October 26, 2016

Managing Director Frank Morse served as a panelist for The first Innovator Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30PM. The title of this event was, “Raising Capital for Startups and Growing Companies – The Issues, Requirements, Sources and Opportunities.” Attendees learned the ins, outs, do’s, don’ts, risks and obstacles of raising capital at various stages of growth. 

The successful Innovator Speaker Series launched several years ago by the University of Bridgeport seeks to share learnings on a broad set of issues and opportunities focused on entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and innovators developing new businesses, growing companies, new products and technologies. The event was open to students, faculty, companies and the general public. The speakers are subject matter experts in the event topic..

The panel was held in the Schelfhaudt Art Gallery located in the Arnold Bernhard Center at 84 Iranistan Ave., Bridgeport. Wine and cheese and some other goodies were served. 

Other Panelists included:

Liddy H. Karter, Managing Director
Enhanced Capital Partners, Inc.

Patrick O’Neill, Director – Investments
Connecticut Innovations


Dr. Gad Selig, PMP, COP, Dean – Industry Outreach,
Director – Technology Management Graduate Programs,
School of Engineering, University of Bridgeport