Rescheduled for August 3: Proud Innovation 2023

Proud Innovation

Are you looking for funding opportunities and information on how to grow your business? Are you curious about how intellectual property (IP) protection can help? Then join us for Proud Innovation 2023, rescheduled for August 3. 

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An agenda and speaker information will be posted prior to the event.

Attendees will:

  • Hear how LGBTQIA+ entrepreneurs and small business owners are making valuable contributions to local, regional, and national economies
  • Learn what steps you need to take when applying for funding to jumpstart your business venture
  • Discover the resources available to assist with growing your small business 

The Proud Innovation event series highlights the accomplishments of LGBTQIA+ innovators, entrepreneurs, and small business owners who are using their intellectual property to grow their businesses, positively impact the economy, and serve as mentors for other inventors in their communities.  

This program is presented by the USPTO's Office of Innovation Outreach. Please contact for more information.

The content and opinions shared by our guest speakers during this program are not those of the USPTO, nor are they an endorsement of any persons, products, programs, or policies mentioned during the event.

Accessibility accommodation


If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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This event is part of a series: Advancing Equity, Proud Innovation