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Entrepreneurship Conference lineup finalized for Nov. 13

Entrepreneurship , Entrepreneurship Society Featured Events | Nov 06, 2013 |

NOW is the time to sign up for TrepCon, the Gabelli School’s entrepreneurship conference, if you haven’t already.

Why? Because it’s next week!

You can register right here.

Come for an hour. Hang around for a few hours. Stay all day! Regardless of how long you want in, it’s free (with your registered ticket).

Show up at just one event to win an iPhone 5c, a $250 JetBlue gift card, or a one-on-one meeting with an ABC Shark Tank “shark.” (See contest entry rules below.)

Scope out the agenda:


9:30 a.m. — Bagel Breakfast
Bagels, coffee and juice for all TrepCon ticket holders.

10:00 a.m. — Opening Keynote
John Caplan, founder and CEO, OpenSky
Hear how this former head of Ford Models and About.com went on to create a “social shopping” site that now has about 3 million members and reported $18 million in revenue last year.

11:00 a.m. — “The Power of Purpose”
Mark Monchek, founder, The Opportunity Lab
How can following your personal strengths and the causes you care about lead to a successful and satisfying career? Think outside the typical business paths with the help of this presentation.

12:00 noon — Entrepreneurship in the Creative Markets
Panel Discussion
Featuring Anna Lee, founder and chairmanOpera Singers Initiative, and Jennifer Edwards, founder, JenEd Productions; founding partner, Edwards + Skybetter LLC; blogger, The Huffington Post

1:00 p.m. — Lunch and Learn: Women Powerhouses and Pioneers
Carissa Reiniger, founder and president, Silver Lining Ltd
Enjoy a complimentary lunch while you find out how female entrepreneurs are reshaping the entrepreneurial world through their successes and their business philosophy.

2:00 p.m. — “Jumpstart Your Fulfilling Career”
Sam Hysell (GSB ’14)
Dedicated from his freshman year to entrepreneurship at Fordham, Sam, now a senior, will share what he’s learned about jumping from college into the kind of work you want.

3:00 p.m. — Alumni and Apps
Panel Discussion
Recent alumni talk about their experiences launching mobile apps and being a young entrepreneur in today’s economy. Featuring Joseph Sorrentino (GSB ’13), co-founder and CFOConnectNow, and Christopher Chin Fong (GSB ’12), founding team member, Adam & Luna.

4:00 p.m. — “Pave Your Own Path”
Justin Mitchell, co-founder, Pave
Get insight into funding a new venture from this co-founder and chief technology officer of Pave, whose firm is led by former employees of Facebook, Visa, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey and more.

5:00 p.m. — Networking Reception
Mingle with speakers and fellow entrepreneurs. Snacks provided.


These are the raffle ticket entry rules: Each time you attend an event, you will get one raffle ticket. At the 5:00 p.m. networking reception, raffle tickets will be drawn to determine the winners of the three prizes: an iPhone 5c, a $250 JetBlue gift card, and a one-on-one meeting with Daymond John of “Shark Tank.” Any attendees can win the phone or gift card, and need not be present at the 5:00 p.m. drawing to win. Only Fordham undergraduate students are eligible for the Daymond John prize, and must be at the drawing to win.

Here is that registration link one more time: Click here.


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