Entrepreneurship Week USA 2007: Start-Up U
Celebrating Entrepreneurship in San Jose as part of National Entrepreneurship Week
Presented by SDForum, Silicon Valley Center for Entrepreneurship at San Jose State University, and The City of San Jose
This will be a creative program designed to help all those starting up companies, thinking of starting up companies, having trouble with their start-ups or simply wanting to participate in the entrepreneurship spirit! A line-up of experts will be present to help answer questions and provide guidelines on what you need to know. Join us from 10AM-2PM for this first-ever Mash-up for Start-Ups and it’s free!
Agenda for Friday's Event - Start-Up U
10:00am - 10:45am - Human Capital
What does it take to be an entrepreneur and build an organization that can scale?
Patti Wilson, Career Company
Rick Schaeffer, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, Netline
Sandy Sanderson, Meridian Executive Resources,
SJSU Professor Joel West
10:45am - 11:30am - Business Development/ Sales/Marketing
Karen Kang, Karen Kang Consulting: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Branding and Marketing
Brian Lawley, 280 Group
Andreas Ramos, Co-Founder, Position2.com
SJSU Professor David Mills
11:30am - 12:30pm - What can San Jose offer?
Julie Amato, City of San Jose Redevelopment Office
Kevin Shea, The Small Business Development Center
Susan Lucas-Conwell, SDForum
Chuck Erickson, Software Business Incubator
Omar Mencin, US Market Access Center
SJSU Professor Anu Basu
12:30pm - 1:15pm - What do you need to ask your lawyer?
Ian Stock, Entreprelaw
Craig Malina, White & Lee LLP
1:15pm - 2:00pm - Nuts and Bolts of Fundraising and Finances
David Dioli, Ravix
Eric Walczykowski,Deloitte Touche
Jon Baer, Threshold Ventures
SJSU Professor Steve Bennet
San Jose State University
Room 225, 229 King Library
150 E. San Fernando St.
San José, CA 95112