Presentation on theme: "Technological Entrepreneurship Welcome to GEB 5516 -Technological Entrepreneurship - Spring 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Technological Entrepreneurship Welcome to GEB 5516 -Technological Entrepreneurship - Spring 2014
Technological Entrepreneurship Geoffrey Nicholson said, “Research is the process of turning money into knowledge; and Innovation is the process of turning knowledge into money.”
Technological Entrepreneurship Let’s Get Started… GEB 5516 -Technological Entrepreneurship - Spring 2014
Technological Entrepreneurship 200 Years, 200 Countries “Pretty Neat” So Why Innovate…? What Does It Take…?
Technological Entrepreneurship First, Let’s Discuss… What It Takes What do you think it takes…?
Technological Entrepreneurship What It Takes… Recognizing Opportunity; and Creativity Make Meaning and Money Entrepreneurship Leadership
Technological Entrepreneurship “I have sometimes almost wish it had been my destiny to be born two or three centuries hence… For invention and improvement are prolific, and beget more of the kind.” Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
Technological Entrepreneurship “ Today, Turbulent and Changing Times…” Risk and Uncertainty… or Opportunity Jobs, Careers… Business, Industry… Global, Mobile… Trends, Trade… Customers, Brands… Promises, Value, Delivery…
Technological Entrepreneurship A Chance of a Lifetime… “…Be Inspired -- Make The Future…”
Technological Entrepreneurship Getting Started -- Tonight we will cover… 1.Introductions 2.Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3.The Class and Deliverables 4.Chapter 1 5.Next Steps
Technological Entrepreneurship Tonight’s Learning Objectives Perform introductions and discuss expectations. Discuss innovation and entrepreneurship. Communicate semester outlook, Communicate requirements and deliverables. Define entrepreneurship. Explain the role of entrepreneurship in economic growth. Distinguish entrepreneurial ventures from small businesses in terms of their purpose and goals. Describe the evolution of entrepreneurship as a field of study since the 1960s. Identify today’s broad trends in the field of entrepreneurship.
Technological Entrepreneurship Getting Started… Introductions… Hi, I’m Dr. Tom O’Neal… And You Are…?
Technological Entrepreneurship Getting Started…Tonight Let’s Continue And Discuss…. Innovation and Entrepreneurship The Class & Deliverables Chapter 1 Next Steps
Technological Entrepreneurship “…Potential is Tremendous….” - Opportunity, Growth and Wealth -
Let’s Discuss… The Characteristics of Entrepreneurs…
Technological Entrepreneurship Successful Entrepreneurs Are Principles Based… Ethical Conduct Vision & Value Focus & Determination Abstract Thinking & Pragmatic Execution Commercialization Flexibility George Washington “I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an Honest Man.” (1788)
Technological Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurs… What About You…?
Rini Technologies, Oviedo, FL Technologies are leveraged for a variety of applications High-power lasers, power electronics, and personal cooling devices Contracts with Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering RINI Wins $1.7 Million from Navy Innovative solutions to the toughest thermal- management challenges Personal Cooling Systems
Technological Entrepreneurship Research and Commercialization at UCF
Technological Entrepreneurship The “Linear” Perspective
Make Meaning and Make Money Research is the process of turning money into knowledge; Innovation is the process of turning knowledge into money… What does it look like…? “Digital Opportunities…” Knowledge and Networks Mobile on Demand
Technological Entrepreneurship Your Commitment … “ It May be your first experience with entrepreneurship… …Make the most of this opportunity ”
Technological Entrepreneurship Be Prepared…. Challenges Strategies Execution Performance Launching New Ventures The Textbook Part One: Foundations and Opportunities Part Two: Feasibility and Testing Business Concepts and Models Part Three: Strategy and Planning Part Four: Planning for Growth and Change