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Brown said the event is being conducted by a host of innovation-focused assistance providers, to include TechConnect West Virginia, INNOVA, West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust, WVU Innovation Center and the WVU Women’s Business Center. 

“The event was designed to provide a morning overview session covering each of the primary focus areas: corporate structure, raising capital, giving an effective “pitch” for funding; and, intellectual property strategies,” Brown said. “The remainder of the event will feature breakout sessions, led by each of our segment experts, where participants can ask questions and receive real world advice and recommendations.”

The event will feature multiple presenters, to include:

  •  - Joseph Bunn, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
  •  - Matt Harbaugh, WVU Office of Transformation
  •  - Richard Giersch, WVU Innovation Center
  •  - Mike Green, WV Growth Investment Fund
  •  - Larry Miller, Innovation Works
  •  - Andreas Baltatzis, KramerAmado
  •  - Kevin O’Connor, Natural Capital Investment Fund
  •  - Michele O’Conner, WV Jobs Investment Trust

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The cost to participate is $80 per person and includes lunch. To register for the event, visit  For additional information, contact Bryan Brown at (304) 546-5500.

PO BOX 20065 | Charleston, WV 25362 | (304) 546-5500