Santa Clara University

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CIE Global Entrepreneurship Week Tuesday-Office Hours with Steve Troy (appointments required)

Nov 19, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lucas Hall
108 (Appointments Required
Cost : Free, but appointments are required.

Steve Troy, author and Director & CEO of Aerofund, will review your business plan or presentation, critique your pitch, and answer your startup questions in 20-minute one-on-one sessions in the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship on November 19--appointments are required.

To schedule your appointment, send your 3 available meeting time preferences to Linda Jenkins at before November 12.
Meeting Times (submit 3 in order of preference-appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first served basis):
10:05 am-10:25 am
10:25 am-10:45 am
10:45 am-11:05 am
11:05 am-11:25 am
11:25 am-11:35 am - BREAK
11:35 am-11:55 am
11:55 am-12:15 pm
12:15 pm-12:35 pm
12:35 pm-12:55 pm

Stephen-Troy-Photo-180x241About Steve Troy

Stephen Troy established AeroFund Financial, Inc. in August, 1987.  His past business experience has been extensive.

In 1976 Steve founded a chain of three specialty restaurants which he owned and operated until 1979. Upon their sale he opened a vending business in San Jose, CA, which grew to be one of the largest such companies in the Bay Area.

Immediately after its sale in 1983, Troy founded Norstar Video, a landmark national video distribution company, specializing in the acquisition and sale of instructional video programming.

AeroFund Financial, Inc. followed, and as its founder and Chief Executive Officer, Troy has established AeroFund as a prominent national finance company, which provides secured loans to small and medium-sized businesses.

Mr. Troy is the founder and chairman of AeroBank is the first national business bank to be approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to operate solely on the internet.

Mr. Troy is the author of a book about business leaders titled Business Biographies, Shaken Not Stirred…With a Twist, which was published in February 2011.

Mr. Troy presently serves on the governing board of Junior Achievement of Northern California and is the past chairman of Junior Achievement of Silicon Valley Monterey Bay and the Northern California chapter of the Commercial Finance Association. He is also a member of the CIE Advisory Board.

Mr. Troy attended the University of Miami from 1971 to 1975 where he earned a BA in Business Administration majoring in Finance with a minor in History.

In addition, Steve's latest book  "Would a Maharaja Sleep Here: Diary of a Five Star Traveler"is now available.  Detailing some of their luxury vacation trips, Steve and his wife Leanne share their experiences.  His first book,"Business Biographies: Shaken, Not Stirred With a Twist"shares the stories of twenty-five business leaders who walked down non-traditional paths to success.  


Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week with us November 18-24!


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