Fredonia Technology Incubator

Technology Incubator Events


Effective Pitch Presentation

Presented by: Jake McGowen

When: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 from 12-1 PM

Topics at this session will include:

  • Key elements, tailoring your pitch, common mistakes and what happens after the pitch.


Intellectual Property Workshop

Presenter: Steven Wood

When: Friday, March 5th, 2021

About the presenter

  • Associate director for Innovation Services. Helps provide technology commercialization services to 23 SUNY campuses. Steven has also held positions in serval start up companies.



Selling for Startups

Presented by: George Simmons

When: Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

About the Facilitator

  • SUNY Fredonia alumni, senior partner at Derby Management for 19 years. MBA at Northeastern University.
  • Looking to solve the issue of lack of graduates with sales experience.



Business Model Canvas

Presented by: Thomas Murdock and Dave Thiemecke

When: Monday, March 15th, 2021

Workshop focuses on

  • Tom leads WNY Incubator Network which has supported startups in raising $50M and created 300 jobs.
  • Tools and techniques that will help move members from startup to company, identifying customer segments.
  • Comprised of both lecture content and interactive workshop. Participants should come with an idea they currently want to pursue.