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NEUROSCIENCE/WATER BIOLOGY/COMPUTER STARTUPS, MAKER SPACE, PRE-SEED VENTURE FUNDER;Monday, November 13, 8:30 – 1pm

Oct. 26, 2017

FREE: Meet owners of startups in biotechnology, neuroscience, water remediation -and more; hear about a pet-loving photography start-up; meet leaders in a pre-seed fund and learn about the free make space.

The Innovation Fund Northeast Ohio is the region's most active pre-seed fund for technology startups. Our entrepreneur friendly funding is paired with intensive business mentoring to help the most promising young companies grow. Check them out: http://www.innovationfundamerica.org/portfolio

The Fab Lab at Lorain County Community College is based upon the concepts of Dr Neil Gershenfeld, the director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Center for Bits and Atoms. It is a collection of FREE commercially available machines that can be used to “make just about anything with features bigger than those of a computer chip.” Realistically, it offers the tools needed to “conceptualize, design, develop, fabricate and test” a wide variety of things. The best part is that the equipment is surprisingly easy to use.

Greg Murray, Successful Cleveland entrepreneur of Greg Murray Photography shares how he left the corporate world to form his self-named photography studio by turning his passion of photography and pets into his profession. Keynote speaker,