Transitioning Technology into the Marketplace

Taking Technology >From Lab to Market!

Developing a great technology venture is challenging and exhilarating. ACE Hub is pleased to invite Ms. Debra Beresini, founder and CEO of Invencor inc., to give a presentation on “Transitioning Technology into the Marketplace”.

Dr. Bee Leng Chua
(Executive Director, HiBEAM)

Key Speaker:
Ms. Debra Beresini
(Founder and CEO, Invencor inc.)

Mr. Ming Wong
(CEO, Lotus Innovative Health Ltd.)
Mr. Rony Ng (Angel Investor)

Date: Dec 4, 2013 (Wed)
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
Venue: 2/F, Cheng Yu Tung Building, CUHK
Language: English
Registration: Click here
Event Webpage: Click here

This presentation will:

  • Define the basic tools needed to build a transition plan for taking the technology/product to the market
  • Understand the problem that the product is solving for the market
  • Determine if the best channel for the product is a large established licensing partner or a startup company
  • Building the team and preparing the company for growth will also be discussed


  • 10:45am-11:00am  Registration
  • 11:00am-11:30am  Presentation
  • 11:30am-12:10pm  Panel Discussion
  • 12:10pm-12:30pm  Q&A

Key Speaker Profile:

Beresini is an experienced manager, investor and entrepreneur. In 1997, she co-founded invencor, inc., based in the San Francisco Bay Area and has since served as its CEO.  Invencor manages both debt and equity funds, provides mentoring and educational programs for venture and private equity investors, consults with entrepreneurial management teams to grow companies and  works with lending institutions that focus on emerging growth companies.  Beresini works with emerging growth companies across industries-healthcare, life science, and consumer-helping the management teams develop strategies to build sustainable companies. In 2013, she was named one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Silicon Valley” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Advancing CUHK Entrepreneurship Hub (ACE Hub) is a university-wide entrepreneurship initiative launched in May 2013, to serve all CUHK faculty members, students and alumni, and systematically advancing them in various entrepreneurial venturing processes, from idea, startup to the growth stage. It will marshals efforts of different units at CUHK, namely the Center for Entrepreneurship (CfE), Centre for Innovation and Technology (CINTEC), and the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO), to create and deliver Entrepreneurial Toolkit and Training Workshops through the Business Advisory Service, matching them with Investment Opportunities. Also, ACE Hub will adopt collaboration strategies to connect Regional Resources and university program in pursuing our core services.

Enquiry: CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship  |  Tel: (852) 3943-1691  |  Email: