Monday - Friday, November 2 - 6, 2015

Master Sponsors:
The Cameron School of Business and The Beck Foundation

Open and free to all UNCW students but seating is limited. Students must pre-register for certain events.

Monday, November 2

 "Hearty by Design: The Social Entrepreneur's Role in Building Better Communities"

Cameron Hall 132

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Session Coordinator: Jess Boersma, Director of ETEAL and Project Manager for Social Entrepreneurship at UNCW

Limited seating so registration is required.

Tuesday, November 3

The Challenges of Starting and Growing a Business - A Profile of High Speed Welding

Cameron Hall 210
9:30 - 10:15 am Speaker: Stuart Foreman, Founder and CEO of High Speed Welding
Limited seating so registration is required.


"The Artist as Entrepreneur"
CIS 1008
2:00-2:45 pm Speaker: Sean Ruttkay, Founder of EDA Surf
Limited seating so registration is required.

UNCW “Innovation Concept” Pitch Competition
Cameron Hall 105
7:00 - 9:30 pm Sponsored by TekMountain

Wednesday,November 4

 Entrepreneur Video Series

Cameron Hall 104

  9;00-  9:25 am Howard Schultz, Star of Starbucks

  9:30-  9:50 am Jeff Bezos, Nerd of

10:00-11:00 am Steve Jobs, One last thing


Entrepreneur's Roundtable Luncheon

Cameron Hall 104

12:00 - 1:15 pm

(By invitation only)


Seminar: "The Lean Startup Approach to Entrepreneurship"

Cameron Hall 132

5:00-5:50 pm Speaker: Rob Kahaya, Founder of Speedfaces

Co-Sponsored by TekMountain at Castle Branch, UNCW's Entrepreneurship Club, and Speedfaces.

Limited seating so registration is required.

Thursday, November 5

"For Entrepreneurs, the Only Constant is Change"

Cameron Hall 210

9:30 -10:45 am Speaker: Kristen Beckmeyer Spetrino, founder of Topsee Tulip Frosting and co-founder of Coastal Cupcakes

Limited seating so registration is required


Keynote Presentation

"5 Simple Lessons you Learned as a 10 Year Old That Can Set You Up for Entrepreneurial Success"

Lumina Theater

4:00-5:15 am Speaker: Chris Heivly, Co-founder of Mapquest and Co-manager of the Startup Factory - also the author of Build the Fort

Co-sponsored by UNCW's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Limited seating so registration is required.

Friday, November 6

“How to Start Your Own Business”
CIS 1012
  9:00-  9:45 am Starting Your Own Business Seminar
10:00-10:45 am Starting Your Own Business Seminar
11:00-11:45 am Starting Your Own Business Seminar

Entrepreneurship Case Competition (Only open to the competing teams)
Cameron Hall 104
1:00-5:00 pm Entrepreneurship Case Competition

Attendance verification tickets will be provided at each event.
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