Cameron Powell
Cameron Powell

UTSA hosts technology entrepreneurship boot camp

By Wendy Frost
Director of Communications, College of Business

(Oct. 1, 2008)--The UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) will host the Jackson Walker Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10 in the University Center Denman Room (2.01.28) at the UTSA 1604 Campus.

Cameron Powell, founder of San Antonio based Airstrip Technologies, will present the keynote address at 1 p.m. at this year's boot camp. The daylong event will feature expert presentations on fundamental entrepreneurship skills including opportunity identification, business plan basics, introduction to business law and funding a technology start-up.

The Entrepreneurship Boot Camp is co-sponsored by the UTSA College of Business, UTSA College of Engineering, UTSA Institute for Economic Development, the San Antonio Technology Accelerator Initiative (SATAI) and the UTSA Office of the Vice President for Research.

Registration is free for UTSA and UTHSCSA students and employees, $20 for students and $99 for the general public. Payment can be made by cash or check the day of the event. For more information, call (210) 458-5782 or register online at the CITE Boot Camp Web site.

CITE is an interdisciplinary center in the UTSA College of Business and the College of Engineering. The center focuses on fostering the growth of entrepreneurs and new technology-based ventures through a process of education, experiences, resources and support.

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