Ask the Expert is a lunchtime series developed for researchers and academics who are interested in entrepreneurship, device and technology development and innovation. Every month, academics and innovators will engage in a lively and provocative interview with an expert, followed by a Q&A session. Experts are sourced from each campus and nationally, by the Ask the Expert committee.

The series will take place on Zoom.

Farzin Samadani

Monday, April 12, 2021

Noon to 1:00 pm

Dr. Farzin Samadani

Ask the Expert is proud to present Farzin Samadani, an entrepreneur, on the topic “What does it take to launch a deep-tech startup?” Samadani will be interviewed by Sally Hatcher, JD from Venture Partners at CU Boulder.

Farzin Samadani is the Entrepreneur in Residence for the City of Los Angeles, an expert and National I-Corps instructor for NSF and an instructor at the University of Southern California. He is also the principal at Curious.Me, a company that specializes in startup consulting through growing operations in deep tech companies. Samadani has been connected to Colorado’s ecosystem, acting as an instructor for customer discovery programs and taking teams into the National I-Corps node in LA.

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Contact Us

Cathy Bodine, PhD
Innovation Ecosystem Core
303-315-1281