Startup Boot Camp attendees enjoy lunch in the atrium. Attendees enjoy lunch and networking. Lunch break at Startup Boot Camp. Audience members learn about starting a company. Guests learn from experienced individuals during interactive panels. Keynote speaker, Richard Johnson, during his presentation. Richard Johnson, keynote speaker, with Alan Paau. Panel One discusses their experiences and gives advice to audience members. Left to Right:  Deborah Streeter, Cornell University, Ray Stinson, formerly with Cornell University, Jason Springs, GeneWeave Biosciences, Alan Paau, CCTEC, Jon Greene, Widetronix, David Rose, Rose Tech Ventures, and Mike Brown, Brown & Michaels. Panelists discuss how to organize a startup. Left to Right:  Nasir Ali, Upstate Venture Connect, James Bourdeau, Nixon Peabody, Phillip Owh, CCTEC, John Reilly, Tetragenetics, and Pam Silverstein, local entrepreneur. Panelists discuss how to pitch a company. Left to Right:  Sandra Holtzman, Holtzman Communications, Zach Shulman, Cayuga Venture Fund, Tom Schryver, Novomer, Scott Macfarlane, CCTEC, and William Greener, Bond Schoeneck & King. Audience members learn about how to survive the difficult times. Left to Right:  John Spoonhower, Cornell University, Alice Li, CCTEC Jud Gostin, Sensis Corporation, Lee Henderson, Vybion, Bill Foster, BioWorks, and Mitchell Patterson, Metropolitan Development Association of Syracuse and Central NY.