Upcoming Webinars

SSTI Webinars are a great way to keep up on the major issues and initiatives impacting technology-based economic development. The live interactive webinars provide a convenient and cost-effective platform to learn about new approaches and tools that can help you in your work. This informative and educational webinar series is hosted by SSTI staff, thought leaders and colleagues from around the country with relevant experience and knowledge.

What to Expect

  • In-depth examinations of current state and regional approaches to financing startup companies, crowdfunding and commercializing university research, among others;
  • Strategies for successful economic transformation through intelligent, strategic investments in tech-based economic development; and,
  • Stimulating dialogue and thought-provoking exchange among your peers from across the country.

Upcoming Webinars

Informational Webinar: 2019 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition
Wednesday, June 5 at 3 p.m. EDT

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the 2019 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, which will make 60 awards of $50,000. Eligible organizations provide accelerator (and similar) services to high-tech entrepreneurs around the country that are potential SBIR or STTR program applicants, and particularly to those that are underserved. During this webinar, SBA staff will explain the purpose and process of the competition and answer audience questions.


  • John Williams & Brittany Sickler, Office of Investment and Innovation, U.S. SBA
  • Jason Rittenberg, policy and development director, SSTI (moderator)

Cost: FREE

Register Today!


SSTI members receive at least one free webinar per year. Contact Susan Niple (niple@ssti.org | 614-901-1690) to access your complimentary registration.