Entrepreneurship Week 2016    

Monday - Friday, November 7 - 11, 2016

Sponsored by
Beck Foundation

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

Schedule

Date

Time

Event

Location

Monday, November 7

3:30

“The Artist as Entrepreneur”

Speaker: Sean Ruttkay, Founder of EDA Surf 

Limited seating - registration coming soon

CI 1008

 

5:00-6:00

 “For Entrepreneurs, the Only Constant is Change”

Speaker: Kristen Beckmeyer Spetrino, founder of Topsee Tulip Frosting and co-founder of Coastal Cupcakes

Limited seating - registration coming soon

CH 210

Tuesday,

November 8

3:30-4:45

 TBD

Limited seating - registration coming soon

CH 132

 

5:00-5:50

“The Trails and Tribulations of an Inventrepreneur”
Andrew Williams, Founder and CEO of Elite Innovations

CH 132

 

7:00-9:30

UNCW “Innovation Concept” Pitch Competition

tekMountain

as the Master Sponsor

CH 105

Wednesday,

November 9

9:00- 11:00

Entrepreneur Video series

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

9:30-9:50am: Jeff Bezos, Nerd of Amazon.com

10:00-11:00am: Steve Jobs: One Last Thing

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”

Co-sponsored by UNCW’s Entrepreneurship Club

Limited seating - registration coming soon

CH 132

Thursday

November 10

4:00-5:15

Keynote Presentation

Speaker: Tatiana Birgisson, Founder of MATI (Healthy Energy Drink)

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

Limited seating - registration coming soon

Lumina

Theater

Friday,

November 11

9:00-9:45

Seminar: How to Start Your Own Business

CH 210

10:00-10:45

Seminar: How to Start Your Own Business

CH 210

11:00-11:45

“Social Entrepreneurship in Action: Profile of Half United”

Carmin Black, Co-founder of Half United

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