Category Archives: Business

May 19 2015 at Business Library

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3:15 p.m.  Introduction to Patents

General overview of patents and patent resources available at SIBL. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. 

6 p.m.  Optimizing Your Budget & Cash Flow

Learn how to analyze the money you make and spend to create, and live, within a budget. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. 


Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL),

Midtown today: Fordham Business Excellence Day

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Do you have your own business ideas? Are you interested in starting your own business? Then this freeevent is for you!

Learn what it takes to be a success business leader from successful entrepreneurs and business practitioners – taking you from Ideation to Execution and everything in between. Get the latest on prototyping, team building, financing, exit strategies, corporate legal necessities, negotiation and much more.


Sessions & Speakers:

10:00 AM – Welcome & Introduction Patrick Asdurian, Founder, A3E
10:15 AM – Business Funding Panel Alan Kerzner, CEO, Institute for Global Student Success
Akash Gupta, Director, Valuation & Investment, Cyndx
Neelam Brar, Founder, CEO, District CoWork
Bobby Rehani, Licensed Agent, CityConnections
Zen Matoshi, CEO, Universal Kitchen Designs
11:15 AM – Business Incubator Sameer Somal, CFO, Blue Ocean Global Wealth
  Atul Prashar, CEO, SAVA360
12:00 AM – Entrepreneur Insights Ritu Banga, Co-Founder, Zoomdojo
  Atul Prashar, CEO, SAVA360
1:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – Entrepreneur Insights Shamina Rai, Broadcast Journalist, TV Host & Luxury Real Estate agent, Douglas Elliman
  Shilpi Kumar, VP, Marketing, FIBSA
2:45 PM – Negotiation Dr David White, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University, White & Associates P.C.
3:45 PM – Corporate Law Albert Rizzo Esq, Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Albert Rizzo, P.C.
4:10 PM – Business Incubator Laura Martin, Fordham Foundry
  Chris Qian, Co-Founder, Cipher Group
4:40 PM – Closing Keynote Red Katz, Living your “Youlogy”


Get to know the speakers:

Alan KerznerFounder & CEO, Institute for Global Student Success and Faculty at Wharton

Ritu Banga, Co-Founder, Zoomdojo, a career resource and placement service

Atul Prasher, CEO, SAVA360

Dr. David White, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham University, White & Associates PC

Albert Rizzo, Principal Attorney, Albert Rizzo, PC

Chris Qian, Co-founder, Cipher Ground PHD Hi-tech Startups Incubator

Sameer Somal, CFO, Blue Ocean Global Wealth

Neelam BrarFounder, CEO, District CoWork

Shamina Rai, TV personality and luxury real estate agent at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, NYC

Laura Martin, Fordham Foundry

Patrick Asdurian, Founder A3 Enterprise & Events (A3E)

Akash Gupta, Director, Valuation & Investment, Cyndx

Zen Matoshi, CEO, Universal Kitchen Designs

Red Katz, Entreprenuer and Professional Speaker inspiring Executives

What    Fordham Entrepreneur & Business Excellence Day

When   Saturday, May 16, 2015. 10 am to 5 pm

Where  Fordham University 113 W 60th St,12th Floor Lounge


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May 11, 2015 – May 13, 2015 Javits Center
Robotics solutions for improving the way people work, learn and live
RoboUniverse is an inclusive professional robotics trade show delivering engaging workshops, inspiring keynotes, interactive panels and content rich sessions that deliver meaningful and actionable information. The expo will be filled with mobile autonomous robots, collaborative robots and advanced technology solutions. Come Meet the Robots at RoboUniverse and get the inside scoop from industry innovators and trail blazers who are leading the charge.

Space Apps NYC 2015. Day 2 video . How made business with NASA

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Space Apps NYC 2015 – Day 2 Live Webcast at Microsoft NY, 11 Times Square on April 12, 2015.

05:00 — Mike Caprio, Startup Bus, SpaceApps NYC.

07:25 — Gabe Perez-Giz, Host of Space Time Show on PBS Digital Studios, SpaceApps NYC Master of Ceremonies.
07:55 — Tara Ruttley, Associate Program Scientist for ISS at NASA — “Hacking Away At Gravity on the ISS- Rethinking our Science Questions”.
40:15 — Deanne Bell, Founder of Future Engineers, “Future Engineers And My Career In Engineering”.
1:05:30 — Cynthia Bouthout, Director of Business Development for Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), “CASIS: Your Access To The ISS NL”.
1:30:11 –– Cady Coleman, NASA Astronaut
1:37:00 — NASA Panel, “How to work with NASA”.
1:38:06 — Beth Beck, Office of the Chief Information Officer at NASA.
1:40:23 — Eldora Valentine, Communications Officer in the Office of the Chief Information Officer at NASA.
1:41:19 — Jason Duly, Open Innovation Team at NASA, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
2:08:00 — Matthew Borgatti, Lead Scientist at Super Releaser – “Soft Robotics and Spacesuits”.
2:30:30 — Ted Southern, Founder of Final Frontier Design, “How To Run A Space Technology Startup”.
2:57:30 — Emily Rice PhD, Assistant Professor at CUNY College of Staten Island, Research Associate at American Museum of Natural History, “Alien Atmospheres”.
3:18:35 — Andrew Hill Phd, Lead Scientist at CartoDB, “Gaining Insights From Mapping Data”.
3:54:00 — NASA Commercial.
4:34:30 — Project Demos, Presented by Mike Caprio, Alice Ng and David Hochman.
8:03:55 — Judging by SpaceApps NYC panel.
8:15:00 — Closing remarks.

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