Santa Clara University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week


 

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November 17-23, 2014

The CIE Will Once Again Bring Global Entrepreneurship Week to the Heart of Silicon Valley
with Activities that Inspire, Connect, Inform and Mentor

Santa Clara University will once again join in the worldwide celebration of entrepreneurship with a series of on-campus events during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November. Brought to the heart of Silicon Valley by CIE, this international initiative encompasses more than 130 countries with nearly 37,000 activities that actively engage more than 7 million people.  Whether you attend a panel discussion, presentation, speaker event or get some advice with our popular Office Hours, Global Entrepreneurship Week is a great opportunity to network, learn and enjoy.

If you have suggestions for events you'd like to see offered for GEW, please forward your comments to Linda Jenkins in the CIE, ljenkins@scu.edu.

 
 

Monday, November 17

Global Social Benefit Fellows Presentation:  Cultural Understanding as a Path to Development
Presented by the Center for Science, Technology & Society

Monday, November 17
4:15 pm-5:15 pm
Schott Admission Room, next to the Enrollment Center

Teams of Global Social Benefit Fellows will present on cross-cutting themes in social entrepreneurship, drawing from their unique experiences in India, Indonesia, Mexico, Uganda, and the Philippines.  The topic for Global Entrepreneurship Week will cover Cultural Understanding as a Path to Development. 

The Global Social Benefit Fellowship provides a comprehensive program of mentored, field-based study and action research for undergraduate juniors within the GSBI worldwide network of social entrepreneurs.  The fellowship combines a fully-funded 6-7 week international summer field experience in the developing world with two quarters of academically rigorous research.  Each fellow will receive a support package to cover all international travel, in-country expenses, research costs, plus a modest summer stipend.  Those interested in applying for the fellowship, especially juniors, are encouraged to attend.   


Monday, November 17

CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series

Monday, November 17
8pm-9pm
Lucas Hall 106-Reddy Executive Classroom

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our new CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.  This new series addresses topics of interest to entrepreneurs and provides students with an opportunity to experience "the startup story" directly from alumni living it each day.  The intimate format is designed to give you a greater connection with the speaker and provides ample opportunity for Q&A.  We hope to see you soon!   

Fall Quarter Event Information:

cie entrepreneur forum fall 14Mondays, 8-9 pm, Lucas 106-Reddy Executive Classroom

 9/29:     Kevin McMahon, ArtHeroes
 10/6:     Brienne Ghafourifar, Entefy **Special time**--7:30 pm-8:30 pm
 10/13:   Alina Adams, Volyy, LLC
 10/20:   Matt Oscamou, Frontier Snacks
 10/27:   Abram Dawson, SV Angel
 11/3:     Andy Bartley, One Medical Group
 11/10:    Jacquetta Lannan, Chez Franc
 11/17:    Mike Kyriacou, Great Big Enterprises

Learn more about the speakers here.
 

Tuesday, November 18

CIE Presents:  Office Hours For Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, November 18
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Lucas 108


The CIE is pleased to present Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Mike Kyriacou on Tuesday, November 18, appointments are required.  Use your 25 minute appointment to discuss your business plan or presentation, tweak your executive summary, critique your pitch or get answers to your general startup questions.  To schedule your appointment, please send your 3 available meeting time preferences to Linda Jenkins, ljenkins@scu.edu, before Thursday, November 13.   Meeting Times (submit 3 in order of preference-appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first served basis):
   10:00 am-10:25 am
   10:30 am-10:55 am
   11:00 am-11:25 pm
   11:30 am-11:55 am
   12:00 pm-12:25 pm
   12:30 pm-1:00 pm
About Mike Kyriacou:   Mike Kyriacou is an Australian entrepreneur, entertainer, investor and advisor, now based in Silicon Valley.  He is presently CEO of Great Big Enterprises and Executive Director and Owner of The Strattica Group.  Learn more about Mike here.


 

Wednesday, November 19

CIE Presents:  Screening of Something Ventured:  Risk, Reward & The Original Venture Capitalists

Wednesday, November 19
10:30 am-Noon
Lucas 126-Forbes Family Conference Center

 
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Join us for a replay of CIE Speaker Series event with a screening of Something Ventured: Risk, Reward and the Original Venture Capitalists.  Learn about creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen.  Hear from Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others.  The film also includes some of our finest entrepreneurs sharing how they worked with these venture capitalists to grow world-class companies like Intel, Apple, Cisco, Atari, Genentech, Tandem and others.


 
About The Film:(as taken from the Something Ventured The Movie Website)

SOMETHING VENTURED tells the story of the creation of an industry that went on to become the single greatest engine of innovation and economic growth in the 20th century. It is told by the visionary risk-takers who dared to make it happen…Tom Perkins, Don Valentine, Arthur Rock, Dick Kramlich and others. The film also includes some of our finest entrepreneurs sharing how they worked with these venture capitalists to grow world-class companies like Intel, Apple, Cisco, Atari, Genentech, Tandem and others.

Beginning in the late 1950′s, this small group of high rollers fostered a one-of-a-kind business culture that encouraged extraordinary risk and made possible unprecedented rewards. They laid the groundwork for America’s start-up economy, providing not just the working capital but the guidance to allow seedling companies to reach their full potential. Our lives would be dramatically different without the contributions that these venture capitalists made to the creation of PCs, the Internet and life-saving drugs.

