In 1978, Cliff Ensley ’69, ’70, G’71 had an idea to start his own business and just $2,500 to do it. He was used to taking on challenges—there was no stopping him. Growing up, he struggled with a learning disability—at…
SyracuseCoE Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with Perspectives from Entrepreneurs
SyracuseCoE’s monthly Research and Technology Forum will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week on Nov. 15 featuring three perspectives on commercializing innovations energy and environmental systems. Presenters include the founder and CEO of a student-led venture, a faculty entrepreneur who participated in the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program and a founder of a startup company that brought game-changing LED lighting to sporting arenas across the country, including a stadium that hosted the Super Bowl. The presenters will offer personal insights on opportunities and challenges along the paths of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Presenters include Joe Casper, founder and chief technology officer of Ephesus Lighting; Yan-Yeung Luk, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences; and Syracuse University graduate student Joshua Aviv, founder and CEO, SparkCharge.
The forum is free, open to the public and will be held in room 203 at SyracuseCoE from 3:30-5 p.m. More information about the event, including how to register, can be found on the SyracuseCoE website.