Saturday, January 26, 2013
10:15 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Brunch catered by EAT
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Talks Begin
Sarah Schupp, CEO, University Parent
Sarah Schupp is the CEO and founder of University Parent Media (UPM), the #1 college resource guide for millions of parents. In her talk Sarah will share 10 things she has learned on her journey from dorm room entrepreneur to CEO.
Jia Jiang, Founder, Souplus Inc.
After Jia Jiang's investment pitch had been turned down he started the rejection therapy project aiming to desensitize himself from the pain and fear of rejection. Jia's video blog and Youtube channel had over 6 million views in just over a month and he has since successfully founded Souplus, a company aiming to gamify daily activities. In his talk Jia will share all there is to know about rejection and how to turn it into opportunity.
Jason Duff, Founder & CEO, COMSTOR Outdoor
Jason Duff is a speaker, consultant, coach, award-winning serial entrepreneur. Jason will share 7 Successful Ways to Revitalize Rural America and will tell the story of how a team of entrepreneurs are changing a small town in Ohio for the better…sound familiar?!
Sheena Lindahl, President & Co-Founder, Empact
Using creative financial strategies Sheena Lindahl paid her own $30,000+ yearly tuition at New York University and managed to co-found a business along the way. Since her dorm days Sheena has been named by Business Week as one of the country's top 25 entrepreneurs and will share her thoughts on entrepreneurship as an art with the community.