Event Information

Date & Time
June 4, 2012 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Oak West Room at Tresidder Union
459 Lagunita Drive
94305 Stanford , CA
California US

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Entrepreneurship: From Stanford to Startup


StartOut SF and Stanford Pride are proud to present “Entrepreneurship 101: Five Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets For Building A Successful Business”. This special evening devoted to entrepreneurship will cover the phases of starting and building a business from the viewpoint of five successful entrepreneurs. Our expert panel will discuss how they turned their ideas and passions into great businesses, from their initial concepts to their present-day business operations.

Whether you’re just thinking of starting a business or you’re an experienced entrepreneur looking for new perspectives, join us for an insightful evening of conversation with inspiring entrepreneurs sharing their secrets of how they started and built successful business ventures. 

WHEN:   Monday, June 4, 6-8 PM
WHERE: Oak West Room at Tresidder Union, Stanford. Here are directions and parking information.
COST:    $20 general admission, $10 for current students.
RSVP:    Register online

The evening agenda is as follows:
6:00-6:30pm – Networking 
6:30-7:30pm – Entrepreneurship Panel
7:30-8:00pm – After-Panel Reception

Do not miss this event – register online now. We hope to see you there!


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