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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Information Session

Learn more at the information session Oct. 13th at 4 p.m. in UCBB 328 (Student Training Center).

Application Deadlines

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

The early decision application deadline is Oct. 20, the application deadline is Oct. 28.


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