Laura Beken specializes in working with startups in the tech and healthcare space (life science and medical device/apps). Equity funding, strategy, and SBIR/STTR government funding are her specialties. She has degrees in Psychology, Visual Arts/Media, and a Healthcare MBA.
David Friedman is a tech-savvy marketing and business executive and angel investor with more than 30years’ expertise in bringing to market new technology. His passion is innovation and commercializingtechnology to meet the needs of customers. He is currently President, TechCoastAngels OC.During his career he has commercialized more than $1.5 billion in new products. He has helped companiesbuild top line revenue growth and EBITDA while mentoring the next generation of business leaders. Davidhas been CMO for Narus, a cyber company, executive vice president and Chief Marketing Officer for ATXGroup (now Sirius Connected Car), and VP of Marketing and Direct Sales for Connexion by BoeingFriedman holds an MBA (economics) from George Washington University, an MSEE degree from ColumbiaUniversity, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering (summa cum laude) from City College of NewYork.
The SBDC @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation is a resource for any high-technology, high-growth, scalable venture from both the Orange County and UCI ecosystem that needs assistance with business planning, business development and funding-readiness. The center hosts several VC and Angel investors on site, as well as various ecosystem partners and industry professionals who work closely with the entrepreneurs.
Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Whether you’re looking for guidance with starting your new tech venture, obtaining angel or venture capital, or looking for SBIR/STTR assistance, we're here for you!
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
9:00AM - 10:00AM
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