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Intro to Defense Innovation & Ask Me Anything with Mike Mayo

May 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mike Mayo is cofounder and President of Nanohmics, Inc. In his more than 15 years as head of Nanohmics, Mike has lead the team’s strategic business planning, commercial partnerships and technical direction as well as all financial and resource management of the firm.

Prior to Nanohmics, Mike served as director of biotechnology engineering for an optical instruments venture and developed semiconductor metrology tools at another VC-backed startup company. He also commercialized military laser eye protection, chemical and biological warfare-agent point detectors along with laser-based weapons and sensors while serving as a research engineering officer in the U.S. Air Force.

4:00pm Tour
4:30pm Intro to Defense Innovation
5:00pm Guest Speaker & Ask Me Anything
6:00pm Happy Hour

You’ll get answers to questions like..
– Why startups should work with the government
– What opportunities there are for your startup
– How contracting with the government works

You will find out about…
– Why Austin?
– Capital Factory
– Department of Defense – Defense Innovation Unit
– Government Contracts
– Defense Innovation fast track programs
– Incubators & Accelerators
– Examples of successful startups that won government contracts


May 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Capital Factory
701 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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