Show Notes and Video Replays from Startup Expo 2023
At Startup Expo 2023, 9 startups across 14 Critical Technology Areas were selected to feature their innovation developed through America's Seed Fund.
Fireside Chat: Small Business Investment Company Critical Technology Initiative
Welcome to Startup Expo 2023 with Bailey DeVries; SBA Associate Administrator for Investment and Innovation.
Bailey hosts a Fireside Chat with Jason Rathje; Director of the Office of Strategic Capital at the Department of Defense.
Show Notes and Resources:
Visit the Office of Strategic Capital website here.
Learn more about the Small Business Investment Company Critical Technology Initiative here.
Learn more about partnered capital through the SBIC program here.
Startup Expo: Advanced Computing Panel
Moderated by Helena Krusec; Strategic Engagement Lead, AFWERX
Advanced Computing Panel Description:
These startups are working across a variety of related critical technology areas that include Trusted AI and Autonomy, Integrated Sensing and Cyber, and Quantum Science and Space; modernizing legacy systems with resilient, affordable, and assured new software that we can have confidence in.
Startup Expo: Advanced Materials Panel
Moderated by Bob Smith; Director, SBIR/STTR Programs at the Department of the Navy.
Advanced Materials Panel Description:
These startups are creating materials that have higher strength, lighter weight, higher efficiency, and can handle more extreme temperatures; which ultimately help improve the capability of materials produced for the government and for the commercial market.
Startup Expo: Biotechnology/Public Health Panel
Moderated by Andy Yakulis; Director, Corporate Ventures, Army Applications Lab.
Biotechnology/Public Health Panel Description:
These startups are doing groundbreaking work in the emerging engineering discipline of biotechnology. As we’ve all experienced from living through a global pandemic, focusing more resources on improving outcomes for public health is critical for sustaining our very way of life, and the field of biotechnology plays a critical role.