New Jersey Innovates 2011

March 11, 2011 (7:30 am to 2pm)
Hilton Woodbridge
Main Ballroom Breakfast Panels

Register Today at www.NJInnovates.com

“Successful Entrepreneurs Turned Angel Investors”

Moderated by Malcolm Kahn, Vice President, Enterprise Development & Licensing

Panel of three highly successful entrepreneurs who will explain the keys to their success and how their perspective about entrepreneurship was changed once they became angel investors. Panelist will include:

Tad Martin, former COO of Overstock.com
Mario M. Casabona, Chairman of Jumpstart NJ Angel Network
Anne Shehab,
Managing Director Golden Seeds Fund LP

“The Diversity of New Jersey Entrepreneurship”

Moderated by Dr. Ron Cook, Rider University, Professor, Entrepreneurial Studies Director, Rider Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Small Business Institute

A cross sectional panel of the New Jersey entrepreneurial community reflective of the changing demographics
of the US who will share their perspectives as entrepreneurs, their unique roads to success, the challenges they
faced, the help they received, and their views of the future.

Panelists:

Dr. Carol Christine Skipper, Founder of Premium Family Health Care LLC
Dr. Huailing Zhong, Co-Founder of U-Pharm Laboratories LLC
Priti Pandya-Patel, CEO and Co-Founder, International Sleep Network and Global Life Enterprises

Key Note Addresses

Jorge Silva-Puras, US SBA Regional Administrator
Lori Matheus, NJEDA Vice President Regional Business Development

Following Ballroom Panels

Industry Break-Out: “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Green & Alternative Energy”
Hosted by New Jersey Green Association & Sustainable Business Incubator

Attend this Break-Out Panel that will help you learn the steps that successful executives have taken to seize opportunities in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy. Jonathan Cloud of the Sustainable Business Incubator will moderate.
Panelists:
Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. Assistant Commissioner Economic Growth and Green Energy, NJ DEP
Valerie Montecalvo, CEO Bayshore Recycling Corp.

WORKSHOPS

Opportunities in the US Hispanic Market Open to All
Book Signing by Author Barry Cohen, Start-Up Smarts, “5 Musts For A Successful Startup”
Expo Area of 30 Exhibitors with

Special Expo Guest: Dave Fall, Clickable.com Exec. & Former Google Product ManagerĀ ”Search Engines and More”

Register Today at www.NJInnovates.com

Sponsors: NJEntrepreneur.com, Law Firm of OlenderFeldman LLP, NJ-BIN, NJEDA, US SBA
Supporting Organizations: African American Chamber of Commerce, Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce, North America Chinese Entrepreneur Association, Statewide Hispanic Chamber of New Jersey, Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Workshop Sponsors: The Intersect Fund, Sustainable Business Incubator, New Jersey Green Association, NJIT Business Accelerator