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The Dolan School of Business at Fairfield University,

The School of Engineering at Fairfield University

and Inventors Association of Connecticut members, like you.

Disclaimer: Sponsorship does not imply endorsement of the views expressed.

Who: Manny Ratafia, Entrepreneur
What: Matching Your Success Strategy To Your Invention
Where: Fairfield University, Dolan School of Business DINING ROOM (104A)
When: Monday, April 28 2014, 7:00 PM. Admission is free.

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Matching Your Success Strategy To Your Invention


What you need for success varies for different types of inventions. Commercializing a product and achieving financial success will require a very different approach if your product is a household item or a medical device or an industrial tool. Manny will discuss the strategies needed for success depending on the type of invention or technology and will provide advice to inventors and entrepreneurs in the audience.


Manny Ratafia is an entrepreneur, executive, angel investor, and management consultant. He has founded and run ventures in a variety of technology areas and has consulted to CEOs, owners, and senior executives of companies in a range of technology and market areas. Manny has also run international conferences for senior executives and researchers on a variety topics and has organized local meetings on entrepreneurship, technologies, and business development. Manny¹s educational background includes a bachelor,s degree in mechanical engineering from Cooper Union, and master¹s degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT and in engineering and applied physics from Harvard, and an MBA from Dartmouth. He has been published and quoted in more than 100 publications in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, including Business Week, Forbes, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times as well as Nature and JAMA. He has been interviewed on national and international television programs and on U.S. radio programs.

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