Commercialization & Entrepreneurial Training Schedule

Technology Ventures Corporation (TVC) will be delivering the next curriculum series on Commercialization &  Entrepreneurial Training. 

The topics will focus on providing the fundamental groundwork for technology commercialization, as well as providing example cases of local equity-backed, technology startup companies.

Attendees will come away with the knowledge and frameworks to establish validated customer demand and understand how to assemble a plan of execution,  thus reducing the risk and optimizing the opportunity of success. 

Attendance is free and a box lunch will be provided.


KAFB Education Center
1900 Wyoming Blvd. SE Bldg 20602

Access a map HERE:



August 4  (11:45am-1:00pm)     Introduction / Financing Your Entrepreneurial Venture

August 11   (11:45am-1:00pm)      IP Strategies for Commercialization

August 18  (11:45am-1:00pm)    Market Validation / Management Team and Evolution

August 25 (11:45am-1:00pm)    Business Plan Strategy Assembly / Sandia ESTT Program

More information at 843-4279.

This training series is “behind the fence,” and intended for lab personnel.  You must have base access (Sandia National Labs/KAFB) to attend.

Deal Stream Summit in New Mexico

Was held October 6, 2015
at the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

Thank you to all that made this year’s Deal Stream Summit a great success.  You can still see our presenting companies as well as our partner organizations at the links to the right.

For 22 years, the Deal Stream Summit has been New Mexico’s venue for showcasing exciting technology-based investment opportunities originating from the U.S. Department of Energy laboratories and other research institutes.

TVC’s Deal Stream Summit has served as a vehicle to facilitate private investment partnerships among emerging technologies within the lab, startups and innovators.   This annual conference is focused on starting, building and financing research-based technology, as well as startups and entrepreneurship from the labs. It has also allowed for hundreds of companies to receive funding and fueled the commercialization of laboratory R&D and IP.

TVC accelerates the growth of globally competitive, high-tech companies by bringing together entrepreneurial talent, innovative federal research,
dynamic capital investment and relevant community involvement.

Audience Profile:  venture capitalists, startups, research & development scientists, DOE laboratory technology, tech transfer executives from government and national labs, licensing officers, private equity investors, corporate development and new business development executives, corporate investors, corporate counsel, and spin-out companies.

Call for High-Tech Startups

Technology Ventures Corporation presents its 21st Deal Stream Summit October 7- 8 in Albuquerque.  Technology-based business opportunities that demonstrate outstanding potential for commercialization, innovation and investment will be highlighted.

As a bonus, presenting companies compete for a $30,000 Investor’s Choice cash award.

Each company makes an oral presentation summarizing its investment opportunity, and expert sponsor judges select the company making the best presentation.

What We Need from You

To be considered, U.S. technology-based companies must submit a non-proprietary business plan, executive summary or pitch deck to Technology Ventures by July 1, 2014.

Submissions will be judged using  this criteria:
• Technology source is developed by or with:

Department of Energy-funded facilities, or
New-Mexico-based businesses• Market opportunity
• Merit of the business proposition, path to market and competitive advantage
• Stage of product development and milestones
• Intellectual property, protection and strategy
• Financial forecast
• Qualifications of the management team
• Investment “ask” and exit strategy
• Proposed use of the $30,000 Investor’s Choice cash award in advancing  the  business case and specific milestones to be achieved.Interested companies should contact TVC project managers now for assistance with their business plan development and Summit application.  For more information, contact  Margaret Speer, 505.843.4202, Sharon Rollins, 505.843.4279,  or visit the contact page.  Submit your non-proprietary PDF business plan, executive summary or pitch deck here by July 1, 2014.

Northern New Mexico Call for Plans event:

Registration info to the right →

Join us at the Manhattan Project Restaurant
1789 Central Ave.
Los Alamos, NM 87544

June 5, 2014

11:30am – 1:15pm       Lunch provided

12:00pm – 12:05pm    Introduction

12:05pm – 12:35pm     Deal Stream Summit overview

12:35pm – 12:55pm     Past presenters, Lisa Abeyta (AppCityLife); Robert Hockaday (Energy Related Devices)

12:55pm – 1:00pm       Summary & closing remarks

1:00pm – 1:15pm         Networking

Technology Ventures presents the Deal Stream Summit in partnership with Lockheed Martin Corporation and the Department of Energy.