The University of Illinois will host a daylong workshop for would-be technology entrepreneurs Feb. 24 at the Siebel Center for Computer Science, 201 N. Goodwin Ave., U.
“Invention to Venture” is one in a series of workshops held across the nation and produced in part by the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance. The local workshop is co-produced by the UI’s Technology Entrepreneur Center.
Chuck House, who helped form Veritas Software and led it to an initial public offering, will be the keynote speaker. House, who recently became executive director of Stanford University’s Media X program, was once chief executive officer of Spectron Microsystems. He also founded several companies, including Red Rock Reports, InnovaScapes and Los Robles.
House also spent 29 years at Hewlett-Packard, where he started numerous business units.
The workshop will run from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., including continental breakfast and lunch. The registration fee is $15 for students, $40 for faculty and staff and $75 for members of the business community. More information about registration is available at tec.uiuc.edu or invention2venture.org.