Local Tech Wire

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Veteran venture capitalist Victor Hwang will be the keynote speaker on Thursday at the seventh annual conference.

The day-long event will focus on entrepreneurship, technology transfer and opportunities, and investment.

Hwang, who is co-founder and managing director of T2 Venture Capital, will discuss “The Mystery of Venture Startups: Risk as a Virtue.” Hwang is also a fellow at the Kaufmann Foundation and is a previous president of the Larta Institute, which helps commercialize government-developed technology.

The conference is put on by the Blue Ridge Entrepreneurial Council and the economic development group Advantage West.

For the conference agenda, read here. Events will take place at the Renaissance in downtown Asheville.

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