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Mtech > Startup Hours

Free, open office hours for aspiring and current entrepreneurs (plus an awesome speaker after)

Next Startup Hours:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
TAP Building, 387 Technology Drive, Room 1105, UMD

Get answers from experienced entrepreneurs and legal/business professionals on how to build a successful startup company. Receive free and impartial advice, brainstorm business strategies, investigate funding opportunities and learn about the vast resources available to entrepreneurs.

Startup Hours are typically held on the second Wednesday of each month. Dates for fall, 2017 include:

-- Wednesday, September 20, 2017
-- Wednesday, October 11, 2017
-- Wednesday, November 8, 2017


November Speaker: Randy Harward, Senior Vice President of Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, Under Armour

Talk Title: The Future of Under Armour
Wednesday, November 8, 7-8 p.m.
Startup Shell, 387 Technology Drive, Room 1100, UMD

Randy Harward has over 40 years of experience in the apparel and footwear industry, including research & development, quality and operations management, materials innovation, and advanced manufacturing. He holds multiple patents for textile developments and apparel manufacturing.  As Under Armour’s Senior Vice President of Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, he leads the development of new materials and the operation of Lighthouse, Under Armour’s center for the integration of innovation, product and company strategy