The Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship

3 Day Startup Program

3 Day Startup
Mentors & Panelists
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We are honored to have the following mentors guide and critique teams during and after the weekend:

Name Title
Dave Cebrero Director, White Elephant Pictures
Pankaj Dhume Vice President of Global Corporate Services, BMC Software
Samantha Dornfeld Brand Manager, Signet Interactive
Sharon Du Patent Agent, King & Spalding
Marshall Harkins Houston Director, CleanTech Open
Melanie Jones Director of Marketing, SURGE Accelerator
Paul Kwiatkowski Co-Founder,
Kala Marathi Executive Director of Innovation, Bauer College of Business
Jeff Reichman Principal, January Advisors
Robert Dale Smith Founder, Mote Labs and RED Labs Class 1
Trey Smith Director of Business Development, Three Resources
Sameer Soleja Founder, Molecule Software
Juston Western Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, CogMine


Name Title
Aziz Gilani Director, Mercury Fund
Matthew Harkrider Co-Founder, Alert Logic
Roberto Moctezuma Angel Investor, Co-Founder and VP of Strategy at Bit6
Jerald Reichstein President, Bouncing Pixel
Grace Rodriguez Co-Founder and President, C2 Creative
Kelsey Ruger Director, Technology & Innovation, Astadia
Greg Wright Founder, HATCH Pitch and CTO at Qukku








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the final pitches

3 Day Startup is only open to accepted participants and a small number of selected mentors. The final pitches are open to the public.


Nov. 21, 2014 at 2 p.m. until
Nov. 23, 2014 at 9 p.m.


University Classroom and Business Building (UCBB), University of Houston

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Three Day Startup 2014