YAC Entrepreneurial Network

Have a great idea for a business or invention but don't know where to turn? Then consider yourself a candidate for the YAC's Entrepreneurial Network.

Here are the details of our most recent workshop for first-time entrepreneurs held on Saturday, January 24, 2009, co-sponsored by the Alumni Association of NJIT and the NJIT Enterprise Development Center (EDC), hosted by the Association's Young Alumni Committee (YAC).

A Workshop for First-Time Entrepreneurs

“I Have an Idea.  Now What?”

*Business Plan Basics and Market Assessment  -(Jerry Creighton, Sr.)
    Executive Director, NJIT Enterprise Development Center

* Legal/Intellectual Property Considerations (Ron Panitch ’62) 
   Partner, Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario & Nadel LLP

*How and Where to Find Funding (State, Federal, Private)  -(Steve Royster, Jr.)
    Newark Innovation Zone Officer, NJ Economic Development Authority

*NJIT Resources to assist a budding entrepreneur - (Judith Sheft)
    Associate VP, Technology Development NJIT


*9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast*10:00 a.m -12:00 p.m.  Workshop* 12:00 p.m. - 12:30p.m.  -   Break for lunch* 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. -     Panel of Alumni Entrepreneurs* 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. -        Informal networking  


  • NJIT Alumni -- $20
    Non-Alumnus --  $30

    • (includes continental breakfast and box lunch)

For additional information contact  The Office of Alumni Relations  (973) 596-3443 or alumni@njit.edu