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Neil Kane is a panelist for the webinar sponsored by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities called Culture and Collaboration: Partnering with Entrepreneurs. Its being held on May 15, 2014 from 2-3pm eastern time. Registration details are at: 

Neil Kane lecturing on the topic of Startups, Leadership and Transition at the MBA Colloquium at Northern Illinois University, Naperville campus, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:00 pm. It is open to the public.

Neil Kane lectured on startup formation using the Lean Startup principles at the Illinois Institute of Technology from February – April, 2013.

Neil Kane gave a seminar on startup formation at Northern Illinois University on February 8, 2013. The video is divided into two parts.

Subcommittee on Research and Science Education – Field Hearing – Innovation Corps: A Review of a New National Science Foundation Program to Leverage Research Investments, Chicago, IL. July 16, 2012.

Neil Kane spoke at the Science Means Innovation event sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Coalition for National Science Funding on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC. A synopsis of the event can be found here. The pre-event announcement can be found here.

Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Technology Commercialization Class, February 8, 2012

Founder Institute, Chicago, January 31, 2012
Neil Kane featured in NSF I-Corps video (at the bottom of the page).This is the summary video that our NSF I-Corps prepared

Professional Science Master’s Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 5, 2011, 6:00 pm. Room 2005 BIF.Business School Lecture part of Series titled “Lectures in Technology Entrepreneurship“, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Paul Magelli’s class, November 29, 2011

Innovation Workshop Series, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, November 15, 2011. More information is available here. DePaul University Class on Startup Finance, November 3, 2011
Illinois Chamber of Commerce, October 26, 2011
From the Lab to Market:  Secrets of Tech Transfer, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Entrepreneurial Roundtable, October 17, 2011. A video of the presentation can be found here.
EnterpriseWorks, Champaign, IL
October 5, 2011. YouTube video of the presentation can be found here
University of Notre Dame, September 27, 2011. YouTube video of the presentation is available.


I'm Neil Kane - a serial entrepreneur who specializes in commercializing complex technologies that come out of academic research labs or federal laboratories.

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