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2017

4/9/2017, Los Angeles – Eric P. Rose was invited to judge the high school student business plan competition organized by the non-profit organization, Project Echo. Hosted by the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

2016

11/7/2016, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies once again invites Eric P. Rose to return as a mentor for the Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition (MEPC).

6/5/2016, Tarzana, CA – Half Deck Production Inc., Chooses Eric P. Rose, NPDP, MBA to provide product development and project management for the company’s re-branded Uncle Screwie card game to be launched via Kickstarter.

5/6/2016, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose joins USC student venture, Botkins Robotics. Botkins Robotics is a startup company that creates unique and playful robots for children’s learning

3/31/2016, Tarzana, CA – IMS Trading Inc., Chooses Eric P. Rose, NPDP, MBA to provide product development and project management for a number of the company’s household cleaning products.

3/2/2016, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies once again invites Eric P. Rose as a judge for the semi-finals of the 2016 New Venture Seed Competition.

2/29/2016, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose is invited back as a startup mentor to Make in LA hardware accelerator.

1/13/2016, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose attends Make in LA’s 1st cohort  graduation at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.

2015

9/15/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose attends Loyola Marymount University’s presentation with Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari.

8/17/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose joins the Executive Committee of the San Fernando Valley Distributors and Manufacturers Affinity group of ProVisors.

8/6/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose invited as a guest critic in the MBA class, Strategy Management, at Loyola Marymount University’s College of Business Administration. Student’s pitched new business strategies for Mattel, Inc.

7/15/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose joins the newly formed Innovation Affinity group of ProVisors. The group’s mission is to provide members with a forum to share innovation best-practice concepts, approaches, and tools.

6/16/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose Accepts startup mentor role in hardware accelerator at Make in LA .

4/15/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose invited as a pitch judge in “The Feasibility of New Venture Ideas” entrepreneurship class at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management Entrepreneurship Program.

4/10/2015, Los Angeles – Eric P. Rose invited as a judge in the business plan competition of the students at Jack London High School, Hosted by the non-profit organization, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Transform Los Angeles Conference.

3/9/15, Los Angeles – Eric P. Rose offers congratulations to client Kim Meckwood of Click and Carry for a $300K investment offer on Food Network’s show, Food Fortunes from judge/entrepreneur Dan Glickberg.

2/13/2015, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies once again invites Eric P. Rose as a judge for the semi-finals of the 2015 New Venture Seed Competition on March 3, 2015.

2/7/2015, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose judges the 2015 Fast Pitch Competition at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management Entrepreneurship Program.

2014

10/30/14, Los Angeles, CA – Eric P. Rose joins the Silicon Beach Chapter of ProVisors, a community of professional consultants and trusted advisors. This membership in ProVisors now offers a broader range of expertise available to Mr. Rose’s clients.

10/17/14, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites Eric P. Rose back as a judge for the semi-finals of their Silicon Beach Awards on October 22, 2014.

9/5/14, Tarzana, CA – Phong Tran, CEO of Brace X, adds Eric P. Rose, NPDP, MBA to the company’s Board of Advisors

8/22/14, Los Angeles, CA – Loyola Marymount University Department of Entrepreneurship adds Eric P. Rose as an adjunct faculty member beginning Fall 2014 to teach Product and Business Design.

8/5/14, Castaic, CA – Visionary Directions, LLC secures licensing deal with Global Hardlines Ltd., Core-Gear Branded Products for a painting related hardware invention with the help of Eric P. Rose.

6/17/2014, Tarzana, CA – Product Development & Management Association awards Eric P. Rose with New Product Development Professional recertification, marking consistent NPDP certification status since 2008.

6/3/2014, Tarzana, CA – Flekt, Inc. Chooses Eric P. Rose, NPDP, MBA to Meet Kickstarter Commitments

5/30/2014, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites Eric P. Rose as a mentor for the AIM (Accelerate + Incubate + Mentor) summer accelerator program.

2/19/2014, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies invites Eric P. Rose as a judge for the semi-finals of the 2014 New Venture Seed Competition on April 16, 2014.

2/19/2014, Los Angeles, CA – Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management invites Eric P. Rose as a judge for the 2014 Business Plan Competition final presentations on March 22, 2014.

2/5/2014, Los Angeles, CA – University of Southern California hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “Managing the 5 Key Trade-offs in New Product Development.”

1/26/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA – Inventors Mastermind SoCal Meetup and PDMA-LA co-host, “How to Prospect Licensees for Your Invention” event. Eric P. Rose, NPDP, MBA shares his formula for licensee research.

2013

11/20/2013, Los Angeles, CA – USC Viterbi School of Engineering, in collaboration with Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and USC Stevens Institute for Innovation, invites Eric P. Rose to be a student mentor and judge for the 2013 Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.

11/18/2013, Los Angeles, CA – Otis College of Art and Design hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “3 Keys to Winning Inventions.”

9/30/2013, Cleveland, OH – Inventors Connection of Greater Cleveland hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “Getting Pitch Ready – 3 Keys to Inventing Winning Products.”

9/15/2013, Sherman Oaks, CA – Inventors Mastermind SoCal Meetup and PDMA-LA co-host, “How to Get Your Invention on TV” event. Panel presentations were provided by representatives from leading Direct Response TV (DRTV) companies, including AllStar Products Group, Ideal Living, Sincbox Media, Hawthorne Direct, and an independent DRTV producer.

8/29/2013, Tarzana, CA – Cesar’s Way, Inc. Partners with Product Innovation Consultant Eric Paul Rose, NPDP, MBA on Pet-Related Product

7/14/2013, Sherman Oaks, CA – Inventors Mastermind SoCal Meetup and PDMA-LA co-host, “Funding Your Invention” event. Displays and panel presentations were provided by local inventors and product designers from Kickstarter and Shark Tank, as well as a presentation by an Intellectual Property Attorney from the Pasadena Angels.

4/13/13, Eric P. Rose moderates panel at Industrial Designers Society of America, Western Regional Conference, panel topic, “Designer as Entrepreneur.”

3/10/13 Sherman Oaks, CA – Inventors Mastermind SoCal Meetup and PDMA-LA co-host, “Model Making & Prototyping” event. Displays and panel presentations were provided by several local model making and prototyping suppliers.

3/4-3/5/13, Chicago, IL – Eric P. Rose and inventor of the George Foreman grill have success at the Chicago Housewares show in pitching latest invention.

2/16/13, Tarzana, CA – Eric P. Rose announces the inventor of the George Foreman Grill will be taking appointments at the Chicago Housewares show on Saturday 3/2 to discuss his new invention with prospective licensees.

2/5/13, Studio City, CA – Studio City / Sherman Oaks Rotary Club hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “Growing Small Business Through Asset Based Innovation”

1/13/10/13 Sherman Oaks, CA – Inventors Mastermind SoCal Meetup and PDMA-LA co-host, “Licensing Your Invention” panel discussion. Four experts in the field of invention licensing shared their experiences on what is required to win successful invention licensing deals.

2012

11/15/12, Porter Ranch, CA – Susan Casey, author of Kids Inventing! A Handbook for Young Inventors co-hosts with Eric P. Rose a Kids Invent Workshop.

11/7/12, Sherman Oaks, CA – Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “Asset Based Innovation”

10/30/12, Malibu, CA – Pepperdine University Entrepreneurship Society hosts Eric P. Rose as he speaks on, “5 ‘Simple’ Steps to Inventing New Products.”

10/23/12, Tarzana, CA – Inventor of George Foreman Grill Contracts with Inventor Mentor, Eric P. Rose, for Next Bestselling Idea