SOMETHING VENTURED was conceived by Paul Holland, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist. Paul, a general partner withFoundation Capital, is co-executive producer of the film along with Molly Davis ofRainmaker Communications. The film was directed by Emmy-Award-winning filmmakersDan Geller and Dayna Goldfine

Visit the site to read more about the film, which made its world premier at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival and was an official selection of both the San Francisco International Film Festival and the Seattle International Film Festival.

 

Wednesday, November 19

SCEO Presents:  TED Talks & Discussion featuring Dr. Robert Eberhart, Assistant Professor of Management

Wednesday,  November 19
6:30pm-7:30pm
**New Location** O'Connor 205

The undergraduate student club Santa Clara Entrepreneurs Organization will show two exciting and inspiring TED Talks with a group discussion to follow.  

Simon Sined:  How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Richard Turere: My Invention that Made Peace with Lions

Join us in the Williman Room in Benson Memorial Center. All are welcome, refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship.


 

Thursday, November 20

CIE Presents:  Office Hours For Entrepreneurs

Thursday, November 20
  1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Lucas 108


The CIE is pleased to present Office Hours for Entrepreneurs with Tech CEO and Entrepreneur Chris Norris on Thursday, November 20, appointments are required.  Use your 25 minute appointment to discuss your business plan or presentation, tweak your executive summary, critique your pitch or get answers to your general startup questions.  To schedule your appointment, please send your 3 available meeting time preferences to Linda Jenkins, ljenkins@scu.edu, before Friday, November 14.   Meeting Times (submit 3 in order of preference-appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first served basis):
1:00 pm-1:25 pm      
1:30 pm-1:55 pm      
2:00 pm-2:25 pm      
2:30 pm-2:55 pm      
3:00 pm-3:25 pm      
3:30 pm-3:55 pm

For more info on Chris, please click here to access his LinkedIn profile.

 

Thursday, November 20

School of Engineering Presents:  Movie Night-Screening of Design and Thinking

Thursday, November 20
6pm-8pm
Daly Science 206

The School of Engineering invites all students to attend a screening of the award-winning documentary Design and Thinking

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How do we fully engage organizations to think about the changing landscape of business, culture and society? Inspired by design thinking, this documentary grabs businessman, designers, social change-makers and individuals to portrait what they have in common when facing this ambiguous 21st century. What is design thinking? How is it applied in business models? How are people changing the worldwith their own creative minds? It is a call to the conventional minds to change and collaborate.

Tim Brown David Kelley Bill Moggridge Gadi Amit Dan Formosa Roger Martin Paul Pangaro Richard Grefé
Who are in our movie?(in alphabetical order)

Alex Osterwalder,Author of Business Model Generation
Angela Yeh,Founder of Yeh IDeology
Bill Moggridge,Director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Cory Smith,CEO of Hub Bay Area
Dan Formosa,Co-Founder of Smart Design
David Kelley,Founder of Stanford d.school and IDEO
Gadi Amit,Founder of New Deal Design
George Beylerian,Founder of Material ConneXion
Jack Perez,Director ofMega Shark vs Giant Octopus
Jennifer Pahlka,Founder of Code for America
Jon Pittman,VP Corporate Strategy of Autodesk
Molly Fuller,Co-Founder of Hands On Gourmet
Paul Pangaro,CTO of CyberneticLifestyles.com
Richard Grefé,CEO of AIGA
Roger Martin,Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto
Sarah Stein Greenberg,Managing Director of Stanford d.school
Susan S. Szenasy,Editor in Chief of Metropolis Magazine
Tim Brown,CEO of IDEO
Tony Yu-Chen Tsai,PhD Candidate of Chemical & Systems Biology, Stanford University
Udaya Patnaik,Co-Founder of Jump Associates
Vince Voron,Head of Design in Coca-Cola North America
Zachary Rosen & Matthew Cheney,Founders of Mission Bicycle Company


Who are the filmmakers?
Design & Thinking is produced byMuris, in collaboration withTaipei Design Center U.S.They met in March, 2011, and the film was born out of Muris Media's strong interest in design with a filmmaking viewpoint.

Muris Media was founded by Mu-Ming Tsai and Iris Lai in 2011, right after they graduated from Academy of Art University in San Francisco. They studied master’s degree in department of Motion Pictures and Television, and department of Advertising, respectively. Muris is now located in Taipei, Taiwan.

Yuhsiu Yang and Melissa Huang were working at Taipei Design Center U.S. when they met Muris Media. Yang had worked for the Taiwanese government-supported organization for 8 years, and Melissa studied Management & Science Engineering at Stanford University. They worked at TDCUS to serve the industries and connect creative culture between Taiwan and the U.S.


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More About the Week

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140 countries.
37,000 events.
7 million people.
A global movement unleashing new ideas.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities.  

GEW is more than just an awareness campaign supported by world leaders and celebrity entrepreneurs. It is about unleashing ideas and doing what it takes to bring them to life—spotting opportunities, taking risks, solving problems, being creative, building connections and learning from both failure and success. It is about thinking big and making your mark on the world—doing good while doing well at the same time.

The initiative kicked off in 2008, launched by former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Carl Schramm, the president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Since then, it has grown to 140 countries—with nearly 24,000 partner organizations planning more than 37,000 activities that directly engage more than 7 million people.

Through this initiative, the next generation of entrepreneurs are inspired and can emerge. In doing so, they will begin to acquire the knowledge, skills and networks needed to grow innovative, sustainable enterprises that have a positive impact on their lives, their families and communities.

 


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