Entrepreneurship Week 2016    

Monday - Friday, November 7 - 11, 2016

Sponsored by
Beck FoundationCSB logo

Open and free to all UNCW students but seating is limited. Students must pre-register for certain events. Attendance verification vouchers will be provided for most of the events.

Schedule

Date

Time

Event

Location

Monday, November 7

3:30

“The Artist as Entrepreneur”
Speaker: Sean Ruttkay, Founder of EDA Surf 

Limited seating - register at www.edae-week.eventbrite.com

CI 1008

 

5:00-5:50

 “For Entrepreneurs, the Only Constant is Change”
Speaker: Kristen Beckmeyer Spetrino, founder of Topsee Tulip Frosting and co-founder of Coastal Cupcakes

Limited seating - register at www.tte-week.eventbrite.com

CH 210

Tuesday,

November 8

5:00-5:50

“The Trials and Tribulations of an Inventrepreneur”
Speaker: Andrew Williams, Founder and CEO of Elite Innovations

Limited seating - register at www.eie-week.eventbrite.com

CH 132

 

7:00-9:30

UNCW “Innovation Concept” Pitch Competition
(http://csb.uncw.edu/innovative-concept.html

The application deadline for students to apply is October 17.

tekMountain

as the Master Sponsor

Elite Innovations

as the Supporting Sponsor

CH 105

Wednesday,

November 9

9:00- 11:00

Entrepreneur Video series

9:00-9:25am: Howard Schultz, Star of Starbucks
Limited seating - register at www.sbve-week.eventbrite.com

9:30-9:50am: Jeff Bezos, Nerd of Amazon.com
Limited seating - register at www.amze-week.eventbrite.com

10:00-11:00am: Steve Jobs: One Last Thing
Limited seating - register at www.sje-week.eventbrite.com

CH 104

 

12:00-1:15

Entrepreneur’s Roundtable Luncheon

(invitation only)

CH 104

 

5:00-5:50

Seminar: “The Lean Startup Approach to Entrepreneurship”
Speaker: Rob Kahaya, Franchisee of MadVapes

Co-sponsored by UNCW’s Entrepreneurship Club

Limited seating - register at www.lsue-week.eventbrite.com

CH 132

Thursday,

November 10

4:00-5:15

Keynote Presentation

Speaker: Tatiana Birgisson, Founder of MATI (Healthy Energy Drink)
"The Secret Side of Startups: You Know Nothing"

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

Limited seating - register at www.keynotee-week.eventbrite.com

Lumina

Theater

 

7:00

Cucalorus Film Festival: "Generation Startup"

GENERATION STARTUP takes us to the front lines of entrepreneurship in America, capturing the struggles and triumphs of six recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit.

CFCC

Union Station

Friday,

November 11

9:00-9:45

Seminar: How to Start Your Own Business

Limited seating - register at www.sbm1e-week.eventbrite.com

CH 210

10:00-10:45

Seminar: How to Start Your Own Business

Limited seating - register at www.sbm2e-week.eventbrite.com

CH 210

11:00-11:45

“Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Profile of Half United”

Carmin Black, Co-founder of Half United

Limited seating - register at www.see-week.eventbrite.com

CH 210

1:00-5:00

Entrepreneurship Case Competition

(Only open to the competing teams)

CH 104

Contact

Dr. Steve Harper
Duke Energy/Betty Cameron Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship
harpers@uncw.edu
910.962.3517

Individuals who may need additional accommodation should contact Steve Harper at least 72 hours prior to the event. UNCW is an EEO/AA institution. All events are open to students, faculty and staff unless noted.