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Entrepreneurship Week

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Entrepreneurship Week  |  E-Week

Monday, April 7 – Friday, April 11

The entrepreneurial spirit comes alive at Bowling Green State University this week as we celebrate innovation in business with a host of interactive events and activities. 

Mark your calendars and attend any or all of these informative and cutting-edge events.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 7

E-Week Kick-Off Breakfast

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Bacon, eggs and more!
9:30 – 11 a.m.

Featuring Krysten Jablonowski, Founder and President of Cribs on Campus and one of the 2013 Hatch participants who launched her own business. There will also be an opportunity to speak with J. Robert Sebo '58, '13 (Hon.) who is the Entrepreneur in Residence.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.


Lunch and Learn

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Lunch provided by Campus Pollyeyes
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Panel discussion on start up equity financing.

Moderator:  Dr. Dave Stott, Chair of Accounting and MIS Department, BGSU

Panel: 
Raymond W. Braun, Dean, College of Business, BGSU
Bob Venzel, Business Owner, Venzel Communications, Inc.
Dr. Gene Poor, Hamilton Professor of Entrepreneurship
Ben Vollmar, Business Owner, Flatlands Coffee

There will also be an opportunity to speak with J. Robert Sebo '58, '13 (Hon.) who is the Entrepreneur in Residence.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.


"The Hatch" Rehearsal

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Meal provided by City Barbecue
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Rehearsal schedule for "The Hatch" will be as follows:

Robert Striblen
Sara Scacchi
Stefan Grdic
Nicole Braxton
Caitlin Flack
Jerrod Witt

TUESDAY, APRIL 8

Lunch and Learn

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Lunch provided by Qdoba
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Panel discussion on financial considerations when starting a business.

Moderator:  Dr. Dan Klein, Associate Professor, Finance, BGSU

Panel: 
Tari Christoff, Vice President, First Federal Bank
Kevin Rahe, President, Bank of Maumee
Bob Savage, President and Fund Manager, Rocket Ventures

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.


"The Hatch" Rehearsal

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Burgers by Beckett's
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Rehearsal schedule for “The Hatch” will be as follows:

Grant Kirkey
Taylor Frazer
Loren Branch
Morgan Smith
Angela Lucarelli
Alan Eschweiler

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9

Lunch and Learn

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The David J. Joseph Company Business Hub, 2nd Floor, College of Business, BGSU

Lunch provided by Jimmy John's
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Panel discussion on legal considerations when starting a business.

Moderator:   Michael Slates, Instructor, Finance, BGSU

Panel: 
Jim Rogers, Attorney at Law
Doug Miller, Attorney at Law
Tim Ault, Attorney at Law

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.


Unexpected Legal Issues for Small Businesses

101A Olscamp Hall
2 - 5 p.m.

Attend any or all of the following three sessions.

Immigration Laws and Business Impact (2-3 p.m.)

Business and Immigration Law
Fadi V. Nahhas, Esq., Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Trade Secrets Litigation – Protecting Your Competitive Advantages (3-4 p.m.)

Employment and Litigation Law
Barry W. Fissel, Esq., Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Commercial Leases: Review of Commonly Overlooked Terms and Provisions (4-5 p.m.)

Commercial Real Estate Law
Scott A. Johnson, Esq., Eastman & Smith Ltd.

*CLE approved for Ohio credit, all welcome to attend.

RSVP for the Continuing Legal Education event by March 24 at kdove@bgsu.edu.


The Hatch

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7 – 9 p.m.
Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, BGSU

In the spirit of the TV show “Shark Tank,” student entrepreneurs will present ideas to a panel of investors as they vie for start-up funds for their business ideas.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 10

 

Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame (By invitation only)

The Dallas-Hamilton Center Hall of Fame (created in 2008) inducts BGSU graduates or honorary degree holders who have achieved excellence in entrepreneurship and have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit that inspires others.

FRIDAY, APRIL 11

 

Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, BGSU

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Daymond John, an investor on the hit television show "Shark Tank"

In its 11th year, the Sebo series in Entrepreneurship brings innovative and entrepreneurial leaders to the region. This year, Daymond John, an investor on the hit television show "Shark Tank," branding expert and founder of FUBU, a clothing line that has changed the fashion world will deliver the keynote address.

Featured Speakers:

Tom Embrescia '68, Chairman, Second Generation, Ltd.

Paul Hooker '75, Owner and former CEO, Sferra Fine Linens

Lori Steele '86, Founder and CEO, Everyone Counts

This event is sponsored by J. Robert Sebo ’58, ’13 (Hon.) who is also the Entrepreneur in Residence.


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