Michigan Energy Forum - July 12, 2012 - Doug Neal


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This presentation was given by Doug Neal at the Michigan Energy Forum Presentation on July 12th. The topic of this event was Tech Transfer: Universities as a source for New Business.

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Michigan Energy Forum - July 12, 2012 - Doug Neal

  1. 1. Center for EntrepreneurshipUniversity of Michigan College of Engineering 2012
  2. 2. Center for Entrepreneurship Impact DrivenWe shape entrepreneurs who want to have animpact through disruptive ideas that arescalable and meet a societal need.We connect these entrepreneurs to the U-Mnetwork.
  3. 3. Entrepreneurial Mindset“Entrepreneurship is a particular type of mindset, a unique way of looking at the world….At the heart of entrepreneurship lies the desire to achieve, the passion to create, the yearning for freedom, the drive for independence, and the embodiment of entrepreneurial visions and dreams through tireless hard work, calculated risk-taking, continuous innovation, and undying perseverance.” Ma, H. and J. Tan, Key components and implications of entrepreneurship: A 4- P framework. Journal of Business Venturing, 2006. 21(5): p. 704-725
  4. 4. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 400 students enrolled per semester 125+ entrepreneurs in 5 years (25 / year)
  5. 5. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 2,500 students in entrepreneurship courses last year 7,000 since 2008
  6. 6. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 5,500 students engage in entrepreneurial programs last year Almost 20,000 since 2008
  7. 7. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect Almost 500 alumni engaged last year alone
  8. 8. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 400 students have declared participation in the Program in Entrepreneurship 50 teams receive approximately $1,000 each year for entrepreneurial action
  9. 9. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 50 teams applied from 7 universities state wide 25 (100 students) accepted, 50 mentors and $175,000 awards
  10. 10. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 48 startups launched in TechArb last year alone 100 since 2008
  11. 11. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect 1-Year Master of Entrepreneurship, launches fall, 2012 Partnership between Engineering and Ross School of Business at UM
  12. 12. Engage Shape Accelerate Connect University of Michigan, Stanford and Georgia Tech teaching I-Corp Summer 2012 to 300 Scientists and Entrepreneurs
  13. 13. Thomas Zurbuchen, PhD Doug Neal Aileen Huang-Saad, PhD Moses Lee Associate Dean for Executive Director Associate Director for Assistant Director forEntrepreneurial Programs Academic Programs Student Ventures Amy Klinke Amy Goldstein Susan Hill Jonathan Fay, PhDAssistant Director for Small Academic Student Services Meeting and Events Coordinator Associate Director for Business Initiatives Assistant Entrepreneurial Practice Norm Rapino David Thompson Anne Perigo Tonya Marion Mentor in Residence Director of Development Associate Program Director Assistant to Associate Dean Master of Entrepreneurship of Entrepreneurship
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  15. 15. cfe.umich.edufacebook.com/cfe.UofM @UMCFE