Santa Clara University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Alumni Entrepreneur Spotlight:

LeftLane Sports



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Santa Clara University senior Erik Fialho is an innovative entrepreneur and avid enthusiast of the outdoors. 

While still in college, Erik became the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of LeftLane Sports, a company which provides discount offers for limited-time sales on top team_erik-fialhoquality brands of outdoor and action sports products. With years of experience in the ecommerce industry, Erik has worked with both Fortune 500 companies and start-up companies. In turn, he has helped the company grow into the leading Flash ecommerce site on the Internet within the sporting goods industry. At LeftLane, Erik currently works to build connections with thousands of partners, including bloggers and media properties, in order to boost brand awareness and continually improve the user experience.

Erik recently gave a presentation on LeftLane Sports at a CIE Advisory Board meeting, and also served on a panel showcasing our student entrepreneurs during the CIE's Global Entrepreneurship Week activities.  He is a former winner of the annual SCEO Elevator Pitch Competition, sponsored by the CIE. 

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~Arlene Bhagat
Marketing, Communications & Logistics Assistant

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