2012 GEW Schedule
Monday, November 12
The Business of Smoothies With Bruce Schroder, Jamba Juice Chief Operating Officer & President of Stores
5 pm, Forbes Family Conference Center, Lucas Hall 126
The Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is partnering with the Food & Agribusiness Institute to welcome Jamba Juice Chief Operating Officer and President of Stores Bruce Schroder as we discuss: The Business of Smoothies.
We're sure you're probably familiar with Jamba Juice, so we'll share some background on our speaker: Bruce Schroder, EVP, Chief Operating Officer and Presidetn of Stores joined Jamba Juice in 2010. Previously, he has held executive management positions in public and private companies including Adina for Life, Amico Capital, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Taco Bell, Wells Fargo Bank and Pepsi.
All are welcome to this free event-RSVP today!
Tuesday, November 13
Office Hours for Entrepreneurs With Andy Bartley
Noon-4 pm-Appointments Required
CEO and former Silicon Valley angel investor Andy Bartley will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on November 13--appointments are required.
To schedule your appointment, send your 3 available meeting time preferences to Linda Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org
before Friday, November 9.
Meeting Times (submit 3 in order of preference-appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first served basis):
About Andy Bartley
Andy is the CEO of Algorithms.io, a stealth-mode technology company. Prior to this appointment, he was Vice President of boutique acceleration fund Voivoda, which focused on early-stage B2B technology companies. He has held previous positions as President and CEO of Tracker, Director of Business Development for Carr & Ferrell LLP, and as Senior Associate at The Angels Forum and The Halo Funds, where he was responsible for sourcing and identifying potential investment opportunities in the life sciences, high tech, and consumer product spaces. Andy is actively involved in the evaluation of businesses seeking seed/early stage financing and enjoys working with promising entrepreneurs to help them develop investor-oriented pitch decks and presentations. He received his MBA from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering from Oregon State University.
Tuesday, November 13
SCU Global Fellows Presentations & Info Sessions
7-8pm, Benson Parlor B
The Leavey School of Business Global Fellows Program will host an info session and Summer 2012 participant presentations on what they've learned, experienced and accomplished in their global experience. Visit the pSCU Leavey Global Fellowship Program online for more information on this enriching experience.
Wednesday, November 14
CIE Speaker Series featuring Steve Blank
6:30 pm-7:00 pm: Check In/Registration with Complimentary Desserts
7:00 pm-8:30 pm: Program
Recital Hall, Music & Dance Building (parking permits required on campus until 8 pm)
CIE Speaker Series
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend our upcoming CIE Speaker Series as we welcome serial entrepreneur, author and Silicon Valley legend Steve Blank for a fireside chat with Leavey School of Business Dean Dr. Drew Starbird.
All are welcome, RSVP is required.
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Thursday, November 15
Investor Panel Discussion Presented by Entrepreneurs Connection
7 pm, Forbes Family Conference Center, Lucas Hall 126
The graduate student network Entrepreneurs Connection invites you to attend a lively panel discussion with Silicon Valley investors.
Startup investors will discuss the range of options for funding a new company. From Venture Capital to Angel Investment to alternative funding options, speakers from each area of expertise will provide the audience with exposure to the process of funding a new venture. After the event, please join the group for a mixer at the Hut.
Sunday, November 18
CIE Celebrates 2012 CAPE Cohort!
The 2012 California Program for Entrepreneurship cohort members will complete this six-month intensive program November 16-18~Congratulations!