- Starting a Business
What are the first steps to starting a business? In this session, experienced entrepreneurs discuss the circumstances which led to their starting a business. How did they identify their idea, build their team, find the resources, etc. (Note: The session is not about legal forms of incorporation. See the Legal Issues section.)
Speakers include Mark Gentile.
- Entrepreneurial Teambuilding
High potential businesses require high performing teams. How do entrepreneurs build the best possible team? What are the characteristics of a good team? This session explores how to develop successful high performance entrepreneurial teams.
- Entrepreneurship and Social Media
Social media is a revolutionary force in marketing and can have a pervasive impact on such functions as sales, customer services, voice of the customer, etc. This session assists entrepreneurs in developing a social media strategy that best suits their needs.
Speakers include Dr. Neil Hair and Dr. Raj Murthy.
- Shark Tank
Come watch the Shark Tank finalists give their business pitch to a bunch of hungry sharks (judges). Five finalists will pitch their idea and compete for $4750 worth of cash prizes.