June 13, 2017 at 3:15pm
While innovators in fields such as medical devices, consumer electronics or biotechnologies have attracted significant venture capital, few assistive technology companies have successfully done so. This session will feature venture capital fund managers who have invested in assistive technologies, entrepreneurs who run assistive technology companies funded by venture capital and discuss how the assistive technology sector may position itself to attract more venture capital.
Session Chair: Axel Leblois, President and Executive Director, G3ict
David Banes, Director, David Banes Access and Inclusion Services
Yevgen Borodin, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University; President and Director of R&D, Charmtech Labs LLC
Kevin Custer, Founding Principal, Arc Capital Development
Mark McCusker, CEO, Texthelp
Dmitry Polikanov, President, “Con-nection” D