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Currie offers entrepreneurial guidance
March 02, 2017
Startup advising sessions begin at the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship
John Currie is a startup adviser for the University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship, specializing in the lean startup method.
Undergraduate and graduate UD students can receive free advising sessions every Wednesday from 1:30-5:30 p.m. at the Venture Development Center. Students can sign up for 30-minute sessions from 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday mornings at the VDC.
Currie “provides introductory advice for those who are curious about startups and entrepreneurship as a whole,” says Vince DiFelice, faculty member and venture support lead with UD’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship.
Currie is the founder of ITERATE Ventures, established in 2005. ITERATE’s strategic partnering services involve taking innovations to new markets and finding innovations to fill a company’s product pipeline. Its clients span a number of industry segments, including information technology, specialty chemicals, materials, medical products, media and entertainment and consumer products.
Prior to founding ITERATE, Currie served as technology commercialization director at Sarnoff Corp., the former RCA Laboratories, from 1994 to 2004. In this role, he worked on more than 40 major commercial projects – next generation products and services – and helped to raise $45 million of technology seed funding. He also played a key role in creating and spinning out five new technology ventures based on Sarnoff’s innovative technologies.
“I believe entrepreneurship is the top of the mountain, there’s no greater aspiration than being a successful entrepreneurship,” Currie says.
About the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship
The Horn Program in Entrepreneurship ignites imaginations and empowers world changers through educational offerings that emphasize experiential learning, evidence-based entrepreneurship and active engagement with entrepreneurs and other members of the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Through participation in Horn Program offerings, students gain the knowledge, skills, personal capacities, experiences, connections and access to resources needed to successfully manifest innovation and thrive in the rapidly changing world.
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