HSDC EH

 

State Supported Technology Investment Programs:
A Best Practices Symposium

 

 

DATE: December 4, 2009
TIME: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Pau Hana to follow
LOCATION: Pacific Guardian Center, Conference Center
Makai Tower, Ground Floor, 737 Bishop Street, Honolulu
COST: $20 per person ($30 for walk-ins)

 

 

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SYMPOSIUM AGENDA:

 

I. Introductory Remarks

Danton Wong, Chairman of the Board, Hawaii Strategic Development Corp.

II. Technology Investing 101

Karl Fooks, President, Hawaii Strategic Development Corp.

III. Overview of State Investment Programs

  1. State of Utah
    Jeremy Neilson, Managing Director, Utah Fund of Funds

  2. State of Tennessee         
    Eric Cromwell, President, Tennessee Technology Development Corp.

  3. State of New Mexico and Arizona
    Brian Birk, Managing Partner, Sun Mountain Capital

  4. State of Pennsylvania
    Jeannine Marttila, Executive Director, Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority

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IV. Panel Discussion: Sources of financing for state investment programs

The Speakers will discuss and take questions from the audience on the use of General Funds, tax credits or state investment capital to finance technology investment programs

V. Panel Discussion: Investment programs

The Speakers will discuss and take questions from the audience on the different types of investment programs used by states:  fund of funds, venture funds, direct investing, entrepreneurial development and support, and university spin-outs

VI. Panel Discussion: Metrics used to evaluate investment programs

The Speakers will discuss and take questions from the audience on how to set objectives, measure progress and document success for technology investment programs.

 

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