Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
Pre-Seed Workshop - New York
"The Pre-Seed Workshop is the best approach I have seen to the challenging issue of determining if academic researchers have an idea that can become a commercially successful venture."

Sean Boykevisch
Senior Licensing Associate
Stony Brook University, Long Island

What our Participants are Saying

"Highly professional and well organized. Networking was very productive."

"The breakout sessions were exceptional and the feedback from the panel and audience was extremely valuable."

"Really great. Packed with information and ideas."

"Good job of inviting different sectors of the community, i.e., politicians, educators, lawyers, business people."

"How often are we ever thrilled with a process? If I were to have written down my most imaginative expectations, I would never have come up with a workshop like this. This was not a simple “ho-hum-we’ve-done-all-this-before.” It was fresh, intense, and exciting."

"Fast paced but appropriate to cover so much territory."

"It was very helpful and stimulating."

"Excellent! Clear! Concise!"

"I normally hesitate to give perfect scores, as this is not usually a great way of giving feedback. On the other hand, here I think the material truly is excellent. Great, great workshop."

"Great opportunity to network and try out ideas in the real world."

"The feedback, excitement, and advice were great."


"Excellent. Just what this community needs to help rev up technology business development."


"This has been an excellent opportunity that came just at the right time. I now have a more concrete vision for my company."

"Within the space of one week, issues that we had faced for years, began to clarify and knowledge and insight gained at the workshop have given muscle and vigor to my company. This had been invaluable to me and I thank you as a result."

"I am a bit surprised that so many volunteers are willing to be coaches, legal support, etc. Overall I am very impressed."

"This was a great event – well-planned, well-presented, and with real outcomes!"

"Special thanks for a job well done. I learned much and will carry these guidelines with me well into the future."

"The format was good but exhausting."

“Give’n ‘um a drink with a fire hose.” It think that is an appropriate description of your workshop!"

"Thanks again for making the PSW possible. Our team greatly benefited from the workshop both with regards to thickening our ideas and strategies. On top of it all, we had a great time!"