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for information on Entrepalooza 2014 which will be held on
Friday, September 12, 2014.
September 20, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch and Learn for UM students only
U-M students are
invited to a 'Lunch & Learn' Networking Session to meet
with entrepreneurs and investors for round table discussions on
entrepreneurial topics. Lunch will be provided.
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
p.m.- Blau Auditorium
Welcome, Presentation of the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year
Award, Announcement of Zell Lurie Scholars
Stewart Thornhill, Executive Director, Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
Adam Lilling (BBA ’92)
Co-founder, Launchpad LA
Founder and Managing Partner, Plus Capital
Co-founder and CEO,
Founder and CEO of Pentagon CDs & Tapes
hear Adam Lilling talk about Launchpad LA, one of the most
successful accelerators in the country. Launchpad LA offers
entrepreneurs $100,000, free office space in Santa Monica and a
massive network of mentors, investors and advisors. Lilling will
also share his tales of founding Pentagon CDs & Tapes, one of the
Internet's first online retailers of music and video and
successfully selling it to Virgin Entertainment Group. More
recently, Lilling founded BiggerBoat, a vertical search and ad
network for entertainment. Lilling's newest endeavor is founding
Plus Capital, an early stage venture capital fund based in Los
Angeles. Adam is an investor in and board member or board advisor
to transformatiive companies including ZEFR/Movieclips, Prevoty,
Scopely, 20Jeans, ShareThis, MoviePass, BigFrame, IconicTV,
Triptrotting and MediaNet.
View 2013 Keynote Presentation of Adam Lilling (BBA
'92)Co-founder, Launchpad LA and Founder, PlusOne Capital and
Pentagon CDs & Tapes.
Panel Discussion Topics
- Starting Up and Growing Your Business (R1210)
- Pathways to Entrepreneurship (R1230)
- Early Stage Financing (R1240)
Presented by the Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for
Entrepreneurial Studies and the student-led Entrepreneur & Venture
Club at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University
Post-Entrepalooza Mingle ‘n’ Match
Colloquium, Sixth Floor
The Zell Lurie
Institute, Ann Arbor SPARK and the Center for Entrepreneurship
invite you to mingle with other entrepreneurial-minded students
and community members and find team members. The event begins with
informal mingling, followed by a series of one-minute pitches by
those interested in finding team members. If you are interested in
presenting, please send an email with your name, company or
project name (if applicable), and a 1-2 line description of your
business or idea to: email@example.com.