THE PEOPLE MAKE THE CENTER

The UND Center for Innovation's team is dedicated to provide assistance to innovators,

entrepreneurs, and researchers to launch new ventures, commercialize new technologies, and

secure access to capital from private and public sources. Hover over each pictures to learn more.

Barry serves as Interim Director for the Center.  He is an entrepreneur and strategy consultant who has been actively working with Innovation centers in the Boston area for the last several years.  He is excited about the opportunity to engage the community and university with the Center.

(701) 777-6987 bhorwitz@innovators.net

BARRY HORWITZ

Interim Director

Travis's responsibility is management of the Center's technology infrastructure and the operations of the building. He is also the lead of incubator management and has been with the Center since 2008.

 

 

 

(701) 738-2424 travis@innovators.net

Della has been the grant writer for the Center for Innovation and the College of Business and Public Administration since 1999. She also has a great talent for finding them. In addition, Della provides grant writing services for our entrepreneur clients.

 

 

(701) 777-3795   della@innovators.net

TRAVIS FRETHEIM

Technology/ Operations

DELLA KAPOCIUS

Associate Director

Greg is a Grand Forks native and our angel fund specialist. He's also a current general partner of the 701 Angel Fund, LP. With previous experience as the President of DVG, and a Bachelor's in Entrepreneurship and a Master's in Business Administration, Greg is both creative and highly experienced.

(701) 777-3281 greg@innovators.net

GREG SYRUP

Entrepreneur Consultant

Tyler is an entrepreneur coach for the center. He splits his time among the Center, his web based projects and his sporting goods store in Mayville, ND. Tyler is a graduate of the Defense Information School and has worked in public affairs for both the ND Army and Air Nation Guard

 

(701) 777-6734 tyler.s@innovators.net

Amy is an entrepreneur coach at the Center. Her entrepreneurial experience is in the wellness, medical spa, coffee franchise, and internet marketing industries. She is a family nurse practitioner and UND alumna.

 

 

 

(701) 777-6860  amy.s@innovators.net

TYLER SLETTEN

Entrepreneur Consultant

AMY SHIMEK

Entrepreneur Consultant

Celia is office manager and bookkeeper for the Center for Innovation. Since 1996, she has been responsible for all the financial records and oversees operations to ensure fluidity. She is known as the “solution” person at the Center.

 

 

(701) 777-3020 celia@innovators.net

CELIA ROSENCRANS

Office Manager

Julie manages the Center’s meeting rooms: the Idea Lab, Boardroom, and Holaday Suite along with other administrative duties.

 

 

 

 

(701) 777-3132 julie.s@innovators.net

JULIE SOLHEIM

Administrative Assistant

4200 James Ray Dr.

Grand Forks ND 58203

The United States

+1 (701) 777-3132

info@innovators.net

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