FOUNDRY EVENTS

Tue
Mar
21

Spirited Entrepreneur

4:30PM-6:30PM | 9 Irish Brothers, 119 Howard Ave, West Lafayette, IN

Join us at the West Lafayette Nine Irish Brothers for a gathering of Greater Lafayette and Purdue University related entrepreneurs, innovators, and spirited individuals. There will be plenty of food, networking and conversation!



Thu
Mar
23

Foundry Shakeout Session: Quick Pitch - Don't Be Caught Pitchless

Noon-1:30pm | Purdue Foundry, 1201 W State St, West Lafayette

Join us Thursday, March 23rd Noon-1:30pm at the Foundry or via WebEx for Quick Pitch – Don’t be Caught Pitchless!

You might be called up on stage to pitch…

You might be at a networking event…

You might even strike up a convo waiting line for a coffee and realize - hey - I need to pitch!

Bottom line - you never know if the next person you meet could change your startup! You want to be armed with the perfect story of your venture at any given moment. Donna Griffit, an International Corporate Storyteller and Founder of invisu.me will share insider tips for getting your story straight and sounding great telling it. Time permitting – a few lucky teams will get to pitch their story and get expert feedback from Donna.

RSVP REQUIRED: Donna will present via WebEx. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP and attend the session in-person at the Purdue Foundry. If you’d like to join the WebEx from a remote location, please submit your information for access to WebEx.

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About the Speaker: Donna Griffit, Corporate Storyteller, has worked globally for over a decade with Fortune 500 companies, Start-Ups and investors in a wide variety of industries. She has consulted and trained clients in over 30 countries, helping them create, edit and deliver verbal and written presentations, pitches and messages. Donna has the ability to magically spin raw data into compelling stories that captivate audiences and drive to results. Through her guidance clients have raised hundreds of millions of dollars. Donna is Co-Founder and CEO of www.invisu.me – a tool that helps startups create their pitch to investors and get the meetings they want! For more information visit https://donnagrif.com

Please send questions, comments or concerns to foundry@prf.org.



Thu
Mar
23

FoundryX 5 - Indianapolis

3-5pm | Launch Fishers 12175 Visionary Way, Fishers, IN 46038

AgriNovus Indiana & Purdue Foundry are hosting a FoundryX showcase event to introduce several innovative agbiosciences start-up companies. Hear firsthand from these entrepreneurs about their technology and products. Other partners from TechPoint and Launch Fishers will describe Indiana’s formidable innovation landscape and ways that our tech and agbiosciences sectors are connected.

Open to innovators, entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, researchers, scientists, teachers, and students!

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Registration: 2:30 p.m.

Program: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Networking Reception: 5:00 p.m.

Where: Launch Fishers, 12175 Visionary Way, Fishers, IN 46038

Please RSVP to Libby Fritz by Tuesday, March 21st at lfritz@cicpindiana.com

Featured Speakers & Start-Ups

What Happens at Launch Fishers? John Wechsler, Founder of Launch Fishers

Purdue Foundry - Accelerating Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups Greg Deason, Purdue Foundry

Agbioscience Start-Up Showcase:

Chocofinesse - David Rowe

Gen3Bio - Kelvin Okamoto

HydroGrow - Scott Massey

Muroplex - Larry Blazeck

Stronger Together - Tech & Agbiosciences in Indiana John McDonald, Clear Object (TechPoint Board Chair)



Fri
Mar
24

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | Foundry 1201 West State Street, West Lafayette

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship! This week will feature a “Lessons Learned” discussion with Mikel Berger of DelMar and Little Engine Ventures.

Livestream will begin at 9am at livestream.com/foundry/fg324

Parking: There will be meters in front of Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship labeled “Foundry Grounds” and “Foundry Clients.” You do not need to put money in these meters. If there are no meters available in the front and you do not have a Purdue parking pass, please come into BDMCE for a temporary ‘A’ pass.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Fri
Mar
31

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | Foundry 1201 West State Street, West Lafayette

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship!

Livestream will begin at 9am at livestream.com/foundry/fg331.

Parking: There will be meters in front of Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship labeled “Foundry Grounds” and “Foundry Clients.” You do not need to put money in these meters. If there are no meters available in the front and you do not have a Purdue parking pass, please come into BDMCE for a temporary ‘A’ pass.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Fri
Apr
07

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | Foundry 1201 West State Street, West Lafayette

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship!

Livestream will begin at 9am at livestream.com/foundry/fg47.

Parking: There will be meters in front of Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship labeled “Foundry Grounds” and “Foundry Clients.” You do not need to put money in these meters. If there are no meters available in the front and you do not have a Purdue parking pass, please come into BDMCE for a temporary ‘A’ pass.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Fri
Apr
14

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette

**WE’VE MOVED TO THE ANVIL**

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship! This Friday will feature guest speaker Jim Mellott.

Parking: Please park at the Grant Street parking garage across from The Anvil. Your parking will be validated, please find a member of our team at the event.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Tue
Apr
18

Spirited Entrepreneur

4:30PM-6:30PM | 9 Irish Brothers, 119 Howard Ave, West Lafayette, IN

Join us at the West Lafayette Nine Irish Brothers for a gathering of Greater Lafayette and Purdue University related entrepreneurs, innovators, and spirited individuals. There will be plenty of food, networking and conversation!



Fri
Apr
21

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette

**WE’VE MOVED TO THE ANVIL**

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship! This week will feature Ryan Fayhee of Baker McKinzie and a pitch by Vionix Academy.

Livestream will begin at 9am at livestream.com/foundry/fg421

Parking: Please park at the Grant Street parking garage across from The Anvil. Your parking will be validated, please find a member of our team at the event.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Tue
Apr
25

Shakeout Session: What Can I Claim?

11:30am-1:30pm | The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette

Join us for “What Can I Claim?” with Cedric D’Hue of D’Hue Law on Tuesday, April 25, 11:30am-1:30pm at The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette.Discover what is patent eligible at this lunch and learn. We will explore eligible categories, exceptions to patent eligible subject matter and recent court decisions.

Lunch will be provided. RSVP required: bit.ly/dhuelaw

Parking: Please park at the Grant Street garage across from The Anvil. Your parking will be validated.

Send questions, comments or concerns to foundry@prf.org.



Fri
Apr
28

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship! In partnership with Xconomy, this week will feature Bill Aulet, author of Disciplined Entrepreneurship.

Livestream will begin at 9am at livestream.com/foundry/fg428.

Parking: Please park at the Grant Street parking garage across from The Anvil. Your parking will be validated, please find a member of our team at the event.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org!



Fri
May
05

Foundry Grounds

8:30am-10am | The Anvil, 320 North St, West Lafayette

**WE’VE MOVED TO THE ANVIL!**

Join us every Friday for conversation, presentation & networking focused on startups, ideas & entrepreneurship!

Parking: Please park at the Grant Street parking garage across from The Anvil. Your parking will be validated, please find a member of our team at the event.

Interested in presenting at an upcoming Foundry Grounds? Email foundry@prf.org.



Tue
May
16

Spirited Entrepreneur

4:30PM-6:30PM | 9 Irish Brothers, 119 Howard Ave, West Lafayette, IN

Join us at the West Lafayette Nine Irish Brothers for a gathering of Greater Lafayette and Purdue University related entrepreneurs, innovators, and spirited individuals. There will be plenty of food, networking and conversation!



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