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In Conjunction with NC State Alumni Entrepreneur Network Dr. Steven LeBoeuf (Val

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    4242 Six Forks Rd Floor 15, Raleigh, NC (map)

    35.837204 -78.640390


    In Conjunction with NC State Alumni Entrepreneur Network Dr. Steven LeBoeuf (Valencell, Inc)

    As co-founder and President of Valencell, Inc., Dr. LeBoeuf has developed ongoing strategic partnerships between Valencell and leaders in industry and academia. He has raised more than $10M in funding for Valencell and is the inventor/co-inventor of more than 50 granted patents, including dozens of foundational patents in the field of accurate wearable sensors. Prior to Valencell, LeBoeuf led the optoelectronic biosensor program at GE Global Research, where he managed the development and productization of biosensor systems and developed cutting-edge nanosensor technology. Before joining GE, LeBoeuf developed optoelectronic solid-state materials and devices while researching at North Carolina State University. Dr. LeBoeuf holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from N.C. State and a B.S. in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.


    6:00 pm Networking, Food, and Beer

    7:00 pm Fireside Chat

    7:45 pm Audience Q&A

    8:00 pm Meet and Greet

    Hosted By Mark Bavisotto, Triangle Director

    Mark Bavisotto is a serial entrepreneur based in Raleigh,NC. He holds an MBA with Distinction from Keller Graduate School of Management. He has experience building and selling educational technology solutions in the E-learning market. He has designed, built, and sold technologies from learning management systems to online school platforms in the educational technology space. He's currently the founder EduStruct.

    Edustruct is the parent company to On-Demand IT Services.

    On-Demand IT Services is a full scale app development and IT services firm based in the US where our mission is to help companies create technology solutions for the modern world. We're a global team of a 100+ people who are available to help your company take their IT projects to the next level.

    Our on-demand IT Services model allows your company to hire our team to start and finish those all important IT projects.

    We follow a simple 3 step model that takes the hassle out of outsourcing.
    1. Define the work: You would work with our BA to establish work requirements.
    2. Create a team: Based on the requirements, we would recommend the number of team members for that project. We handle everything so you don't have to worry about it.
    3. Start Project: We follow an agile methodology, which allows for seamless communication and adjusting to requirements on the fly.

    If you're interested in us taking a look at your IT needs shoot me a note [masked]

    The greatest indicator of success both academically and socially is how involved a parent or guardian is in their child's life. Mark loves to help others succeed in both business and life. He writes for LinkedIn on subjects ranging from entrepreneurship to disrupting education. When's he not focused on scaling his businesses, Mark loves to spend time with his wife and two amazing kids Evan And Sienna. His three professional passions in life are, Education,Technology,and Entrepreneurship.

    Twitter: @SUGRaleigh

    Global Partner

    Google for Entrepreneurs - Final

    Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

    Local Sponsors

    The Fahrenheit Group

    The Fahrenheit Group is a full-service advisory firm that helps growth-oriented organizations overcome their most difficult hurdles to success and challenged companies to find their way. Our team is comprised of senior business leaders and consultants with real-world experience in three practice areas – Accounting and Finance, Business Advisory and Human Resources. We leverage the extensive knowledge of our team to understand clients’ true needs and implement practical solutions.

    U.S. TRUST

    You can benefit from a wide range of services designed to meet your specific needs, regardless of complexity or size. Because of the broad range of capabilities offered by U.S. Trust, we can address highly complex wealth management challenges many of which are of particular concern to our clients in Raleigh, NC. Your unique financial opportunities, challenges and goals drive your relationship at U.S. Trust. .

    NC State Alumni Association

    The Alumni Association engages alumni and friends through programs and services that foster pride and enhance a lifelong connection to NC State.


    Lone Rider

    Local Brewery in Raleigh, NC.

    You can sense it before he sets foot in the room and it lingers long after he's gone. Tight-lipped and stoic, this man isn't impressed with fads or trends. He prefers beers that are more like himself—serious, strong, and uncompromising. Beers like Lonerider. Let other brands cater to the whims of the crowd. Lonerider answers to the man who isn't afraid to drink like an individual, to the outlaw in all of us

    On-Demand IT Services

    At On-Demand IT Services we know fast growing companies spend a lot of time trying to hire quality IT talent, but based on competition and budget, they have a hard time filling those roles. That's why we created an On-Demand IT Services model that will help companies sprint from project to project using our experienced team of IT Folks. This allows you to stay focused on current projects without the fear of falling behind your competition.

    Big Al's BBQ

    From sunrise to sundown, we are always working hard to bring you the best tasting BBQ you’ll ever have! Big Al’s BBQ & Catering strives to provide you with the freshest and tastiest products available. We cook our food fresh daily, slow over a wood fire.Pork BBQ is cooked for 12 to 14hrs, ribs and chicken 5 to 6 hrs and beef brisket 16 to 18 hrs. It’s perfection. Hushpuppies and vegetables are made fresh daily, or when Big Al’s mobile kitchen shows up for a festival or catering event.


    Powered by a community of individuals and businesses inspired by entrepreneurship, CED is the nationally connected network that helps Triangle entrepreneurs build and grow successful companies. We provide education, mentoring and capital formation resources to technology-based, high-growth entrepreneurs - See more at:

    HQ Raliegh

    HQ Raleigh is a shared workspace designed to empower, foster, and cultivate companies that produce long-term job growth and positive social impact. HQ Raleigh addresses two challenges that entrepreneurs face: building a trusted support community and gaining access to flexible, affordable office space.

    Mati Energy

    Beginning in a dorm room at Duke University, MATI founder and CEO Tatiana Birgisson started brewing highly caffeinated teas to stay productive through a bout of depression. She soon started bottling the tea and selling it to neighbors. One thousand three hundred and seventy four recipes later (give or take), MATI Energy is the best selling energy drink in stores throughout the Southeastern U.S.

    What is Startup Grind?

    Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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