AeroInnovate webinars are a learning opportunity for startup companies in the aviation, aerospace, or UAS industries. 


Past Webinars

Benefits of an Industry Specific Accelerator

December 14, 2018 1:00PM – 2:00 PM CST

AeroInnovate Managing Director Steve Slocum will discuss five benefits for participating in an industry-specific accelerator like AeroInnovate.

Tips for Applying to AeroInnovate

December 14, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST

Steve Slocum will review each question on the AeroInnovate accelerator application form and provide background and insight into what the selection team looks for in an application.

Investing in the Future… Boeing HorizonX Venture’s Investment Philosophy

Thu, Oct 18, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST

Boeing HorizonX Ventures identifies and invests in startups from around the world who are developing revolutionary concepts and businesses. Martha Cosgrove will discuss HorizonX Ventures’ most recent investments and the philosophy behind their decisions.

Protecting Intellectual Property

February 21st, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. CST

Ellen Krabbe is a scientist and researcher passionate about patent searching and the use of patents for technical information and strategic decision-making. In this AeroInnovate webinar, Ellen will discuss the importance of research and patent protection for entrepreneurs. She will provide valuable examples and give advice on how aero-innovators may research and protect their intellectual property.

Ellen is an entrepreneur and founder of FRESCO Services, which has a goal to provide patent and research-based decision services to entrepreneurs and organizations around the world. With more than 30 years of experience in research, science and engineering, Ellen’s acquired specialty skills include portfolio management, knowledge of US and international patent law, searching and analysis.

Top 5 Benefits of Mentorship

December 14th, 2017 11 a.m. CST

The Top 5 Benefits of Mentors for Startup Companies features Jonathan Hartman, Disruptive Technologies Lead from Sikorsky Aircraft, and Russell Kirkman, 2017 AeroInnovate alumnus and co-founder of Tellus Aerospace. Listen and watch the webinar to learn about Jonathan and Russell’s journey as mentor and entrepreneur.

Accelerator Success Stories

January 17th, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. CST

The Accelerator Success story will feature Tom Burden, CEO of Grypshon Industries. Tom is a 2015 AeroInnovate Alumnus. Tom invented the Grypmat, a flexible non-slip tray. Tom was recently on ABC’s Shark Tank. He pitched his idea to the Sharks and came out with an amazing deal. This is a webinar you won’t want to miss!